indigenous culture

Removing Indigenous history from Canadian curriculum is racist

Recent proposals obtained by CBC suggest cutting references to residential schools and equity in Alberta’s school curriculums. This not only reflects the unjust pushing of a political agenda but is a disservice to children.Continue...

Olivia Gilbertson explores her roots

Olivia Gilbertson has a mission: to explore her connection with her newly found Indigenous ancestry through painting, sculpture and textile works.Continue...

QNSA celebrates Indigenous students and Indigenous presence at Queen's

My name is Lauren Winkler, I’m the president of Queen’s Native Students Association (QNSA) and this year have taken on the role of Deputy of Indigenous Affairs of the Alma Mater Society’s Social Issues Commission.Continue...

More than a dreamcatcher workshop

There’s been a change among young people in Canada. They’re taking a stand against cultural appropriation and it seems there’s a growing trend of genuine interest in a more meaningful understanding of Indigenous cultures, histories and ways of being in the world.Continue...

Aboriginal courses are relevant to students, so make them a priority

Expanding learning about Indigenous peoples is essential for the Canadian education system — but force-feeding it to students doesn’t make it any more palatable.Continue...