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Registration now Open for the Assembly of First Nations National Climate Gathering in Whitehorse, Yukon on March 3-4, 2020

Registration now Open for the Assembly of First Nations National Climate Gathering in Whitehorse, Yukon on March 3-4, 2020 Greetings, The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is hosting the National Climate Gathering on March 3-4, 2020, at the Coast High Country Inn in Whitehorse, Yukon.  The Gathering will bring together First Nations experts, leadership, youth, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 202038 Views

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Play about dealing with grief opens soon in Toronto – APTN News

January 22, 2020 A new play dealing with the sensitive subject of grief will open in Toronto at the end of the month. Those involved with the production of This Is How We Got Here are hoping the audience members who have lost loved ones fell less alone. The play is taking place at the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 202036 Views

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Indigenous legend on stage – Castanet.net

Theatre company brings indigenous legend to life for Kelowna Jan 20, 2020 Vancouver theatre company Axis is bringing indigenous legend to life for Kelowna audiences this February. The award-winning organization will be performing Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish at Kelowna’s Mary Irwin Theatre at the Rotary Centre for the Arts. Indigenous storytellers spin a tale […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202021 Views

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New hands-on course has SFU students organizing second annual Skoden Indigenous Film Festival

January 13, 2020 While many courses teach students about film festivals, a new SFU course on this topic is the first in Canada to have students apply their classroom lessons in real time. As they learn about all aspects of organizing, curating and promoting film festivals, they’ll be applying this new knowledge to organize the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202039 Views

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The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open wins $100K Toronto critics prize – CBC

Follows earlier wins from Vancouver Film Critics Circle, kudos from U.S. critics and TIFF Jan 10, 2020 The acclaimed Canadian drama film The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open has won another major honour. The Toronto Film Critics Association has given the Indigenous story, which was written and directed by Kathleen Hepburn and Elle-Maija […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 2020104 Views

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Why Griffin Poetry Prize-winning poet Billy-Ray Belcourt writes with passion and an urgent call to action – CBC

‘I’m trying to see how much I can get away with, in terms of having my radical politics in my work.​’ Jan 09, 2020 Billy-Ray Belcourt is a writer and academic from the Driftpile Cree Nation. His debut collection of poetry, This Wound is a World, issued a call to turn to love and sex […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 202073 Views

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RBC Taylor Prize Jury Names 2020’s Five Best Books in Literary Non-Fiction

TORONTO, Jan. 8, 2020  – At a media conference held in the historic King Edward Hotel, Margaret Atwood, on behalf of the 2020 RBC Taylor Prize jury, announced the five finalists for the 20th anniversary, and final, RBC Taylor Prize. The three jurors had previously announced a longlist of twelve titles arising from their evaluations […]

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 202070 Views

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Looking forward to more from Tommy Orange – E-Know.ca

January 5, 2020 Tommy Orange is a member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes of Oklahoma. The story he tells, of belonging and not belonging on land traditionally inhabited by his people, is one that will sound familiar to Canadian First Nations people. ‘There There’ is clearly an overtly political book without being polemical. Therein […]

by ahnationtalk on January 5, 202028 Views

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Kaattuq (She is hungry) – part three – Nunatsiaq News

19 December 2019 How a woman named Summer found truth in a wintry place We are pleased to offer our readers some light holiday reading in the form of a short story by former Iqaluit resident and Nunatsiaq News staff member Lisa Gregoire. Please note that this is a work of fiction. Happy reading! See […]

by ahnationtalk on December 20, 201985 Views

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Viva Lloydminster! Gold Horse Casino celebrates first anniversary

December 18, 2019 – Lloydminster, SK – SIGA and Gold Horse Casino (GHC) are pleased to release the official details of Gold Horse Casino’s first anniversary celebration this week in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan! We’re thrilled to celebrate Gold Horse Casino’s first anniversary with the community of Lloydminster! We are grateful to our patrons, employees, and members […]

by ahnationtalk on December 19, 2019105 Views

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How an indie film about two Indigenous women in East Vancouver found success in the U.S. – Vancouver Is Awesome

