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Eleven Indigenous Film Projects Receive Development Funding from Telefilm Canada

Selections represent Indigenous Stream’s inaugural Development funding decisions April 8, 2020 – Montréal/Toronto – The inaugural round of projects set to receive Development funding from Telefilm Canada’s Indigenous Stream have been selected. The lineup represents an array of established and emerging voices from Indigenous talent across six provinces. Films selected include both English and French-language […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 20205 Views

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Imagining an Indigenous science-fiction festival for the stay-home era – The Globe and Mail

This may come as a surprise, but self-isolating on a Central Ontario First Nation can be quite boring. Especially when you consider that B.C. (Before COVID-19), I would’ve been returning from the sun-drenched hills of Albuquerque, N.M., at this very moment, fresh from IndigiPop X, essentially an Indigenous Comicon. There, amidst as many as 2,000 […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 20208 Views

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Visit to the Ojibwe Cultural Foundation – Anishinabek News

April 6, 2020 M’CHIGEENG FIRST NATION— Founded in 1974 with a mandate to preserve and renew Anishinabek culture, language, arts, traditions and spirituality for the people of Mnidoo Mnising and its environs, the Ojibwe Cultural Foundation (OCF) holds a museum, art gallery and gift shop, an Ojibwe immersion kindergarten and Canada’s first all Anishinaabemowin radio […]

by ahnationtalk on April 6, 20208 Views

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Indigenous Screen Office Releases Report on Canada Media Fund’s Indigenous Program

TORONTO, ON — The Indigenous Screen Office (ISO) released a new report reviewing the Canada Media Fund’s (CMF) Aboriginal Program, which is to be renamed as the Indigenous Program. The report was commissioned by ISO to ensure that the program continues to meet the needs of an evolving and growing Indigenous screen sector. The findings […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 202021 Views

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imagineNATIVE COVID-19 Update

Everyone at imagineNATIVE is sending best wishes to you, your families and communities during this time. As part of the global effort to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, our staff are working from home for the foreseeable future and are available via email during our regular office hours, Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm […]

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Changing the world one KAIROS Blanket Exercise story at a time – KAIROS

Words cannot express the gratitude for every time we are called upon to offer the KAIROS Blanket Exercise (KBE). It is an honour to meet with participants who, for the most part, are on a journey of learning. We have been asked to go where people have little or no knowledge, or who have a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 20206 Views

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#IPAAONLINE – New Live Streaming Performance Series Announced

The Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance (IPAA) would like to invite Indigenous performing artists to participate in #IPAAonline! IPAA will be selecting nine Indigenous performing artists from Canada to live stream performances of their works. Each artist will be paid $500 per performance. Indigenous Dance, Music and Theatre artists are encouraged to apply. IPAA will be […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 20208 Views

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Take the time to read about Indigenous history – Niagarathisweek.com

Too many Canadians know too little about the original inhabitants of the land, writes Dorothy Turcotte Most Canadians don‘t know much about the treaties between the Indigenous people and white Europeans who came to settle on their land. Little of this has ever been taught in our schools, so there was a lot of confusion […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 20208 Views

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How Indigenous artists are getting even more creative during COVID-19 – TVO

Nightly internet talk shows. Streaming comedy. Ojibwe colouring books. Across the province, Indigenous creators are sharing their work — and trying to adjust to the new challenges of the pandemic What’s an artist without an audience? That’s what Anishinaabe musician Brenda MacIntyre asked herself after a Toronto performance was cancelled due to COVID-19. “All of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 202011 Views

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Sacred Indigenous Knowledge scholar educates Anishinabek front-line workers on cannabis – Anishinabek News

March 27, 2020 TORONTO— The Anishinabek Nation Health Department hosted the Key Health and Social Factors for a Cannabis Strategy Forum in Toronto earlier this month, where Anishinabek front-line workers had a direct platform to voice experiences, ideas, and recommendations that will be incorporated into an Anishinabek Nation Cannabis Health Strategy. Participants were asked what […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 20208 Views

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