Moon Time Sisters launch fall drive to provide menstrual products to Indigenous communities
During the month of October, Moon Time Sisters are hosting a fall drive to gather menstrual products and financial donations for Indigenous communities across the country. With four chapters in Saskatchewan, Ontario, Manitoba and British Columbia, Moon Time Sisters is a non-profit organization under True North Aid focused on... Read more
Trudeau calls for Canadians to unite on National Day of Truth and Reconciliation
REUTERS — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged Canadians to unite on the eve of the first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation during a sombre ceremony on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday. “Do not tell me or try to explain that the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation... Read more
‘8th Fire’ comes to Humber’s Indigenous Movie Cafe
Humber’s Aboriginal Resource Centre just wrapped on its monthly Movie Cafe. This month’s feature was 8th Fire: Aboriginal Peoples, Canada & The Way Forward: a four-part documentary series by the CBC that examines the relationship between the Indigenous people of Canada and Canadian colonizers. The film’s humour helps open... Read more
Head, heart and hands: What Indigenous knowledge offers us
Though speaking for only an hour or so, the founder of Trent University’s Indigenous Environmental Studies and Sciences Program, Dr. Dan Longboat, kicked off this year’s Indigenous Knowledge Gathering with plenty for the audience to consider. The annual event, hosted by Humber College, brings together faculty, students, artists, comedians... Read more
The truth about Indigenous school experience
For the second day of Humber’s annual Indigenous Knowledge Gathering, the focus remained on education, but the lens through which we view it changed. With Humber alumnus Christian Quequish and VICELAND’s Sarain Fox as the morning’s keynote speakers, the three-day event shifted to Indigenous youth’s perspective of education. “High... Read more