Our Indigenous cultural heritage has sustained us since time immemorial
And it will continue to do so if and when it receives the attention that it deserves.
Demonstrators, pictured in Ottawa on Feb. 24, 2020, supporting the Wetʼsuwetʼen nation against the building of the Costal Gasoline pipeline through their traditional territory. Indigenous peoples have both the knowledge and an obligation to be the stewards of our cultural heritage, passed down from our ancestors to be shared with future generations,' writes Coady Groat. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade