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RMWB – It’s Time to Read Book Club begins 2023 with bestselling memoir: In My Own Moccasins

January 23, 2023 Join the It’s Time to Read Book Club as it explores In My Own Moccasins: A Memoir of Resilience, Helen Knott’s fearless account of addiction, intergenerational trauma, and the wounds brought on by sexual violence. First published in 2019, the national bestseller was longlisted for the RBC Taylor Prize, and won the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 20239 Views

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Local and global stories abound for audiences at CIFF 2022. Get ready for a powerful lineup of NFB storytelling at this year’s Calgary International Film Festival.

Vancouver – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) selection at this year’s Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) will feature audacious storytelling from around the world, across Alberta and the North. A total of five NFB films will screen at this year’s festival, with world premieres of a new […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 202266 Views

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Edmonton International Film Festival to showcase Alberta and Indigenous storytelling from the National Film Board of Canada

August 15, 2022 The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) selection at this year’s Edmonton International Film Festival (EIFF) will feature an impressive array of Alberta filmmakers and stories, and works by Indigenous creators. Five NFB films will screen at the festival, taking place September 22 to October 1, including the world premiere of a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 2022172 Views

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Inuit story filmed at St. Albert’s heritage houses – St. Albert Today

August 4, 2022 Suitable tackles discrimination and racial injustice foisted on the Inuit Last week was blistering, hot especially for the people working inside Chevigny House and Cunningham House, two of St. Albert’s heritage houses. Sweat glistened on people’s skin and bottles of cold water were quickly gulped. But the people stepping in and out of the heritage houses […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 2022161 Views

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Local Heroes Film Festival with Indigenous Filmmakers – GlobalNews Events

A free event in honour and recognition of Indigenous History Month. Local Heroes Film Festival is bringing you a screening of short films by incredibly talented Indigenous filmmakers, writers, artists and actors! Presented by the Edmonton Short Film Festival. Saturday June 25th Dreamspeakers Festival Society – 11051 97 St NW #201, Edmonton 8:00 – 9:00 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 202265 Views

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RMWB: It’s Time to Read Book Club to explore award-winning saga

(Fort McMurray, AB – March 17, 2022) – Join the It’s Time to Read book club in April as it explores its second book: The Strangers by Katherena Vermette. Featuring the works and voices of Indigenous authors, the book club is a partnership of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) and the Wood Buffalo […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2022126 Views

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City of Calgary: The City is hosting fireworks with music for New Year’s Eve

This New Year’s Eve, welcome in 2022 with fireworks. Everyone is invited to celebrate by watching the livestream of a midnight fireworks show over the Calgary Tower at Calgary.ca/NYE, with a synchronized CJSW 90.9 FM music soundtrack. “After last year’s fireworks cancellation, we’re thrilled to have the dazzling fireworks show return to ring in 2022,” […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 2021132 Views

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RMWB: Municipality, Library creating virtual Book Club to highlight Indigenous voices

December 03, 2021 The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) and the Wood Buffalo Regional Library (WBRL) are partnering to create the It’s Time to Read book club, featuring the works and voices of Indigenous authors. As part of ongoing efforts to advance Reconciliation, this virtual book club is intended to increase understanding and awareness […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 2021169 Views

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Four National Film Board of Canada works featured at the 2021 Calgary International Film Festival. Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers’ acclaimed feature doc Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy from the Kainai First Nation in southern Alberta, as well as three new NFB shorts.

From: National Film Board September 8, 2021 – Montreal – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) The 2021 Calgary International Film Festival (September 23–October 3) will present a powerful story of hope and change from the Kainai First Nation in southern Alberta, as Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers’ award-winning feature documentary Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy (Seen Through […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 2021258 Views

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Amazon Canada and The Walrus Unveil Shortlist for the 45th Annual First Novel Award

The winner of the Amazon Canada First Novel Award will be announced on Thursday, May 27, during a virtual ceremony hosted by Jennifer Hollett, the executive director of The Walrus and will include celebrated Canadian author Lawrence Hill as the special guest speaker The winner of the Youth Author short-fiction category will also be recognized […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 2021164 Views

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