Indigenous History Month Resources

The month of June is National Indigenous History Month. The UWSA directors and staff have compiled resources and recommendations to celebrate and show support for the Indigenous community.

Read:

  1. Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City by Tanya Talaga
  2. This Place: 150 Years retold
  3. NDN Coping Mechanisms by Billy-Ray Belcourt
  4. Bone Black by Carol Rose GoldenEagle
  5. Five Little Indians by Michelle Good
  6. Dancing on Our Turtle’s Back by Leanne Simpson
  7. Indigenous Writes by Chelsea Vowel
  8. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigneous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer

Buy:

  1. Clothing: Teekca’s Boutique Winnipeg, Mimo Bimadisiwin – Good Life, Red Rebel Armour, Dreamcatcher Productions 
  2. Jewellery and Beauty: Three Sisters by Emma, Cheekbone Beauty Cosmetics INC, Monias Beads 
  3. Food: Feast Café Bistro, Brownees Urban Bistro 
  4. Gifts: Creestargifts.com
  5. House Goods: Indigo Arrows
  6. Art: Qaumajuq at the WAG, Urban Shaman Gallery, Beam Paint, Niamh Dooley, Blake Angeconeb, Dee Barsy 

Watch:

  1. Mohawk Girls
  2. Falls Around Her
  3. There’s Something in the Water
  4. The Grizzlies

Listen:

  Podcast:

  • Up To Speed with Faith Fundal
  • Unreserved with Falen Johnson
  • Muddied Water
  • Nation to Nation
  • All My Relations by Matika Wilbur and Adrienne Keene
  • The Red Man Laughing by Ryan McMahon
  • Missing & Murdered by Connie Walker
  • Our Native Land by Tchadas Leo
  • Media Indigena with Rick Harp

Follow:

Instagram

TikTok

 

At UWinnipeg:

  1. UWSA Truth and Growth Campaign
  2. Indigenous Students’ Association (ISA)
  3. Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre
  4. Aboriginal Student Services Centre (ASSC)
  5. BIPoC Lounge

Attend, Donate, and Support:

  1. Mama Bear Clan: Community security
  2. Bear Clan Patrol Inc: Community security
  3. Anishiative: Community outreach
  4. Indigenous vision – North End: Safe spaces for North End Residents
  5. mamawicom: Community resource
  6. Fearless R2W Circle of Support: Support for parents/helpers in Winnipeg’s North End
  7. CommUNITY.204: Community based non-profit
  8. Qaumajuq at the WAG: Contemporary Inuit Art
  9. Urbanshaman.org: Contemporary Aboriginal Art
  10. Urban Shaman Gallery: Indigenous-owned gallery
  11. Reelcanada.ca/indigenous-made-films: Indigenous made film directory

For a PDF copy, click here: Indigneous History Month Resources

 

 

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