At eight years old, he says he was chosen by bimhachiiwhasoo, the Life Giver, to bring healing and to help others. Harry Snowboy, a medicine man from the Cree Nation of Chisasibi in northern Quebec, has done something few others in his position have. He’s written a book about his life, and perhaps most interestingly, […]
You’ve probably heard via the news media that “Oka is heating up again.” That there are “rising tensions with Mohawks on the 20th anniversary of the Oka Crisis.” Maybe you’ve heard that “Mohawks are angry with a developer” who wants to build on land he says he bought, fair and square, but that the Mohawks […]
Could Quebec’s controversial “niqab” law be used to undermine Indigenous ceremonies?