In this episode of Stories From The Land we hear a story of innocence, family and childhood memories from Terri Monture. Sharing a story about the “Little People”, as many Nations refer to them as, brings Terri memories of the land and the power it holds, her family, and an experience with one of our most sacred figures in Indian Country, the Little People.
In this episode of Stories From The Land we learn a valuable lesson from Kandice Baptiste about being a visitor in another territory, the troubles of renting vehicles in the North AND the importance of respecting the land, the seasons and the challenges they often present in tandem!
This is a hilarious story of a challenging trip to the North, the good people you’ll meet along the way and reflections of being an “Urban Indian.”
In this episode of Stories From The Land we hear an incredible story of survival and rebirth from Tlingit/Aleut artist Nicholas Galanin. Raised closely to the land and tied intricately to it through his dynamic, boundary pushing and revolutionary multi-medium art practice, this is a story of reconcilliation with the land when the land nearly takes life away from us. This is a poweful story of survival and the endless limitations of the human spirit.
In this episode of Stories From The Land Hayden King tells a gripping story about what Indigenous Law theories & principles apply to those that choose to take to the land to hunt animals. What happens when we break our laws & understanding on the land? What is the penalty we pay as Anishinaabe Peoples when we break these laws? How do we make peace with ourselves, the land, the animals and the waters when we break the laws & Treaties we’ve made since time immemorial?
In this episode of Stories From The Land we are blessed with a story from Chelsea Vowel, a Metis woman from Lac St. Anne, AB. In this story Chelsea shares the story of a her families war on a family of skunks during one of the coldest winters in memory. Sometimes we have to venture out on the land to learn about ourselves, but sometimes the land comes to us to teach us about ourselves.