Archive COMPLETE LIST OF ARTICLES Search for: All All Experience Research Stories Sisters Rising: Indigenous Resurgence and Kinship Since Europeans first invaded Turtle Island (also known as North America), incalculable brutality has been enacted on First Peoples, with girls and... ... Read More Self Love: Nurturing our #1 Relationship (AUDIO) When it comes to relationships, the one closest to us is perhaps the one easiest to overlook: our relationship to ourselves... ... Read More The Power of Poetry in South African Culture What does poetry do? The question is simple but contentious. Some claim that poetry, that art in general, doesn’t do anything, that it doesn’t need to... ... Read More Indigenous Education through Homeschooling I had always planned to homeschool my eight-year-old son. Yet, when kindergarten rolled around, he decided he wanted to go to the local public school, where most of his friends... Read More Empathy & Solidarity: Correspondence with a Bahraini Soul Sister I first meet Bahiyah in Prague, where I’m living for a few months during my undergraduate degree. She presides over a group of men and handful of women talking... Read More How Stories form our View of the World The importance of a story to a child cannot be overstated. More important, even, is the child’s own story. Children love to hear the story of their birth or... Read More Liberian Beekeeping: Myth versus Science We arrived in Liberia in 2007 to help rebuild schools after a 14-year civil war decimated the county. We didn’t realize at that time that our main focus would become... Read More Chief Na’Moks Reports to the United Nations John Ridsdale, Witsuwit’en Hereditary Chief Na’Moks, never had a strong desire to leave Canada. But in 2016, he got his passport and travelled to New York City. ... Read More The Cultural Influences of Political Engagement In Canada, like in all democracies, the health of our political system is dependent on how engaged citizens are in politics. Yet our participation rates over the last 20 years... Read More 7 Cultural Tourism Destinations to Visit this Year In this world of rapidly increasing globalization, it can feel like no place has been left culturally untouched by tourism. But those places remain. ... Read More Wade Davis Challenges your Worldview When it comes to worldviews, there is perhaps no better perspective than that of Wade Davis, a pioneer in the world of anthropology, not to mention an ethnobotanist ... Read More A Decade Later: Missing Women and the Media Eleven years ago, the issue of the missing and murdered Indigenous women was just beginning to sound an alarm in the public sphere. The public’s exposure to it was kindled... Read More When a Reporter Stops Asking Questions (Q&A) Trevor Jang is a Vancouver-based journalist who, last year, was assigned to travel across northern British Columbia and listen to its residents: a somewhat foreign and uncomfortable... ... Read More Carving a Niche in Hagwilget Village (AUDIO) Under a timber-frame structure overlooking Hagwilget Canyon in Hazelton, British Columbia, master carver Ron Austin works alongside fellow community members Robert Austin... ... Read More Culturally Modified Trees: When the Forest Comes Alive Sometimes, when your vocation is to walk through the forest and look for signs of the people who lived there, you find those signs watching you... ... Read More Threatened by Fire: Why Some Residents Stay Even in moments of helplessness, there’s power in standing by, in watching the unthinkable. This summer, multiple wildfires burning out of control in the BC Interior... ... Read More Page 2 of 3 Prev123Next Let's stay in touch... We've got exciting things underway at Culturally Modified! Enter your name and email for updates and upcoming issues hot off the press. We promise not to share your personal information, nor will we flood you with emails. You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Success! Thanks for joining our email list. Name Email Keep the culture coming!