Talks With A Fox Podcast

Andrea True Joy Fox: Honouring Our Women and Girls, Celebrating Our Cultures

October 13, 2020 Season 1 Episode 16
Talks With A Fox Podcast
Andrea True Joy Fox: Honouring Our Women and Girls, Celebrating Our Cultures
Show Notes

In this episode, Andrea shares her reflections and perspectives on the importance of October 4th - the day when Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls are honoured and remembered. Andrea also talks about the importance of celebrating Indigenous cultures and histories and how designated days such as Indigenous People's Day creates opportunities for communities to come together. Andrea shares a few stories from her teaching journey as well as the things she does to keep safe as an Indigenous woman. Below are links and resources to learn more about the topics that Andrea talked about:

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls:
https://www.mmiwg-ffada.ca/

https://www.nwac.ca/policy-areas/mmiwg/

Indigenous People's Day:
https://www.animikii.com/news/virtual-things-you-can-do-to-celebrate-national-indigenous-peoples-day

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/blogs/national-museum-american-indian/2020/10/12/indigenous-peoples-day-updated2020/

Indigenous Authors & Book Titles:
In My Own Moccasins, Helen Knott
All Our Relations, Tanya Talaga
Halfbreed, Maria Campbell
on/me, Franchine Cunningham
Annie Mae's Movement, Yvette Nolan
Firekeepers of the Twenty-First Century, Cora Voyageur 
Calling My Spirit Back, Elaine Alec

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