Ict Newscast - Repatriation for the Ancestors
In Canada, wildfire evacuation orders are still in place for many Native territories. APTN's Karli Zschogner talked with two longtime friends as they shared their thoughts on traditional fire management and mental health. Tamara St. John worked for years to get the remains of one of her tribal ancestors returned home from a cemetery at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School. With help from the Native American Rights Fund, it ended in a historic pact that introduced ceremony to Carlisle repatriations. ICT's Stewart Huntington has more. Ledger art has become a popular style across various tribes. Plains artist John Isaiah Pepion from the Blackfeet Nation has the history and significance behind the art form. ICT's Paris Wise has this interview.
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