Toronto Aboriginal Group Advocates for St. James Town’s Indigenous Community

2021-05-19T14:22:21+01:00May 18th, 2021|Categories: Community, education, Indigenous, Regent Park|

St. James town is one of the most populated, diverse and multicultural neighbourhoods in Toronto. It has a population of more than 18,000 people, many of whom are immigrants and newcomers.  However not many people know that St. James Town is also home to approximately 1,000 Indigenous residents. Who are the Indigenous communities that [...]

Perspectives: Indigenous Medicine?

2021-05-18T22:10:04+01:00May 18th, 2021|Categories: Community, Indigenous|

By Georgina Alford Anthropologists, who study humans across time and space, have long documented the use of plants in medicinal and healing practices around the world. Traditionally, teachings about such medicines have been passed down through folklore. Amongst Indigenous peoples in Canada, one such example is the story of a woman called Last Calf, [...]

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