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Incorporating technology into Unique apps to promote storytelling, health, wellness and growth in rural communities.

Created in 2012, Pinnguaq is a not-for-profit whose focus is on “providing play experiences in indigenous languages”, and whose mission is to “embrace technology as a means of unifying and enabling all people”, both Indigenous and non-Indigenous. Their initiatives are … Continue reading

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Honour Water: A Video game app

Created by Nunavut based developer Pinnguaq, in partnership with Nibi Walk and the Research for Indigenous Community Health Center, Honour Water is a singing game for healing water, where “water teachings are interwoven with singing challenges alongside art” by artist … Continue reading

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Re-imagining Reconciliation and the Future of Canada: an episode from Ideas on CBC Radio

While this is a singular episode from the show, it’s a powerful talk given by Doug White at the Vancouver Island University Indigenous Speakers Series. He discusses and looks at the ways in which reconciliation has been tackled, but what … Continue reading

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Indigenous ally toolkit: Montreal Urban Aboriginal Community Strategy Network

Although it’s a recent initiative, The Indigenous Ally Toolkit released by the Montreal Urban Aboriginal Community Strategy Network is a resource that tackles frequently asked questions, as well as the do’s and don’ts of being an ally. Rather than being … Continue reading

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Dialogue Through Dance

Through the expression of Indigenous dance, culture can always be expressed. Two women have pushed these boundaries of dance expression, to create a blend of Indigenous dance and European dance. The goal of their dance is to create a piece … Continue reading

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‘Listen to the Walls’: Decolonizing the Streets of Montreal Through Art

Street art has been a trend that for many years has been looked down upon. A positive and inclusive message could perhaps change that thought. In Montreal, Unceded Voice is a street art initiative that brings Indigenous-identified women, women of … Continue reading

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Indigenous Fashion Week in Toronto

Indigenous fashion week in Toronto is for everyone. It is a freedom of expression through clothing design. The Indigenous fashion week in Toronto blog states that regardless of class, gender, culture race, geographic location, education level, artistic understanding or professional … Continue reading

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