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Thomas King Wins Leacock Medal!

The board of Stephen Leacock Associates is pleased to announce that Thomas King is the winner of the 2020 Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour for his autobiographical novel Indians on Vacation, published by HarperCollins Publishers.  The award of the medal is accompanied by a prize of $15,000. Thomas King is an award winning novelist, short story writer, scriptwriter […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 202126 Views

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APTN Invites Indigenous Musicians to Apply for The Indigenous Music Accelerator, Presented by RBCxMusic

        TURN UP THE VOLUME ON YOUR CAREER! APTN INVITES INDIGENOUS MUSICIANS TO APPLY FOR THE INDIGENOUS MUSIC ACCELERATOR, PRESENTED BY RBCXMUSIC WINNIPEG, May 27, 2021 — APTN is pleased to announce that applications for the Indigenous Music Accelerator (IMA), presented by RBCxMusic, are now open. This new mentorship program will support First Nations, […]

by pmnationtalk on May 27, 2021107 Views

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SCO Congratulates Indspire Award Winners

ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is offering congratulations to all recipients of this year’s Indspire Awards, in particular to members of SCO communities, including Nahanni Fontaine and Rosa Walker. “The Indspire Awards are among the most prestigious and important acknowledgements we have for First Nation people,” said SCO Grand […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 202148 Views

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Rupertsland Institute CEO, Lorne Gladu to receive a 2021 Indspire Award

Rupertsland Institute (RLI) congratulates all of the 2021 Indspire Awards recipients, including RLI CEO Lorne Gladu. The Indspire Awards represents the highest honour the Indigenous community bestows upon its own people. The Awards recognize Indigenous professionals and youth who demonstrate outstanding career achievement on a national level in a variety of fields. To learn more […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 202154 Views

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Training program fighting to get more Indigenous representation in the TV/film world – Vancouver Sun

May 20, 2021 Vancouver stunt guys open doors for First Nations performers Skylee Murray is hoping to do more punching than painting in her future. The West Vancouver woman has been a scenic painter for TV/film productions for five years, but the dust and the chemical fumes that go with that job do not go […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202143 Views

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City of Thunder Bay: City Archives Welcomes Nominations for Women’s History Month

The City of Thunder Bay Archives is calling for nominations from the community of notable women from our city’s past to be featured on the web exhibit for Women’s History Month in October. The Women in History online exhibit was launched in 2013 as a means to recognize women who have contributed to the history […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 202143 Views

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Amazon Studios pitch participants announced

The ISO partnered with Amazon Studios to provide Canadian Indigenous, Black, and People of Colour screen-content creators the opportunity to develop a half-hour scripted or unscripted series pitch in English for presentation to executives for Amazon Prime Video. ISO worked with the Black Screen Office on the pitch program and with our community of collaborators […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 202174 Views

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2021 BC Achievement Community Awardees Announced

VANCOUVER – Premier John Horgan and Anne Giardini, OC, OBC, QC, Chair of the BC Achievement Foundation, today named this year’s recipients of the BC Achievement Community Award, marking the 18th offering of the program. “This year’s Community Awardees are, without exception, remarkable British Columbians who have strengthened their communities during challenging times,” said Premier […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 202162 Views

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IVAs 2021 Shortlist Announced!

The award recipients will be announced on National Indigenous Peoples Day, June 21 in a virtual gala. Stay tuned for more updates. The 2021 IVAs categories and finalists are: Published Prose in English: Fiction Nathan Niigan Noodin Adler, Ghost Lake (Kegedonce Press) Jenn Ashton, People Like Frank (Tidewater Press) Michelle Good, Five Little Indians (Harper […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 202150 Views

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Six recipients from across Canada recognized for their ground-breaking work and excellence in innovation

Ottawa, ON – May 4, 2021 – Today the Rideau Hall Foundation announced the recipients of the sixth annual Governor General’s Innovation Awards. These awards recognize and celebrate exceptional Canadian individuals, teams and organizations for their excellence in innovation and their contributions to helping shape our future and positively impact our quality of life. The […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 202142 Views

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