Being A Non-Indigenous Ally

Over the last decade, people have started to understand the deep seated racism towards Indigenous peoples. Non-Indigenous people are starting to become more aware of

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Coyote Kids Camp
Youth
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Indigenous Identity Explored in Coyote Kids Cultural Camp

Coyote Kids Cultural Camp celebrates Indigenous culture through land-based teachings for youth. Kids have the opportunity to do arts and crafts along with field trips, stories, Guest Speakers, Elders and Knowledge Keepers. Children get to do cultural practices; it is also important that they will have the chance to listen to guest speakers and Elders as a way to learn more about their roots they may have and make sure that the legacy and culture of Indigenous persons does not disappear.

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Activities to don in EDmonton
Wellness
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Wellness: An Open-Air Balancing Act

With cold winter temperatures retreating and paving the way for sunshine-filled spring to take over Edmonton, the urge to drop everything, go outside and enjoy some fresh air is a strong one. Usually, this requires little to no thought and is barely a topic of concern. However, since our surroundings have been occupied by the uninvited guest that is COVID-19, even the smallest of activities are now anxiety provoking and stress inducing.

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Iskwew House Young Mothers Bent Arrow
Iskwew House
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Celebrating Indigenous Culture With Young Mothers at Iskwew House

Iskwew means woman in Cree. The Iskwew program desires to bring into our group home the traditional and cultural aspects of parenting. Each Mother’s Day we celebrate our young mothers at the Iskwew parenting group home. Mother’s Day is a time for us to honor and appreciate these women. This Mother’s Day we focus on two important cultural pieces that remind our mothers of who they are, and where they come from.

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