Wasekun: A Film About Overcoming Suffering, and Finding Balance

If you’re looking to expand your movie viewing while homebound during the pandemic, the NFB is sharing a new release called, Wasekun.    Filmed in cinéma vérité style, this feature-length doc follows a group of incarcerated men with troubled pasts as they undergo treatment based on Indigenous philosophy at the Waseskun Healing Center. Director Steve […]

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Métis National Council launches new website

The Métis National Council launched a new website Monday. The Council says the mobile-friendly site will provide up-to-date information on the Métis nation. A Sixties Scoop portal provides survivors with key resources like resolution agreement between the Métis Nation and the federal government. There is also a portal dedicated to Métis veterans. There you can find information about […]

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Coronavirus: Toronto’s Indigenous Community Sending Out SOS

There’s no doubt that virtually everyone in Toronto is suffering in one form or another from the COVID-19 outbreak. But one group in particularly dire straits is Toronto’s Indigenous community. “90 percent of the 70,000 Indigenous people in Toronto live at or below the poverty line,” says Julie Cookson, Executive Director of Anishnawbe Health Foundation […]

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