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‘Walking history books’: Founders of Victoria Orange Shirt Day reflect on reconciliation

By Ryan Hook
September 30, 2022

Sept. 30 marks the second annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

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West Coast Trail guardians keep the cultural history of the iconic trek alive

By Jolene Rudisuela
September 7, 2022

The guardians play an essential role in maintaining the world-renowned trail, and in keeping the Indigenous history of the land at the forefront

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Watching kelp grow: Cascadia Seaweed and Tsawout Nation partner in burgeoning seaweed industry

By Alec Lazenby
March 30, 2022

The kelp aquaculture industry is picking up off Vancouver Island’s coast—but some are wary of introducing another monoculture to the sea

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Greater Victoria events mark the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

By Jolene Rudisuela
September 29, 2021

Sept. 30 honours those who died in residential schools, and the families and communities affected by the system's legacy

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New research strikes a balance between the Wuikinuxv Nation, salmon, and the grizzly bears

By Arrthy Thayaparan
August 7, 2021

Scientists and the First Nation say grizzly bear diets could be largely protected if the human salmon catch were decreased by 10%

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Rage, red, removed: Understanding the future of Victoria’s monuments

Experts explore ways to productively move forward and contextualize monuments

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How Indigenous-led organizations are rebuilding connection to language and culture

Indigenous students find success in culturally-relevant programs. A Nanaimo organization is working to make sure that success continues.

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First People’s Map brings Indigenous cultural heritage and language revitalization to your browser

By Emily Fagan
June 25, 2021

Map indicates territories and communities, but also artists, languages, organizations, events and more