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 Headline First 95.7 Elmnt fm Indigenous Music Showcase

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 more. The showcase will run from […]

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Michelle O’Bonsawin Is First Indigenous Justice To Be Nominated To The Supreme Court

Ontario Superior Court Justice Michelle O’Bonsawin is the first Indigenous Justice to be nominated to the Supreme Court. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the nomination this morning. O’Bonsawin comes to the court with a seasoned legal career, which includes 5 years as a Ontario Superior Court Justice, 8 years serving as the general council for […]

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imagineNATIVE Film+Media Arts 2022 Festival Programmers and Venues

The 23rd annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival has announced the 2022 festival programmers including Rhéanne Chartrand along with Cole Forrest, Leo Koziol, and Paul Seesequasis. In-person events are scheduled for October 18-23 at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, and Artscape Sandbox. And it will be streaming online from October […]

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples occurs every year on August 9th since The United Nations (UN) Working Group on Indigenous Populations (WGIP) first met on August 9, 1982. The day of recognition in order to promote the rights, culture, land of Indigenous people urge non-Indigenous people all around the world to educate […]

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Hollywood Film “Prey” Making Strides In Indigenous Representation

On Friday, 20th Century Studios released Prey on Hulu in the United States, and Disney+ everywhere else. The film, directed by Dan Trachtenberg (10 Cloverfield Lane), is a prequel to the long-running Predator franchise and follows a Comanche warrior named Naru as they try to protect their tribe from the highly evolved alien hunters. The […]

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Ontario Summer Indigenous Game to take place in Algonquin Territory – Ottawa this year

The 2022 Ontario Summer Indigenous Games (2022 OSIG) are taking place from July 28-31, in the nation’s capital on the traditional territories of the Algonquin Peoples in partnership with the Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation, the Government of Ontario, City of Ottawa, Ottawa Tourism, and the University of Ottawa. An opening ceremony will be hosted […]

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Pope visiting Quebec to advance reconciliation with Indigenous People

Following Pope Francis’ apology last April for the “deplorable conduct” of members of the Catholic Church at residential schools, the Pope will be in Quebec from July 27-29 to advance action toward reconciliation with Indigenous People. Cree Grand Chief Mandy Gull-Masty expressed that while apologies from Pope Francis, especially on Canada’s colonized land is monumental […]

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