Listen: Toasted Sister Podcast

The Toasted Sister Podcast is all about food. Host Andi Murphy says “after contact, Indigenous foodways and knowledge were devastated, nearly destroyed and replaced with foods that are far from the people.”

So, she went on a journey and talked with dozens of Indigenous People about food. She shares stories about what Indigenous cuisine is, where it comes from, where it is headed and how it is connecting people to communities and their traditions.

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See the work of Rebecca Belmore

Rebecca Belmore, a member of the Lac Seul First Nation (Anishinaabe), is an internationally recognized multidisciplinary artist. Rooted in the political and social realities of Indigenous communities, Belmore’s works make evocative connections between bodies, land and language. In 2005, she was Canada’s official representative in the Venice Biennale, an international contemporary art exhibit.

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Daphne Odjig

Daphne Odjig, an internationally recognized and renowned artist, was one of Canada’s most celebrated Indigenous artists. Her work exposed political issues, the marginalization of Indigenous children and women, and the issues of colonization. Along with being the first First Nation woman artist to show at the National Gallery of Canada, Odjig received the Order of Canada, the Order of British Columbia, and seven honorary degrees.

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Water Is Life

The Water Is Life learning package is a series of four lessons plans that draw on on land-based learning, centered on women’s teachings about, for, and from Mother Earth, with a specific focus on water and its connection to land and the Indigenous Peoples living on Turtle Island.

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The REDress Project

The REDress Project focuses on the issue of missing or murdered Aboriginal women across Canada. It is an installation art project based on an aesthetic response to this critical national issue. The project has been installed in public spaces throughout Canada and the United States as a visual reminder of the staggering number of women who are no longer with us. 

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Learn about Ruth Cuthand

Artist Ruth Cuthand was born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, of plains Cree, Scottish and Irish ancestry. Her creative practice ranges from printmaking, painting, drawing, photography, and beadwork and influenced by her childhood experiences of diseases, settler/Native relationships and living conditions of Indigenous peoples.

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Listen: All My Relations

The podcast All My Relations, hosted by Matika Wilbur and Adrienne Keene, explores relationships — to land, to creatural relatives, and to one another. Each episode invites guests to delve into a different topic facing Indigenous Peoples today – they play games, laugh, and even cry sometimes.

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Host a Reconciliation Dialogue Workshop

The Reconciliation Canada Reconciliation Dialogue Workshop aims to create a safe environment that brings diverse participants together to start a meaningful conversation and relationship building. They provide an opportunity for sharing stories of resilience. The Reconciliation Dialogue Workshop guide provides a brief introduction and outlines injustices in Canadian history including residential schools, the Chinese Head Tax and Exclusion Act, the Japanese-Canadian Internment, and the Komagata Maru Incident.

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Support projects in remembrance of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Children and Two Spirit Peoples

The Canadian Library is an art installation project that will work its way across Canada with the help of community members that would like to participate in this powerful compilation. It will serve as a vivid memory of all First Nations, Metis and Inuit women and children that have suffered abuse or lost their lives due to brutality and had been forgotten.

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The Orange Path

Use The Orange Path to help you shape your path towards reconciliation. The Athabasca Tribal Council created the Orange Path to provide support to Indigenous survivors and community members on their journey to heal and to help Canadians on their journey to truth, reconciliation, and allyship.

 

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Craft Your Own Land Acknowledgement

Through a series of 5 video blogs, Rose Roberts and Stryker Calvez invite you to explore a few different elements that are important to understand before building your own Land Acknowledgement: worldviews, positionality, treaties and the Metis homeland. The goal is to help you to build your own awareness about the Indigenous philosophy of wahkotowin (all our relations) and how you can honour it when you engage these elements and create your own land acknowledgement. Hosted by the University of Saskatchewan, you can watch the video blogs here.

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Read: Red Dresses on Bare Trees

Read Red Dresses on Bare Trees: Stories and Reflections on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. The book includes essays and reflections by both men and women, because it seeks to help bring balance to our collective, equally important and unique, roles and responsibilities. It hopes to incorporate Indigenous knowledge principles about relationships and love in the hope that we can begin to emulate and live our lives in balance.

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Learn about the Rights of Indigenous People

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) is the most comprehensive international instrument on the rights of indigenous peoples. It establishes a universal framework of minimum standards for the survival, dignity and well-being of the indigenous peoples of the world and it elaborates on existing human rights standards and fundamental freedoms as they apply to the specific situation of indigenous peoples.

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Listen: The Porcupine

The Porcupine is a podcast series exploring reconciliation between indigenous and non-indigenous Canadians. Listen in as they have in-depth, funny, and revealing discussions with a variety of people, from activists to comedians, who are all focusing on reconciliation in big, small, and surprising ways.

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