A conversation about the Feast House, Indigenous abundance, power, and reciprocity with Circle CEO Kris Archie.
“My first teachers of Indigenous gift giving were my grandparents. I would visit them regularly as a child and regardless if I had been there the day before or a week prior, it would be the same process.”
“Think of the things that feel precious to you: when asked this question, I think of wild berries. What do we want for the things that are precious to us? We want them to thrive in abundance.”
The Right Relations Collaborative is a shared space for Indigenous leaders and funder partners who recognize the inequities, harms, and volatile future that is manifesting from our current disconnected and extractive financial system.
The Reconciliation and Responsible Investment Initiative (RRII) is a partnership between NATOA and SHARE. We are working with Canadian institutional investors to promote responsible investment policies and practices that include reconciliation goals. We believe that, together, both Indigenous and non-Indigenous investors can build capital markets that integrate and better align with Indigenous values and ways of knowing.
“Philanthropy, in its institutional modern form, was birthed as a tax haven for the rich. What it did was allowed the wealthy to further protect and hoard their resources.”
A Funders Toolkit: Implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples comes out of the wisdom and experiences of Indigenous leaders, advocates and thoughtful funders. It is our hope that this toolkit will inspire many to endorse, promote, and protect the rights of Indigenous Peoples as enshrined in this powerful Declaration…
The purpose of this podcast series is to shed light on Indigenous perspectives of philanthropy. Additionally, it provides personal accounts and reflections on Indigenous experiences of current models of giving. Highlighting the works of the Ontario Indigenous Youth Partnership Project – an Indigenous Youth-led granting program – we describe the need for its on-going existence and provide a space for our grantees to share their works, knowledge and skills.
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