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Cree curator Gerald McMaster reflects on how an Indigenous lens can change how we see art – The Globe and Mail

November 16, 2022 Throughout his long career, Cree curator and artist Gerald McMaster has kept notebooks as convenient places to record thoughts, compose texts and make sketches. There are about 70 of them now showing at the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa, part of a small display to acknowledge McMaster’s recent honour: a Governor […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2022145 Views

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The Canada Council for the Arts Reveals the Governor General’s Literary Awards Winners

November 16, 2022 OTTAWA, Ontario, November 16, 2022—It is with immense pleasure that the Canada Council for the Arts today revealed the 2022 winners of the prestigious Governor General’s Literary Awards (GGBooks). The 14 best books published in Canada in 2022 were selected by peer assessment committees that followed a very rigorous process to deliberate […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 20228 Views

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Celebration of Life to honour renowned Indigenous artist – SooToday.com

On the one-year anniversary of his passing, Woodland artist John Laford will be commemorated at the Art Gallery of Algoma on Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Members of the public are invited to a Celebration of Life tomorrow for John Laford, a well-known Indigenous artist from Manitoulin Island. Tomorrow marks the one-year anniversary […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 20226 Views

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TI Toronto celebrates centre opening with country food, custom artwork – Nunatsiaq News

Nov 13, 2022 New site aims to meet needs of growing urban Inuit population around the Toronto area With the lighting of the qulliq, an unveiling of a custom mural by Inuk artist Angela Aula plus some country food and raffles, Tungasuvvingat Inuit’s new Toronto location was officially opened Thursday night. “[Country] food is something […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 202269 Views

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AFOA Canada is looking for leadership and community nominations as well as youth candidates, who qualify, to the 21st National Conference in Ottawa, Ontario, February 14 – 16, 2022.

AFOA Canada Indigenous Leadership Award Open to Nominations Recognizing Leadership and Achievement in Indigenous Management and Finance Do you know an Indigenous Professional who has made a significant contribution to your community or organization? Do you want to recognize and acknowledge the level of commitment that this outstanding individual has shown? Nominate them for the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 11, 2022127 Views

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Review: Canadian coming-of-age Indigenous drama Rosie bursts with charm and heart – The Globe and Mail

There are few moments in life that usher in a kind of forced adulthood as quickly as becoming a parent. As soon as you’re responsible for housing and feeding a kid, you’ve got little choice but to grow up, and fast. At least that’s the idea behind the new coming-of-age indie, Rosie. And while quite […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 202215 Views

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Art Gallery of Ontario announces exhibition line-up for first half of 2023, featuring Wolfgang Tillmans, Mary Cassatt and Sarindar Dhaliwal

Spotlighting women artists and photography, seven original exhibitions to début in Toronto in as many months 2023 to set record for number of AGO exhibitions on tour, as five original exhibitions cross three continents TORONTO — Today, the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) announces new exhibitions on view January to July of 2023.  Showcasing new […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 2022128 Views

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Indigenous Artists Shine in the Constellation of Linked Data

November 9, 2022 Two years ago, the Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance (IPAA) and the Canadian Association for the Performing Arts (CAPACOA) set out to undertake an unusual project. Noting the scarcity of information about Indigenous artists in open databases, the two associations saw a gap that had to be filled. Two years later, after rigorous […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 20229 Views

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Highlighting the Halfbreed Adhesion to Treaty No. 3 as a part of Treaties Recognition Week

November 8, 2022 The Halfbreed Adhesion to Treaty No. 3 is the only instance of a Métis community collectively adhering to one of the historic treaties negotiated with First Nations across Canada. As a part of Treaties Recognition Week, the Northwestern Ontario Métis Community is raising awareness about the “Halfbreeds of Rainy Lake and Rainy […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 2022125 Views

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Three artists reflect on the importance of Indigenous storytelling as the Weesageechak Begins to Dance festival returns – The Star

Running from Thursday to Nov. 20, the 35th edition of the festival will feature works by more than 15 artists. Nov. 9, 2022 Denise B. McLeod was searching for an outlet to have fun and express herself, far removed from her day job as a college professor focusing on Indigenous studies, gender-based violence and oppression. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 202213 Views

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