Growing up in a Cree family, one of the first words you learn is michiso, which means eat! I spent most of my early childhood with my mom’s side of the family, the Garson’s, in Split Lake Manitoba - or Tataskweyak Cree Nation. Split Lake is a small Indigenous community that sits between Thompson and
Le 17 février, comme tous les troisièmes lundis de février, nous célébrerons au Manitoba Louis Riel. Avez-vous toujours rêvé d’explorer le passé de cet illustre personnage métis qui a fait entrer le Manitoba dans la Confédération canadienne? Vous êtes au bon endroit! Voici comment, à votre tour,
When you visit Manitoba, you are also visiting Treaties 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 10 - the traditional lands of the Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota and Dene peoples, and the homeland of the Métis Nation. Get to know these rich Indigenous cultures by supporting a local, Indigenous-led tour or workshop.
We step out of the vehicle and scan the sea of gravestones. Sigh. Where do we even begin to look? We’ve made the pilgrimage to Neepawa’s Riverside Cemetery, myself leading a trio of Canadian travel journalists who are all in their 50s and very fond of how novels like The Stone Angel and The Diviners
Aboriginal culture in Manitoba – the corner of the earth where the Creator sits – runs deep. From the sacred sites to the enchanting pow wows and the seven cornerstone teachings, there is so much that one could learn even from a single encounter with any aspect of Indigenous culture. There are many
Every year, the Manito Ahbee festival celebrates Indigenous arts and music, and offers a greater understanding of Indigenous culture. Taking place in May (dates TBA) at venues around Winnipeg, Manito Ahbee is a kaleidoscope of colour and culture, brought to life through music, dance, and art. The