Film Festival sure to bring the best of Indigenous media this week

The 14th Annual imagiNATIVE Film & Media Arts Festival starts its run this week in downtown Toronto. This year’s lineup, from October 16-20, 2013, brings…

Empire of Dirt wows audiences

Empire of Dirt is the first feature film for producer/actor Jennifer Podemski. The project has been in the works for the last eight years and…

Cheri Maracle

Artist Profile Cheri Maracle – Mohawk Nation, Six Nations of the Grand River Territory Mohawk performer Cheri Maracle takes her place front and centre in…

State of First Nations Health

Our health is not what it used to be. Nowadays our people – young and old – suffer from many chronic lifestyle diseases such as…

Documentary: The Medicine Game

Onondaga brothers Jeremy and Hiana Thompson had a common dream, to someday play professional lacrosse at Syracuse University. A new documentary film titled “The Medicine…

Royal Proclamation now on display at Canadian Museum of Civilization

[tweetable] The Royal Proclamation of 1763 is on display this fall [/tweetable] at the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Gatineau, Quebec. The showing is in…

Homestyle Kitchen teams up with Heavenly Sweets for lunch

  If you are on Six Nations and looking for a fantastic home cooked meal complete with dessert you must head over to Homestyle Kitchen &…

Lacey Hill

Artist Profile Lacey Hill – Oneida Nation, Wolf Clan When a person is operating in their area of gifting, they make it look easy.  Such…

Tracy Thomas

Artist Profile Tracy Thomas: Onondaga Nation, near Syracuse NY From the time he was a child, Tracy Thomas knew he was gifted. Despite being born…

Derek Miller – Blues Vol. 1 (Gunner Records 2013)

Derek Miller likes fast cars, fast tunes and who knows what else. For his 4th disc in a strong line-up of award winners, (Music is…

John Lennon in Mohawk

SIX NATIONS – Although John Lennon and Paul McCartley are certainly not Mohawk, there is someone who believes Lennon just may have been.

Leith Mahkewa

Artist Profile Leith Mahkewa Kaneratonta: Kahnawake, QC “I didn’t even think I would get in!” exclaimed Mahkewa. The artist submitted an application to show her…

Black Ash Basket workshop at Woodland Cultural Centre a success

The Woodland Cultural Centre had its first Basket making workshop this past weekend. Nearly 15 participants went through the two day workshop with Tyendinaga basket…

Harvest Festival and Pow Wow bring thousands to Archeological Site

The Museum of Ontario Archaeology hosted its 5th Annual Harvest Festival and Pow Wow over this past weekend at Attawandaron Park in London. Enjoying perfect…

4th annual Swinefest packs ‘em in

Derek Miller’s Swinefest brought Six Nations’ music lovers together again for the fourth year in a row this past weekend. The Juno winner comes home…