Channeling the Warrior Spirit

Chase King says the principle that guides him is simple. “Pretty much all Anishinaabeg people are tough and have a warrior spirit within,” he says from his home in Barrie, Ontario. “This spirit helps me to focus on my training and fight with intelligence, but most of all, with respect.” Originally from the community of […]

Portrait of a Photographer: Edward Curtis Comes to Canada

BOOK REVIEW: Edward S. Curtis: Above the Medicine Line, Portraits of Aboriginal Life in the Canadian West – Rodger D. Touchie, Heritage House Publishing, 2010, 191 pgs. The first time I heard the name Edward S. Curtis was in a library.  Somehow in a book somewhere I read he was a great American photographer fixated with images […]

Researchers to explore success of Aboriginal women in science, tech, engineering and math studies

According to Montana State University, the National Science Foundation in the US has funded a study into possible success factors for Native American women studying in the so-called ‘STEM’ fields— science, technology, engineering and mathematics: “Native Americans, particularly female Native Americans, are under-represented in the fields and [researchers Jessi L. Smith Ph.D. and Anneke Metz] […]