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An interview posted in honour of the late Secwepemc Elder and Warrior Wolverine upon the occasion of his recent passing, that includes him speaking about legal principles of Native land title and rights in Canada, a legal fight concerning land rights that he was involved with from 1989-95, and the softwood lumber agreement issue. The […]

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In this 7-minute video, Dumont provides some helpful knowledge about coming together in circle, as well as about praying, and the use of pipes. Included is some talk of the circles he holds at Millhaven Penitentiary for inmates.     This video was taken from a longer interview with Julie Comber, of Dumont’s personal thoughts […]

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Simple, deep truths – Algonquin Elder Albert Dumont in discussion with Dalva Lamminmäki, a keeper of Finno-Ugric Shamanism and traditions (25min). Recorded 27 April 2013 outside of Greely, a southern part of the city of Ottawa. Dalva Lamminmäki is a healer in the tradition of Finno-Ugric shamanism. She traces her lineage to the ancient practices […]

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Fighting For The Forest By Greg Macdougall March 1, 2011 – an edited version of this article was published in the Peace and Environment News paper (Ottawa) On the last day of the first month of the UN-declared Year of the Forests, clear-cutting began on the Beaver Pond Forest, a section of the sacred and […]

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