Spanning 300 years of colonialism across a range of time periods and themes, this exhibition is a love letter to the resilience of Indigenous people.
Nearly 20 weeks into our show, we thought it was worthwhile to start a list of other Indigenous programs sharing this sphere of podcasting.
Doc tells story of three First Nation men thought to be among 500 children molested by priest over two decades.
After weeks of work, the audiobook version of Waubgeshig Rice’s debut stories now a reality for its 200+ crowdfunders
As our Kickstarter draws ever closer to the finish line, you’ll want to hear the once-in-a-lifetime offer artist Aaron Paquette has made to inspire your pledge.
You love Aboriginal literature. He’s an award-winning Anishinaabe author. Invest in MEDIA INDIGENA’s crowdfunding campaign to transform Waubgeshig Rice’s debut stories into an audiobook.
Canada Reads has never featured a book written by a native woman in its top 5 finalists. Sarah Hunt says it’s high time this changed.
The second installment in the re-published Indigenous language learning blog, ‘MimiCree’
A journal from Rick Harp’s days studying Cree records the victories and vexations that go with taking on a tongue so different from English.
An emerging film and media arts festival which takes its name and inspiration from a key traditional Algonquin site in Ottawa promises to surprise and entertain
It’s that time of year again, the time when the leaves begin to fall and we reluctantly bring out our boots and heavy coats. But fall also happens to be my favourite time of year because that means the annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival is just around the corner. I like to think […]
Summertime and the livin’ is powwow, gathering, or festival. It’s over-priced Indian tacos, bison burgers, moose stew and corn soup. It’s the endless drone of boring chatter and lousy jokes by an MC, stalls of snake oil salesmen hawking surefire cures for diabetes and arthritis, and traditional dancers wearing outfits with faux beadwork made of […]
Inspired by the life and public shaming of former chief David Ahenakew.
It calls itself “the world’s handmade marketplace.” And if you’re the crafty, self-starting entrepreneur type, you likely already know its name — Etsy. Started up seven years ago as a site for “very-very small businesses,” Etsy has become massive in its own right: 15+ million members, 875,000+ active shops, and 13+ million listed items. So […]
Amidst the tulips, tourists, and perfectly landscaped government spaces of Ottawa, lives an understated yet growing independent arts scene. Though sometimes hard to spot for those casually passing through, this scene — rife with small galleries, film collectives, indie music shows, and festivals — has helped to transform the side streets of the nation’s capital […]
So simplistic, you’ll finish your articles in no time!
Cast your vote on Depp’s modern take on old Hollywood Indian sidekick
TV series makes no apologies for its depictions of dysfunction and corruption in Indian Country
A review of the first poetry collection by Ojibway author Richard Wagamese.
My family holds reunions at the St. Peter’s church virtually every summer, just north of Selkirk and on the banks of the Red River in southern Manitoba. Growing up, I never knew why we did, nor cared really; the homemade pie was far more of a concern. Last summer, we held races, a candy scramble, […]