Earth Day 2020 – Food Security & Germinating Lemon Seeds

Oki, Tansi Niiksokwaiks, With Earth Day fast approaching (April 22nd), I wanted to share a couple updates with you regarding the Kainai Ecosystem Protection Association and about food security. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the annual KEPA Summit has been cancelled for 2020. However, don't worry! Our working group is currently discussing ways to …

Self Portraiture, Pt. 1

Photos mainly taken by myself and @rabbits_photos_portfolio - find him on Instagram. Destin R.Rabbit is helping me with my photo series "Wolves in Sheep's Clothing" - look out for a longer blog post from us on how to get involved with the project. Some of these photos will be included in that series, but here's …

Calgary Aboriginal Youth Filmmakers go to Toronto for imagineNATIVE Film Festival!

Oki, Tansi! The other night, I attended a screening for a new short film here in Calgary - that short film was Skateboarding Pants. This animation was created by 7-year-old Colton Willier (Cree/Blackfoot) and his friend Ethan Aspeslet-Asels (Dene Tha) with the help of their moms, Amy and Thalia. This short animation utilizes cut-outs and original music created …

Cree8 Calgary

If you’ve ever been to a community event in Calgary, you’re likely to have seen Chantal Chagnon drumming and singing with the Sisters from Another Mother, working as a volunteer, or in the crowd. Chantal is the lady with the pink hair, something that has become her trademark during her journey and it makes her …