Indigenous Culture

Winter Solstice, National Indigenous Peoples’ Day

On 21 June, the day of the winter solstice, the National Day of Indigenous Peoples was celebrated for the second time. Law 21.357 recognises and enshrines in our institutions a tradition of the peoples of the American continent who celebrate…

The Canadian government and RBC Bank are ignoring the rights of Wet’suwet’en Nations

The Wet’suwet’en Nation’s fight against the Coastal GasLink pipeline project was in Montreal on Thursday, and dozens of protesters gathered outside the headquarters of the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). The Wet’suwet’en protest against RBC’s participation in the gas pipeline…

Ayuweng: Cordillera Rhythm and Harmony (first of a series)

INDIGENOUS CULTURE By Fr. Samuel Maximo and Genevieve Balance Kupang Ayuweng emanates from the sacred land, the heartbeats and music of the Cordillera indigenous peoples. The animating sound-beats of the land in harmony with the umili’s (village’s) chants, the sound…