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Mustard up the courage! Relish in the glory! Gold Eagle Casino celebrates National Hot Dog Day with first Hot Dog Eating Championship and BBQ

July 10, 2019 – North Battleford, SK – Competitors are gearing up to chow down at Gold Eagle Casino’s first ever Hot Dog Eating Championship! Gold Eagle is hosting the eating championship and hot dog BBQ to celebrate National Hot Dog Day with the food catered by local meat shop B & D Meats. ‘We […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201941 Views

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CBC targets young adults with new Gem slate – WellandTribune.ca

Warigami, Utopia Falls just two offerings to hit the streaming service TORONTO — With the battle for young-adult audiences heating up in the streaming space, the CBC is launching a slate of programming for audiences aged 13 to 24 on its Gem service. The public broadcaster says the lineup announced Wednesday isn’t a response to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201922 Views

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Weengushk International Film Festival unveils an exciting lineup of must-see films – Manitoulin Expositor

July 10, 2019 M’CHIGEENG – Building on the foundation of sharing knowledge and telling stories, the Weengushk International Film Festival (WIFF), presented by Weengushk Film Institute in partnership with Brock University, announced the selection of 30 unique and diverse films for the July 12 – 14 weekend. WIFF is a celebration of the creativity of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201952 Views

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A look at Comiccon and how the comic book world has changed – APTN News

July 9, 2019 It’s become somewhat of a cultural phenomenon: for three days, over 60,000 people from countless fictional worlds hold court at the Palais des Congres for Montreal’s Comiccon in a celebration of fantasy and collective nerdom. But tucked away in one of the convention centre’s many aisles is comic book artist Thomas Deer, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201916 Views

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What does a documentary look like on Instagram Stories? Eight participants chosen for Otherly—the NFB and POV Spark’s new program for innovative non-fiction Instagram Stories from Canada and the U.S.

From: National Film Board –30– Related products Electronic Press Kit | Otherly Associated links POV series Contacts Jennifer Mair NFB Publicist Cell.: 416-436-0105 j.mair@nfb.ca | @NFB_Jennifer Lily Robert Director, Communications and Public Affairs, NFB C.: 514-296-8261 l.robert@nfb.ca NT5

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 201929 Views

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New Entertainment In Saskatchewan Provincial Parks

July 4, 2019 This summer, Saskatchewan Provincial Parks will welcome Terrance Littletent, an accomplished grass and hoop dancer, to share his gift of dance, song and narrative to 10 different parks throughout the summer. “Terrance shares a unique performance that is sure to resonate with Saskatchewan park visitors,” Parks, Culture and Sport Minister Gene Makowsky […]

by ahnationtalk on July 4, 201932 Views

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Small but mighty local festival gives diverse and underrepresented voices a stage – Belleville Intelligencer

The Shift Festival 12 packs a punch with its program of three short and sharp works July 4, 2019 Shift Festival 12 When: July 11-13 Where: ANNEX (823 Seymour St.) Tickets and info: $19 shifttheatre.ca/tickets Actor/writer/director Tai Amy Grauman has turned to her Metis heritage for her new one-act play Marie’s Letters. Premiering at the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 4, 201957 Views

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The lowdown on entertainment available at the July First Friday – The Sarnia Journal

July 3, 2019 Journal Staff Sarnia’s First Friday cultural walkabout is embracing summer with full line-up of live music, art exhibitions and downtown shopping on Friday, July 5. Many stores and galleries are open till 9 p.m., street and lot parking downtown is free after 6 p.m., and bike racks are conveniently placed throughout the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201923 Views

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Montréal Pride Festival Unveils its TD Stage Free Outdoor Programming for 2019 Featuring Diversity and Parity!

