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Summer Moon Festival presents: The Loft Workshop Series

May 11, 2022 The Loft is proud to host Summer Moon Festival’s inaugural series of interdisciplinary artist workshops in collaboration with Algoma University and presenting sponsor, Your Neighbourhood Credit Union! “We have been partnering with Summer Moon Fest since before we opened our doors,” said Greig Nori, sound engineer and music aficionado at the Loft, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 20226 Views

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City of Windsor: City Appoints Next Poet Laureate, Inaugural Indigenous and Multicultural Community Storytellers

The City of Windsor is proud to announce Vanessa Shields as the next Poet Laureate, Theresa Sims as the inaugural Indigenous Storyteller, and Teajai Travis as the first Multicultural Community Storyteller. Shields will serve in the position from 2022 to 2026, while both Sims and Travis will hold their posts from 2022 to 2024. Poet […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 20229 Views

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Young Indigenous dancers want to ‘get everything out’ in performance with Juno nominees – CBC

May 12, 2022 Outside Looking In dance showcase to take stage at Meridian Hall Thursday After two years, Canada’s largest Indigenous youth dance performance is set to finally return to the stage on Thursday. The charity Outside Looking In (OLI) has been putting on the showcase since 2008, but it had to go on hiatus due to the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 20227 Views

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Wisdom: Cultural Significance of a Pow Wow – TBNewsWatch.com

Pow wows are powerful Indigenous gatherings where a number of generations come together to honour traditions. Pow Wows are traditional First Nation celebrations, that are open to the public. Yet, they are not to be considered tourist attractions. In fact, Pow wows are powerful Indigenous gatherings where a number of generations come together to honour […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 20225 Views

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Hamilton Public Library to host Indigenous Market on select Saturdays for rest of 2022 – insauga

May 10, 2022 Starting this Saturday (May 14), and running on dedicated Saturdays until mid-December, regional Indigenous artists and makers will be setting up shop at the Central branch to sell one-of-kind handcrafted items like jewelry, ceramics, leatherwork and more. “The City of Hamilton is excited by the work that the Hamilton Public Library is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 202246 Views

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ISO Storytellers: Justin Ducharme – ISO

The Indigenous Screen Office is excited to announce the support of filmmaker Justin Ducharme in the 2022 Sundance Institutes’ Native Lab for his episodic series titled Positions. The lab focuses on the specific development of storytellers from Native and Indigenous backgrounds, encompassing feature film and episodic work. During the fellowship Justin will hone his storytelling […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 202247 Views

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East Garafraxa students leave a legacy through education in Indigenous art – Orangeville.com

May 9, 2022 The program teaches colour exploration through an Indigenous lens A new legacy of First Nations and Indigenous culture and art has been created by the students at East Garafraxa Public School thanks to a grant from the Ontario Arts Council. “It’s been really fun,” said Noah Aguiar, a Grade 8 student at […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 20227 Views

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ONWA Celebrates the Origin of all Things, the Mother

ONWA Celebrates the Origin of all Things, the Mother Thunder Bay, ON – This Mother’s Day, the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) recognizes the resilience and dedication of Indigenous women as the frontline of their communities and the heart of their families. Indigenous mothers and caregivers are essential to the longevity and vibrancy of life […]

by pmnationtalk on May 8, 202266 Views

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Pauktuutit Launches “Irnisuksiijiit – Our Right” an Inuit Midwifery Advocacy Video Calling for the Return of Sustainable Inuit Midwifery Services and Education Programs

OTTAWA, May 5, 2022 – Today, Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada recognizes International Day of the Midwife by launching “Irnisuksiijiit – Our Right“ an Inuit midwifery advocacy video. Pauktuutit embraced the traditional Inuit story-telling approach to capture the benefits and needs, as well as the challenges and barriers, related to Inuit midwifery services. Irnisuksiijiit – Our […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 202264 Views

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Anishinaabe elder looks to build momentum for community’s return to traditional homeland in Ontario – CBC

May 06, 2022 Temius Nate says up to 100 members of Eabametoong First Nation eligible to join Miminiska Group An Anishinaabe elder is gathering support and building momentum for his community to return to their traditional territory in northwestern Ontario. Temius Nate held the first meeting of the Miminiska Group in Thunder Bay in late March with about 30 members. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 202210 Views

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