Midnight Shine’s Latest Single & Music Video, “Leather Skin”

While Midnight Shine’s latest music video for Leather Skin was shot in 2018, the idea for it was first inspired in 2000. Back then, Midnight Shine frontman Adrian Sutherland saw the captivating beach video for Coldplay’s Yellow and dreamed of someday making one of his own on the desolate shorelines of his Northern Canadian home. This long-held dream […]

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Pow Wow Guide to Southern Ontario

Here’s your Spring and Summer Pow Wow Guide for 2019! JUNE June 1-2nd – (Maniwaki, Quebec) Kitigan Zibi, Traditional Pow Wow  June 1-2nd – (Barrie, Ont) Lets Honour the Strawberry, Traditional Pow Wow  June 1-2nd – (Manitoulin Island, Ont) Aundeck Omni Kaning Traditional Pow Wow June 1st – (Scarborough, Ont) TAIBU CHC’s 1st Annual Outdoor Powwow  June 8-9th – (Smiths Falls, Ont) Spirit of the […]

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iskwē’s New Single, “Little Star”

With every release, iskwē exceeds expectations and pushes artistic boundaries while shedding light on issues affecting Indigenous communities. iskwē’s newest single, “Little Star”, is no exception. “Little Star” tells a story and asks the listener to think about Indigenous youth who lost their lives in the face of societal problems like racism and the ongoing […]

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Indigenous entrepreneurs say business resources inaccessible for their communities

Indigenous entrepreneurs say business resources, funding are inaccessible for their communities The City of Toronto partnered with the Pontiac Group to open the Indigenous Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ICIE) to combat this problem By: Amanda Pope Grant after grant. Loan after loan. The process of seeking for, applying to and hoping to receive financial […]

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Leela Gilday’s New Single, “K’eintah Natse Ju”

 What is the story behind “K’eintah Natse Ju”? “K’eintah Natse Ju” (pronounced Kay-tah Naht-say Joo) is a song I wrote for the project celebrating resilience of Indigenous northerners-Gho-Bah (first light of dawn). Natse Ju- healing, to heal. We are healing together. This song is about the legacy of colonization and its impact on our (Indigenous) family relationships- […]

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Interview: Ron McLester – Algonquin College’s DARE District

Interview: Ron McLester – Algonquin College’s DARE District 95.7 ELMNT FM had the chance to take a tour of Algonquin College’s DARE District before it’s grand opening and official naming of Indigenous spaces. After, we spoke with Ron McLester, the college’s executive director of truth, reconciliation and indigenization. He told ELMNT FM about the consultation […]

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