‘The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open’ screens at Vancity Dec. 26 I’m inclined to title this column “The unlikely success of The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open,” but I keep tripping over the word “unlikely.” It assigns a value judgment about Vancouver independent film that I’m uncomfortable to concede (i.e. that […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 2019166 Views

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MNO: Keynote address by award-winning Métis author

Best-selling Métis author and Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) citizen Cherie Dimaline was a featured speaker at this year’s MNO Fall Cultural Gathering at Lake Rosseau in Muskoka. Widely recognized and acclaimed for her young adult novel The Marrow Thieves, Dimaline, is a descendant of the historic Georgian Bay Métis Community growing up along the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201937 Views

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The Sweetest Event of the Year Returns to Sugar Beach

TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2019  – Today on National Maple Syrup Day, Sugar Shack TO, presented by Redpath is pleased to announce its return to Toronto’s waterfront, March 14 and 15, 2020. On the first weekend of March Break, Sugar Shack TO will sweeten up the city’s winter blues with two sugar shacks serving up fresh maple […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2019104 Views

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City of Thunder Bay Announces Winter FunDays Activities

December 16, 2019 The City of Thunder Bay is excited to announce the activity line-up for Winter FunDays presented by 99.9 The Bay and Country 105. Winter FunDays start Sunday, December 22, at Prince Arthur’s Landing and run every Sunday until March 8, 2019 from 2pm to 4pm unless specified otherwise. Winter FunDays activities include: […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 201957 Views

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Governor General to Present the 2019 Literary Awards

December 10, 2019 OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will present the 2019 Governor General’s Literary Awards during a ceremony at Rideau Hall, on Thursday, December 12, 2019, at 6 p.m. Her Excellency will honour the laureates in the English and French categories of young people’s literature (text and illustrated […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 201972 Views

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BeaverTails Ottawa Incorporated Becomes Title Sponsor of the Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival

OTTAWA, Dec. 10, 2019  – In celebration of their 40th Anniversary of BeaverTails® pastry operations in the National Capital Region, BeaverTails Ottawa Incorporated has signed on as the title sponsor of the 4th annual Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival, taking place on the historic Rideau Canal Skateway at Dow’s Lake, February 7 – 8, 2020. “We […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 201985 Views

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RBC Taylor Prize 2020 Longlist Revealed

December 4, 2019 The trustees of the Charles Taylor Foundation are pleased to announce that jurors Margaret Atwood, Coral Ann Howells and Peter Theroux have named twelve titles to the 2020 RBC Taylor Prize longlist. The jury noted that “Distilling these diverse riches, embracing the social, personal, political and historical, into a mere list of […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201983 Views

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First Indigenous Fringe Festival taking shape – Globalnews.ca

Canada’s newest Fringe Festival will be hosted by Gzowski College in Peterborough in 2020 . We speak with Joeann Argue, Assistant Professor in Indigenous Performance, Trent University and Lee Bolton, Theatre Coordinator, Nozhem First Peoples Performance Space, who are now part of the Nogojiwanong Indigenous Fringe Festival Collective. NIFF is a unique part of an […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 2019147 Views

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SFU: Holiday classic Bah Humbug! delivers final season

November 28, 2019 Bah Humbug! has brought Charles Dickens’ holiday classic A Christmas Carol into modern-day East Vancouver since 2010. The annual production returns to SFU’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts for its 10th and final year, with evening and matinee performances from December 5-21. This year, Bah Humbug! is directed by Michael Boucher, director of SFU […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201975 Views

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Inspirational Indigenous Individuals: A new series on Global! – Globalnews.ca

Producer Melanie Zettler and digital journalist Ben Jonah talked about their new series on Global highlighting indigenous stories, people and culture. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/6228907/inspirational-indigenous-individuals-a-new-series-on-global

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 201983 Views

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After the MMIWG report ‘Tapwewin: Her Inquiry’ tries to fill in 500 years of blanks – Toronto Star

Nov. 12, 2019 It’s been six months since the publication of the final report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, but Indigenous women Maria Campbell, Yvette Nolan, Marilyn Poitras and Cheryl Troupe still have questions. “The inquiry as it was constructed was not looking far enough back,” says Nolan, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 13, 201999 Views

