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Valentino collaborated with Métis artist Christi Belcourt for the Resort 2016 fashion collection

Two weeks ago, Valentino debuted its Resort 2016 collection, featuring a little touch of Canada.

Valentino Resort The pieces incorporate art based on indigenous beadwork by Métis artist Christi Belcourt.

Ehdrigor is a game created by game designer Allen Turner who is of Lakota, Black, and Irish descent.  This game filters "Dungeons and Dragons" style roleplaying experiences through a distinctly Native cultural lens rather than a European one.

This American Indian Dungeons and Dragons lets you weave powerful stories - Ehdrigor, a game created by a black, American Indian game designer, gently reflects the Native experience, and how that approach to storytelling differs from Western narratives.

Smudging 101

by Norma Lehmeier Hartie Excerpt from Harmonious Environment: The main reason to clear a space—your home, your car or your office—is to remove negative energies. Negative energies occur for a numbe.

"What do you mean you’re going to Ceremonies?" - A short piece on the Midewiwin written by Bob Goulais

“I’m going to ceremonies.” If you work for an aboriginal organization or around First Nations people, chances are you may have heard the phrase. You may even know a few people that take time off every few months in order to attend ceremonies.

Art group shows off Indigenous adult colouring book - Winnipeg



6 Short Films to Watch on National Aboriginal Day

Enjoy 6 short films from our collection which celebrate different cultures and traditions in honour of National Aboriginal Day on Sunday, June

Totem pole at Toquaht First Nation on National Aboriginal Day 2015

Totem pole at Toquaht First Nation on National Aboriginal Day 2015

Sweat lodge

Garden helps and heals First Nations people

Jordin Tootoo: "Happy Aboriginal day !! Be proud of your culture and traditions my friends."

Jordin Tootoo on

Be proud of your culture and traditions my friends.