Indigenous Knowledge


Shepparton News

Shepparton News

Recognising connections
Shepparton News
Excitement is building for the historic all-indigenous football match being organised by Deniliquin's Yarkuwa Indigenous Knowledge Centre. Families connected to two local Aboriginal reserves — Moonahcullah and Cummeragunja — will take part in a day ...

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Wed, Jun 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Deniliquin Pastoral Times (registration) (blog)

Deniliquin Pastoral Times (registration) (blog)

Celebrating Aboriginal history, culture
Deniliquin Pastoral Times (registration) (blog)
Yarkuwa Indigenous Knowledge Centre will host a range of activities to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of local Aboriginal people next week. All are part of National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) Week.

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Wed, Jun 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source

The West Australian

The West Australian

A Noongar lullaby is the first step in increasing knowledge of this indigenous Australian language
The West Australian
At Middle Swan Primary School three women sing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star in Noongar, the indigenous language of the South West. “Djinda djinda kanangoor (Twinkle twinkle little star),” they sing. “Ngany kadadjiny naatj noonook (How I wonder what you ...

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Wed, Jun 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Intellectual Property Watch

Intellectual Property Watch

New WIPO Publications To Help Policymakers With Protection Of TK, Folklore
Intellectual Property Watch
But the rights of indigenous peoples and local communities are now discussed in many fora, including the World Intellectual Property Organization, where the focus is how to use the IP system to protect indigenous knowledge and genetic resources from ...

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

E-Flux

E-Flux

National Gallery of Canada
E-Flux
As part of the planning process for the new Canadian and Indigenous Galleries, the Gallery established two Indigenous Advisory Committees of curators, academics, knowledge-keepers and other recognized authorities to provide expertise and guidance on ...

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Indigenous showdown shaping up as a big one
Riverine Herald
EXCITEMENT is building for a historic all-Indigenous football match being organised by Deniliquin's Yarkuwa Indigenous Knowledge Centre. Families connected to two local Aboriginal Reserves — Moonahcullah and Cummeragunja — will take part in a day ...

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Chronicle

Chronicle

80pc of people living with HIV use traditional medicine — study | The ...
Chronicle
ABOUT 80 percent of people living with HIV use traditional medicine, statistics show amid reports that no research has been carried out to prove its efficacy in ...

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Tue, Jun 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

UCalgary News

UCalgary News

Kainai elder and astrophysicist share stories and myths of the Blackfoot Skies
UCalgary News
It is here, at The Rise on St. Patrick's Island, where more than 225 Calgarians gathered on National Indigenous Peoples Day for the second annual Campfire Chats to celebrate Indigenous knowledge and listen to the ancestral oral tradition of the ...

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Mon, Jun 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Vancouver Sun

Vancouver Sun

Vancouver poet Jordan Abel wins $65000 Griffin Poetry Prize for "Injun"
Vancouver Sun
The subjects of cultural appropriation, free speech and colonalism have been the source of contentious debate in the wake of a controversial opinion piece published in Write magazine, which appeared to endorse unauthorized use of indigenous knowledge ...

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Sun, Jun 25, 2017, Continue reading at the source

The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

Multi-talented artist Jennifer Podemski stands up as a role model
The Globe and Mail
Indigenous knowledge and practice is tried, tested and true – it has much to offer the world. What small action have you taken to help secure a brighter future for our country? Mentoring youth and investing in random acts of reconciliation. This is not ...

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Sun, Jun 25, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Calgary Herald

Calgary Herald

Justice: Indigenous willing and able to speak for themselves
Calgary Herald
The recent CanLit appropriation controversy is just one of many ways in which under-informed, non-indigenous opinion — marinated in persistent negative stereotypes — is privileged over depth of knowledge, training, personal experience and lived ...

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Sat, Jun 24, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Tbnewswatch.com

Tbnewswatch.com

St. Jude celebrates completion of Indigenous-themed garden
Tbnewswatch.com
... different, featuring a medicine wheel made up of traditional Indigenous medicines and nine boxes growing various fruits and vegetables. Some of the help for the inspiration came courtesy of Elliot Doxtater-Wynn, the project's Indigenous knowledge ...

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Fri, Jun 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source

CBC.ca

CBC.ca

'Our elders are our libraries': 9 Indigenous grandparents honoured for work to protect culture
CBC.ca
Hundreds of Winnipeggers came together Thursday night to celebrate nine grandmothers and grandfathers for their work to preserve and restore traditional Indigenous knowledge. "Our elders are our libraries. They're the ones that have preserved and ...

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Fri, Jun 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

Cabin transformed to 'further understanding and reconciliation' for ...
CP24 Toronto's Breaking News
York University unveiled a newly renovated and renamed space for Indigenous students, faculty and staff on National Aboriginal Day, a place one Indigenous ...

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Thu, Jun 22, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Financial Post

Financial Post

Is It the New York Times, or the Onion? | Power Line
Power Line (blog)
A friend sent me a link to this New York Times article, published on Monday, that is headlined “A College Built for Canadian Settlers Envisions an Indigenous ...
Junk Science Week: Treating aboriginal 'traditional knowledge ...Financial Post

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Thu, Jun 22, 2017, Continue reading at the source