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Reflecting on 2018 and looking towards 2019

Reflecting on 2018 and looking towards 2019

As 2018 comes to an end, we are reflecting on the busy year we had and what a pleasure it has been to work with organizations across the country who are committed to truth and reconciliation. We have written about some of the previous projects we’ve worked on in 2018,...

First ever Global Conference on Indigenizing Entrepreneurship

First ever Global Conference on Indigenizing Entrepreneurship

From June 3rd to 5th the Global Conference on Indigenizing Entrepreneurship, “Brought experts from across Canada and around the world together to share best practices, compelling stories and crucial insights on how Indigenous values, histories and ways of knowing can...

Island Lake Walkers complete #StopMeth walk

Island Lake Walkers complete #StopMeth walk

On March 28th, Maureen Wood from St. Theresa Point First Nation began walking to raise awareness of the devastating impacts of methamphetamine in the Island Lake First Nations. The communities of roughly 14,000 people, including Wagasamack, St. Theresa Point, Red...

November and December Update

November and December Update

Shannon and Sakatay Global had a busy end to 2017! We conducted training sessions with various national organizations in Canada and have been working with the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) and the Royal Canadian Geographic Society on the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of...

Shannon’s Victoria Trip

Shannon’s Victoria Trip

Shannon was recently in attendance at the Canada C3 Expedition finale in Victoria, British Columbia, the traditional territory of the Lekwungen people, on October 28th 2017. Shannon’s involvement with Canada C3 was through her role as the National Indigenous Education...

News

Indigenous students make history with robotics squad

Indigenous students make history with robotics squad

18 students from Wikwemikong High School in Ontario made history when they competed at the world’s FIRST Robotics Competition as the first all-Indigenous school team to make it to the world stage. Not only did they make history simply by advancing to the competition,...

Dear Qallunaat (White People)

Dear Qallunaat (White People)

In a letter reflecting on the “level of damage a highly transient, mostly white population does to Nunavut,” Inutiq outlines the ways quallunaat – an Inuktitut word meaning non-Inuit – can become better allies to Inuit. The letter begins by noting that it is important...