Right now is the global celebration of the world’s Indigenous peoples! And this year’s topic is centred on Indigenous women. Females in Indigenous communities have a exclusive energy to maintain and transmit traditional information and stories via the generations. But they are widely below-represented.
As the official web page suggests, “Indigenous women are the spine of indigenous peoples’ communities and play a vital function in the preservation and transmission of traditional ancestral awareness. The truth, on the other hand, remains that Indigenous gals are extensively underneath-represented, and are far too regularly the victims of numerous expressions of discrimination.”
Well, we assume tourism has a responsibility to consider and handle this imbalance. That is why, when we stop by Jasper, Canada, Contiki travellers get to meet up with Matricia Bauer, a Warrior Female of the Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation, to hear her impressive story.
We a short while ago teamed up with Vacation Alberta to speak to Matricia about the relevance of information transfer in just her society, and why telling authentic Indigenous tales to a broader audience issues now, far more than at any time. Here’s what we learned…