Wednesday, January 13, 2016

30 Indigenous Leaders - The Canadian Encyclopedia

From activists to politicians to artists and more
"Many Aboriginal leaders have influenced Canadian history, both before and since Confederation. From activists to politicians to artists and more, Aboriginal peoples have protected and promoted their heritage, asserted Aboriginal rights and inspired change. [Here] is a list of 30 Indigenous leaders that the Encyclopedia has generated to help celebrate its 30th anniversary."


Canada’s new national font was designed to include aboriginal languages

A new inclusive "unified typeface"
"For the first time in its history, Canada has created a new "unified typeface" to represent not only its two official languages (French and English) but also its aboriginal languages. An angular sans serif font designed by Canadian type designer Raymond Larabie has been updated to be a little more inclusive."


Monday, January 11, 2016

Learn Mi'gmaq online

How to describe yourself and your relations
"This lesson will teach you the basics of how to describe yourself and your relations. You will learn how to describe yourself, your family, your home, and your work to others. These are important skills to learn at the beginning, because once you have mastered these basics, you will be able to begin conversations and introduce yourself to other Mi'gmaq speakers when you meet them."