Month: December 2017

ITINERARY: A Cultural Adventure to Northern Ontario

The quiet of Northern Ontario is where you will be headed after leaving the bustling streets of Toronto. Drive in to the Algonquin region and enjoy a paddling adventure by kayak or canoe with the Algonquin Canoe company. Afterwards, your journey takes you to Manitoulin Island, the world’s largest freshwater island. It is also home… 

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VIDEO: Indigenous Voices – Anong Beam (Manitoulin Island, Ontario)

There are six Anishinaabe communities on Manitoulin Island, Ontario, with a deeply rooted history of creativity. In this Indigenous Voices video painter Anong Migwans Beam, from the M’Chigeeng First Nation, shares her passion for creating artwork from the land to convey the experience of being on Manitoulin Island. “It’s amazing to venture out into the… 

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Preparing for the Inuvik Sunrise Festival 2018

I’m fascinated by Canada’s North with its wild, edge-of-danger beauty, and extreme weather. You need skills and strength to live there that I can only dream of possessing. Being a new-ish immigrant who’s still excited by the sight of snow; I have to confess that it’s a treat to even make a phone call to… 

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Holiday Shopping Guide 2017 – Authentic Indigenous Gifts

It is the holiday season and the perfect time of year to support Indigenous artists and family businesses by shopping for beautiful gifts. There are so many talented and amazing Indigenous artists and creators across Turtle Island – building, making, sewing and creating beautiful things for sale. Here are some of the beautiful things on… 

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