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Who wore it best? Cree cousins dress as The Amazing Race Canada winners for Halloween – CBC

Alberta girls’ grandmother made them ribbon skirts to match those of Anthony Johnson and James Makokis Oct 30, 2019 The latest season of The Amazing Race Canada made such an impact on two Cree cousins that the girls will be trick-or-treating this Halloween as Anthony Johnson and James Makokis, the two-spirit couple who won the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 2019136 Views

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The Fringe Calendar: Where to Have Pre and Post Halloween Fun – The Link

Hot Pick of the Week: Saturday Night Dance Party at The Ritz October 29, 2019 Welcome to The Link’s second Fringe Cal published this year. Still here? Cool. Here’s what’s good around the city between Oct. 30 and Nov. 5. Wednesday, Oct. 30 In 2018, Cherie Dimaline’s young adult novel The Marrow Thieves was the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 201967 Views

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Moon of the Crusted Snow Voted as the 2019 Forest of Reading® Evergreen Award™ Winner

TORONTO, ON (October 24, 2019) – After months of reading the best in Canadian fiction and non-fiction for adults, readers from over 100 Ontario libraries have chosen Waubgeshig Rice’s Moon of the Crusted Snow (ECW Press) as this year’s Evergreen Award winner. Moon of the Crusted Snow is a tense and powerful tale of one […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 201979 Views

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Indigenous films in focus as Forest City Film Festival wraps – CTV News

October 27, 2019 The Forest City Film Festival has wrapped up after 65 films over five days at four venues. This year six different Indigenous films took centre stage Forest City Film Festival Executive Director Dorothy Downs says, “It was completely spontaneous, we look at all the films that we had gathered…We’ve got six films […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 201980 Views

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The NFB at RIDM 2019. Feature documentaries by Simon Beaulieu, Will Prosper, Alanis Obomsawin, Yung Chang and Tasha Hubbard, including two world premieres and three films in competition.

From: National Film Board October 23, 2019 – Montreal – National Film Board of Canada The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is back at the Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) with eight productions and co-productions, including six feature-length docs. These auteur works tackle complex current events and run the gamut of emotions and characters—from […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 2019102 Views

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Indigo Announces its Picks for the Best Books of 2019

Empire of Wild by Canada’s own Cherie Dimaline named Indigo’s Book of the Year for 2019 TORONTO, Oct. 25, 2019 – Indigo (TSX: IDG), the world’s first cultural department store for booklovers, is thrilled to announce its list of the Best Books of 2019, led by Cherie Dimaline’s stunning novel, Empire of Wild. Every year, […]

by aanationtalk on October 25, 201997 Views

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Sisters of Sorrow director rooted in Oliver – Oliver Chronicle

October 24, 2019 As a boy, Jordan Waunch picked up his parents’ camcorder one day, not knowing it would change his life forever. And here he is today, directing an important film about a female biker gang out to reclaim what was stolen from them. The film Sisters of Sorrow will have its world premiere […]

by ahnationtalk on October 24, 2019100 Views

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Here Comes Talent: Whistler Film Festival Champions Canadian Content Creators

20 up-and-coming producers and directors announced as finalists for WFF’s Indigenous Filmmaker Fellowship, Doc Lab and Power Pitch talent programs. Whistler, B.C. (October 17, 2019) – The 19th annual Whistler Film Festival (WFF) is pleased to announce the 20 finalists selected to participate in its three signature talent programs: the Power Pitch, Doc Lab and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 2019175 Views

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Ontario Native Women’s Association Launches Indigenous Women’s Magazine

Ontario Native Women’s Association Launches Indigenous Women’s Magazine October 18, 2019 Finally, an Indigenous Women’s magazine, a new empowering voice for Indigenous women. The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is proud to announce the launch of the inaugural edition of their new biannual official publication “She is Wise” magazine. The new magazine is a platform […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 2019548 Views

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‘I went right to my own mythology’: U of T alumna Karen McBride explores Indigenous legend and myth in debut novel – U of T news

For Karen McBride, Crow Winter was a story that needed to be told. “It all started as this idea of getting my own grief down on the page,” she says. Crow Winter follows Hazel Ellis as she returns home to Spirit Bear Point First Nation and begins dreaming about Nanabush, an Algonquin demigod. His sudden […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 201974 Views

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Alanis Obomsawin’s incredible legacy of Indigenous filmmaking and activism—now more accessible than ever at NFB.ca. NFB’s free online collection of Obomsawin films more than doubles, with over 20 films recently added.

