World Juniors Hockey Awards Include Art From Wabanaki Artists

The 2023 IIHF World Junior Championship kicked off in so-called Atlantic Canada on December 26th, and this year some of the top players will receive awards featuring art from four artists from the Wabanaki Confederacy – consisting of the Mi’kmaq, Maliseet, Abenaki, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot Nations. Mi’kmaw artist Lorne Julien, Maliseet artist Emma Hassencahl-Perley, Qalipu […]

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WWF-Canada Announces New Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area Support Fund

Indigenous communities will soon have more financial support in order to establish and take care of Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas (IPCAs), courtesy of World Wildlife Fund Canada. This new support fund will offer communities anywhere from $50,000 to $150,000 in grants and contracts for up to three years, in order to help Indigenous communities […]

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Wabano Centre Hosting Indigenous Family Vaccine Clinic on November 26th

If you’re a member of one of Ottawa‘s Indigenous communities, and you’re still looking for a bivalent COVID-19 booster, you can now book an appointment with the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health. Furthermore, the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health will be hosting an Indigenous Family Vaccine Clinic on Saturday, November 26th from 10am to 4pm. […]

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DJ Shub Among 2022 Indigenous Entrepreneur Award Winners

The second annual Indigenous Entrepreneur Awards announced winners last week, including Mohawk artist DJ Shub. The event, held by the non-profit organization Pow Wow Pitch, recognizes and encourages the entrepreneurial spirit of Indigenous peoples, as well as celebrates Indigenous excellence. DJ Shub received the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) Creative Award, along with a […]

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Sisters in Spirit Vigils Taking Place Across Canada on October 4

On October 4, annual Sisters in Spirit vigils take place all across Canada to honour and recognize missing and murdered Indigenous women, as well as gender-diverse, two-spirit, and transgender people. These vigils will not only be an opportunity to honour these people, but also to comfort the family and friends of those who we’ve lost. […]

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What’s Happening in Ottawa for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Next Friday, September 30th, is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. There are many events happening throughout the city that you can attend to help support Indigenous families and communities on a day for somber reflection. If you head down to LeBreton Flats Park, you can join APTN and the National Centre for Truth […]

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Sebastian Gaskin, Cody Coyote and Aurora Jade Headline First 95.7 Elmnt fm Indigenous Music Showcase

UPDATE: Full Lineup Announced 95.7 Elmnt fm is proud to announce its first Indigenous Music Showcase, in partnership with Red Music Rising, Indigenous Experiences, Madahoki Farm, and The Wabano Centre For Aboriginal Health. The showcase will take place at Madahoki Farm on Saturday, October 8th, and will feature Sebastian Gaskin, Cody Coyote, and Aurora Jade. […]

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