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Wisdom features stories related to the unique history, culture and traditions of Indigenous communities.

This section is made possible by our Community Leaders Program.

Everyday Indigenous literature

Everyday Indigenous literature

Local authors and stories of Thunder Bay’s Indigenous community.
Blackout of 2003 inspires post-apocalyptic Indigenous tale

Blackout of 2003 inspires post-apocalyptic Indigenous tale

Indigenous author Waubgeshig Rice's latest novel, Moon of the Crusted Snow, shows how a remote, northern community survives when the power goes out and all modes of communication with the rest of the world go down.
Footsteps through story and culture

Footsteps through story and culture

An Indigenous storyteller and broadcaster speaking truths of Northern Ontario.
Solidarity between cultures <b>(18 photos)</b>

Solidarity between cultures (18 photos)

The Indigenous community is standing ground with Black Lives Matter.
Transitioning students into an education victory

Transitioning students into an education victory

The Indigenous Transition Year Program at Lakehead University is assisting students with their post-secondary future.
An artist drawing a transformative path through Canada <b>(7 photos)</b>

An artist drawing a transformative path through Canada (7 photos)

Through her art and legal education, Ojibwa artist and member of Couchiching First Nation, Mary McPherson, explores what it means to have a government identity under the Indian Act.
Assisting the Indigenous youth community through art <b>(11 photos)</b>

Assisting the Indigenous youth community through art (11 photos)

Neechee Studio is a studio provides free art workshops for young Indigenous people.
A centre bringing success beyond the classroom <b>(2 photos)</b>

A centre bringing success beyond the classroom (2 photos)

The Indigenous Student Services Centre is providing assistance for life-long success.
A brighter future for students <b>(12 photos)</b>

A brighter future for students (12 photos)

The Aboriginal Mentorship Program is bringing a different definition of success to post-secondary education.
Emerging artist carving a beaded path <b>(7 photos)</b>

Emerging artist carving a beaded path (7 photos)

Shelby Gagnon is using her art to spring Thunder Bay forward.