#PowwowWednesday: Candid Moments at the Samson Cree Pow Wow 2011

Hoka it’s #powwowwednesday! There’s always a lot of great photos of dancers in a powwow set, but what I love about this week’s photos, taken at the Samson Cree Pow Wow last weekend in Hobbema, Alberta, is how much the photographer captured the candid moments and details. …read more »

Indigenous Youth Break Silence on Suicide

A heartbreaking statistic in the US is that Native Americans are 70 percent more likely to die by suicide than the general population. Almost 1 in 4 youth in our communities have attempted suicide. Called a “silent epidemic”, a group of tribal youth recently created video, comic books and music to begin to give voice to this issue. …read more »

#FrybreadFriday: Keith Secola’s Frybread Story

This week’s #FrybreadFriday is a story spun by Ojibwe musician Keith Secola. At the 2nd Annual Crystal Shawanda Homecoming Concert, Keith, with the help of some audience participation, tells a story of a fry bread ban, underground fry bread gatherings and the secret ingredient in Anishinabe fry bread. …read more »