Tag Archives: First Nations

Martial arts on a mission: The Okichitaw Project

“I’ll be doing Okichitaw until I’m in my grave.” Candy Blair, a 22-year-old Torontonian woman, says practicing the martial art of Okichitaw has changed her life. “I struggle with depression, I’ve struggled with social anxiety, I’ve struggled with suicidal thoughts ...

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Downtown Seen July 2016: Na-Me-Res Annual Pow Wow

Tyler J. Edwards – On Saturday June 18th, the Na-Me-Res (Native Mens Residence) held their annual pow wow with participation from the First Nations community. The pow wow, deriving from the translation of “spiritual leader”, was both well received by ...

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First Nations Stitchery: An Exhibit

A special exhibit of stitchery by Indigenous people is being prepared to complement the presentations by the Royal School of Stitchery and show work that is uniquely Canadian. It will be left on view and open to the public at ...

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