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Lawyers of the former President Duvalier
Kanienkehaka Elders Walter David Senior and Bob Skidders lead a march through Oka Quebec a year after the "Oka Crisis".
Afghan mine clearer
Former Mujahedeen, now mine clearer
Young, Wild and Free
Gone But Not Forgotten
Sacred Fire
In the North the weather is cold but the smiles are warm.
"Reconciliation"
A Toxic Tour of Canada’s Chemical Valley, Aamjiwnaang First Nation, Ontario.
Boundary to Unist’ot’en Territory, unceded Wet’suwet’en territories, “British Columbia”
Kookum
Billboard of First Nation Inclusion and Acknowledgement
Drum dancing 13-year-old Allyson Gear stops a bus load of construction workers headed to the Muskrat Falls construction site.
An Indigenous artist in front of the river, embraced by her daughter
The Next Generation
Letting go, lessons from Chief Vern
Points of View – National Human Rights Photography Exhibition
Kookum, 2015, Steve Courchene, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Survivors of Indian Residential Schools gathered in Ottawa for the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission report. Among them was this kookum (a grandmother), who embodied pride, resilience, beauty, and her own sense of individuality.

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Winnipeg, Canada
Member since 2016
Finalist
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© steve courchene.
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Image Source: Digital Camera (High Resolution Image)
Date Taken: 10.2015
Total Views: 736
Filed Under: Reconciliation
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Date Uploaded: Dec. 22, 2016, 1:25 p.m.
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Camera Model: COOLPIX P330
Focal Length: 18.2mm
Shutter Speed: 1/13
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO800
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PHOTO LOCATION Ottawa, Canada