MONTRÉAL, July 2, 2019 – The Montréal Pride Festival, presented by TD in collaboration with Casino de Montréal, today unveiled the complete program of the free outdoor shows to be presented on the TD stage at parc des Faubourgs, August 8 to 18, 2019. Along with the presence of headliners Ciara and Margaret Cho, the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201924 Views

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Media advisory: Canada Day Métis Friendship Celebration at Lower Fort Garry

From: Parks Canada June 28, 2019 St. Andrews, Manitoba Parks Canada Join us for the opening ceremony of the second Canada Day Métis Friendship Celebration held at Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site. This event is hosted by Parks Canada, in collaboration with the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF). Family friendly activities on Canada Day at […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 201950 Views

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Fireworks and festivities: Here’s your guide to Canada Day celebrations in Toronto – CBC

Festivities are planned throughout the long weekend in and around Toronto Jun 28, 2019 Canada is preparing to celebrate its 152nd birthday this weekend, and Toronto is marking the occasion with events happening across the city. Festivities are planned to take place throughout the city, including fireworks displays to cap off what’s expected to be […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 201949 Views

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Media advisory: Great Celebrations to Mark Canada Day in Canada’s Capital Region

From: Canadian Heritage OTTAWA–GATINEAU – Canada Day celebrations in Canada’s Capital Region will kick off Sunday with a full day of programming at Major’s Hill Park, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The festivities will extend to Parliament Hill and the Canadian Museum of History on Monday. Join the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 201941 Views

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City of Iqaluit: Canada Day (July 1)

EVENTS FOR NATIONAL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY (JUNE 21), SAINT-JEAN-BAPTISTE (JUNE 24) AND CANADA DAY (JULY 1) The City is pleased to announce the following line-up of events that will be held this year for Canada Day (July 1st), 2019 This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada. CANADA DAY (JULY 1ST) 9 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201944 Views

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The City of Calgary announces family friendly activities, cultural demonstrations and musical acts for Canada Day 2019

Calgarians have come to enjoy our city’s world-class Canada Day celebrations, and this year promises not to disappoint. Presented in partnership with the Government of Canada and CBC, there will be activities across downtown at locations from Prince’s Island Park to Fort Calgary and everywhere in between. Free family-friendly events full of music, dance, art, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201968 Views

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The Best Places to Celebrate Canada Day in Winnipeg – ChrisD.ca

June 27, 2019 A day-long party for the country’s 152nd birthday will find itself at The Forks on Canada Day. Thousands of people are expected to congregate at Winnipeg’s busiest tourist destination on July 1 for local live music, family activities, and of course, fireworks. Highlights include performances by Indigenous rock group Eagle & Hawk […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201947 Views

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First Friday heats up for July – Sarnia and Lambton County This Week

June 26, 2019 The businesses, eateries, galleries and bars of downtown Sarnia will once again be throwing open their doors on July 5, welcoming one and all to take part in an evening filled with live music, colourful exhibitions and delectable food as part of July’s First Friday cultural walkabout. To encourage more people to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 201944 Views

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Celebrate Canada Day Weekend at the 2019 Redpath Waterfront Festival

TORONTO, June 25, 2019  – The 2019 Redpath Waterfront Festival, presented by Billy Bishop Airport drops anchor on Toronto’s waterfront for the long weekend with 10 tall ships, delicious Maritime eats and shiploads of nautical entertainment for kids of all ages. WHEN VIDEO: The tall ships return to Toronto’s waterfront for the Redpath Waterfront Festival, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 201947 Views

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City of Yellowknife: Canada Day 2019

June 24, 2019 The City of Yellowknife, with support from the Government of Canada, invites residents and visitors to take part in the Canada Day celebrations on July 1st. There will be live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities in Somba K’e Civic Plaza from 12 noon to 6 pm. This annual, free to attend […]

by pnationtalk on June 25, 201977 Views

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Final Three Teams Revealed for Season 7 of CTV’s THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, Premiering July 2

– Final teams include a doctor, project consultant, entrepreneur, personal trainer, and producers – – For more on the Season 7 teams, visit CTV.ca/TheAmazingRaceCanada – TORONTO (June 13, 2019) – As announced today, live on CTV’s THE SOCIAL, the final three teams competing on Season 7 of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA were revealed. Racers include […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201935 Views

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Ochagach: The Making of a Movie – NetNewsLedger

THUNDER BAY – On June 17, 2019 the co-authors of the Ochagach Project, Rodney S. McLeod of Frog Lake First Nation and scholar Louis Buff Parry of Edmonton, Alberta, will begin a fact-finding and scene identifying journey to Thunder Bay and the Anishinaabe Territory of the Robinson Superior Treaty region, to finalize the outline for […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201930 Views

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It’s time to STAND UP! with Murray Porter

For Immediate Release: It’s time to STAND UP! with Murray Porter (Capilano Rez, North Vancouver, B.C.) In the spirit of righteous grass roots action, “STAND UP!”, Murray Porter’s third feature album was made with honest musical labour, community loyalty and undying passions from this Bluesman’s own heart. JUNO winner for `Aboriginal Album of the Year’ […]

by pmnationtalk on June 13, 2019175 Views

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Vancouver park board adds SKOOKUM festival to annual calendar of major special events – Straight.com

June 11th, 2019 The SKOOKUM Music Festival is one step closer to making a comeback in 2020. Last night, the Vancouver park board voted to add it to the annual calendar of major special events. When it was held in September 2018 at Brockton Fields in Stanley Park, it attracted more than 50,000 attendees over […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 201931 Views

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Award-winning Inuk author releases sequel to Those Who Run in the Sky – Nunatsiaq News

11 June, 2019 “As an Inuk, I want to represent my community and my people. I don’t want to get anything wrong” Growing up in Igloolik, Aviaq Johnston loved to write stories. Today, the 26-year-old award-winning Inuk author released Those Who Dwell Below, the sequel to her young adult novel, Those Who Run in the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 201951 Views

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Upcoming in the arts in Niagara – Niagarathisweek.com

Indigenous Concert Series – DJ Shub The Fort Erie-based Godfather of PowWow Step brings his groundbreaking mixture of electronic music and traditional songs to the Niagara Falls Library. Celebrate Indigenous History Month with this unique artist. In partnership with Niagara Concerts. Location and Venue: 4848 Victoria Avenue, Niagara Falls, ON, L2E 4C5 (LaMarsh Room, Victoria […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201934 Views

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Entertainment: Game time for Hit The Ice Season 7 on APTN Wednesday, June 12th at 4pm – TheSuburban.com

The youth hockey series Hit The Ice will be returning to APTN for its seventh season, a press release announced this week. The 13-episode series features female Indigenous hockey hopefuls, from communities across the country, as they and their team are put through the paces of a real NHL style training camp by a top […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201949 Views

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Surrey Canada Day Expands with a Lineup of New Attractions

June 5, 2019 Surrey, BC – Surrey Canada Day, presented by Coast Capital Savings, announced today the lineup of new attractions guests can expect at this year’s free annual event. Returning to the Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre in Cloverdale, Canada Day celebrations begin at 10 am on Monday, July 1 and this year’s celebrations are […]

by ahnationtalk on June 6, 201945 Views

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New documentary film online about the Innu First Nation of Labrador

Mon, Jun 03, 2019 The film “Nakatuenita: Respect” provides a sweep of the Innu history and cultural practices along with the many changes and challenges they have faced while protecting their relationship with the land. The documentary is now available online, and it can also be used as a teaching resource. The Innu Nation were among the last nomadic […]

by pnationtalk on June 3, 201951 Views

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Indigenous Millennials Can Start The Healing From Attempted Genocide – AOL Video

Sarain Fox is the first generation in her family to not have gone to residential school. She reminds Indigenous millennials about the importance of their ancestry and the vital role of passing down traditions to celebrate Indigenous communities. Now, as a Partner of The TreadRight Foundation & Ambassador to the Manitobah Mukluks Storyboot School, Sarain […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 201941 Views

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Three Cities, 20+ Acts, One Great Gathering: 2019 APTN Indigenous Day Live Lineup Announced

Three Cities, 20+ Acts, One Great Gathering: 2019 APTN Indigenous Day Live Lineup Announced May 16, 2019, Winnipeg, MB – On June 22, Turtle Island will rock across the nation as well-known artists and new emerging talent unite to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day at APTN Indigenous Day Live (IDL). Live and on location from […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 2019105 Views

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Award-winning Boushie documentary starts national tour in Saskatoon – Fairview Post

Tasha Hubbard said she hopes her film nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up will get people to reflect on their opinions of Indigenous peoples. May 16, 2019 “There’s many people who have said, ‘How would a non-Indigenous person be treated in this situation?’ ” filmmaker Tasha Hubbard says. “People often want to say it has nothing […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201958 Views

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Juno Award-winning Digging Roots headlines free National Indigenous Peoples Day concert – Huntsville Doppler

May 14, 2019 The Town of Huntsville is excited to announce a free public event in River Mill Park, on National Indigenous Peoples Day June 21, 2019—the longest day of the year—and the start of summer in Muskoka. “I have a lot to learn about original people and perspectives,” said the Town’s Manager of Arts, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 201992 Views

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THE GRIZZLIES now on 53 screens across Canada!

THE GRIZZLIES now on 53 screens across Canada! An online link is available for review/interview purposes. Based on a true story, Miranda de Pencier’s The Grizzlies is an inspirational drama about a group of Inuit students in the Arctic where, in 2004, suicide rates were the highest in North America. When rookie teacher Russ Sheppard […]

by pmnationtalk on May 8, 2019112 Views

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Film on Colten Boushie case wins $10,000 prize at Hot Docs – CBC

Filmmaker weaves her own personal history into a larger examination of colonialism and racism May 05, 2019 A film about the killing of a young Indigenous man in Saskatchewan has won a top prize at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival. Tasha Hubbard’s nipawistamasowin: We Will Stand Up has won the best Canadian feature […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 201957 Views

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10 things to do in Mississauga from May 3-5 – mississauga.com

Creating Atmosphere Heritage Mississauga is delighted to welcome a new exhibit featuring collective works of art students from Erindale Secondary School. Location and Venue: The Grange (1921 Dundas St. W) Event date and time: Friday, May 3 9:00AM – 5:00PM Audience: All Ages Price: Free More details Mississauga Marathon Health & Wellness Expo The Health […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 201952 Views

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Mi’kmaq Warriors primed for new season – Truro Daily News

TRURO, N.S. – Austin Hepworth likes what he sees from his players heading into the new East Coast Junior Lacrosse League season. “We’re really excited this year; we have a very strong defense … and our offense, they’re coming along and starting to become very strong,” said Hepworth, first-year head coach of the Mi’kmaq Warriors. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 201966 Views

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Chippewas of Rama First Nation featured in second season of police TV series – Anishinabek News

CHIPPEWAS OF RAMA FIRST NATION – The second season of a TV series that is nationally broadcasted will focus on policing in Chippewas of Rama First Nation. The series, called Tribal Police Files, is broadcast on the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN). Season two will consist of 13 episodes, each one lasting 30 minutes. The […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 201945 Views

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Groundbreaking Indigenous Docu-Series Future History Returns for a Second Season Premiering May 14 at 8 p.m. ET on APTN

Season Two shares Indigenous stories that incite discussion and debate around Canadian history as we know it TORONTO – Following the success of its trailblazing first season, Future History returns to explore stories of Indigenous communities at the forefront of the reclamation movement in Canada. Future History, Season Two (13×.30)  premieres Tuesday, May 14 2019, at 8 p.m. ET exclusively on APTN […]

by pnationtalk on April 30, 2019122 Views

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Amazon Canada and The Walrus Unveil Shortlist for the 43rd Annual First Novel Award

The winner of the First Novel Award will be announced on Wednesday, May 22, in Toronto; the winner of the Youth Short Story category will also be recognized that evening SEATTLE—April 26, 2019—Amazon Canada and The Walrus today announced the nominees for the 43rd annual First Novel Award (amazon.ca/firstnovelaward), which honours the achievements of Canadian […]

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 2019115 Views

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Colten Boushie documentary examines history of racism, oppression on the Prairies – CTV

April 23, 2019 TORONTO — Documentary filmmaker Tasha Hubbard didn’t know Colten Boushie, but when she heard about the killing of the young Indigenous man, it was all she could think about. Boushie, a 22-year-old member of the Red Pheasant First Nation, died from a gunshot to the back of his head after the vehicle […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 2019124 Views

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Season 2 Casting Call for Merchants of the Wild – NetNewsLedger

April 21, 2019 THUNDER BAY – We are looking for Indigenous, First Nations, Inuit or Metis men and women who want an unforgettable experience as they live for 30 days in the wild! Travelling, surviving, and learning lessons from Elders and Knowledge Keepers to reconnect with the land and culture. Send a 60 second video […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 201993 Views

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Hot Docs 2019 Review: nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up – The GATE

