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  • Florida Hoop Dancer wins top world championship title

    Florida Hoop Dancer wins top world championship title0

    PHOENIX, AZ – Cody Boettner (Creek) of South Daytona, Florida, captured his first adult title at the 29th Annual Heard Museum Hoop Dance Championship contest on Feb. 9 and 10. Boettner earned a spot in the finals after two preliminary rounds of competitions and took home the grand title and cash prize of $3,500.
Boettner faced

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  • Young Spirit performs impromptu song on the red carpet

    Young Spirit performs impromptu song on the red carpet0

    LOS ANGELES — As announced days before, the drum group, Young Spirit, headed to the 61st Grammy Awards Ceremony as nominees for one of the most prestigious music awards in the world. Their album Mewasinsational – Cree Round Dance Songs was nominated for Best Regional Roots Music Album. Heads turned as the sound of traditional

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  • Co founder of Young Spirit on bringing 10 of its members to the Grammys

    Co founder of Young Spirit on bringing 10 of its members to the Grammys0

    TORONTO – When the Alberta-founded First Nations collective Young Spirit rolls into the Grammy Awards this weekend it’ll be a co-ordinated effort to rival any pop star’s massive entourage. Some members of the 16-person singing group will fly south on commercial airlines, while others who live in the United States plan to embark on road

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  • Report on growth and export of indigenous content released by imagineNATIVE

    Report on growth and export of indigenous content released by imagineNATIVE0

    TORONTO – imagineNATIVE and its partners, including the Indigenous Screen Office, announced the release of a research report entitledPathways to the International Market for Indigenous Screen Content: Success Stories, Lessons Learned from Selected Jurisdictions and a Strategy for Growth on January 31. This report itself presents findings of a major examination of Indigenous screen-based content

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  • Indigenous astronaut shares space with students at CMHR

    Indigenous astronaut shares space with students at CMHR0

    Schools in 15 remote and northern communities joined a virtual session with the first indigenous astronaut. Winnipeg, Manitoba — Last Thursday, 150 Grade 8 to 10 students from Winnipeg and the Wuskwi Sipihk First Nation, travelling from their community near Swan River, Manitoba and more, were given the opportunity to learn from and listen to

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  • Juno Awards announce nominees while Oscars break some ground

    Juno Awards announce nominees while Oscars break some ground0

    The artists nominated for the 2019 Indigenous Music Album Juno The Ballad of the Runaway Girl by Elisapie, is a return to her folk-pop songs and songwriting after a six year break. Elisapie is Inuk from Salluit in northern Quebec and this is her second Juno nomination. In 2005 she was given the Aboriginal Recording

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