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Historic B.C. hero who documented Indigenous cultures get his due in new book – Community Press

June 12, 2020 Prolific ethnographer and Indian rights activist James Teit is the focus of a widely lauded book by B.C. writer Wendy Wickwire At The Bridge: James Teit and an Anthropology of Belonging has been recognized with awards. For the last couple of months, it has been a constant fixture on the Association of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 202041 Views

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Kamloops filmmaker hopes to transcend isolation with mini-doc – Castanet.net

Kamloops filmmaker hopes to transcend isolation with mini-doc COVID-19 has forced many to pivot the way they do things. Marius Fernandes, a 16-year-old Indigenous filmmaker from Kamloops, is no exception. The local teen is part of the Youth Communities Stories program from Reel Youth and Telus Storyhive. Pre-pandemic, Fernandes was looking to profile an individual […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 202068 Views

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FNHA: Providing Activities for Children during a time of Crisis

Mar 27, 2020 A message from Drs. Unjali Malhotra and Nel Wieman, FNHA Office of the Chief Medical Officer; and Denise Lacerte, FNHA Senior Specialist, Healthy Children and Youth Wellness Physical distancing and school closures have made this a challenging time for parents and kids alike! We know that this is a difficult time for […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 202032 Views

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City of Guelph – Susan Aglukark: An evening with Canada’s Arctic Rose

Award-winning musician featured as part of River Run Centre’s Miijidaa Life Stories series GUELPH, ON March 10, 2020 – Susan Aglukark provides a window into the culture of Canada’s Northern communities through her one-of-a-kind blend of traditional Inuit folk music with country and pop. The award-winning artist discusses her life and career as part of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 202042 Views

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A Welcome Storm of Indigenous Films – TheTyee.ca

Marie Clements’ epic ‘Red Snow’ is part of a storytelling surge, and the world is taking note. Indigenous cinema is riding a wave at the moment. Director Marie Clements’ film Red Snow the story of a Gwich’in soldier from the Canadian Arctic is only one example of this renaissance. The film opens in theatres on […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 202039 Views

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Milkweeds for the butterflies – Help fund the Okanagan Indigenous Music and Arts Festival – Castanet.net

Feb 28, 2020 By purchasing milkweed seeds, you can support the declining monarch butterfly population while also helping the Okanagan Indigenous Music and Arts Festival bring back much anticipated talent. The second annual Okanagan Indigenous Music and Arts Festival returns to West Kelowna July 3-5, with live performances, dancing, music, comedy, artistic workshops, Indigenous foods […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 202071 Views

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Indigenous legend on stage – Castanet.net

Theatre company brings indigenous legend to life for Kelowna Jan 20, 2020 Vancouver theatre company Axis is bringing indigenous legend to life for Kelowna audiences this February. The award-winning organization will be performing Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish at Kelowna’s Mary Irwin Theatre at the Rotary Centre for the Arts. Indigenous storytellers spin a tale […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202044 Views

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New hands-on course has SFU students organizing second annual Skoden Indigenous Film Festival

January 13, 2020 While many courses teach students about film festivals, a new SFU course on this topic is the first in Canada to have students apply their classroom lessons in real time. As they learn about all aspects of organizing, curating and promoting film festivals, they’ll be applying this new knowledge to organize the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202076 Views

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How an indie film about two Indigenous women in East Vancouver found success in the U.S. – Vancouver Is Awesome

‘The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open’ screens at Vancity Dec. 26 I’m inclined to title this column “The unlikely success of The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open,” but I keep tripping over the word “unlikely.” It assigns a value judgment about Vancouver independent film that I’m uncomfortable to concede (i.e. that […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201990 Views

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SFU: Holiday classic Bah Humbug! delivers final season

November 28, 2019 Bah Humbug! has brought Charles Dickens’ holiday classic A Christmas Carol into modern-day East Vancouver since 2010. The annual production returns to SFU’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts for its 10th and final year, with evening and matinee performances from December 5-21. This year, Bah Humbug! is directed by Michael Boucher, director of SFU […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201968 Views

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