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Project of Heart

Project of Heart is an award-winning educational project designed for school, community, multi-cultural or faith-based groups to understand the history of Indian residential schools and to build respectful relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.  The six-step process takes learners through … Continue reading

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Vancouver Dialogues Project

Between April, 2010 and July, 2011, the Dialogues Project brought together First Nations, urban Aboriginal organizations, and immigrant communities in Vancouver to engage in opportunities for cross-cultural understanding and relationship building.  The project sought to engage both Indigenous and immigrant … Continue reading

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Oh Canada, Our Home on Native Land

A one-time event, Oh Canada Our Home on Native land was a workshop led by both Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth in Toronto. It was an event created by the Youth Reconciliation Initiative that has Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities of youth … Continue reading

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The Discovering Knowledge…Sharing a Path- Awareness Training Program

The Discovering Knowledge…Sharing a Path program at the University of Regina program offers settler awareness training sessions and workshops throughout the year for employers, students and community members. Though there are specific themes for each session, the overarching purposes is … Continue reading

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Algonquin College – The Mamidosewin Centre

The Mamidosewin Centre is an Ottawa-based service administered through Algonquin College. The aim of the center is to “create a welcoming space for Aboriginal students on campus, as well as offer an opportunity for students, staff and faculty to learn … Continue reading

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Beat Nation

The Beat Nation –Hip Hop as Indigenous Culture is a project, funded through Heritage Canada’s Gateway Fund. The website focuses on the development of hip-hop within communities of Indigenous youth. The website states that the older community members see hip-hop … Continue reading

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Children Create Treaty-themed Spoken Word Poetry in Cree Language

An educational initiative funded by a TreatySmarts grant from ArtSmarts Saskatchewan brought children together from two schools (St. Frances School and Oskayak High School) to write spoken word poetry using the Cree language on the theme of treaties. The use … 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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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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