a gravehouse in northern Ontario from the article Ningodagamig oniigi’igoog ogii-gashkitoonaawaa ji-nisidotawindwaa ji-nisidawinigaadegin jiibewigamigong
Dylan MacKinnon Ottertail ogii-ozhitoon jiibegamigiwaakaa’igaans wemitigoozhi inaakonigewin gii-kagwe-wanishkwechigemagad.  
a gravehouse in northern Ontario from the article One family’s fight to protect an Anishinaabe grave house
After the family of Dylan MacKinnon Ottertail placed a spirit house on her grave, the city objected, saying it violated a bylaw — now this part of a sacred Anishinaabe burial practice could lead to legislative change.
Hamilton, Ontario from the article Why a lack of data on urban Indigenous people could be harmful
In Ontario, more than 80 per cent of Indigenous people live off-reserve, but public-health data about them is almost non-existent. A new research initiative aims to change that.  
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Brit Ellis of Toronto shares how beading has provided her with a cultural connection that has changed her life for the better.

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