From addiction, to TikTok, to being an inspiration

Owen Unruh, he/him/they, is two-spirit, Nêhiyaw (Cree), and has taken to TikTok to inspire Indigenous youth to feel comfortable in their own skin and to…

Six Nations woman competes for Top Chef Canada

Haudenosaunee cuisine and culture is about to be thrust into the national spotlight, when viewers across the country tune in to this season’s edition of…

Kaha:wi Dance Theatre receives donation from Seeing Red

Santee Smith continues her work to build art space on Six Nations —  this time hosting a Creation Lab bringing together established and emerging indigenous…

Highly regarded art schools in North America

The pursuit of a career in the arts often requires enrolling in an undergraduate art program in either a standalone arts facility or an arts…

MCFN powwow brings community back together

Faces and smiles were shining bright once again at the 34th annual Three Fires Homecoming Powwow at Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation last weekend.…

Tanya Tagaq doc, Indigenous romance among Canadian titles added to TIFF slate

TORONTO — The Toronto International Film Festival is rounding out its Canadian slate with titles including a film by Inuk throat singer Tanya Tagaq, an…
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TikTok and social media reconnects to culture

Keisha Erwin aka wapahkesis on TikTok is an Afro-Indigenous Nîhithaw (Woods Cree) band member of Lac La Ronge Indian Band, Treaty 6 territory in Saskatchewan.…

Backyard barbecue essentials

Summer barbecue season has arrived, and this season may be an especially active one. Many summer barbecues were called off the last two years as…

Backyard fun

Whether you’re looking to relax on the weekend or make a fun play area for your kids, there’s no retreat you can find quicker than…

Grand River Pow Wow returns for 2022

SIX NATIONS — The Grand River ‘Champion of Champions’ Pow Wow returns this year after a two-year pandemic hiatus — with some important notable changes…

Pow Wow dance styles explained

SIX NATIONS — Today’s competitive pow wow dance styles are a blend of many nations, traditions and styles. If you’re visiting a pow wow for…

Pow Wow etiquette and terminology

If you are headed to Six Nations for the Grand River ‘Champion of Champions’ Pow Wow this weekend (and you should) then you will hear…
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Six Nations shines bright after sold out drag bingo event

Drag performers Crystal Quartz and Xtina Monroe took over the Gathering Place by the Grand last Thursday to host what may be the first 19+…

TikTok creating space for Inuvialuk content creator Taalrumiq

Christina King, better known as Taalrumiq on TikTok, is an Inuvialuk artist, designer and cultural educator based in the Northwest Territories. She uses her platform…

Meet change-maker and TikTok creator resilientinuk

Ontario-based Vanessa Brousseau goes by resilientinuk on TikTok where she shares personal stories with her almost 90 thousand followers about her upbringing, culture, art and…