Ruby Waters on Her Rise to Stardom and What’s Next

Métis Pop Superstar Ruby Waters headlined the Pub Stage on Night One of last weekend’s Mariposa Folk Festival (July 8). Waters drew a massive crowd to the stage, with fans dancing along to big songs like Blow, Good Recipe, and Sweet Sublime. Despite the Rogers Network outage affecting communications before the event, ELMNT FM’s Matthew […]

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Sagkeeng First Nation Musician Vince Fontaine Passes Away

Vince Fontaine, best known as the founder of the Juno Award-winning band Eagle & Hawk has passed away. The news was confirmed on Tuesday evening by his niece, Nahanni Fontaine on social media. Fontaine also founded the Indigenous supergroup, Indian City, with William Prince, Don Amero, Pamela Davis, and Neewa Mason. Outside of music, Fontaine was […]

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Mimi O’Bonsawin Is Playing The National Arts Centre This Weekend

Are you beginning to miss the thrill of live music? Look no further, because award-winning Abenaki and French-Canadian artist Mimi O’Bonsawin is playing at the National Arts Centre this Friday, October 22nd, 2021. This concert is part of their Fridays at the Fourth series.   Mimi O’Bonsawin‘s latest album is the French EP Elle Danse. The […]

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Five Indigenous-Owned Local Businesses You Should Support Next Time You Shop

It’s always encouraged to shop local when you can, especially in recent times when small businesses need all the support they can get. But what’s better than supporting local businesses? Supporting Indigenous owned businesses in your community. Here’s a list of five great ones in the Ottawa/Gatineau area you should check out next time you’re […]

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The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation at Beechwood Cemetery

September 30th marked the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. To acknowledge the day, Beechwood Cemetery partnered with Project of Heart, the Assembly of 7 Generations, and the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society to host an educational day for the public.   Members of A7G, Beechwood Cemetery, Family Caring Society, and Project […]

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Three Businesses You Can Support This National Day For Truth And Reconciliation

This coming September 30th will be the first-ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. However, just because it’s no longer called Orange Shirt Day doesn’t mean you’re not still encouraged to wear one. If you’re a last-minute shopper, here are three Indigenous-owned businesses that we love, and you can support in anticipation of September 30th. 1) […]

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