Category Archives: Social Media

Aboriginal Cultural Awareness for Youth

Aboriginal Cultural Awareness for Youth is a program created to help “non-Aboriginal children and youth to a better understanding of Aboriginal culture and learn to respect Aboriginal peoples.” The on-line interactive curriculum examines contemporary issues affecting Aboriginal communities and people and … Continue reading

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Free the Children: Aboriginal Programming

Free the Children’s Aboriginal Programming offers non-Aboriginal youth an opportunity to learn about Aboriginal peoples, history, traditions, and more. “Through campaigns, leadership programs, inspirational We Day events, lesson plans, video clips, blog posts and social media channels, Free the Children is … Continue reading

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10 Missing Women RCMP Campaign

The campaign was started in October 2013 and was used as an opportunity to try to create awareness surrounding the growing disappearances of Aboriginal women in Canada. It was created to coincide with the visit of James Anaya, a UN … Continue reading

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Two Row Times

The Two Row Times is an Indigenous newspaper that aims to reach out to Aboriginal communities across Canada and the United States. Though the publications have articles written for or about other Indigenous nations, the Two Row Times is primarily for … Continue reading

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Turtle Island News

Turtle Island News is Canada’s only national Native weekly newspaper, published every week at the Grand River Territory of the Six Nations in southern Ontario. It is a politically independent newspaper that is wholly owned and operated by Linda Powless, … Continue reading

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Mediasmarts.ca

Mediasmarts.ca was started in 1994. It is a not-for-profit organization helping to improve online and digital literacy among both children and adults. Though it focuses on many different aspects of digital literacy, the website contains sections and articles on challenging … Continue reading

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Indigilink.com

Indigilink is a professional networking site for those working in the field of Indigenous research, development, and policy. It offers links to many different organizations’ pages as well as links to forums and group discussions. It does not discriminate in … Continue reading

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Reporting in Indigenous Communities – Riic.ca

Started in 2011, Reporting in Indigenous Communities is a website that offers a guide and numerous articles aimed at “Helping journalists tell better Indigenous news stories.” Not only does it include guides and advice on how to accurately and ethically create … Continue reading

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Niigaan: In Conversation

Niigaan: In Conversation is an opportunity for settler Canadians to hear and respond to Indigenous peoples’ concerns. The creators believe Canada has not committed itself to addressing the colonial relationship it still has with Indigenous peoples. They believe that Canada … Continue reading

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Aboriginal Multi-Media Society (AMMSA)

The Aboriginal Multi-Media Society is an Aboriginal communications society dedicated to serving the needs of Aboriginal people throughout Canada. Incorporated in 1983 under the Alberta Societies Act, AMMSA has been able to reach out and maintain Indigenous audiences like few … Continue reading

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