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Entertainment: Hit The Ice TV show’s virtual tryouts for Indigenous female hockey players now open – TheSuburban.com

The youth hockey series Hit The Ice will be returning to APTN for its seventh season, and in a recent press release they’ve put a callout for recruiting players for the show. The 13-episode series, featuring Midget and Junior Indigenous hockey hopefuls, from communities across the country, as they’re put through the paces of a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 201816 Views

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Fifteen Lakota Visitors by Taqralik Partridge – CBC

Taqralik Partridge has made the 2018 CBC Short Story Prize shortlist for Fifteen Lakota Visitors. The winner will be announced on April 17, 2018. They will receive $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts, will have an opportunity to attend a 10-day writing residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and have […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 201829 Views

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Docs Opening in Canada this Week (Mar. 23 – 29) – Point of View Mag

March 23rd, 2018 It’s raining cats and dogs at movies theatres this week! While film buffs looking for drama can settle for prized pooches in Wes Anderson’s zany Isle of Dogs, doc walkers may enjoy some feline follies in Michael McNamara and Aaron Hancox’s loveable Catwalk: Tales from the Catshow Circuit. The documentary adds to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 201839 Views

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NFB launches “Indigenous Cinema” (#NFBIndigenous) online. Over 200 films by Indigenous creators available for free streaming—including 20 new and recently added titles.

March 21, 2018 – Montreal – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) On March 22, the National Film Board of Canada will launch Indigenous Cinema (#NFBIndigenous),  an NFB Web page offering free streaming of more than 200 new and classic titles from its unparalleled collection of films by Indigenous directors—including 20 new and recently added films. Indigenous Cinema has been […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 201832 Views

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NFB launches Indigenous Cinema website with more than 200 films to stream – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 22, 2018 The National Film Board of Canada has launched Indigenous Cinema, a website that offers free streaming of more than 200 titles by Indigenous directors. The website is part of the NFB’s three-year Indigenous Action Plan and will also feature playlists and filmmaker biographies. Films available to stream include Mike Kanentakeron […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201824 Views

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Indian Horse screens at special Canadian Museum of History event, March 27 – NSI

Indian Horse, from producers Paula Devonshire (NSI Features First, NSI Totally Televison) and Trish Dolman (NSI Features First), screens at a special event at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau on March 27. The screening is presented by the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs; the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minster […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201839 Views

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Your 2018 Indigenous JUNO Nominees Are… – Digital Drum

Thanks to an epic opening performance (A Tribe Called Red featuring Tanya Tagaq and Black Bear Singers), and a quartet of awards (A Tribe Called Red, William Prince, Quantum Tangle and Buffy Sainte-Marie), the 2017 Juno Awards shone a well-deserved and long-overdue spotlight on the Indigenous music scene in Canada. After the nominee announcements on […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 201826 Views

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Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee)/Cree Nation Government condemns unauthorized activities of non-JBNQA beneficiaries related to caribou harvesting in Eeyou Istchee

NEMASKA, QC, Dec. 4, 2017- For nearly a decade now, the Cree Nation has raised concerns with the noticed decline in the Leaf River caribou herd that has migrated through annually through Eeyou Istchee for centuries. A recent census has confirmed the Cree Nation’s concern placing the herd’s population at a meager 181,000 – a […]

by ahnationtalk on December 4, 201751 Views

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Canada, It’s Complicated offers truth and reconciliation, one laugh at a time – CBC

November 05, 2017 As part of the on-going Canada 150 celebrations in 2017, a new comedy called, Canada, It’s Complicated, is touring the country. At first, Dakota Ray Hebert said she was “apprehensive” about being an Indigenous person involved in a Canada 150 show. “I knew they were looking for Indigenous comedians, but I didn’t […]

by pmnationtalk on November 6, 201748 Views

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Indigenous-produced docu-drama series “1491” reveals untold history of the Americas before Columbus

VICTORIA, Oct. 26, 2017 – The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) will present the world premiere of the docu-drama series 1491: The Untold Story of the Americas Before Columbus starting November 8th on APTN East and HD at 7:00 p.m. ET, APTN West at 7:00 p.m. MT and APTN North at 7:00 p.m. CT. The series is also slated to air on ZDFE (Germany) […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 201765 Views

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