From: National Film Board October 15, 2019 – Montreal – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) The remarkable cinematic legacy of world-renowned filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin is more accessible than ever at the National Film Board of Canada’s online screening room, NFB.ca, with over 20 films recently added. There are now more than 40 works by […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 2019123 Views

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VIFF announces 2019 People’s Choice, Impact and Eco Warrior Award Winners

38th Vancouver International Film Festival September 26 – October 11, 2019 VANCOUVER, B.C. (October 11, 2019) – The Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) held its Closing Gala on Friday, October 11 with an awards ceremony celebrating the festival’s most popular films and exceptional filmmakers. The awards were followed by a special presentation of the festival’s […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 2019159 Views

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The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund proudly announces the second annual Secret Path Week is October 17-22

TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2019  – Today, the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund (DWF) proudly announced the official launch of the second annual Secret Path Week. The goal of Secret Path Week is to answer Gord Downie’s call to “do something” by creating reconciliACTIONs and furthering the conversation about the history of residential schools. “Secret […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 2019132 Views

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Vancouver filmmaker explores inner lives of Indigenous women – Vancouver Courier

Mary Galloway’s short film Spirit Glitch a highlight of Storyhive’s first Indigenous edition October 9, 2019 Canadian genocide. Those two words — controversial to some, inarguable to others — were used repeatedly in a government report released earlier this year by the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. The report described […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 2019135 Views

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New play asks Indigenous Peoples whether to stay the course or chart a new path – APTN News

October 7, 2019 The world premiere of The Third Colour, a thought provoking but funny new play by Anishinaabe playwright Ian Ross is on stage now at the Prairie Theatre Exchange in Winnipeg. The Third Colour follows two spirits that take the shape of Indigenous women, Agatu and Head Full of Lice, as they take […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 2019101 Views

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Film series launches Oct. 9 with exploration of Indigenous culture – NewmarketToday.ca

Trouble in the Garden director Roz Owen will be there Oct. 9 to discuss the film and modern Indigenous issues The Connecting Cultures Film Series launches in Newmarket on Oct. 9 with films based on Indigenous culture and issues. Roz Owen, director of the first movie in the series, Trouble In The Garden, will be […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 201964 Views

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Four world premieres, special feature presentations and more at the 20th imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival. New Indigenous animation and documentary join a rediscovered classic from the past.

From: National Film Board News release October 2, 2019 – Toronto – National Film Board of Canada World premieres and special presentations are part of a powerful selection of nine Indigenous documentary and animated works at the 20th imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, taking place October 22–29, 2019, in Toronto. Three Hothouse animation premieres […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 2019112 Views

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Christine Genier named host of CBC Yukon’s morning radio program – CBC

Bioethicist talks to The Varsity about conservation efforts, Amazon forest fires, Indigenous rights “Moved and horrified” is how Dr. Kerry Bowman described himself when he found that he was the only Canadian able to report from the Amazon rainforest fires in August. Now, he is trying to raise awareness for the situation with his research, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 2019147 Views

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‘From Where I Stand’: Jody Wilson Raybould releases book ten years in the making – APTN News

September 26, 2019 Former attorney general of Canada and justice minister Jody Wilson Raybould has released her book “From Where I Stand,” ahead of the federal election Oct. 21 where she is running as an independent candidate. Wilson-Raybould held a book signing event in Vancouver where a long line of people stood to meet her. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 201995 Views

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First Nations author debuts first novel with connections to Ottawa – OttawaMatters.com

‘Crow Winter’ touches on land disputes, reservation life and breaking Indigenous stereotypes. On Tuesday, Karen McBride, released her first novel, “Crow Winter”. The author told 1310 NEWS that she hopes the novel will help break Indigenous stereotypes and change the narrative of Indigenous literature. McBride describes Crow Winter as the story of a young Algonquin […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 201986 Views

