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  • Jeremy Dutcher wins Polaris prize for ‘Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa’

    Jeremy Dutcher wins Polaris prize for ‘Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa’0

    TORONTO — Jeremy Dutcher has won the 2018 Polaris Music Prize for his album “Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa.” The project, which is performed in the Wolastoq language, was selected by an 11-member jury as the Canadian album of the year based on its artistic merit. The winner receives a $50,000 cash prize and heightened awareness for their

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  • The Mush Hole to be performed at CON

    The Mush Hole to be performed at CON0

    ST. CATHARINES — Santee Smith’s The Mush Hole will be headlining as the featured dance performance on September 8 at the Celebration of Nations this coming weekend at the First Ontario Performing Arts Centre in the Cairns Recital Hall. This will be the first time the performance will be performed in front of an audience.

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  • The Story of Orange Shirt Day book launched in Kamloops

    The Story of Orange Shirt Day book launched in Kamloops0

    Residential school survivor Phyllis Webstad is working to publish a children’s book depicting her experience within the residential school system. September 30 has, since 2013, been annually recognized as Orange Shirt Day for indigenous communities across the country to honour the survivors of residential schools and their families. The federal government is currently considering to

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  • Lyle Anderson Smoke Dance Competition attracts hundreds

    Lyle Anderson Smoke Dance Competition attracts hundreds0

    KANOHSTATON — The Sixth Annual Lyle Anderson Memorial Smoke Dance Competition welcomed dozens of dancers and hundreds of spectators throughout the day on Saturday, August 25, to the Plank Road One Stop to enjoy the dancing of categories from six years old to golden age in memory of the well-known and respected dancer. The organization

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  • Two killed in shooting at Madden 19 tournament

    Two killed in shooting at Madden 19 tournament0

    FLORIDA — Three were reported dead on Sunday at the Madden 19 Tournament presented by XBOX in Jacksonville. The deaths were the toll of yet another mass shooting in Florida at the video game tournament for competitive players of the strategic football game. Competitors gathered at the Jacksonville Landing Complex, where 24 year-old gamer David

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  • Rain didn’t stop the Three Fires Powwow

    Rain didn’t stop the Three Fires Powwow0

    NEW CREDIT — As rain showers were on and off throughout this past weekend, the two-day 31st Annual Three Fires Powwow hosted by the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation wasn’t put on hold by the weather. Dancers and spectators were instead housed under a dancing tent, where the cultural gathering was quick to

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