We’ve made it to the halfway point of 2021 and it looks like we might finally be turning a corner in this pandemic life we’ve come to consider normal. As things continue to open up and restrictions are easing, one of your weekend plans may be to get a long awaited haircut. Exciting as that may be, we’ve some other suggestions for weekend activities that are equally fun.
Mariah Miigwans Smith Chabot is a multitalented dance artist and creator based in the Ottawa-Gatineau area and is a member of the Algonquin First Nation from Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg.
The Odawa Native Friendship Centre’s newest program is called Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin (“I am a kind man”), and is geared toward bringing Indigenous men together to work against all forms of violence against Indigenous women.