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Indigenous Identity & Self-Identification

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, This week we have been discussing Indigenous identity. Indigenous identity is a very complex concept. There are many...

Status Card: A Double-Edged Sword

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, In continuing this week’s topic about Identity, I thought that I would focus on the identity through identification...

Cultural Appropriation: Identity

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, This week, the Reconcicli-ACTION YEG writers are continuing our November theme of cultural misappropriation, and as...

Lest we forget: Indigenous Veteran’s Day

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, November 8, 1994, commemorated the very first Indigenous Veteran’s Day in Canada. I must admit that until recently I...

Does Canada need a repatriation law?

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, Today’s post is about the repatriation of Indigenous cultural artifacts that have been wrongfully taken or stolen from...

Native Hobbyism

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, Today we are going to continue the theme of cultural appropriation or as some like to call it “cultural...

A 600km Commute

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, Imagine being 13 years old, packing your bags, and moving away from home. You are being sent to live at a boarding...

Learning Nêhiyawêwin - Raven's Story

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, One great casualty of residential schools was Indigenous languages. After being taken from their communities, First...

Shannen's Dream

Today’s story is about a young Indigenous woman who led the Students Helping Students campaign to have a school built in her home village...

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