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  • MMIWG: History of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

    Tansi Nîtôtemtik, Over the next three weeks, ReconciliAction YEG will be discussing the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and related topics. This week we will provide an introduction to the topic, beginning with today’s post providing a brief history of the Natio … Read more »

  • In the Media: Indigenous Candidates and Indigenous Issues in the Federal Election

    Tansi Nîtôtemtik, With the impending federal election nearly upon us, today ReconciliAction YEG highlights Indigenous candidates and provides a brief overview of what each party proposes to offer Indigenous voters if they get voted in on October 21st. Indigenous CandidatesThe 2015 federal election s … Read more »

  • In the Media: The Wahkohtowin Law and Governance Lodge

    Tansi Nîtôtemtik, In an earlier post this semester, we discussed why Indigenous Governance matters right now. One of the reasons mentioned was that the topic is very current in the media. One example of such current developments, and the topic of today’s blog, is the Wahkohtowin Law and Governance L … Read more »

  • Wahkohtowin in Action: Solving Contemporary Challenges

    Tansi Nîtôtemtik, As we have previously discussed, wahkohtowin is a Cree legal, social, and philosophical concept that is concerned with kinship and the state of being related to each other. Today, we delve deeper into our consideration of the application of wahkohtowin, looking at how this Cree phi … Read more »

  • Wahkohtowin and Indigenous Governance

    Tansi Nîtôtemtik, When considering the development of self-governance, it is imperative that traditional Indigenous understandings of law and governance are included. One example of Indigenous law is wahkohtowin. Wahkohtowinis a Cree word that Matthew Wildcat defines in “Wahkohtowin in Action” as: W … Read more »