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“We found this day to be representative for us. We are not going to celebrate the coming of the Europeans, because that was taught to us during our school years. I remember when I was a kid, I used to sing these anthems … congratulating the invaders for having come and discovered us and civilize[d] us,” said U of O professor Marcelo Saavedra-Vargas.

Lindberg’s novel centers around Bernice Meetoos, a young Cree woman from Northern Alberta, who leaves her community and travels to British Columbia on a physical, and internal, journey. Although the book is fictional and not based off of Lindberg, who is an As’in’i’wa’chi Ni’yaw Nation Rocky Mountain Cree woman herself hailing from the Kelly Lake Cree Nation community in Alberta, she says that she has drawn from her life for inspiration for it.

CBC shuts down comments on stories related to Indigenous people, cites uncivil dialogue The CBC has temporarily disabled comments on their online stories pertaining to Canada’s Indigenous people. The decision was made on Nov. 30. A blog post by the office of the general manager and editor-in-chief of the CBC said that posts related to …

For a university in the capital of a country rich in Aboriginal history and culture, it’s surprising that this is the first SFUO-run powwow held at the University of Ottawa