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Cinema Politica features indigenous-made cinema – McGill Tribune

February 12, 2019 On Feb. 4, Cinema Politica presented a series of documentaries by indigenous filmmakers, including a short animation, as part of Concordia University’s First Voices Week. With Flat Rocks and Lil Hard Knox filmmakers Courtney Montour and Karonhiarokwas Roxann Whitebean present to answer questions after the screening, illuminating the processes and intentions behind their works. […]

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Prince Edward Island welcomes first Mi’kmaq Poet Laureate

Islanders gathered today at Fanningbank to welcome and celebrate Prince Edward Island’s new Poet Laureate Julie Pellissier-Lush. In her new role, Ms. Pellissier-Lush will act as a spokesperson for literature in Prince Edward Island and raise awareness of poetry and the spoken word. “It is my great pleasure to welcome Julie Pellissier-Lush as our province’s […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 2019204 Views

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Conestoga College: Pow Wow 101 workshops explore Indigenous culture

February 11, 2019 In preparation for Conestoga’s ninth annual traditional Pow Wow on Saturday, February 23, the college’s Aboriginal Services team will host Pow Wow 101 workshops for event volunteers and members of the Conestoga community interested in learning more about pow wow etiquette. “There’s a misconception that you need to be Indigenous to attend […]

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Young Spirit drum group shares Cree round dance song on Grammy Awards red carpet – CBC

‘Be proud of who you are, where you come from and what our people represent’ Feb 11, 2019 Heads turned and the sound of traditional drumming and singing filled the air on the red carpet at the Grammy Awards Sunday night in Los Angeles. Surrounding reporters and fellow red carpet guests alike pulled out their phones […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 2019336 Views

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Where are all the Indigenous fashion models? – NOW Magazine

When Lesley Hampton went to cast her Toronto Fashion Week show, modelling agencies didn’t have enough Indigenous models to fulfil her request February 11, 2019 After fashion editors and style influencers were seated at the Gardiner Museum on February 6, Juno-nominated singer Iskwe emerged to kick off designer Lesley Hampton’s Toronto Fashion Week debut, encouraging […]

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NT Government – Have your say: Public engagement on Sustainable Livelihoods and Traditional Knowledge Action Plans

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is inviting Northwest Territories (NWT) residents to have their say on the development of two action plans: an Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) Sustainable Livelihoods Action Plan and a GNWT Traditional Knowledge Action Plan. The GNWT is looking to hear from residents about challenges, needs, opportunities and priorities […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 2019233 Views

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MNO applauds Indigenous Languages Act

Feb. 11, 2019 The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) applauds new legislation, which will help it protect its language for generations to come. On Feb. 5, Canada introduced the Indigenous Languages Act to reclaim, revitalize, strengthen and maintain Indigenous languages across the country, including Michif. The legislation will provide the mechanisms to recognize Indigenous language […]

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New Aurora Festival “NAKA” Set to Shine in Yellowknife

February 08, 2019 The City of Yellowknife, together with Yellowknives Dene First Nation (YKDFN) and the Government of the Northwest Territories departments of Industry, Tourism and Investment and Education, Culture and Employment – Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, are pleased to announce the launch of “Naka”– a celebration of the aurora borealis and Dene […]

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Northern B.C. First Nations artist Roy Henry Vickers headed to Grammys – CBC

Hazelton, B.C., artist nominated for his artwork on Grateful Dead box set of recordings Feb 10, 2019 Roy Henry Vickers, a First Nations artist from Hazelton, B.C. is off to the Grammys this weekend, where he has been nominated for his design work on a 19-disc box set of recordings by legendary band The Grateful Dead. Vickers was […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 2019294 Views

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Love not blood: Unconventional family shows it’s the mutual support — the not makeup — that makes a difference – CBC

Feb 11, 2019 Single, living with an adult daughter and at the peak of her career, a Regina woman was asked to adopt a baby Thirteen years ago, Danyta Kennedy was curled up on her living room couch with her four-year-old son watching Animal Planet. They stared as pregnant animal lumbered through the jungle. Tyrelle […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 2019202 Views

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