Connecting Research with People and Place

Connecting Research with People and Place

By Rick Budhwa and Tyler McCreary It’s still fairly recent, and relatively uncommon, for researchers examining culture to do so through the eyes of those they study. However, this is changing; increasingly, researchers trained in the Western tradition seek to...
CMTs: When the Forest Comes Alive

CMTs: When the Forest Comes Alive

By Jezelle Zatorski and Keli Watson 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. It is a powerful moment when you see the scars of culturally modified trees (CMTs)...
A Decade Later: Missing Women and the Media

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 by a small number of determined journalists working in concert with families and friends of the missing women.

How Stories form our View of the World

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 adoption.