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National Indigenous Peoples Day 2022

In·dig·e·nous: originating or occurring naturally in a particular place; native. Occurring on June 21, 2022, for the 26th anniversary since its...

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orange life-preserver

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Four Common Barriers to Reconciliation With Indigenous Peoples

In 2015, when the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) released its six-volume report on residential schools it brought the details,...

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Moose Cree sign - building relationships

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Resolving Conflicts Between Industry and Aboriginal Communities

While Idle No More has brought national and international attention to Aboriginal issues, those within Canada’s resource sector have been keenly...

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Bentwood box by Kwakwaka’wakw artist Bruce Alfred. Photo: A.Davey, Flickr

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A Brief History of the Haida Bentwood Box

Haida Bentwood boxes were made in many different sizes in the old days, with various types of wood being used depending on the purpose of the box but...

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Chiefs in BC nation, 1910.

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First Nation Chiefs' Traditional or Elected Roles and Responsibilities

The role and responsibilities of First Nation Chiefs, traditional or elected, are not easily defined and are not synonymous across Canada due to the...

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Indigenous woman in fur hood

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Eye Contact and Indigenous Peoples

Many non-Indigenous people believe that it is important to maintain eye contact during conversation. For many Indigenous Peoples, continuous eye...

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