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saskatoon powwow dancer warren family
02.08.2018 at 4:20
CBC NEWS

Saskatoon family of powwow dancers travels far and wide to attend events across North America

The strength of their cultural and traditional values is what keeps T.J. and Dabney Warren and their daughters travelling thousands of kilometres every summer to participate in powwows.

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10.07.2018 at 5:03
EAST OREGONIAN

Shooting leads to community building

Kola Thompson, Willa Wallace and Jazz Halfmoon Thompson know a little something about turning fear into action.

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13.06.2018 at 5:05
MEADOWLAKENOW

Former Mrs. Universe teaches resilience to M.L. youths

Ashley Callingbull’s life path has been filled with ups and downs, but through all her trials she said she’s learned one important thing: live and love fearlessly.

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new ads encourage citizens to go on a vote date
26.05.2018 at 5:07
CBC NEWS

New ads encourage citizens to go on a ‘vote date’

The initiative was developed by the Democracy Education Network (DEN), a national civics education charity co-founded by Duff Conacher, the man behind Democracy Watch.

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19.02.2018 at 5:09
CBC NEWS

First Nations Mrs. Universe winner shares how culture saved her

Ashley Callingbull tells Fredericton audience how she overcame years of abuse to make history

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23.01.2018 at 5:12
CBC NEWS

Enoch Cree Hockey Association makes history at Edmonton Minor Hockey Week

They become the 1st all-Indigenous team to win the tournament

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teenaged b c indigenous model will walk the runway in major australian fashion show
10.01.2018 at 5:13
CHEMAINUS VALLEY COURIER

B.C. Indigenous teen model to walk in major Australian fashion show

Kamloops student Jada Raphael—who grew up in Spences Bridge and Ashcroft, and is a member of the Cook’s Ferry Band—will soon be flying to Melbourne, Australia to take part in the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival as an Indigenous model.

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indigenous students university of alberta earrings
17.12.2017 at 5:15
CBC NEWS

Indigenous students dazzled by surprise Christmas presents

About 120 of the Indigenous students at the University of Alberta thought they were sitting down to a Christmas lunch, but were surprised when it came with a special gift.

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ashley callingbull is the pageant queen who became a controversial fighter for indigenous rights
21.07.2017 at 5:17
BRIT+CO

This Pageant Queen Uses Her Platform to Fight for Indigenous Rights

Five days after being crowned as Mrs. Universe, Cree activist Ashley Callingbull called out her country’s Prime Minister on national television.

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Media Coverage
20.03.2017 at 8:19
Toronto Star, The Kit

Meet the 21 women who are inspiring us right now: Life’s work

How Ashley Callingbull combines the unlikely titles of pageant queen and activist. Ashley Callingbull, the Canadian Enoch Cree former Mrs. Universe, is no stranger to using her position to bring attention to causes close to her heart. When she was crowned Mrs. Universe in 2015, she immediately called out Stephen Harper for his inaction on cases of missing and murdered indigenous women.

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03.12.2016 at 5:18
The Globe and Mail

Tailoring tradition: How Ashley Callingbull champions indigenous heritage through design

In a season rich with notions of giving back, Ashley Callingbull has her work cut out for her.

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02.12.2016 at 8:36
Dress To Kill

Ashley Callinghbull Giving Voice to Change

Ashley Callingbull is no textbook beauty queen. She may wear her crown better than most, but her greatest accomplishments extend far beyond the pageant stage. In her short time as Mrs.

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Media Coverage
18.11.2016 at 8:17
The Sun

Mukluk-making school aims to revive tradition and encourage culture

Ashley Callingbull, ambassador of the Manitobah Mukluks Storyboot School and Mrs. Universe 2015 just started the program herself and said it’s the school’s mission to keep indigenous culture alive that really drew her to it – and in case you were wondering, she’s a novice at beading.

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12.11.2016 at 8:18
Edmonton Journal

Former Mrs. Universe promoting traditional mukluk skills

A former Enoch Cree Nation woman and Mrs. Universe winner is putting her best foot forward for a group teaching people how to make mukluks and moccasins.

Ashley Callingbull-Burnham is volunteering as an ambassador for the Manitobah Mukluks Storyboot School, which started offering weekly classes this fall at Toronto’s Bata Shoe Museum.

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Media Coverage
11.08.2016 at 8:19
Real Style

Mrs. Universe Winner Ashley Callingbull On Manitobah Mukluks And First Nations Culture

Last year, Alberta beauty queen Ashley Callingbull took home the Mrs. Universe crown, as the debut Canadian winner. Not only was the 27-year-old actress the first Canuck to be crowned in the pageant, she was also the first ever indigenous woman to win the title. Callingbull, who was born on the Enoch Cree Nation reservation, has become an impressive role model in the First Nations community.

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Media Coverage
11.08.2016 at 8:15
Real Style

Mrs. Universe Beauty Queen Ashley Callingbull Shares Her Secrets To Flawless Skin And Hair

Recently, Real Style caught up with Callingbull at the Manitobah Mukluks Storyboot School at Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto. The pageant winner currently acts as an ambassador for Manitobah Mukluks Storyboot School, which teaches the traditional art of mukluk making. Here’s what Callingbull had to share about her skincare, pageant makeup and hair care tips and techniques.

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Ashley Callingbull discusses Mrs. Universe Title
11.08.2016 at 8:12
CP24

Ashley Callingbull Discusses Mrs. Universe Title

Making Manitobah Mukluks on CP24

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28.06.2016 at 5:21
CBC NEWS

Mrs. Universe Ashley Callingbull and her dad are 1st First Nation Amazing Race Canada team

‘I became a warrior woman in the race’ says Callingbull, who hopes to inspire First Nation youth

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