Issue 122
From entrepreneurship to leadership development through outdoor programs and sport, 

[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"] we thank all of those who have contributed their stories to this issue of SAY Magazine, and who consistently show up and demonstrate a passion for communities and for helping others achieve greatness.   [/expander_maker]

Issue 121
In this issue of SAY Magazine, we celebrate those in the entertainment industry, from a 

[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"] local Manitoba radio station showcasing Indigenous voices for over five decades to the talented storytellers who amaze and entertain us on screen, through music, and on stage through the power of dance. Now, more than ever, Indigenous youth are seeing themselves represented on larger public platforms, in positive roles, and in brilliant and authentic ways.   [/expander_maker]

Issue 120
In this issue of SAY Magazine, read about some of the inspiring Indigenous Peoples

[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"] and businesses that are leading the way to an environmental revolution. One thing is for certain: no one is immune to the detrimental effects of global warming. According to the United Nations, “Human activities are causing greenhouse gasses that are warming the world faster than at any time in at least the last two thousand years.” But fortunately, although we face significant challenges, there are known solutions and global frameworks in place to guide progress.   [/expander_maker]

Issue 119
In this issue of SAY Magazine, read about the people and businesses that are taking

[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"] an Indigenous-first approach, empowering Indigenous Peoples in business, uplifting our communities, and creating extraordinary opportunities for advancement and prosperity. In keeping with SAY Magazine’s mission of giving hope and amplifying Indigenous success, we hope you, the reader, feel inspired and empowered, and in return, you invest in the goodness of others.   [/expander_maker]

Issue 118
Welcome to SAY Magazine’s last publication of 2022! With inspiring stories layered throughout

[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"] this Holistic Health publication of SAY Magazine, we are reminded of what is most important. Living in a holistic way is something we can all strive for, for personal fulfillment and overall well-being, considering the physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual elements, each requiring equal attention. As we look ahead to 2023, I hope you are inspired by the expertise and personal triumphs of those who have so bravely contributed to this issue. As always, we welcome your submissions as we strive to include a diversity of voices and contemporary Indigenous lifestyles in each and every issue.   [/expander_maker]

Issue 117
This Education and Training issue is different than previous SAY Magazine Education

[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"] and Career guides in that we decided to stick with what we are good at and let the voices of our Indigenous Peoples guide the direction of this issue with their stories. It is important to identify those post-secondary institutions that have not only committed to ongoing Indigenization and reconciliation efforts, but who are in fact demonstrating TRC compliance and taking reconcili-action, moving reconciliation forward. Reconciliation is a complex topic that involves all of us, Indigenous and non- Indigenous, and SAY Magazine will continue to share informative and positive stories that continue the conversation and demonstrate reconcili-action.   [/expander_maker]

Issue 116
In this issue of SAY Magazine, we celebrate a variety of exploratory opportunities

[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"] that exist in different areas across Canada, and one in Mexico City. From performance art to culinary destinations and more, we honour those who are educating the masses and promoting Indigenous cultural resurgence through their innovative works.   [/expander_maker]

Issue 115
Just in time for summer, SAY Magazine’s Arts and Entertainment issue is

[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"] released as National Indigenous History Month celebrations take place across Canada. Featured in this issue are many brilliant storytellers in their own right, each specializing in their craft with intention and creativity. From music to broadcasting and podcasting, comedy, film and photography, there is something for everyone in this issue.   [/expander_maker]

Issue 114
In this issue, we have made a first attempt at covering such a vast and important 

[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"] topic as Indigenous sovereignty. We too are still learning. With much more work ahead, this issue highlights the voices of several people who are embracing, each in their own way, a path of sovereignty through personal healing, economic empowerment and personal choice. We hope these stories will inspire you to choose sovereignty in your own life as well.  [/expander_maker]

Issue 113
In this anniversary issue, we share an abundance of experiences and perspectives,

[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"] from education in law to financial matters, culinary pursuits and incredible feats of courage. Of course, innovation can not exist without embracing change, and there’s no one that embraces change better than young people. The strength and potential of our young people, especially this next generation, is part of why SAY Magazine was created in the first place. Twenty years later, the Spirit of Aboriginal Youth (SAY), is still the heart, spirit and purpose of this publication. We value the opinions of our young people, not only as leaders of tomorrow but as leaders today. We look forward to working more with our young Indigenous professionals in the further evolution of this publication.  [/expander_maker]

