Aysanabee’s second-ever album nominated for 2024 Junos

Aysanabee leaning against a white podium.

Aysanabee, an Oji-Cree singer-songwriter, is up for three nominations at the 2024 JUNOs with last year’s album release Here and Now. His October 2023 released album has given him nominations for these categories: Contemporary Indigenous Artist of the Year, Songwriter of the Year and Alternative Album of the Year. With these nominations, he is the most […]

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“Star Wars: A New Hope” to receive Indigenous translation

Half moon lit up in dark night sky.

The Star Wars franchise is only continuing to grow as Lucasfilm, the Dakota Ojibway tribal council and the University of Manitoba have agreed to translate the first film into the Indigenous language: Ojibwe. These companies have entered a partnership with Disney and APTN to make the translated version of “Star Wars: A New Hope”. Auditions, […]

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Forbes 30 Under 30 Toronto Lists First Ever Two-Spirit Winner

designer, Scott Wabano on a catwalk stage, being applauded by a crowd.

Fashion designer Scott Wabano, from the Mushkegowuk and Eeyou Istchee territory, made history by becoming the first Two Spirit winner for Forbes 30 Under 30 Toronto. They made the list alongside Anishnaabe fashion designer, mentor, Lesley Hampton. “I envisioned it for myself, and it happened. It’s really cool because I was able to make the […]

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Residential School Survivor Calls for Survivor Stories to be Preserved Before Records are Destroyed

2 copies of Geraldine Shingoose's preserved residential school experiences, from MyRecordsMyChoice

Geraldine Shingoose, residential school survivor, is advocating for more survivors’ stories to be preserved for historical and educational reasons before the records are destroyed. Residential school survivors who have made Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) or Independent Assessment Process (IAP) claims for compensation for residential school abuses can have their records copied for personal use. Survivors […]

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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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