Support Indigenous artists

Support Indigenous artists – buy beaded earrings or find a new painting or sculpture. You could pick up something for yourself or pick up something for a friend. Find something traditional or go modern. There are so many incredible artists out there, find what you love and support them.

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Know What You Can & Can’t Wear to Avoid Cultural Appropriation

An Open Letter to Non-Natives in Headdresses
âpihtawikosisân is a blog about law, language and culture written by Chelsea Vowel from a Métis perspective. This article offers insight into what are restricted and non-restricted items and symbols when it comes to fashion and design.

“But Why Can’t I Wear a Hipster Headdress?”
Native Appropriations is a website that offers a forum for discussing representations of Indigenous peoples. This article explores the practice of non-Indigenous people wearing headdresses. It’s also a great site for discussions around stereotypes, cultural appropriation, news and more.

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Read the Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s Report

Everyone, at some point in their journey of Reconciliation, needs to read the 94 Calls to Action recommended by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to “redress the legacy of residential schools and advance the process of Canadian reconciliation.” Or connect here to the Truth & Reconciliation Commission Final Report to read other sections and excerpts.

We have included this action in every category and every path on this website as a reminder of how important it is for us to understand the history and path of Reconciliation in our country.

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