global-musings: “ Zapotec Indigenous women from Tehuantepec wearing their traditional headdress. The Tehuana-style of clothes was popularized by Mexican icon Frida Kahlo.
The BlackStar Film Festival is an annual celebration of the visual and storytelling traditions of the African diaspora and of global indigenous communities, ...
Tackling Poverty in Indigenous Communities in Canada - For First Nation, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada, who experience a disproportionate burden of illness, poverty is both deep and widespread. This paper briefly examines the breadth and depth of poverty in Indigenous communities using standard economic indicators. The paper shows some of the ways in which poverty contributes to lack of community health and well-being.
Why every Canadian should watch Rhymes for Young Ghouls
This film might be difficult to watch, but it's "potentially transformational", says Chelsea Vowel. The revenge tale set in the residential schools era is a work of fiction, but every single event portrayed has happened in Canada's indigenous communities.
Remote communities are 'lifestyle choices', says Tony Abbott
John Pilger's damning documentary lifts the veil on Australia's dirtiest little secret - our treatment of Indigenous Australians.
Girls in remote Indigenous communities who are normally law-abiding feel forced to steal costly pads, and some are missing classes because the school bathrooms do not have sanitary bins, a Queensland report finds.