A multilayered look at Indigenous issues in Canada, one family’s painful fight for justice, and emboldened racism in the age of social media, Hot Docs’ 2019 opening film nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up looks at the bigger picture behind one of the most controversial murder trials in recent memory. In the summer of 2016 and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 2019141 Views

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Winnipeg- Calgary- Whitehorse – APTN Hosts 2019 Indigenous Day Live Celebrations in Three Cities

Winnipeg- Calgary- Whitehorse – APTN Hosts 2019 Indigenous Day Live Celebrations in Three Cities April 18, 2019, Winnipeg, Manitoba – National Indigenous Peoples Day is right around the corner, and that can mean only one thing: Indigenous Day Live is almost here! On Saturday, June 22, APTN will host Indigenous Day Live in Winnipeg, Whitehorse […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 2019166 Views

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Miranda de Pencier, Paul Nutarariaq, and Anna Lambe on depression, reconciliation, and The Grizzlies – The GATE

In more ways than one, director Miranda de Pencier and Indigenous actors Paul Nutarariaq and Anna Lambe felt the weight of history and responsibility while making The Grizzlies (which opens in major Canadian cities on April 19 and expands to additional cities on April 26 and May 3). A passion project close to the hearts […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201967 Views

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Inspiring message in the Inuit sports drama The Grizzlies affects everyone, including its creators – Toronto Star

April 17, 2019 The Grizzlies producer Alethea Arnaquq-Baril is on the phone from Iqaluit, discussing the film’s impact on her life and those of audience members, when her voice cracks with emotion. The Canadian drama, based on the true story of Inuit students who find hope through lacrosse during an epidemic of teen suicide in […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 2019155 Views

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Qaggiavuut to strengthen global partnerships and Inuit productions

IQALUIT, QC, April 15, 2019 – Qaggiavuut Chairperson Rhoda Ungalaq made the statement below following the Government of Canada’s Creative Export Canada funding announcement. “Qaggiavuut thanks the Government of Canada for investing into Inuit performing arts through the Department of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism’s Creative Export Canada program. We are proud to be among the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 201979 Views

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Nunavut musician and children’s TV host Riit recognized for her work – CBC

Rita Claire Mike-Murphy recently released a new single called Qaumajuapik Apr 14, 2019 Nunavut-based musician and Inuktitut-language TV host Rita Claire Mike-Murphy is being recognized for her work by the Youth Media Alliance. She recently won the group’s Emerging Talent Award which aims to improve the quality of screen-based media and content for Canadian youth. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 2019127 Views

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Series, trilogies and translations: Indigenous authors transforming bookstore shelves – CBC Radio

Apr 14, 2019 With series, trilogies and translations being written by Indigenous authors, bookstore shelves are starting to look very different. This week, Rosanna talks to three authors about their work. Eden Robinson has been on the CanLit scene for years. Her first novel, Monkey Beach, came out in 2000, and made a huge splash. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 2019162 Views

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Film at Meaford Hall Captures the Struggle of 10 Indigenous Athletes – Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre

April 12, 2019 Niigaanibatowaad: FrontRunners tells the story of 10 athletes turned away from the 1967 Pan American Games The film is a documentary by the national film board focusing on the 800 kilometer run by 10 Indigenous athletes, 9 of which were residential school survivors to the Pan American Games in 1967. When the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 201984 Views

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Surrey Releases 2019 Party for the Planet Performance Schedule

April 3, 2019 Surrey, BC – The City of Surrey announced today the release of this year’s Party for the Planet performance schedule and site map, which are now available for download at surrey.ca/partyfortheplanet.  The free event, which is B.C.’s largest Earth Day celebration, will feature the new undercover Live Green World, the popular Adventure Zone […]

by pnationtalk on April 8, 2019178 Views

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Film tells powerful story of injustice, now helping with reconciliation – Owen Sound Sun Times

April 7, 2019 Native and non-native runners will leave Neyaashiinigmiing at sunrise next Sunday on an 80-kilometre run ending at Meaford Hall later that day. That night, the chiefs of Saugeen First Nation and the Chippewas of Saugeen Unceded First Nation and others their community and the Meaford community will watch the film Niigaanibatowaad: FrontRunners. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 201980 Views

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