Moose Hide Campaign is Standing Up to End Violence Against Women and Children

The Moose Hide Campaign is an Indigenous-led movement of men, boys, and all Canadians standing up to end violence against women and children.   The Moose Hide Campaign was founded in 2011 by Paul Lacerte and his daughter Raven. What started with a single moose has turned into a Canada-wide anti-violence movement. Most organizations that […]

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Member of Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation To Sit On Ottawa City Council

A member of the Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation will soon sit on Ottawa City Council. Current councilors approved the Anishinabe Algonquin Civic Cultural Protocol without debate Wednesday. The protocol recognizes the Anishinabe Algonquins as the city‘s host nation and makes a series of promises to increase their prominence and participation in city arts, heritage and culture […]

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Kyana Kingbird on Indigenous Representation, and The Toronto Raptors Halftime Show

This morning, Mark and Jem from our sister station in Toronto, 106.5 Elmnt fm, had the opportunity to sit down with Kyana Kingbird. She is a Mi’kmaw and Ojibway fancy shawl dancer from Esgenoôpetitj (Burnt Church) First Nation in New Brunswick, a finalist in the Welcome Toronto Creators Challenge, and was recently featured in the Toronto Raptors‘ […]

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March 31st Is Indigenous Languages Day

March 31st is Indigenous Languages Day. To commemorate today, several members of the Canadian government, including Minister of Canadian Heritage, Pablo Rodriguez, the Minister of Indigenous Services, Patty Hajdu, the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Marc Miller, and the Minister of Northern Affairs, Daniel Vandal, put out a statement. The statement reaffirmed “…the Government of Canada’s commitment to support[ing] Indigenous Peoples in reclaiming, […]

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Ashley Callingbull of Enoch Cree Nation will make history once again

Ashley Callingbull will make history as the very first Indigenous woman to be featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated‘s swimsuit edition. Ashley is from the Enoch Cree Nation. In 2015, she was the first Indigenous woman to ever be crowned Miss Universe. She shared the news on Twitter on International Women’s Day: I’m so excited […]

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Moment of Truth: Governor General Mary Simon Joins on February 1st

This Tuesday, Her Excellency, Governor General Mary Simon, will be sitting down for a special interview with Matthew Bisson on Moment of Truth. Mary Simon is the first Indigenous Governor General in Canada’s history. She discusses her first six months on the job, her views on reconciliation, mental health, and climate change, as well as […]

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Season Two of NationTalk’s Indigenous Health Today is Coming to APTN

APTN has confirmed that NationTalk’s Indigenous Health Today will be returning for a second season.   Hosted by Marion Crowe, CEO of the First Nations Health Managers Association, the second season will be divided into two sections. The first three episodes will focus on the current state of COVID-19 and the new Omicron variant, while […]

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Assembly of Seven Generations moves Annual Round Dance event online

The Assembly of Seven Generations (A7G) invites you to come together virtually for their 5th Annual Virtual Round Dance, a group healing practice and community gathering. This year’s theme is “Honouring Our Ancestors.”   The lineup of special guests and performers has not been announced yet. However, for the second year in a row, Harvey Dreaver will be The Stickman, […]

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