APTN launches Honour the Day campaign for September 30th

The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network has launched their digital “Honour the Day” campaign to raise awareness on the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation on September 30th. The campaign features free digital downloads for home, work and social media. There are many resources you can download, including an email signature, a phone background, social media posts, digital […]

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APTN’s Indigenous Day Live to celebrate the 25th annual National Indigenous Peoples Day

APTN‘s beloved annual celebration, Indigenous Day Live is back! Catch Indigenous and Canadian talents performing as they honour the 25th annual National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 20th and 21st. It’s a stellar lineup that includes iskwē, Tom Wilson, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Boogey the Beat, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Charlotte Cardin, Mattmac, Logan Staats, Neon Dreams and ELMNT’s own, […]

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Canadian Academy Announces Canadian Screen Awards Nominees

The Canadian Academy announced this year’s nominees for the 9th annual Canadian Screen Awards.   In television, Schitt’s Creek leads with the most nominations with 21. Trickster and Cardinal: Into the Night follow close behind with 15 nods each. APTN is up for six awards, including Best News Anchor, National for Melissa Ridgen and Dennis Ward, Best News or Information […]

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10 Family-Friendly Indigenous Films & TV Shows to Educate Your Kids

A new study from Ryerson University called “Examining Children’s Animated Television in Canada” has shone a light on the representation of people of colour in this medium in 2018-2019. In the findings, 51% of human characters were white, while 49% were people of colour. Representation has increased though, as the previous study revealed 74% of characters were white. However, […]

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Manitobah Mukluks Partner with Sarain Fox on Limited Edition Winter Boots

Manitobah Mukluks has partnered with Sarain Fox. A long time supporter, Sarain is working with the company to release signature leather winter boots. The release is a limited edition with only 150 pairs available for purchase. The Sarain Fox Kootenay boot was inspired by her traditional name, Morningstar, or Wabunangokwe in Anishinaabemowin. Sarain describes the Morningstar as […]

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Indigenous Artists Nick Sherman & Shawnee Share their Stories on APTN’s Amplify

Have you ever been curious about the meanings behind your most loved tunes and the stories of the artists who wrote them? You can learn about your favourite Indigenous artists’ music by checking out APTN’s new documentary show, Amplify. There are thirteen episodes to enjoy from season one, including a behind-the-scenes look at iskwē‘s, “Little Star”, as well as in-depth […]

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