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New children’s book Nibi’s Water Song tackles First Nations water crisis – APTN News

September 22, 2019 Nibi is thirsy – but the water in her sink is brown and the water in the river isn’t good to drink either. What can Nibi do? This is the opening to the new children’s book, Nibi’s Water Song. It follows a young girl named Nibi in her search for clean drinking […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 2019144 Views

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Sarnia poet and writer set for double book launch – Sarnia and Lambton County This Week

September 20, 2019 Noted Sarnia writer and poet Sharon Berg is having a book launch on Sept. 29. But rather than taking the conventional path of launching a single book at her free instore event at The Book Keeper, Berg decided to go big by launching a pair of her books at the same time. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 2019146 Views

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David Suzuki, Stephen Lewis, Pam Palmater to speak on climate at UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB — Three of Canada’s most high-profile public advocates will be at The University of Winnipeg campus on Friday, October 4. David Suzuki and Stephen Lewis will speak at UWinnipeg’s Duckworth Centre for the final stop of their national Climate First tour to engage Canadians in an urgent dialogue about climate change. Lawyer, author, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 2019103 Views

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James Arthur, Emilio Estevez, Rupi Kaur, Sarah McLachlan, David Suzuki and WE Charity’s Craig Kielburger and Marc Kielburger celebrate young people leading social change at WE Day Toronto

– WE Day Toronto will stream live at 9:00 a.m. ET today at we.org/watchweday – – WE Day Toronto is free to students thanks to partners led by Co-Title Sponsors RBC and TELUS– – WE Carpet photos will be available at 10 a.m. ET and WE Day Toronto photos will be available at 4 p.m. […]

by aanationtalk on September 19, 2019192 Views

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Cast revealed for CBC’s upcoming series, The Trickster – CBC

Sep 18, 2019 Newcomer Joel Oulette has been cast as the star of the upcoming CBC television series The Trickster, adapted from Eden Robinson’s bestselling novel Son of a Trickster. Oulette will portray Jared, an Indigenous teenager trying to keep his dysfunctional family afloat with his after school job and by selling ecstasy. When Jared […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 2019138 Views

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Writers’ Trust reveals all-female non-fiction short list – GuelphMercury.com

Toronto journalist Tanya Talaga and Indigenous writer Alicia Elliott are among the nominees for the $60,000 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. Organizers say it’s the first time all the finalists shortlisted for the prize are women. Talaga received a nod for “All Our Relations: Finding the Path Forward,” published by House of Anansi […]

by pmnationtalk on September 17, 2019123 Views

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Thunderbird Entertainment and APTN Announce Second Season for Queen of the Oil Patch

Critically acclaimed series is produced by the Company’s factual division VANCOUVER, Sept. 13, 2019 – Thunderbird Entertainment Group Inc. (TSXV:TBRD) (“Thunderbird” or the “Company”), is excited to announce a second season of the hit series Queen of the Oil Patch, has been ordered by national broadcaster APTN. The critically acclaimed documentary series is produced by […]

by pnationtalk on September 13, 201975 Views

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Canadian adventure, Indigenous cultures feature in Beech Street Books fall line-up – CollingwoodToday

Titles are written by a diverse group of Canadian authors and content consultants, including Indigenous peoples and academic experts Beech Street Books (a division of Saunders Book Company) has published 38 new English books and 13 French translations for its fall 2019 lineup. The collection includes four new series’: Black History in Canada, Disasters in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 2019140 Views

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Roy Henry Vickers’ art helps inspire One Wave show – Times Colonist

September 12, 2019 What: One Wave Gathering Where: Centennial Square When: Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Admission: Free Information: pacificpeoplespartnership.org MIKE DEVLIN Times Colonist A children’s picture book with imagery from celebrated First Nations artist Roy Henry Vickers will come alive at Centennial Square on Saturday. Read More: https://www.timescolonist.com/entertainment/roy-henry-vickers-art-helps-inspire-one-wave-show-1.23943423

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 2019110 Views

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