Update: [POSTPONED] Maestro Fresh Wes & Logan Staats to perform at virtual Raise Your Voice Concert Series

Update: This show has been postponed with the Stay-at-Home Order in effect. More details to come. Noisemaker has partnered with the National Arts Centre for the virtual Raise Your Voice Concert Series! Raise Your Voice brings an online streamed concert every Thursday night straight to the comfort of your home. Check out the stylings of Indigenous and […]

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The NAC Indigenous Theatre and Ottawa Public Library Partner Up for a 2021 Indigenous Book Club

Are you hoping to read more this year? The National Arts Centre’s Indigenous Theatre and the Ottawa Public Library have partnered up to bring you Our Stories: Indigenous Book Club. Each month from January until June, a book by an Indigenous author will be featured. Readers are invited to join a Facebook event page where discussion questions about […]

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The 2021 Canadian Folk Music Awards celebrate Indigenous and Canadian talents

You’ll be able to celebrate the best in Canadian folk next spring! The 16th annual Canadian Folk Music Award nominees were announced on December 1st, 2020.  Among the nominees is Indigenous folk artist William Prince, who received five nominations for his 2020 album, Reliever, including Contemporary Singer of the Year, Solo Artist of the Year and single of […]

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Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto Goes Virtual

You won’t have to make the trip to Toronto to enjoy Indigenous Fashion Week, because it’s going virtual. IFWTO kicked off its first event in 2018. The fashion week showcases Indigenous designers and brings together industry leaders for engaging discussions.  In 2020, it’s business as usual, but you can join in from the comfort of home. […]

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Raye Zaragoza Doesn’t Feel Afraid Anymore on New Album, Woman in Color

Raye Zaragoza‘s sophomore album, Woman in Color, came out on October 23rd, 2020. The folk-country singer-songwriter and guitarist put out several singles leading up to the release, including “Fight Like a Girl”, “The It Girl”, “They Say” and “Red.” This collection of tunes is powerful and political. Sonically, her songs are diverse and stunning, with upbeat pop flare […]

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Métis National Council launches new website

The Métis National Council launched a new website Monday. The Council says the mobile-friendly site will provide up-to-date information on the Métis nation.   A Sixties Scoop portal provides survivors with key resources like resolution agreement between the Métis Nation and the federal government. There is also a portal dedicated to Métis veterans. There you can […]

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