The importance of winter solstice in Indigenous culture

"It means we're going to get together, hunker down for the winter, share some stories, eat some good food, and hopefully celebrate who we are as Indigenous people."

The winter solstice is important for many Indigenous peoples, particularly those in Nunavut.

In the video above, author and journalist Waubgeshig Rice from Wasauksing First Nation discusses the importance of the season and how it serves as a time of change and storytelling for Indigenous peoples.

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