International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples occurs every year on August 9th since The United Nations (UN) Working Group on Indigenous Populations (WGIP) first met on August 9, 1982. The day of recognition in order to promote the rights, culture, land of Indigenous people urge non-Indigenous people all around the world to educate […]

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Mādahòkì Farm Launches Their Indigenous Food Ways Training Program

The folks over at Mādahòkì Farm have cooked up an exciting opportunity for any Indigenous person interested in learning culinary skills. With their Indigenous Food Ways training program you can learn relevant employable skills to start your Indigenous culinary career, such as Meal and food preparation How to plant, harvest and forage traditional food History […]

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Ontario Summer Indigenous Game to take place in Algonquin Territory – Ottawa this year

The 2022 Ontario Summer Indigenous Games (2022 OSIG) are taking place from July 28-31, in the nation’s capital on the traditional territories of the Algonquin Peoples in partnership with the Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation, the Government of Ontario, City of Ottawa, Ottawa Tourism, and the University of Ottawa. An opening ceremony will be hosted […]

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Catch Indigenous Horror Movie Slash/Back at The Mayfair Theatre Tonight

Looking to catch a movie tonight? But not feeling a romcom or yet another super hero flick… How about horror movie Slash/Back! In director Nyla innuksuk (Kajutaijug, Breathes) newest film Slash/Back, two 14-year old Inuit girls have to fight off an alien invasion from their arctic hamlet in Nunavut, with nothing but their knowledge of […]

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Shirley Cheechoo: recipient of 2022 OAC Indigenous Arts Award

Ontario Arts Council has awarded Shirley Cheechoo with the 2022 Indigenous Arts Award for her contribution to the Indigenous arts in Ontario. The award, being presented at the Weengushk International Film Festival on July 10th consists of $10,000, a framed certificate and an Indigenous-designed blanket. Shirley Cheechoo’s work reflects her Cree cultural background and her […]

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Assembly of First Nations hosting its 43rd Annual General Assembly this week

Assembly of First Nations(AFN)’ Annual General Assembly is taking place in Vancouver Convention Centre (West) this week with the theme of “Walking the Healing Path”. The Assembly will be both in-person and virtual from July 5-7, 2022 with a dialogue session happening Monday, July 4. The Chiefs Assemblies gather twice a year for First Nations […]

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Virtual panel on UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

On July 7th, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm (ET) the Government of Canada is hosting a rebroadcast of a virtual discussion panel featuring First Nations, Inuit and Métis experts and senior federal officials. Speakers include: Laurie Sargent, Angie Bruce, Shalene Curtis-Micallef, Caleb Behn, Diana Kwan, Time Argetsigner, Brandon MacLeod, Kathleen Boston, Manitok Thompson and Elder […]

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