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Half the Story is Never Enough: Threats Facing Women Journalists

TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2020 – This November 19, the Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO), World Press Freedom Canada and Journalists for Human Rights are proud to launch a unique collection of papers written by women journalists from across the globe. The three organizations invited three leading women journalists, Nisreen Anabli of Syria, Sandra Bashengezi of […]

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 202037 Views

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Call For Nominations: Inuit Recognition Award

Nominations are now open for the Inuit Recognition Award for the 2020 ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting that will be taking place virtually December 7-10, 2020. The focus of this award is to recognize Inuit who are making strong efforts towards meaningful Inuit involvement in Arctic research. Inuit partners will recognize one recipient who has shown […]

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 202045 Views

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Government of Canada congratulates Circuit Rider Training Program Coordinator from Wendake, recipient of the 2020 National First Nations Water Leadership Award

From: Indigenous Services Canada November 2, 2020 — Ottawa, Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada First Nations individuals and organizations are leading the efforts to ensure their communities have access to safe, clean and reliable drinking water. The hard work and dedication of these people is vital in achieving the goal of safe […]

by ahnationtalk on November 3, 202098 Views

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Lorne Cardinal, the first Indigenous student admitted into the U of A’s acting program, wins August Schellenberg Award – UAlberta

30 October 2020 Lorne Cardinal turned down a role in the popular television series North of 60 to attend theatre school. His agent thought he was crazy to pass on such a marquee opportunity. But Cardinal’s acting coach in Kamloops, Dave Edwards, told him nothing was more important than training if he wanted to make […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 2020131 Views

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Winners Announced for 19th Annual DGC Awards

TORONTO – October 28, 2020  – The DGC is delighted to announce the winners of the 2020 DGC Awards. There were over 300 submissions this year in both film and television from across the country. OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN FEATURE FILM Vincenzo Natali – In the Tall Grass ALLAN KING AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN DOCUMENTARY Michelle Latimer […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 2020106 Views

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First-Ever MCFN Eagle Award Recipients Announced

Ontario’s Lieutenant Governor, Canada’s first Indigenous appeals court judge and a community volunteer are the inaugural recipients of the Eagle Awards from Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation (MCFN) aimed at strengthening our culture and sense of heritage. “We have so many people who do so much for our Nation and we have never formally […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 2020110 Views

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Call for Nominations or Applicants for Lori Niioieren Jacobs Memorial Recognition Award

(Kahnawake – 21, Kenténha/October 2020) Mohawk Online, the Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke, K1037 Radio, and the Kahnawake Gaming Commission are pleased to announce a Call for Nominations or Applicants for the 2020 Lori Niioié:ren Jacobs Memorial Recognition Award. The Award is presented annually to a member of the community who exemplifies the qualities of dedication, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 2020120 Views

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NTI Presidents Award

(October 20, 2020 – Cambridge Bay, Nunavut) Annually the President of Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated awards three Inuit who have made significant contributions in promoting the economic, social and cultural well-being of fellow Inuit. Each recipient will be presented with an award of $500. At the 2020 NTI Annual General Meeting in Cambridge Bay, President Kotierk […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 202096 Views

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Alanis Obomsawin Awarded the Glenn Gould Prize

TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2020 – Prolific documentary filmmaker, singer-songwriter, visual artist, activist and member of the Abenaki Nation, Alanis Obomsawin C.C., G.O.Q., C.A.L.Q. has been chosen as the thirteenth Glenn Gould Prize Laureate.  During her 53-year filmmaking career, Canada’s Alanis Obomsawin has devoted herself to chronicling the lives and concerns of First Nations people. “What […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 2020320 Views

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Indigenous directors explore pandemic life through short films in NFB online project – CBC

‘It was almost like … learning how to be more vulnerable through documentation’ Two Indigenous directors have made short films about the COVID-19 pandemic that are being featured in a National Film Board of Canada online project called The Curve. The project offers a personal look into the experiences of filmmakers, animators and digital storytellers, and how their lives have been […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 2020102 Views

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