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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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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Acclaimed author, poet and teacher, Lee Maracle, dies at 71

Stó:lō writer Lee Maracle, who championed the stories of Indigenous women to change the face of Canadian literature, has died. Family friend Michaela Washburnsays says the acclaimed author, poet and teacher died Thursday at a hospital in Vancouver at age 71. Peers and admirers flooded social media with tributes to Maracle’s writing, activism and mentorship, with […]

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Pope Francis Willing to Visit Canada as Part of Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples

VATICAN CITY – The Vatican says Pope Francis has agreed to visit Canada to help ongoing efforts at reconciliation with Indigenous peoples following revelations of the Catholic church’s role in the abuse and deaths of thousands of children. In a brief statement, the Vatican said the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has invited the pope […]

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