like graffiti Message Color Adhesive “We are the singing remnants” “Culture is the characteristics and knowledge of a particular group of people, encompassing language, religion, cuisine, social habits, music and arts” (Zimmermann)
Against Keystone XL Pipeline ". Thestar.Com, 2017, https://www.thestar.com/business/2017/05/16/canadian- us-indigenous-communities-unite-against-keystone-xl-pipeline.html. Accessed 25 Sept 2020. Hogan, Stephanie."Livelihood Or Profit? Why An Old Fight Over Indigenous Fishing Rights Is Heating Up Again In Nova Scotia | CBC News". CBC, 2020, https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/mi-kmaw-sipekne-katik-self-regulated-fishery-nova- scotia-1.5734646. Accessed 25 Sept 2020. "We are creating a Mi'kmaq Netukulimk Livelihood fishery, distinctive on its own, to support as many of individual Mi'kmaw harvesters and those wanting to be involved with this fishery, as possible” (Hogan) "Our clan is occupying and using our traditional territory as it has for centuries” (Governance Structure)
were paints and the quills of the porcupine and the shafts of stripped bird feathers” (Medicine). • Feathers from different birds have different meanings,. For example, a Bluebird represents happiness and fulfilment while a Dove represents gentleness and kindness. • “Inuit clothing is well- adapted to the climate and the activities necessary for survival.” (Traditional Clothing) • Each pieces of clothing has different colors, and patterns for symbolic reasons. Narang, Sonia."These Photos Show The Strength And Beauty Of Aboriginal Cultures In Canada". The World From PRX, 2020, https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-09-20/these-photos-show-strength- and-beauty-aboriginal-cultures-canada. Accessed 25 Sept 2020. Narang, Sonia."These Photos Show The Strength And Beauty Of Aboriginal Cultures In Canada". The World From PRX, 2020, https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-09-20/these-photos-show- strength-and-beauty-aboriginal-cultures-canada. Accessed 25 Sept 2020. "Traditional Clothing". Indigenouspeoplesatlasofcanada.Ca, 2020, https://indigenouspeoplesatlasofcanada.ca/article/clothing/ . Accessed 25 Sept 2020. Narang, Sonia."These Photos Show The Strength And Beauty Of Aboriginal Cultures In Canada". The World From PRX, 2020, https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-09-20/these-photos-show-strength- and-beauty-aboriginal-cultures-canada. Accessed 25 Sept 2020.
values and traditions were gifts from the Creator. • One of the most important teachings was that people should live in harmony with the natural world and all it contained. A popular tradition: • “Indigenous religions rarely have written sacred texts. Rather, their beliefs focus on dances, costumes, masks, ritual traditions, and sacred artifacts (material objects)” (Indigenous Religions). • “The Sun Dance is an annual Plains Aboriginal cultural ceremony performed in honour of the sun, during which participants prove bravery by overcoming pain.” (Gadacz) • The performance of any ceremony was banned due to the Indian act • Ceremonies were performed in secrecy. Gadacz, René. "Sun Dance | The Canadian Encyclopedia". Thecanadianencyclopedia.Ca, 2020, https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/sun-dance. Accessed 25 Sept 2020. "Spectator View Of Sundance Ceremony". Rightojibwe.Blogspot.Com, 2015, http://rightojibwe.blogspot.com/2015/06/spectator-view-of-sundance- ceremony.html. Accessed 27 Sept 2020.
graffiti’ is that all cultures are like graffiti and the stronger their adhesive, color, and message is the stronger the culture. • The indigenous culture has shown to have a very strong graffiti. • Other cultures such as the black community have shown similar traits to a good graffiti (being very advocate for themselves). "Indigneous People | The Canada Guide". The Canada Guide, 2020, https://thecanadaguide.com/basics/aboriginals/. Accessed 26 Sept 2020. "Ottawa Store Refused To Embroider 'Black Lives Matter' On Man's Hat | CBC News". CBC, 2020, https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/store-in-ottawa-refused- to-embroider-black-lives-matter-on-mans-hat-1.5608011. Accessed 27 Sept 2020. "Graffiti | Definition, History, & Facts". Encyclopedia Britannica, 2020, https://www.britannica.com/art/graffiti-art. Accessed 27 Sept 2020.
its culture being like graffiti. • They have a strong connection the world with issues that they affect them directly. • People have tried to paint over the Indigenous “graffiti” in the past through residential schools, The High Arctic relocation. • Even after having their culture painted over, the Indigenous peoples believed in their culture and they slowly worked to scrub that paint off. After many years of hope and resilience they have managed to wash majority of the terrible paint away.