Ashley Callingbull is the first Indigenous woman, and first Canadian woman to win the Mrs. Universe title. Callingbull is from Alberta's Enoch Cree Nation. She is very devoted to her culture and Indigenous people, she takes pride in her Native Cree heritage, and has shown this through her volunteer work with community Elders and Indigenous youth. Ashley is also an international motivational speaker and role model for many educational institutions, workshops, conferences and award ceremonies. Ashley is currently the reigning Mrs. Universe 2015 and a Canadian Activist for First Nations Rights and environmental causes in Canada. A true testament to native beauty, Ashley Callingbull is truly an inspiring Indigenous role model.
I thought today about the indigenous cultures of America. As I put this bridle on my horse I realized the native cultures have influenced so many of my beliefs and work around horses. They like many indigenous cultures of the world were the original true natural horseman. Natural horsemanship is not a new found training method. It is the original training method, founded by the Yakut people of Siberia and Mongolia as well as our own Dakota, Comanche and Cheyenne tribes. By putting this native influenced headstall on my horse I want to honor the tradition of pride, pageantry and healing that the horse symbolizes for the native cultures and I want to take a moment to recognize the parallels between what is happening to our wild horses and what is happening to the indigenous cultures of our country. #indigenousrights#indigenousculture#honorandrespect#wildhorseandburroprogram#mustanghorse#freezebrand#chestnuthorse#istandwiththenatives#thankyouforyourteachings#naturalhorsemanship#blmmustang
Wenn eine Wayuu-Frau ein schwarzweißes Muster trägt, bedeutet das, dass kürzlich jemand gestorben ist. Der Tod bedeutet bei den Wayuus zunächst ein großes Fest, es wird mit dem Verstorbenen gefeiert, getanzt, gesungen. Die Seele bleibt präsent und man kann weiterhin mit ihr sprechen, bis die verstorbene Person im Traum einer der nahestehenden Frauen erscheint und ihr mitteilt, dass sie geht. Das kann ein Monat, ein Jahr oder auch sieben Jahre dauern.
Dann kommt es zum zweiten, tragischen Teil der Beerdigung, wo die Knochen wieder ausgegraben und separat beigelegt werden. #photooftheday#wayuu#indigenousculture#death#travelblogger#travelphotography#colombia#guajira#igerscolombia#igersaustria
Carol "I grew up here in Wujal, my homeland is Helenvale, Mungumby. I was sent away from there when I was a couple of weeks old down to Woorabinda. First Palm Island and then Woorabinda. It was during a time when people were removed from their community. There was 7 in our family. We came back up to Mossman Gorge in the 60's, then up to Cooktown and down to Ayton were our clan group had a big campground there. I was then sent to the dormitory at middle camp where the school is now. That's the old dormitory there (points across the road), its a library now, Indigenous Knowledge Centre. When that broke up, this is when this community (Wujal Wujal) was made. So that's my country up the road. My traditional home is Helenvale, that's where I was born. For me and my family we had a camp up at a place called Mungumby. They have a lodge there now. There is a waterfall there that women are not allowed to go to. Men only, mens only business area. When I was growing up my Dad told me all the stories. Mungumby means waterfall, the name has been altered a bit, the old people had a different pronunciation to it to what it is now today." TBC... #postpositive#yarrieyarns
Toxic Native Series
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Love this piece that is inspired by one of my favorite vintage photo of a beautiful, magnificently tattooed and well adorned (obviously wealthy) Kalinga maiden.
The face of which is obscured by a gas mask and a head that seems to have exploded in different gooey colors...
The artists' take on colonial mentality and endangered culture
The #warrior#Bidayuh tribe has a #headhunting tradition. In the Annah Rais Bidayuh #longhouse village in Sarawak, a #headhouse or #panggah (aka #baruk ) houses several skulls taken by their ancestors before the first White Rajah during the occupation outlawed the practice.
The skulls are believed to protect the villagers, and they still have ceremonies to appease the spirits.
An enemy's hair is used as rope in the construction of the headhouse....😅
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I thought I’d start my own teaching-gram account to gain ideas for my students & to share what we do in my lessons. I’m 21 and I work as an Indigenous teacher aide as well as a Registered Nurse. I love that I get to keep my culture and history alive as well as help improve the health of others. Feel free to follow my journey 🌻👩💼🌈🌎✏️📚👩⚕️ #dowhatyoulove#teacheraide#indigenousculture#registerednurse#workingtwojobs#lovemyjobs