New documentary that explores the intergenerational effects of the residential school

M’CHIGEENG — The Weengushk Film Institute is excited to announce the release of a new documentary entitled “Runs Through Their Blood- A Life Impacted”. The…

Polaris Music Prize to reveal winner in stripped down event

TORONTO — The winner of the Polaris Music Prize is being revealed tonight in a shortened edition of the usual festivities. Organizers of the $50,000…

Rez Dogs in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES — Sterlin Harjo, co-creator of “Reservation Dogs,” was joined by actors stars D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai, Devery Jacobs and Paulina Alexis as presentersfrom his FX…

N.S. filmmaker hopes to inspire Indigenous representation with coming of age film

TORONTO — Two-spirit filmmaker Bretten Hannam says they hope their new film “Wildhood” will inspire and open doors for more movie makers to show the…

Northern Ontario writer chosen for Indigenous Writer’s Circle

Corri Daniels is one of 15 writers chosen to be a part of Audible’s new Indigenous Writers’ Circle. Sixties Scoop Survivor Daniels said the experience…

Celebration of Nations launches virtual and in-person events for fifth year run

NIAGARA REGION — Celebration of Nations, the Niagara region’s highly regarded gathering of Indigenous Arts, Culture and Tradition has announced the full schedule for its…

Canadian ‘Reservation Dogs’ star on increasing Indigenous representation in the U.S.

TORONTO — Five years ago, Canadian actor D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai never would’ve expected to see a series like “Reservation Dogs” south of the border. But with…

Canadian film “Beans” explores story of Oka Crisis through child’s eyes

Based on true events, Tracey Deer’s debut feature “Beans” explores the 78-day standoff between Mohawk land defenders and government forces in 1990 in Quebec, which…

99th Annual Santa Fe Indian Market Announces Best of Show Winners 

SANTA FE — For 99 years, Santa Fe Indian Market, the world’s largest and most prestigious Native American art market, has awarded Best of Show…

Santee Smith selected for public artwork honouring Indigenous presence on Turtle Island

Santee Smith has been selected as the recipient of a permanent public artwork commission honouring the ongoing Indigenous presence on Turtle Island. The Gardiner Museum…