Rock Your Mocs week 2021

(Courtesy Don Barnaby) Onkwehón:we across Turtle Island rocked their moccasins last week as part of Rock Your Mocs week to celebrate Indigenous pride - and shoewear. “Rock your Mocs is solidarity with all First Nations, and I’ve posted mine every year since the first time I saw it on Facebook,” said Kahnawa’kehró:non

Commemorating residential school victims

When 215 children were found in unmarked graves at the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, Jessica Hernandez felt the news like a weight on her shoulders. “It was a really heavy week,” said the owner of Nicia’s Accessories. “I had never felt like that before.” She knew she was


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