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Message from an Indigenous mother to her three-year-old during COVID-19

“Will aunty die from the virus?” Andrea Landry's three-year-old daughter asked her one morning while they were playing quietly on the floor. Landry recognized her daughter's fear, and she recognized her own. She knew this pandemic was an invitation to feel complicated emotions, but also a time to look to traditional knowledge systems, to survive in the same way as her ancestors did.

First Nations share story of strength and survival with caribou herd saved from extinction

The Saulteau and West Moberly First Nations have been working to bring back the Klinse Za caribou herd from the brink of extinction. Five years after they started a maternal pen for pregnant mothers to raise their calves in a protected area, the mountain herd has gone from 16 animals to nearly 100. Caribou guardian Julian Napoleon said his people share the herd's story of strength and survival .