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Femmes Risin’ in Fernwood

New mural a labour of love, community, and dreaming within Black & Indigenous Futures

›› Stephanie Papik

When I first purchased 1919 Fernwood Road in 2019, I ­envisioned a mural along the driveway entrance, a mural on the back of the building, or possibly one inside. I shared this dream with good friend and artist Nicole Neidhardt. […]

By |August 9th, 2021|Artist's Aside, Buzz, Indigenous Voices|0 Comments

The importance of ­diverse-specific spaces

›› Lizz Brooks & Shae Zamardi

Creating equitable spaces for diverse communities, such as people of colour, 2SLGBTQ+, people with disabilities, and other marginalized groups is a conversation that has been increasing in frequency these last few years. The more society sees of these conversations about cultural safety, the more we see individuals creating their own […]

By |August 9th, 2021|Indigenous Voices|0 Comments

Is diversity enough?

›› Lizz Brooks & Shae Zamardi

We are in a time when diversity and ­inclusion are showcased as the golden ­standard for a healthy work ­environment. But is that enough? Does having ­representation within our media and ­organizations have an impact if there is little room for cultural safety behind the scenes? In short, yes, but […]

By |June 9th, 2021|Indigenous Voices, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Indigenous Voices: Understanding ­diversity within ­Indigenous identities

›› Lizz Brooks & Shae Zamardi

Today, we are seeing a vast number of Indigenous Peoples reclaiming their spaces, calling for action, and building each other up. Similarly, non-Indigenous people are beginning to regularly ­acknowledge these calls and look for ways to ­support ­Indigenous Nations. But what does ­support look like? To discover how to ­support, […]

By |April 1st, 2021|Indigenous Voices|0 Comments
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