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First Nations

Dakwäkãda Warriors Collage

Drawing Success

Originally from Haines Junction, Yukon, artist Cole Pauls draws on both culture and history to
create his bestselling graphic novels.

Classroom

Untold Histories

Including Indigenous content and history in BC’s curriculum is a small but necessary step toward healing.

BC coast photo illustration-Earthquake

A Community Prepared

The tight-knit community of Anacla prepares for a predicted earthquake; can neighbouring communities learn from them?

reconciliation-pole

A Better Brighter Future

Reflecting past hardships of Canada’s Indian residential school system, Reconciliation Pole is a beacon symbolizing hope and change.

salmon-n-bannock

Salmon n’ Bannock

Vancouver’s only First Nations owned and operated restaurant offers traditional dishes made from organic and ethically sourced ingredients.

Abundance by Aaron Nelson-Moody

Tech Meets Tradition

Aaron Nelson-Moody shares his experience using modern software to help create traditional Coast Salish art.

picture of Ocean

What’s in a Name

British Columbia takes steps towards reconciliation with Canada’s First Nations peoples by restoring Indigenous place names.

illustration of a heart

Healing Behind Bars

Inmates are given the opportunity to heal with yoga and art-based therapy programs being offered in prisons.

abstract art

Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun’s Unceded Territories

What to expect from the current exhibit, Unceded Territories, by artist Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun at Vancouver’s Museum of Anthropology.

A blueprint-style illustration of a pipeline

On the Line

As tensions surrounding B.C.’s pipelines and resource extraction sites rise, opponents unite to take a stand.

Language Warrior

A young activist’s quest to save his native language.

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