Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Mino Ode Kwewak N'Gamowak - Bridging Communities Through Song

Poster with drum image and text giving event dates

Mino Ode Kwewak N’gamowak (Good Hearted Women Singers) are an Indigenous and non-Indigenous women’s drum circle following the teachings of Community Elder Jean Becker, who began this group in 2003. 

Friday, June 10, 2016

Mush Hole collaborator opens Indian Giver exhibit in Toronto

Artists Sage Paul and Erika Iserhoff

Erika Iserhoff says she’s done playing nice. From the genocide of indigenous people in residential schools, to the appropriation of their imagery and clothing by modern brands and designers, the multidisciplinary James Bay Cree artist says there’s long been a tradition of others trying to “tell us what our culture is.”

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Ontario government supports Save the Evidence with $1.4 million

old building roof of former residential school

The Ontario government is backing its commitment to reconciliation over the infamous residential schools period with an announcement of up to $1.4 million toward the revitalization of the former Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School as a museum of conscience.