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CJF-CBC Indigenous Journalism Fellowships Announced

TORONTO, April 12, 2021  – Riley Yesno and Shayla Sayer-Brabant are the recipients of this year’s CJF-CBC Indigenous Journalism Fellowships, established to encourage Indigenous voices and a better understanding of Indigenous issues. The award allows two early-career Indigenous journalists to explore issues of interest while being hosted for one month at the CBC News Indigenous Unit in […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 20214 Views

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Profile: Local OPP officer blazing trail in Indigenous policing – OrilliaMatters.com

Apr 5, 2021 ‘I want to set the example for other Indigenous girls … and I want to inspire them to follow in my footsteps,’ says Brooke McRoberts, who is up for coveted award Orillia OPP Sgt. Brooke McRoberts has been nominated for the Police Association of Ontario’s 2021 Police Services Hero of the Year award. The […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 202161 Views

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JHR: Shortlist for the 2nd Annual Award for Outstanding Work by an Indigenous Youth Reporter

Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2nd Annual Award for Outstanding Work by an Indigenous Youth Reporter. The 2021 shortlist is: Oscar Baker III: A story of resilience: Decision to take son off of life support still haunts Membertou First Nation father Shelby Lisk: For our children: How […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 2021124 Views

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City of Thunder Bay: Ninth Annual Awards Presented to respect. Champions

March 25, 2021 The ninth annual respect. Award recipients were announced during the Diversity Thunder Bay Celebration yesterday with the honour going to one individual and one local business, based on their efforts to exemplify respect in our community. Community leader Terry Bannon and Bay Village Coffee received a respect. Award for their efforts promoting […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 20219 Views

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The Sidney Hillman Foundation announces 2021 Canadian Hillman Prize winners

March 15, 2021 The Sidney Hillman Foundation announced today it has awarded the 11th annual Canadian Hillman Prize to Grant Robertson of The Globe and Mail for his unparalleled investigation into how Canada’s world-renowned global pandemic early warning system went silent just months before COVID-19. Robertson’s reporting revealed the federal government shuttered key parts of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 202114 Views

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SHERO-kwe Initiative is Sharing Indigenous Women’s Heroic Stories

SHERO-kwe Initiative is Sharing Indigenous Women’s Heroic Stories Thunder Bay, ON – Today, on UN International Women’s Day, the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) honours and celebrates strong, resilient Indigenous women. On this day, we share, highlight, and celebrate the lives, stories, and achievements of Indigenous women. This year, ONWA reached out to community in […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 202118 Views

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Indigenous Screen Office establishes Solidarity Fund for BIPOC creators – CBC

Partnership has funded 125 projects since its inception, with 58% of funding going to Black creators Feb 16, 2021 The Indigenous Screen Office is now using its network to help other BIPOC creators through its Solidarity Fund. “The ISO wanted to stand in support of other racialized creators and we were in a position to offer […]

by ahnationtalk on February 16, 202130 Views

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Pauktuutit Names Ground-Breaking Researcher and Anti-Suicide Social Media Influencer as ‘Inuit Women of the Year’

OTTAWA – A researcher investigating a public health intervention that promotes food security and an anti-suicide social media influencer were named Inuk Woman of the Year and Young Inuk Woman of the Year respectively by Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada (PIWC) at its recent Annual General Meeting. “These awards recognize and celebrate the best qualities […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 202124 Views

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Indigenous Screen Office delivers $3.8 million in grants to BIPOC creators – Cartt.ca

ISO issues call for letters of interest to lead Indigenous identity consultation process TORONTO — The Indigenous Screen Office (ISO) today announced it has disbursed more than $3.8 million in development funding to Black, Indigenous and people of colour (BIPOC) creators in response to the Covid-19 crisis and the pressing need for equity in Canada’s […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 202125 Views

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Call for Applications: Amazon Studios & Indigenous Screen Office Series Pitch Competition

Amazon Studios-Indigenous Screen Office Half-Hour Scripted & Unscripted Series Pitch Competition The ISO is partnering with Amazon Studios to provide Canadian Indigenous, Black, and People of Colour screen-content creators the opportunity to develop a half-hour scripted or unscripted series pitch in English for presentation to executives for Amazon Prime Video. ISO will work with the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 202138 Views

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