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  • The Rich History of Canada's Indigenous People

    The First Nations, Inuit, and Metis people (also known as Indigenous peoples) are the native citizens of Canada -- its original inhabitants. And despite the trials, tribulations, and hardships our people have faced over the years -- and continue to face today -- we have formed and fashioned the evolution of Canada, and continue to make cultural strides despite difficulty and misfortune.
  • Moccasins and Mukluks: What's the Difference?

    The Canadian North exhibits one of the most frigid and formidable climates in the world. With such extreme temperatures, you can only imagine the difficulty that the locals have trying to adapt. One of the main ways the Inuit and Yupik people of the Canadian North have adapted is through their clothing -- namely, their footwear.

    If you’ve ever wondered what the difference is between moccasins and mukluks, then read on.

  • 5 Interesting Facts About Canadian Indigenous Art

    Did you know that the history of Canadian Indigenous Art dates back thousands of years? These ancient humans eventually became the Indigenous people of Canada. And because of their extensive history, they have developed a rich sense of cultural refinement that spreads into everything they do -- from the food they eat, the clothes they wear, and even to the art they create.
  • Every Child Matters: The Meaning Behind the Orange Shirt

    September 30th is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Also known as Orange Shirt Day, this date commemorates the expanse of time of the 1860s to the 1990s. It was during this period that close to 150,000 Inuit, Metis, and First Nations children were taken from their parents and sent to residential schools.