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Lower Income - #4 of 8 Key Issues for Indigenous Peoples in Canada

Indigenous Canadians earn about 70 cents for every dollar made by non-Indigenous Canadians, according to Canada's income data. This is a very...

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Little Grand Rapids, First Nation reserve in Manitoba, Canada

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8 First Nation Reserve FAQs  - #1 of 2 First Nation Reserves Series

A First Nation reserve is a tract of land set aside under the Indian Act and treaty agreements for the exclusive use of an Indian band (First...

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teepee at Head Smashed In, Alberta

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7 First Nation Facts You Should Know

Here are seven First Nation facts plus one fun fact to add to your storehouse of knowledge. 1) Number of Nations There are over 634 recognized First...

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typing on a laptop

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Communications With Indigenous Leaders - Letter Writing Tips

When communicating cross-culturally there are certain sensitivities around the language used in the letter and expectations placed on the recipient...

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Cowichan

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Tips for Purchasing Authentic Indigenous Art

In Why Buying Authentic Indigenous Art is Important I talked about the cultural and economic impact knock-off art has on Indigenous artists and...

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plastic figurines

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First Nation Cultural Images - Iconic or Stereotyping?

What are iconic images to some are considered stereotypical, generic, ignorant and insulting to others. When it comes to the masses, stereotypical...

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trees in Cumberland, BC

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Corby Lamb First Nations Forestry

In 2003, Corby Lamb, President, Capacity Forest Management Inc., left a senior management position with Western Forest Products Inc. to launch a...

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Elders Gathering

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First Nations Engagement and the BC Elders Gathering

“Honouring our ancestors through our elders & recognizing our future through our youth.”[1] For companies that want to work on traditional or treaty...

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Barriers to First Nation Voting

This is the second installment in our series on First Nations and voting. Why don’t First Nations people exercise their right to vote on par with...

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