The Metis Sash of Hope As the Metis sing their freedom song, The Metis sash keeps them strong, Forgotten people upon the promised land, Their Perseverance strengthens each strand, Each color in each thread is a story to tell, Of the Red River Rebellion & Louis Riel, Red is the blood that they all shed, Black is the dark times imposed by the Feds, Blue … Continue reading The Metis Sash of Hope by Anna Wilson
New missing persons procedures, advisory group, part of changes being made by RCMP By Martha Troian, CBC News read more ahttp://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/rcmp-mmiw-changes-investigations-1.3944695 Posts about MMIW on RED POWER MEDIA Five commissioners to probe missing, murdered indigenous women in Canada – Family members wiped away tears Wednesday as the federal government outlined the terms of an inquiry into the phenomenon of missing and murdered aboriginal women — along … Continue reading Families not told of RCMP change in approach to investigating MMIW cases
read more ahttp://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/world-best-teacher-quebec-salluit-maggie-macdonnell-1.4021006 “>frameborder=”0” allowfullscreen></iframe> Grim week for indigenous community in Winnipeg When Kimberley Kostiuk thinks about the two young Indigenous women who were shot in Winnipeg within 48 hours of each other, she is afraid for her own daughters read more at:http://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/raising-my-indigenous-daughter-in-canada-1.3361913 Continue reading Teacher wins $1M global prize for work in northern Quebec Maggie MacDonnell recognized for her work in rural Salluit, Que., community
Senator Lynn Beyak was roundly criticized in Parliament on Thursday, two days after she shocked other senators by defending those who had worked in the church-run schools and saying the residential-school experience had positive aspects for the Indigenous children. read more at: http://www.nationalobserver.com/2017/03/16/news/beyak-pressed-leave-senate-aboriginal-committee-after-controversial-comment read more at http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/conservatives-disavow-tory-senators-positive-views-of-residential-schools/article34248144/ A group of female students and a nun are seen at Cross Lake Indian Residential School in Cross Lake, … Continue reading Conservatives disavow Tory senator’s positive views of residential schools
The acclaimed Inuk artist releases a haunting new video from her latest album Retribution. Fresh from an expansive collaboration with Buffy Sainte-Marie and a heart-opening performance with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in Toronto, Tanya Tagaq returns with her latest video for “Ajaaja”—a quiet, almost lullaby-like clip shot beautifully in black and white Tagaq is an Inuk throat singer, whose career has exploded both the global profile of … Continue reading Watch Tanya Tagaq’s Haunting New Video for “Ajaaja”
The Bannock House in Regina is helping Indigenous teens and young adults get valuable work experience and build their resumes http://www.cbc.ca/news/thenational/regina-restaurant-trains-indigenous-youth-1.4018854 Bannock song by Dwayne Kreutzer from Anzac Alberta THE BANNOCK SONG This song was wrote and recorded by HARRY DAVIES and the QUICKSILVER BAND It is sang over and over in canadas north Northern Cree @ Ft. Hall Shoshone-Bannock Festival 2016 Bannock and Soup … Continue reading Bannock House Trains Indigenous Youth!
Germaine Tremmel And Pat Brock Interview/Moccasin Telegraph Project https://soundcloud.com/robertlundahlfilms/germaine-tremmel-and-pat-brock-interviewmoccasin-telegraph-project The purpose of the project is simple, to find venues and forums for the Grandmothers/Elders to tell their story and to document the process. What we envision is a series of educational forums, starting in California and then moving on from there, visiting schools, churches, community groups. We feel the California connection is really important, … Continue reading The Moccasin Telegraph Project Help Standing Rock and Oceti Sakowin Grandmothers tell their story.