Annual Talking Stick Festival Goes Virtual Through the Seasons

Talking Stick Festival is celebrating 20 years in 2021! To make the most of these strange times, they’ve taken the festival to the digital realm. From February 17th to February 27th, you’re invited to learn about and celebrate Indigenous culture through the arts in the Season of Four Fires.  Whether you are seeking to learn something […]

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Gathering of Nations Powwow goes online in anticipation of pandemic restrictions

Missing Powwow season? Us too! Since we can’t plan to gather in-person anytime soon, the Gathering of Nations Powwow, which normally takes place in New Mexico, is going virtual. On April 23rd and 24th, 2021, join the celebration of the biggest powwow in North America as they stream live to the comfort of your home. The powwow […]

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iskwē is Co-Hosting a New YouTube series

FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting is launching The Chesterfield, a new video interview series about Canadian culture where notable Canadian artists reveal the Canadian art that inspires them. Hosted by songwriter and performance artist iskwē, and entertainment journalist Ben Rayner, The Chesterfield will premiere Tuesday, October 6, 2020 on YouTube and run weekly for 12 episodes. […]

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Ernie Paniccioli: A Name You Should Know In Hip-Hop

Renowned Hip-Hop Photographer, Public Speaker and Historian, Ernie Paniccioli (Brother Ernie), was born on February 25th, 1947 and grew up in Brooklyn, New York, USA. Paniccioli’s career as a photographer has been monumental in documenting Hip-Hop culture and has played a key part in how we know it today. From taking pictures of Grandmaster Flash […]

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Events you won’t want to miss at this year’s SSIF

The Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival is in full swing. Celebrating National Indigenous History Month from June 1 to June 21, the festival is bringing many of the same festivities and activities audiences would have enjoyed at Vincent Massey Park. The only difference is that this year, it’s all happening virtually. Audiences will still be able to […]

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