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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, 202244 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, 202158 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, 202181 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, 2021187 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, 202194 Views

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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, 2020151 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, 2020157 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, 2020177 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, 2020295 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, 2020308 Views

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