Issue 112
In this issue, there is no shortage of role models for youth or anyone considering

[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"] entrepreneurship. Featured on the cover is Sage Lacerte, founder and CEO of Sage Initiative, the first and only Indigenous Womxn’s Impact Investing Collective in Canada. As we close out 2021, we wanted to send you off with an issue full of positive stories that focus on achieving professional and business prosperity. With a focus on entrepreneurship, you will find great information regarding succession matching, digital storytelling, finance and more. [/expander_maker]

Issue 111
Welcome to SAY Magazine’s Indigenous Career Guide edition. A complementary 

[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"] companion to our annual Education Guide, this issue includes a Career Guide that lists institutions offering short-term programs, and transitional and vocational training opportunities from across Canada. Also featured are encouraging stories of professionals whose career paths were not always obvious or linear. Keep flipping for great tips, resources and inspiration. To the young adults who are reading this publication, you play the biggest role in choosing your own path to success. [/expander_maker]

Issue 110
This issue is sure to leave you feeling inspired and hopeful. Our cover features multi-

[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"] Our cover features multidisciplinary artist and keynote speaker Madelaine McCallum, who takes us on a journey of self-reflection. We also highlight the incredible careers of two Indigenous authors, wild harvesting, the effects of salmon migration on our ecosystem, and, thanks to professor William Morin, insight and resources to help deal with trauma, grief and loss. [/expander_maker]

Issue 109
In this special summer issue, we’ve compiled many incredible stories and

[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"] resources to inspire your summer plans. Read about two First Nations-run wineries that are symbols of hope for Indigenous tourism, and feed your culinary cravings with a recipe from Chef Shawana on page 11. Find out how Indigenous Tourism Ontario is meeting the needs of its members with advanced technology, and on page 20, learn how aviation leader Teara Fraser is changing the world one flight at a time. Discover articles on music, virtual tours, summer camping, Indigenous Day Live celebrations and more.[/expander_maker]

Issue 108
We hope you will be empowered as read diverse leadership stories from people

[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"] in a variety of different industries, including entertainment, business, art and language. In the cover story, starting on page 12, Michele Young-Crook speaks to what really matters to her, as an Indigenous woman and a business leader, and how those core values continue to positively enhance the health and well-being of the staff, Indigenous communities and businesses she works with. The, on page 33, meet Métis youth leader Tracie Léost who has been breaking down barriers and supporting the rise of Indigenous youth. [/expander_maker]

Issue 107
In this annual education issue, we are pleased to turn your attention to stories of strength

[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"]and perseverance, offering a balance of academic successes and stories that demonstrate the vital importance of cultural education. Flip to page 14 for our cover story feature on Brad Regehr, a Winnipeg-based lawyer committed to educating law professionals, and the greater public, on Indigenous justice issues. And, starting on page 37, you will find the 2021 Indigenous Education Guide and a list of diverse financial aid options.[/expander_maker]

Issue 106
In this special edition, we celebrate our diverse Indigenous cultures

[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"]and communities through our rich arts and entertainment industry. Flip to page 10 for the cover story and all the details on the Indigenous Day Live Winter Solstice virtual celebrations featuring diverse Canadian talent. Keep reading to explore our diversity through film, art, photography, music and more![/expander_maker]

Issue 105
In this issue, we are proud to feature many strong Indigenous women in

[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"]business, paving the way for the next generation of female leaders. Flip to page 10 for our cover story on the Indigenous-owned and operated Indigenous Leadership Development Institute Inc. Meet inspiring entrepreneurs like Brenda LaRose (page 12), human resource professional Krystal Abotossaway (page 19), Michele Young-Crook (page 26) and so many more talented women in business, literature and music.[/expander_maker]
Issue 104
In this Back2School issue, we highlight some incredible programs and Indigenous
[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"]leaders who are working tirelessly to preserve our diverse cultures, traditions and languages. Featured on the cover is the Mi’gmaq community of Pabineau First Nation in New Brunswick, Canada. Flip to page 14 to find out how they are supporting historical and cultural content for local students. Meet inspirational leaders like Ojibwe and Oneida performance artist Ty Defoe (page 6); Manitoba Youth Chief Ashley Daniels (page 8); Michif visual artist Christi Belcourt (page 28) and many more.[/expander_maker]

