Podcast
Image: Used with permission of Tiffany Joseph.
Scott Neigh | W̱SÁNEĆ and Sḵx̱wu7mesh woman Tiffany Joseph talks to Scott Neigh about her peoples' history, her work revitalizing her language and culture, and restoring the land.
Blog
Photo by Brent Patterson.
Brent Patterson | The City of Ottawa should be respectful of Indigenous culture at a popular playground for children.
Blog
Loose tobacco. Photo: Lindsay Fox/Flickr
Pamela Palmater | Canada can't have it both ways -- they can't complain about the cost of First Nation poverty and continually criminalize all Indigenous means of subsistence.
News
Photo: Mike/flickr
Rita Wong, Hiromi Goto | Depending on how one sees it, this is a critical moment in the decolonization and survival of Turtle Island or a re-containment of Indigenous people in the state apparatus of Canada 150, or both.
Columnists
Images courtesy of Forget Winnetou!
June Chua | The film "Forget Winnetou!" uses the novels of Karl May, who published his first book about a character named Winnetou in 1870, to explore the German idealization of Indigenous peoples.
Columnists
Image: Joan M. Mas/flickr
Rick Salutin | The cultural appropriation debate broke new ground this week, for me anyway. I confess I was among those who always saw it as essentially a matter of free speech: the right to write what one chose.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | What makes you part of a community is those concrete connections, known to you and acknowledged by others. It isn't the stories you hear or tell, pace Boyden.
Blog
Screenshot from Culture and Oppression video via YouTube
Jim Silver, Elizabeth Comack | The death of Larry Morrissette is a major loss, not only to his family and friends but also to the many people he worked with to re-build Winnipeg's inner city and revitalize Indigenous cultures.
Book Review
Kahente Horn-Miller | 'Living on the Land: Indigenous Women's Understanding of Place' examines how patriarchy, gender and colonialism have shaped the experiences and knowledge of Indigenous women. Read an excerpt here.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | Why would people who are reeling from the near obliteration of their community be better off going somewhere that lacks even the shards of community left them?
Podcast
Terry LeBlanc on "Weaponized" Religion, Worldviews and 1st Nations.
Face2Face | Terry talks about "weaponized" religion, compound worldviews, about living in a "both/and" world, and unpacks notions of interdependence, integration and inter-relationship.
News
photo: flickr/Keoni Cabral
Billy-Ray Belcourt | Reconciliation can be your something, but it can't be our everything. This world isn't for us anymore, and Indigenous peoples are building ones that can hold all of us.