So it looks like Indigenous pieces are on auction. Is there anyway we can stop this? Imagine a world where these items were returned? @RundleRay @nenshi is there anything I can do? I can message you the link?
Come join the community https://facebook.com/events/s/stop-the-sale-of-traditional-i/321189472249040/?ti=icl
And for those that received the email that claims to have consulted.. lots of Elders and council actually say no they haven’t and even were met with resistance. Using one Chief as a token is systemic racism. Anyone with anti racism training sees right through it.
"He was like 'Do you pay for your education'? And I was like 'Well I'm on scholarship from my band,'" said Provost. "And he said, 'Well exactly. So you don't. Someone else is paying for it.' And he said 'I don't have time for this,' and he hung up." https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/calgary-holt-collection-auction-indigenous-items-1.5651350
Calgary estate sale auctioning Indigenous items brings calls for repatriation | CBC News
An estate sale in Calgary has hundreds of Indigenous items, including pipes, moccasins, beadwork and regalia up for auction, and is prompting calls from Indigenous youth to repatriate the items.https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/calgary-holt-collection-auction-indigenous-items-1.5651350