three smiling women and two smiling men from the article ‘Life, love, the pursuit of rights’: Setting the stage for the Nogojiwanong Indigenous Fringe Festival
Starting Monday, Indigenous artists from across Ontario will be offering comedy, music, theatre, and more at a brand-new festival
guests
Exploring the work of accomplished Indigenous architects, including world-renowned Anishinaabe architect Douglas Cardinal, who are creating extraordinary, sustainable structures across North America and Turtle Island.
Children at the St. Joseph's Indian Residential School from the article Why Ontario’s plan to locate residential-school graves may not be enough
The process is lengthy, complex, and expensive. TVO.org looks at how gravesite investigations work — and whether the government needs to go further.
five children sitting on a bed from the article ‘You belong in this world’: Two-Spirit survivors share their stories
Two-Spirit people have largely been left out of the discussion of residential and day schools. A new project highlights their voices, experiences, and journeys.

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