Tag: Nibinamik

  • A Berry Nice Summer

    By: Kimberley Hartwig, Community Journalism Trainer Since I arrived in Nibinamik, I’ve been thinking a lot about food. Where it comes from. How much it costs. Who gets to eat what. There are great inequalities in food. What you eat reveals your privilege. Take vegetarianism or veganism, for example. There is a great privilege in

  • Fishin’ in the dark

    By: Kimberley Hartwig, Community Journalism Trainer Lazy yellow moon comin’ up tonight Shinin’ through the trees Crickets are singin’ and lightning bugs Are floatin’ on the breeze You and me going fishing in the dark I used to hear this song at a country bar back in Saskatoon and I would always think to myself,

  • Land-based learning in Nibinamik lets the kids shine

    By: Kimberley Hartwig, Community Journalism Trainer Every year, the people of Nibinamik flee the community for the peace and tranquility of the Breathing Grounds, also known as O-ma-day-na-moh-win-nik. The area was the brainchild of Mike Wabasse, a Nibinamik elder, who wanted to create a place where youth could come to learn traditional activities and ways

  • Journeys to Nibinamik

    By: Kimberley Hartwig, Community Journalism Trainer It was only a few days before I departed Thunder Bay for this place that I learned its name and wrapped my tongue around its unfamiliar syllables, Ni-bin-a-mik. Nibinamik is a small reserve of about 400 people nestled amongst picturesque lakes and stately swaths of trees. In the three

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