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Jumping Mouse: An Indigenous Show to Come to Winnipeg

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By: Columpa Bobb (Artistic Executive Director of Urban Indigenous Theatre) There have been many exciting developments in the Aboriginal Arts community here in Winnipeg. One is that our Aboriginal Arts program has transitioned into a fully incorporated Aboriginal theatre company. In recent years, we have continued our programming for children and youth as such. We have transitioned from Manitoba’s largest Aboriginal …

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Call for Abstracts: A Conference of Indigenous Knowledge and Action

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Oct. 23rd-25th: Social Work Activism, Advocacy, & Agency: A Conference of Indigenous Knowledge and Action Across the nation, inquiries and reports regarding the systematic inequities of Indigenous peoples continue to pile up. In spite of the alarming findings across multiple fields – health, justice, child welfare, education, and policing – many Canadians remain complacent, largely leaving Indigenous peoples to contend with these issues. This conference provides …

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Momentum building for Shoal Lake 40’s Freedom Road

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By: Chuck Wright & Christie McLeod Friends of Shoal Lake 40 Recent announcements from the Mayor’s office and a journey with City Councillors and supporters to Shoal Lake 40 confirm that with demonstrable public support, the construction of an all-weather access road dubbed “Freedom Road” may happen as soon as this winter – which in Chief Erwin Redsky’s words is “a matter of …