Healing through the art of storytelling

The Power of Art to Heal Cynthia’s article, originally published in Canadian Watercolour Magazine in 2023 If you’ve ever wondered if artistic practices like writing or painting can help you process difficult memories, read about Cynthia Cabrera’s experience (which she shared with Canadian Watercolour Magazine).  Cynthia is a a Fine Artists and Interior Designer enjoying life in western Alberta. She is…

Why write the story of your ancestry?

Why write the story of your ancestry? Here’s an inspiring example. Gayathri and Miriam Earlier this year, Gayathri met her co-author Miriam Fabijan who so graciously gifted her with these pieces of her visual art. Hearing about the impact that Landed had on her, in her own words, and then receiving this gift, reflects why…

Starting a Business? Here’s 1 thing you need to know.

Starting a business? Here’s the one thing you need to know. This article was originally published in LinkedIn by Gayathri Shukla, Sep 1, 2023. Can you spot Mt. Rainier in this photo? It’s there albeit hazy. But when it comes to business, you can be sure there is a mountain to climb! If you’re deciding whether you…

When you’re invited to keynote at a Citizenship Ceremony…

2 UCalgary employees to present at GlobalFest Citizenship Ceremony This article was originally published in University of Calgary’s UCalgary News, 2023. By Becca McInnes Empowering stories of immigration come to life as staff prepare to share stories from co-authored book, Landed: Transformative Stories of Canadian Immigrant Women In 2022, Canada proudly welcomed its largest number of immigrants…

Press Release: Campfire Kinship receives Investment Readiness Program Grant by the Government of Canada, with Support from Community Foundations of Canada

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Campfire Kinship Storytelling Inc. Awarded the Investment Readiness Program Grant by the Government of Canada, with Support from Community Foundations of Canada   Calgary, AB – July 21, 2023 Campfire Kinship Storytelling Inc. (CKSI) is proud to announce that it has been selected as a recipient of the Investment Readiness Program (IRP)…

(re)Germinating

(Re)Germinating This article was originally published in Queen’s University Perspectives on Gender, Equity and Politics Magazine, 2023.  By Humirah Sultani   Sentiments unearthed in Landed: Transformative Stories of Canadian Immigrant Women have completely moved me. An unimaginable connection, understanding and catharsis was born out of this collective project presented by the social enterprise, Campfire Kinship.    Original…