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The holistic notion of body, mind, heart, and spirit is a time - honoured one for First Nations peoples but is somewhat of a novelty in mainstream society. It is however, a framework that is becoming more accepted as an important way to view the health of humans.

from CBC News

Why indigenous boys and men wear braids

Michael Linklater says that he cannot remember when he last cut his hair. "I wear a braid to honour my ancestors and my culture," says Linklater, who is Nehiyaw (Cree) from Thunderchild First Nation, Sask. CBC Aboriginal asked our readers, "Why do indigenous boys and men choose to wear braids?"

from Visualoop

Aboriginal Canada

Aboriginal identity in Canada. By 2015, people of First Nations descent will compose of 25% of the total population in British Columbia.


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