Issue 103
This summer issue of SAY is filled with fascinating information about traditions 

[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"] that we hope will inspire you to further explore your spirituality.The cover story, starting on page 12, brings attention to masterful film creations by Indigenous filmmakers, all available to be streamed for free. Learn about the time-honoured sacred Sundance ceremony from the perspective of a Sundancer and a seasoned Sundance Chief on page 6, then delve into the recognition and renewal of vocal tradition in modern times (page 26). And, on page 17, we celebrate Indigenous entrepreneur Jennifer Harper for her innovative and eco-friendly cosmetics company Cheekbone Beauty. Find all this and more in this issue of SAY.[/expander_maker]
Issue 102
Whether you are just starting your career path or preparing for a career
[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"]change, education and training plays a critical role in career planning. In this issue, we share a number of tools, resources and stories to help you map out your professional future. On page 12, we touch on the benefits of learning from home, which has never been more relevant or welcome. And, as always, SAY aims to provide its readers with stories that inspire hope and action. Our cover story features Manitoba’s largest solar power farm in Fisher River Cree Nation—a replicable green energy project offering new economic opportunities and jobs for community members.[/expander_maker]
Issue E1 – Free Digital Copy
All of us at SAY believe we have a responsibility to continue sharing positive
[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"] stories now more than ever. As a result, this leadership-themed issue is a special digital-only publication that is available to everyone everywhere at no cost. We hope you will share the power of SAY with friends and family across the globe, as a way to connect and share inspiring stories of perseverance during this global crisis. We are pleased to highlight some well respected high performance athletes and role models in this issue, such as mixed Native American Champion Boxer Kali (Kay-lee) Reis, featured on the cover, Métis Canoe Kayak athlete James Lavallée and “Runway Revolutionary” Lesley Hampton. As always, we like to provide additional resources that provide guidance and support, and that’s why we connected with some of our supporters to share helpful tips on working from home and more information on staying safe during this difficult time.[/expander_maker]
Issue 101
SAY Magazine is pleased to once again publish our Annual Education Guide,
[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"]which includes inspiring stories, information about higher education, scholarships and tips on selecting a post-secondary institution that’s right for you. Whether you are a first-time student, a mature student or someone pursuing continuing education, there’s something in here for you. SAY’s cover story features a unique collaboration between the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) and the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation which will ensure local Indigenous students have free access to higher education—a powerful example of meaningful and purposeful reconciliation by investing in the next generation.[/expander_maker]
Issue 100
In appreciation of the many diverse Indigenous cultures around the globe,
[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"] SAY is pleased to celebrate its 100 issue with special attention to the survival and strength of Indigenous languages. Featured on the cover is Darrick Baxter, President and CEO of Ogoki Learning Inc., a pioneer in mobile learning. Discover how the development of language apps are revolutionizing the way people learn and teach ancestral languages. On page 24, Māori author and motivational speaker Jolene Stockman discusses language and how it relates to autism and identity. Read on for more inspirational stories and to discover the winners of SAY’s latest art and poetry contest. From all of us at SAY, we hope 2020 brings you great joy, happiness, triumph and inspiration. We can’t wait to share your story![/expander_maker]
Issue 99
In this issue of SAY, we celebrate the rise of Indigenous business in
[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"]Canada and the United States, and those that contribute to Indigenous economic empowerment across North America. There’s something for everyone in this issue, including stories of an Arctic Youth Expedition that inspires youth to effect positive change and the premiere of documentary series Freedom Road, the story of Shoal Lake 40 First Nation. Flip to page 12 to read this inspiring cover story. If you live in northern Canada, you may have heard of The Yukon Soaps Company—a successful small business inspired by the Yukon and based on the strong cultural values of Joella Hogan. We hope these stories inspire and empower you to empower someone else.[/expander_maker]
Issue 98
This year’s Back2School issue shares stories of innovative projects offering Indigenous
