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The show must go on: world’s first Indigenous fringe festival comes to Peterborough this summer – kawarthaNOW.com

Jan 18, 2021 Some First Nations took down their checkpoints because of the high costs and risks to community mental health Going to Sudbury is considered a trip to a dangerous COVID-19 hotspot if you live in Sagamok. Chief Alan Ozawanimke says someone coming back from that trip would be stopped at the checkpoint on the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202118 Views

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All-Inuktut TV channel launches Monday – Nunatsiaq News

14 January 2021 Uvagut TV will broadcast around the clock on ACL cable and Shaw Direct satellite in Nunavut and N.W.T. A long-awaited all-Inuit-language cable and satellite television channel will launch at 12:01 a.m. this Monday, Jan. 18. Nunavut Independent Television and Isuma TV will operate the new channel, called Uvagut TV. In English, the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 202135 Views

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Manitoba Indigenous music pioneer Shingoose dies at 74 – Globalnews.ca

January 13, 2021 A pioneer in Manitoba’s Indigenous music community has died. Musician and singer-songwriter Shingoose, born Curtis Jonnie in 1946, was a member of Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation. A Sixties Scoop survivor, he had a decades-long career in Canada and the United States, beginning in the late 1960s. His debut record, 1975’s Native […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202128 Views

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Top four most Canadian TallBoyz sketches – CBC

Only Canadians will get these these TallBoyz sketches? Jan 05, 2021 TallBoyz is a comedy sketch series filled with hilarious, cartoonish sketches featuring four young Canadian comedians from different ethnic backgrounds. Their sketches and jokes often reflect serious political and cultural topics through witty, sarcastic humour. From Indigenous issues to Drake, here are four sketches […]

by ahnationtalk on January 5, 202132 Views

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Indigenous women at the heart of video project called ‘kohkom’ – Saskatoon StarPhoenix

The video series is a combination of discussion, storytelling, and theatre education with Curtis Peeteetuce and three kohkoms. Curtis Peeteetuce described his newest video project as a little mix of the sitcom The Golden Girls and life on the reserve. It’s an apt way to capture the lighthearted, yet powerful conversations featured in the new […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 202062 Views

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How Letterkenny Got Indigenous Representation So Right – Flare

Ahead of the Canadian comedy’s ninth season, writer Kelly Boutsalis explores how a show by non-Indigenous creators manages to respectfully—and accurately—represent Indigenous culture Three years ago, two of my best friends’ husbands separately asked if I’d been watching Letterkenny, the Canadian cult comedy series centred around farmer Wayne, his sister and friends, and their small […]

by ahnationtalk on December 8, 202069 Views

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Indigenous comedians help public health campaign to protect elders from COVID-19 – CBC

Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation puts out videos featuring Dane Cunningham, Dakota Ray Hebert Dec 06, 2020 As COVID-19 cases increase among First Nations people across the Prairies, a social media campaign is relying on Indigenous comedians and humour to encourage people to protect their elders. “[Comedy] is very important because it’s depressing for a lot […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 202056 Views

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Three to See Friday: Indigenous tattoo art, competitive Kyle Beal and a virtual Queen on screen – Edmonton Journal

Body Language: Reawakening Cultural Tattooing of the Northwest: A seriously exciting-looking show, the work of five Indigenous tattoo artists is up on the walls at St. Albert’s Musée Héritage Museum, straight from the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art. The gallery’s curator Joanne White explains, “With the current popularity of tattooing, our staff members […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 202056 Views

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Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs criticizes TV show for failing to acknowledge missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls crisis – Vancouver Sun

ABC Network’s new series Big Sky is being cited for not acknowledging the missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls crisis. The Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) is joining other Indigenous groups and tribal leaders in asking the ABC Network to “address and rectify its incomplete depiction of violence against women and girls in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 202051 Views

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Crime fiction fans, it doesn’t get better than this: Gripping new books from Ian Rankin, Val McDermid and Michael Connelly – Cambridge Times

November 20, 2020 A Song For the Dark Times Orion, 327 pages, $34.99 John Rebus is in gloomy retirement from the Edinburgh coppers, frozen out by his former colleagues when he offers inside dope on a hot new murder case. Nevertheless, Rebus slides sideways into a central role in the densely populated new Ian Rankin […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 202068 Views

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