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What’s New

Recent Projects

New Indigenous Atlas ‘really powerful’

New Indigenous Atlas ‘really powerful’

Canadian Geographic has published the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada, a four-volume set dedicated to First Nations, Métis and Inuit cultures.  It is a beautiful example of co-creation, in this new era of Truth and Reconciliation. The Atlas, which took two years to...

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...

Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Legacy Room

Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Legacy Room

Our condolences go out to the Downie family on the recent passing of Gord Downie.  He will be remembered as an iconic Canadian musical treasure and a committed friend and advocate of Indigenous people.  Gord was honoured with the Lakota name Wicapi Omani -...

Shannon’s Nova Scotia Trip

Shannon’s Nova Scotia Trip

Shannon Monk Payne was invited to be the Keynote presenter at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Symposium hosted by the Mi’Kmaq Nova Scotia Canada Tripartite Forum on September 13th 2017. A special thank you to Senator Daniel Christmas and Regional Chief...

News

Marvel Comic’s new Inuk teen superhero fights for Nunavut

Marvel Comic’s new Inuk teen superhero fights for Nunavut

Marvel Comic has a new superhero adorned with traditional Inuit tattoos and hailing from Pangnirtung, Nunavut. Amka Aliyak, also known as Snowguard, is part of the Marvel series Champions that features teenage superheroes. Writer Jim Zub thought it would be “Great to...

Ellen DeGeneres is ‘hurting northern livelihoods’: Angry Inuk

Ellen DeGeneres is ‘hurting northern livelihoods’: Angry Inuk

Every spring, anti-sealing groups worldwide protest the seal hunt. These yearly protests taint and “Spoil a special time of year for Nunavummiut who look forward to warmer weather, longer daylight and the opportunity to hunt whales and seal,” says Alethea...