Anishnaabe Artists Ombiigizi on Finding Truth In Their Differences

Ombiigizi, meaning s/he is noisy – is a collaboration between Zoon (Daniel Monkman) and Status/Non-Status (Adam Sturgeon), Anishnaabe artists who explore their cultural histories through sound. An amalgam of their unique Indigenous heritages and personal musical architectures, Daniel and Adam imbue their lyrics with their families’ storytelling, revealing truths and finding common ground amidst their […]

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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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Mark the incoming season at Mādahòkì Farm’s Sīgwan (Spring) Festival

Spring is right around the corner and Mādahòkì Farm in Ottawa is ready to honour and celebrate the season with the Sīgwan Festival. Sīgwan means “spring” in Ojibwe. You may have visited Mādahòkì Farm for their Winter (Pìbon) Festival back in December, but if you missed it, Sīgwan Festival will include many similar features. You can shop with Indigenous […]

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