Grantee Spotlight

  • Revitalizing Our Sustenance Project (ROSP) is an Indigenous youth-led program to help provide Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth opportunities to learn about the importance of sustainable agriculture practices while feeding our community! We strive to revitalize our relationships with food, community, and the land.

  • Our group consists of three leaders: Trevor (Songwriter), Nic (Videographer), and Theo (Producer). We are all musicians, but our specialties are in parentheses. We created a music program to attempt to centre the art community on the reservation. We created a place where all musicians, rappers, and singers can come hang out and meet each other so that the youth know that there is an art community and that there are other youths wanting to collaborate.

  • The Ketegaunseebee Food Sovereignty Project is led by Aaron Jones and Angela Belleau of Garden River First Nation. The idea was conceptualized by Aaron to address food availability and accessibility by gifting community members with perennial food-producing plants such as fruit-bearing trees and shrubs. Along with gifting plants, this project aims to educate the community about growing food and inspire others to think about the future of food in Garden River.

  • Our intention with this publication is to ensure that these important conversations on inclusion and representation in design education continue throughout Turtle IslandIndigenous Design and Planning Students' Association, 2021 CRE [...]