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Telling Our Twisted Histories Obey

The word OBEY does not exist in Indigenous languages. Our ancestors lived by their own systems of governance that sought to maintain harmony among all living things. The concept of obedience was forced upon us by church and government authorities. It slowly took hold and changed both our way of life and our way of governing ourselves. The time has ...
  • 2021
  • 00:23:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/28/2021

Telling Our Twisted Histories Bannock

Flour, baking powder, a pinch of salt and a bit of water. Beloved and delicious, this traditional fry bread is a staple in Indigenous kitchens, but its colonial roots come with serious health repercussions. This episode is a mouth-watering journey decolonizing the word BANNOCK.
  • 2021
  • 00:19:44
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/28/2021

Telling Our Twisted Histories Indian Time

Running late? The importance of being on time is cultural, as are differences in priorities and perspectives. Together, we will decolonize INDIAN TIME and examine how Indigenous perceptions of time persist, even while 'running late'.
  • 2021
  • 00:16:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/28/2021

Unreserved Cultural Appropriation vs. Cultural Appreciation

It's almost Halloween, have you picked a costume yet? It seems like every year certain costumes get everyone talking, so with that in mind, here's how we can all do a little more appreciating and a little less appropriating.
  • 2016
  • 00:03:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/29/2021

CBC News Blind Spot: What Happened to Canada's Aboriginal Fathers?

It is a fact of life for many Aboriginal children in this country: their dads are absent. And if the statistics don't change, a growing number of First Nations boys will typically, and tragically, become absent dads themselves. In contrast to the efforts being made across the country when it comes to single Aboriginal mothers, this fatherlessness is a cycle ...
  • 2012
  • 00:45:21
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013