Ukrainian multicultural dance felt ‘tokenistic,’ says Indigenous dancer

Saskatoon Folkfest performance incorporated other cultures, including drumming and powwow dancing’ read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/saskatoon-folkfest-ukrainian-dance-indigenous             Cultural appropriation:’ Inuit react to Calgary man’s drum dance Zinour Fathoullin’s performance at Aboriginal Awareness Week event triggers backlash read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/cultural-appropriation-inuit-react-to-calgary-man-s-drum-dance-1.3129515http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/cultural-appropriation-inuit-react-to-calgary-man-s-drum-dance-1.3129515     Continue reading Ukrainian multicultural dance felt ‘tokenistic,’ says Indigenous dancer

‘Trick or Treaty?’ documentary to screen in Sudbury on Tuesday

Film looks at how First Nations people in northern Ontario are still affected by Canada’s assimilation efforts read more: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/documentary-screening-under-stars-1.4246091   Alanis Obomsawin has been making films for over 40 years. Trick or Treaty?, her 2014 documentary on Treaty 9, will be screened in Sudbury’s Memorial Park Tuesday night. http://atribecalledred.com/a-tribe-called-red-videos/         Mattagami First Nation to file lawsuit against CN Rail The First Nation … Continue reading ‘Trick or Treaty?’ documentary to screen in Sudbury on Tuesday

The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) remains steadfast in its ongoing opposition to Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMX).

  http://atribecalledred.com/a-tribe-called-red-videos/       Good afternoon Anna, For your information, reference and/or further distribution, the UBCIC distributed the following news release to our media list today. Anna, enjoy your weekend. In solidarity, Don Bain Executive Director Union of BC Indian Chiefs — NEWS RELEASE KM TMX: Crude Awakening (Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, BC – August 11, 2017) The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) remains steadfast … Continue reading The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) remains steadfast in its ongoing opposition to Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMX).

Sport’s a life changer for many Indigenous youth, says 2017 Indigenous Summer Games coach

2017 New Brunswick Indian Summer Games welcome about 1,200 participants from 12 communities read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/new-brunswick-indian-summer-games-fredericton-unb-1.4239075 For More Highlights of the North American Indigenous Games go to:http://www.cbc.ca/sports/naig/north-american-indigenous-games-1.4214487   DRIFTPILE FIRST NATION YOUTH ROCKS LACROSSE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! READ MORE AT: http://southpeacenews.com/lacrosse-camp-draws-interest/ All unsolved historical murders of Aboriginal women in Edmonton are under review as police search for fresh clues in nine cold cases, some of which now have suspects … Continue reading Sport’s a life changer for many Indigenous youth, says 2017 Indigenous Summer Games coach

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announces money for flood resiliency in the Mohawk Valley NY. Concerns over decisions made by Cross-border Commission on Water Levels

Read more at: http://www.nationalobserver.com/2017/08/02/news/central-canada-pounded-severe-hardships-flooding-continues   New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announces money for flood resiliency in the Mohawk Valley region of New York state on Aug. 1 in Whitesboro, NY. Cuomo said a cross-border commission that oversees water levels made “mistakes.” Photo by Philip Kamrass/Office of Governor Cuomo Decision on water management proves controversial The board is in charge of regulating the flow of water from … Continue reading New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announces money for flood resiliency in the Mohawk Valley NY. Concerns over decisions made by Cross-border Commission on Water Levels

Indigenous language class lets instructors find their voices at the Canadian Indigenous Languages and Literacy Development Institute University of Alberta (CILLDI)

Here CILLDI students perform a seven point prayer at the beginning of their play. Charis Auger plays the role of a Cree person questioning their history and gender identity in a small classroom theatre production at the University of Alberta. ‘Their medicine can be culture and language,’ instructor says read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/indigenous-language-class-alberta-1.4223386   Indigenous teachers including Charis Auger, second on the right, perform a play … Continue reading Indigenous language class lets instructors find their voices at the Canadian Indigenous Languages and Literacy Development Institute University of Alberta (CILLDI)