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Perceptions – KC Adams Photo Series

The project, spearheaded by the city’s Urban Shaman Gallery, showcases the work of visual artist KC Adams. With Perception, Adams asked prominent indigenous Winnipeggers to pose for two photos: “I want you to look right into the lens. I’m going … Continue reading

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Aboriginal Teacher Education Program – Queen’s University

The Queen’s Aboriginal Teacher Education Program (ATEP) recruits both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students with a university degree who are interested in Aboriginal education.  The program focuses on Aboriginal-specific and student centered learning, application of Aboriginal perspectives and world view (theory … 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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Level Changing lives through law: Indigenous Youth Outreach Program

Level is a “Canadian charitable organization that levels barriers to justice by disrupting prejudice, building empathy and advancing human rights.” The Indigenous Youth Outreach Program responds to the TRC’s Calls to Action to eliminate the over-representation of Indigenous youth in the … Continue reading

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High School Students Create Educational Videos after Learning about Treaties

An educational process undertaken by Saskatchewan’s Prairie Valley School Division in 2012 sought to engage students in the capturing of stories and deep inquiry about personal and regional historical relationships to the land and the Treaties through photography, video, interviews … Continue reading

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We Stand Together Campaign

The Paul Martin Foundation and Me-to-We have teamed up to create a learning opportunity for children, teachers, and parents to “break down barriers to starting a dialogue about Aboriginal culture, rights, experiences and history”.  Participants have the opportunity to sign-up … Continue reading

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A Tribe Called Red

A Tribe Called Red (ATCR) is a native DJ/ Producer crew based in Ottawa. The press kit for ATCR states: Bursting forth from Canada’s capital, native Producer/DJ crew A Tribe Called Red is producing a truly unique sound that’s impacting … Continue reading

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Red Slam Collective

The Red Slam Collective is a Toronto-based “5 member artist collective expressing their creativity through their Okra (story) and their Owena (word) in the spirit of indigenous oral traditions using contemporary poetry performance through the development of creative writing through … Continue reading

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Equinox: New Cree Teen Superstar

On March 28, 2014 DC Comics, creators of Batman, Superman, and other prominent superhero characters announced the newest addition to the superhero(ine) lineup: “Equinox: a 16-year-old Cree teen from Moose Factory named Miiyahbin, whose power stems from the Earth and … Continue reading

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