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Squamish actor wins award of a ‘King’ – Squamish Chief

Lorne Cardinal to receive August Schellenberg Award of Excellence named after his mentor who played King Lear in all-Aboriginal production of the play October 17, 2020 Squamish actor Lorne Cardinal says he felt quite “stunned” and “overwhelmed” at the news of his latest award. On Oct. 25, the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival will […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202018 Views

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Spirit Bear and Children Make History Sept. 27 at 3 PM PDT

Sep. 24th, 2020 Suitable for all ages and important viewing for everyone, this event starts with a screening of the stop motion short that sees Michif animator Amanda Strong and Gitxsan child rights activist Cindy Blackstock adapt Spirit Bear’s books for the screen. Get your free tickets for the online screening of Spirit Bear and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 202035 Views

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VIFF Announces 2020 Canadian-Made Films for VIFF Short Forum and Catalyst Program Participants

39th Vancouver International Film Festival September 24–October 7, 2020 VANCOUVER , B.C. Vancouver International Film Festival 2020 (VIFF) is delighted to announce the complete programming lineup for the Canadian short film series VIFF Short Forum, coupled with the cohort for the Catalyst mentorship program. The VIFF Short Forum, presented by TELUS STORYHIVE, is a showcase […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202055 Views

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Film that explores themes of missing Indigenous women to screen in Kelowna – Vernon Morning Star

Rustic Oracle is the story of a missing teenage Indigenous girl, told through the eyes of her seven-year-old sister Sep. 21, 2020 A film that reveals the stories of missing and murdered Indigenous women and young girls is coming to Landmark Cinema’s Grand 10 in Kelowna next month. Rustic Oracle, a dramatic feature written and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202034 Views

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2020 Victoria Book Prize Finalists Announced

September 9, 2020 The finalists have been announced for the 2020 City of Victoria Butler Book Prize and Children’s Book Prize. In its 17th year, the $5,000 City of Victoria Butler Book Prize is awarded to a Greater Victoria author for the best book published in the preceding year in the categories of fiction, non-fiction […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202027 Views

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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, 2020115 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, 2020124 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, 202068 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, 202096 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, 202072 Views

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