Cultural Competency

Practice Point

16
Aug

Your Powwow Guide

August 16, 2018 UNTIL 1951, POWWOWS WERE BANNED BY THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT under the Indian Act, but then the tradition, with origins on the western plains, spread to the East Coast. Now, …

1
Aug

Online Guide to Effective Communication with Indigenous Clients

“What sets this guide apart from other instructional materials about working with Indigenous clients is that we address the problem from a linguistic point of view, from a client point of view, and from an Indigenous point of view.”

6
Jul

Online Indigenous Style Guide for Journalists

Read the Style Guide for Reporting on Indigenous People | Journalists for Human Rights | Indigenous Reporters Program

1
Jul

A Look at BC’s Treaty Process

UVIC Prof and Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council President Dr. Judith Sayers takes a look at why many First Nations in BC are not involved in the modern treaty process.

28
May

TRC Reads Entry “The Break: a Poem”

March 2018 TRC Reads Entry written by Jenny Andrews.

28
May

Ontario Lawyers Receive Guidance on Working with Indigenous Peoples

The Advocates’ Society, in partnership with the Indigenous Bar Association and the Law Society of Ontario, has developed the guide for Lawyers Working with Indigenous Peoples. 

1
May

Meet the First Inuk Heart Surgeon in Canada

CBC News Ottawa | Her career has only just started, but Dr. Donna May Kimmaliardjuk is already making history, as Canada’s first Inuk heart surgeon.

16
Apr

Traditional Food Systems and Health

Go to the land and waters to find your first foods…

11
Apr

Indigenous Twitterati

Links to more than 100 Indigenous social media influencers are now gathered in one place at OpenCanada for this year’s rendition of its annual Twitterati list.

9
Apr

IRS History and Dialogue Centre Opens at UBC

The Advocates’ Society, in partnership with the Indigenous Bar Association and the Law Society of Ontario, has developed the guide for Lawyers Working with Indigenous Peoples. 

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