How to explore Canada’s Indigenous food culture
Growing up in Toronto, my knowledge of Indigenous communities was limited to a few days of history class. In textbooks, the descriptions of the past were suspect, haloed with a now-familiar “White savior” rhetoric.
Spring renewal provincial show: Ojibway Spirit Horses in Ottawa, Ont.
A small herd of Ojibway Spirit Horses found a home at Mādahòkì Farm, an Indigenous experiences attraction in Ottawa. The CBC’s Hallie Cotnam dropped by and met up Trina Mather-Simard.
Cedar tea and rare Spirit ponies at Indigenous festival Sìgwan
In a colourful skirt adorned with stylized horses, Trina Mather-Simard clutched the beaded halter of a gentle mare that was more interested in munching grass than meeting visitors.
OH, THE PLACES WE’LL GO: A great place to connect with Indigenous culture
Madahòkì, which means “to share the land”, is intended to be a safe space where Indigenous communities can reconnect with the land through both healing and wellness programs and social enterprise opportunities.
New Ottawa farm offers host of activities including Tagwàgi festival
The Mādahòkì Farm sits on about 65 hectares of traditional Algonquin land in what is known as the city of Ottawa’s Greenbelt area in the west end.
Mādahòkì is the Algonquin word for “share the land”
Indigenous Experiences began leasing the land earlier this month.
The organization’s executive director says the project is all about connecting to the land.
The New Madahòkì Farm
Trina Mather-Simard from Indigenous Experiences provides details on their new Madahòkì Farm and their Tagwàgi Festival.
Indigenous group stage fall festival at traditional Mādahòkì Farm in Greenbelt
Indigenous Experiences, producers of the annual Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival, have created a new attraction in the National Capital Commission Greenbelt to present culinary experiences and other agricultural presentations from an Indigenous perspective.