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National Canadian Film Day is back with Canadian films for everyone

TORONTO, April 6, 2021  – Everybody loves movies. And who doesn’t like free entertainment? This year, National Canadian Film Day (NCFD) — April 21st, 2021 — will offer an exciting world premiere, a wealth of free Canadian movies, nationwide watch parties and live discussions with Canadian filmmakers from across the country. “Given the year we’ve […]

by ahnationtalk on April 6, 202126 Views

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First Nations Declare Moratorium on Ring of Fire Development

TORONTO, April 5, 2021  – Attawapiskat, Fort Albany, and Neskantaga First Nations in the James Bay lowlands have declared a moratorium on any development in or to facilitate access to the Ring of Fire mining area. Moratorium release date April 1, 2021 We First Nations in the James Bay lowlands, whose Territories and Rights stand […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 2021124 Views

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New docs by Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, Sean Horlor and Steve J. Adams, Sheona McDonald, and Courtney Montour. Four NFB world premieres online at Hot Docs 2021.

From: National Film Board March 23, 2021 – Toronto – National Film Board of Canada The 2021 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival is presenting four world premieres of National Film Board of Canada (NFB) documentaries that explore powerful themes of identity and human rights by Indigenous, LGBTQ2+ and women film creators. This year’s festival […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 202151 Views

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Nova Scotia indigenous couple teaches the cast of Vikings to speak in Mi’kmaw – Canada.com

Making realistic the communication that would have taken place between the indigenous people of Vinland and the Norsemen Mar 19, 2021 The Mi’kmaw language – an indigenous language spoken by nearly 9,000 people in Canada –  was incorporated into the sixth season of Vikings, thanks to an Eskasoni couple from Nova Scotia who made it happen. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 202147 Views

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Night Raiders director Danis Goulet on why setting Indigenous stories in the future is activism – NOW Magazine

The former ImagineNATIVE executive director discusses making room for children and paving the way for Indigenous storytelling in Canada Director Danis Goulet brought her kids to the Night Raiders set. Her 11-year-old daughter got to call “action” on some of the most intense sequences in the dystopian thriller, which receives its world premiere today (Tuesday, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202177 Views

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Global Announces 14 New Houseguests Ready to Write the Next Chapter of Big Brother Canada

Fans Can Vote Now at BigBrotherCanada.ca to Nominate Two Houseguests to Become Team Captains of the BBCAN9 House Watch the Season 9 Premiere March 3 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on Global Stream the Series Live and On Demand with STACKTV or the Global TV App For additional photography please visit the Corus Media Centre Follow […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202162 Views

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Minecraft game lets students explore Manitoba First Nation community pre-colonization – CityNews

WINNIPEG – It’s a video game first: a new teaching resource will soon be available through Minecraft: Education Edition, connecting students worldwide with the traditional teachings and stories of Manitoba’s Anishinaabe community. After more than a year of collaboration, Microsoft Canada, Minecraft, and the Louis Riel School Division are releasing Manito Ahbee Aki. The school […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 202168 Views

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‘We have a lot of stories to tell’: Several Indigenous-made films to be featured at this year’s Victoria Film Festival – CHEK

February 3, 2021 Sharing Indigenous stories is the reason Vancouver Island director and producer Steve Sxwithul’txw got into the film industry. “It’s really important to tell what’s happening in each of our territories because a lot of non-indigenous people don’t know what we’re doing,” said Sxwithul’txw, who is a member of the Penelakut Tribe. With […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 202190 Views

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Indigenous comics gear up for livestreamed night of laughter – The Star

Feb. 2, 2021 Keith (Bubbas) Nahanee was looking to lift the spirits of members from his Squamish Nation back in 2014. From January through September of that year, Nahanee’s First Nation in British Columbia suffered 41 deaths. Some of those deaths were from natural causes. Others were cancer related. And some others were due to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 202158 Views

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Arctic Inspiration Prize announces it’s going virtual – Nunatsiaq News

Feb 2, 2021 The ceremony for the Arctic Inspiration Prize will shift online this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, making it accessible “from coast to coast to coast,” according to a news release from the prize organization and APTN. “The AIP is one of Canada’s best kept secrets and we’re thrilled to be able […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 202166 Views

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