Every year the Ben Calf Robe pow wow chooses a theme. This year it was Homelessness and Poverty. During the supper break brief presentations were made by several agencies in the city of Edmonton who address poverty, particularly among Indigenous peoples. Lloyd Cardinal acted as the MC for the presentations and introduced Bishop Jane Alexander, […]
The Government of Canada invites public opinion of the “Towards a Poverty Reduction Strategy” report. You will find the submission link on page 4.
Please note that the deadline for submissions is April 30th 2017.
Indigenous McCauley: A History and Contemporary Overview of First Nations and Métis Life in the McCauley Neighbourhood is a booklet supported by McCauley Revitalization/City of Edmonton that was printed and distributed in April of this year. “I worked on it for over a year as the Project Lead, Editor, and photographer, with the noted Métis […]
John Borrows is an Anishinabe scholar and expert in Indigenous law. He spoke at the U of A in 2016. There were many people waiting at the end of his presentation to ask a question or to talk so I sent an email to ask my question. Do you think it would be a good […]
You never really know what it will be about until you get there, or how intense it will be. I’ve experienced enough personal trauma, vicarious residential school trauma and generational trauma that I’m reticent to watch more films depicting those issues. But I went by faith feeling compelled by the spirit to attend a screening […]
Bannock has been attributed to Indigenous people but it is my understanding is actually baking powder biscuits from colonial countries. What I like about it is you can make it sweet or savoury.