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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, 2020127 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, 202099 Views

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Introducing the stars from CBC’s Trickster – CBC

The new series features seasoned virtuosos and emerging stars. Sep 30, 2020 The highly anticipated supernatural thriller series Trickster, adapted from Eden Robinson’s bestselling novel Son of a Trickster, follows an Indigenous teen struggling to keep his dysfunctional family in check. The series is set to premiere on October 7th at 9 p.m. (9:30NT), on […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 2020115 Views

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Indigenous film festival goes virtual – The Charlatan

The Asinabka Film and Media Arts Festival took place virtually from Sept. 16 to 20. In its ninth year of programming, the festival continues to support work from both Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists. It highlights artwork that expresses First Nations, Métis, and Inuit traditions. Howard Adler, one of several festival organizers, said the change was […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 2020117 Views

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Macy Gray, William Prince and Aiza perform on World News Day

TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2020  – Grammy award-winner Macy Gray and Canadians William Prince and Aiza will lend their voices to celebrate journalism at the World News Day virtual event on September 28 at 7 p.m. ET. World News Day, presented by the Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) and the World Editors Forum (part of WAN-IFRA, the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 2020134 Views

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imagineNATIVE Announces Opening and Closing Night Films

imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival Presenting Partner: Crave Opening and Closing Night Films YELLOW: Short Program, and Compañía imagineNATIVE is pleased to announce the Opening and Closing Galas for the 21st imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, running October 20 – 25, 2020 online, plus a new community initiative To Gift, an expression of gratitude […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 2020127 Views

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Michelle Latimer reclaims Indigenous storytelling with two titles at TIFF – NOW

The Toronto-based filmmaker behind Trickster and Inconvenient Indian argues authorship is crucial when representing Indigenous people on screen In The Inconvenient Indian, Thomas King writes that Native history, as written, has never been about Native people. “It’s been about whites and their needs and their desires,” writes King, providing much needed context to how Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 2020146 Views

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14 books make longlist for $100K Scotiabank Giller Prize – CBC

Sep 08, 2020 A graphic novel and three debut novels have made the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist. Fourteen titles made the list in total. The $100,000 award annually recognizes the best in Canadian fiction. Seth has made the longlist for his graphic novel Clyde Fans. This year marks the first time graphic novels are eligible for the prestigious […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 2020140 Views

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The Scotiabank Giller Prize Presents its 2020 Longlist

September 8, 2020 (Toronto, ON) – The Scotiabank Giller Prize is pleased to announce the 2020 longlist. The 2019 Prize winner, Ian Williams, announced the list today on www.scotiabankgillerprize.ca/live. It was also announced via YouTube, the Scotiabank Giller Prize Facebook page and Twitter. The 14 titles were chosen from a field of 118 books submitted […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 2020118 Views

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Autumn Peltier’s advocacy featured in documentary premiering at Toronto International Film Festival – Anishinabek News

OTTAWA— Anishinabek Nation Chief Water Commissioner Autumn Peltier will soon have yet another impressive venue to further her advocacy for clean drinking water. A documentary about the 15-year-old water advocate, a member of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory, will have its world premiere on Sept. 14 at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The film, titled The […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 2020137 Views

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