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Indigenous comedians help public health campaign to protect elders from COVID-19 – CBC

Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation puts out videos featuring Dane Cunningham, Dakota Ray Hebert Dec 06, 2020 As COVID-19 cases increase among First Nations people across the Prairies, a social media campaign is relying on Indigenous comedians and humour to encourage people to protect their elders. “[Comedy] is very important because it’s depressing for a lot […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 202039 Views

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Three to See Friday: Indigenous tattoo art, competitive Kyle Beal and a virtual Queen on screen – Edmonton Journal

Body Language: Reawakening Cultural Tattooing of the Northwest: A seriously exciting-looking show, the work of five Indigenous tattoo artists is up on the walls at St. Albert’s Musée Héritage Museum, straight from the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art. The gallery’s curator Joanne White explains, “With the current popularity of tattooing, our staff members […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 202038 Views

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Richmond to celebrate virtual Pride Week July 27 to August 2

15 July 2020 Richmond residents and their families are invited to experience 13 virtual, active and fun Pride Week activities that include a DJ, drag queen, artists, singers and online dance parties—all from the comforts of home. “Pride Week is a great opportunity to celebrate our LGBTQ2S+ community in Richmond and demonstrate the City’s commitment […]

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 202075 Views

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Jessica Matten | Talking Tribal, APTN’s new Indigenous crime drama – The GATE

Tribal is APTN’s fiery new crime drama, and it’s one of the most interesting shows on TV this season. Created by Ron E. Scott (Blackstone), Tribal stars Jessica Matten as Interim Chief Sam Woodburn, and features an almost completely Indigenous cast. Matten is fierce and completely down-to-Earth as Sam, a tribal police officer forced to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2020171 Views

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nîpawistamâsowin documentary film a ‘must see’ by all Canadians – Anishinabek News

February 21, 2020 EDMONTON — Indigenous filmmaker Tasha Hubbard is looking forward to the screening of her documentary film nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up on CBC Docs POV and CBC Gem Feb. 23 at 9 p.m. ET. “Sometimes with films, not everyone is able to get to the theatre and it is a bit of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2020195 Views

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Big day at the library: the Indigenous Author Celebration – High River Times

The Cochrane Public Library has always been a large part of the schedule of events that give the town its character, and what is likely the largest event for the library this winter is coming up on February 22. The library is hosting their Indigenous Author Celebration celebration for the first time. “Hosting an event […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 2020158 Views

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Curtain ready to rise on Shakespeare’s MacBeth in Treaty 6 – APTN News

January 27, 2020 A Cree retelling of Shakespeare’s classic MacBeth is now on the road in Alberta. The all Indigenous cast will be performing in four reserves. There will be six shows in Treat six territory. APTN News checked in on the final rehearsal. Read More: https://aptnnews.ca/2020/01/27/curtain-ready-to-rise-on-shakespeares-macbeth-in-treaty-6/

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 2020151 Views

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Why Griffin Poetry Prize-winning poet Billy-Ray Belcourt writes with passion and an urgent call to action – CBC

‘I’m trying to see how much I can get away with, in terms of having my radical politics in my work.​’ Jan 09, 2020 Billy-Ray Belcourt is a writer and academic from the Driftpile Cree Nation. His debut collection of poetry, This Wound is a World, issued a call to turn to love and sex […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 2020208 Views

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Who wore it best? Cree cousins dress as The Amazing Race Canada winners for Halloween – CBC

Alberta girls’ grandmother made them ribbon skirts to match those of Anthony Johnson and James Makokis Oct 30, 2019 The latest season of The Amazing Race Canada made such an impact on two Cree cousins that the girls will be trick-or-treating this Halloween as Anthony Johnson and James Makokis, the two-spirit couple who won the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 2019181 Views

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40 works of Canadian nonfiction to watch for this fall – CBC

Aug 01, 2019 Here are 40 works of Canadian nonfiction coming out in the second half of 2019 that we can’t wait to read. Jesse Thistle has earned many honours for his work in academia, including the 2016 Governor General’s Silver Medal. He is also a Trudeau and Vanier Scholar. He specializes in Indigenous homelessness, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 2, 2019178 Views

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