[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"]perspective and knowledge. First Nations University of Canada (cover feature) continues to pave the way for Indigenous students seeking higher education and success in life, offering programming in Saskatchewan’s five Indigenous languages across three campuses. Read about a brand new initiative in Manitoba, Canada, called Restoring the Sacred Bond, an initiative that aims to reduce the distressingly high number of Indigenous children put into foster care. This issue also offers tips on managing school stress and highlights the incredible Canadian feature film The Grizzlies.[/expander_maker]
Issue 97
Among various celebrations, including the incredible power of powwow across
[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"] Canada and the USA this summer, read our cover story about APTN’s Indigenous Day Live (IDL) celebrations happening June 22, starting on page 14. We are also happy to share the success of the 23rd annual Vision Quest Conference and one-on-one with interviews with various influential individuals, including Canadian actor Lorne Cardinal, formerNHL superstar Jordin Tootoo and young entrepreneur Emilie McKinney of Swan Lake First Nation. Read all these stories and more in this issue of SAY Magazine![/expander_maker]
Issue 96
Inside this Spring issue find many inspiring articles about skill and career development.
[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"]Cochrane Saxberg LLP, a new law firm in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, are featured on the cover. This group of lawyers are fighting for the rights of First Nations and Métis people in a number of ways. Read about a grassroots effort focused on youth development in Pikangikum First Nation in Ontario, Canada, and how the Association of Village Council Presidents (AVCP) in the USA has developed a workforce pipeline with key partners to prepare a skilled labour force and transform the future of their region.[/expander_maker]
Issue 95
This year’s Education Guide shares stories of the progress being made by
[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"]various institutions across Canada toward healing and reconciliation. Learn about the new programs offered through Red River College’s (RRC) School of Indigenous Education and how Indigenous female leadership is valued there (cover story). There is so much more to discover, including inspiring stories and words of encouragement by Indigenous educators and the much anticipated directory of schools offering Indigenous studies and/or programs in Canada and the US, starting on page 36.[/expander_maker]
Issue 94
This issue celebrates leadership and honours the human resources in our
[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"]communities. Our cover features Olympic athlete and 2019 Indspire award winner Brigette Lacquette, the first First Nations female hockey player to make Canada’s National Women’s Hockey Team. Other stories about people and organizations inspiring change in our communities include our feature on long-time Indigenous activist Kahentinetha Horn; and UA Canada and their programs designed to help Indigenous peoples success in the trades.[/expander_maker]
Issue 93
We are pleased to highlight some incredible Indigenous entrepreneurs and
[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"] businesses in this edition. SAY is proud to introduce you to the International Indigenous Speakers Bureau (IISB). IISB takes the mystery out of booking an Indigenous speaker/expert by providing access to a large, diverse roster of Indigenous speakers and knowledge-keepers. Also read about the Smart Cities Challenge finalists from Manitoba and about several inspirational female entrepreneurs like Shyra Barberstock, Holly Watson and Savvy Simon.[/expander_maker]
Issue 92
This issue focuses on the connection of mind, body and spirit, and our ability as
[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"]Indigenous people to make informed choices about our health. We have compiled great health and fitness stories and resources. Read about IcMD and their secure telemedicine service; up-and-coming MMA athlete Kelly Chinchilla; Marymound’s traditional medicinal garden and so much more.[/expander_maker]
Issue 91
We are excited to bring you this year’s Back2School edition of SAY Magazine. This
[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"]issue’s cover story is all about ways to incorporate traditional medicine wheel teachings in modern day classrooms. We also have a great interview with Andrea Warner, the author of the new Buffy Sainte-Marie authorized biography, a feature on the new Laurier-Syracuse exchange program and so much more.[/expander_maker]
Issue 90
SAY Magazine’s Summer 2018 issue focuses on Partnerships, with a special
[expander_maker id="2" more="read more..." less="read less"]Made in Manitoba insert. This issue features so many great Indigenous endeavours and celebrations of, Indigenous peoples. Read about the 12th Indigenous Day Live celebration, the 2018 Inspire Awards and many powerful profiles on people like Earl Lambert, Roland Vandal and Kyle J Mason, who are making a difference in their communities.[/expander_maker]