Category Archives: Indigenous Ground Floor Display

Orange Shirt Day

Orange Shirt Day is a commemoration every year on September 30th for the survivors of Residential Schools and their families, as well as a time for settlers to reflect on how relationships with Indigenous peoples might be improved. Founded by … Continue reading

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Books for Two-Spirit Pride!

The term Two-Spirit is a term used within Indigenous communities to refer to specific Indigenous understandings of gender, sexuality and spirituality. The word is an umbrella term and there are different terms, responsibilities and roles for Two-Spirit people that are … Continue reading

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Beginning the Journey of Indigenous Understanding

In December of 2019, the Yellowhead Institute released a report, “Calls To Action Accountability: A Status Update On Reconciliation”, bringing attention to the fact that only 9 of 94 Calls to Action listed by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of … Continue reading

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Indigenous Reads: Winter

For the month of December our Indigenous Display is focused around works that deal with the season of winter. Le Parka = The Parka = Atigi by Sylvain Rivard  Part of an anthropology of Indigenous clothing, Le Parka = the … Continue reading

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Indigenous Storywork and Literatures

This month’s Indigenous display is focused on Indigenous Literatures and Storywork. All of the books in the display were written and curated by writers with the firm belief that stories have the power to effect personal, political and social change. … Continue reading

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