The Poo’miikapii is a program Fellner created for the University of Calgary’s Werklund School of Education. The program teaches Blackfoot traditions around wellness and mental heath.
Thirty irreplaceable totem poles are being removed from the Museum of Anthropolgy's (MOA) great hall and placed lying down in an adjacent room while seismic upgrades are conducted.
Natan Obed, president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, an organization representing 60,000 Inuit in Canada, is concerned the proposed Indigenous Languages Act could end up being symbolic.
Kirkland and Englehart district hospitals in Ontario hosted a series of Cultural Mindfulness Workshops to inform health care staff about Indigenous history and issues affecting First Nation communities.
An Indigenous community from central British Columbia is in Jasper National Park to hunt deer, sheep, and elk, causing the temporary closure of the area to the public.
The Westbank First Nation's museum in Kelowna, B.C., preserves and interprets history. Jordan Coble, the cultural and operations administrator at the museum, discussed how the museum developed traditional protocols in order to handle sacred items.
Delegates at a conference in Whitehorse are discussing how the Canadian health care system can better serve Indigenous people. Delegates also heard about efforts to make hospitals more accessible to Indigenous people.
Leaders of the Tŝilhqot’in Nation are concerned about their territory being opened up for moose hunting after the summer's devastating wildfires. Moose populations have declined in recent years, and the wildfires only served to decrease the population even more.
Jo-Ann Archibald, an education professor at the University of British Columbia who retired in July, spent her career in education working to include Indigenous language and culture in the public school system.
The Drum Is Calling is a special, 9-day arts and culture festival that will be held in Vancouver beginning July 22, 2017, to celebrate Indigenous peole through the Canada 150+ celebrations. Vancouver is the only city to add a plus sign to Canada 150 in honour of Indigenous people.