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  • Film Festival sure to bring the best of Indigenous media this week0

    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 101 films from indigenous artists worldwide to a Canadian audience. The festival also brings together indigenous works in other media, including photography and web-based “new media”. ‘Skahiòn:hati | Rise of

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  • Empire of Dirt wows audiences0

    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 she says it has been a labor of love. “I didn’t know what the hell I was doing, I just knew that I wanted to produce a feature film and

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  • State of First Nations Health0

    Our health is not what it used to be. Nowadays our people – young and old – suffer from many chronic lifestyle diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity, cancer, cardiovascular disease and hypertension. But what is the cause of these health problems? Why did First Nations people not suffer

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  • Documentary: The Medicine Game0

    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 Game” captures the challenging seven year journey of these two athletes. The film, which aired September 24th on PBS, got rave reviews on social media. Filmmaker Lukas Korver shares, “We

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  • Cheri Maracle0

    Artist Profile Cheri Maracle – Mohawk Nation, Six Nations of the Grand River Territory Mohawk performer Cheri Maracle takes her place front and centre in the third season of APTN’s drama series Blackstone. The Mohawk actress portrays Sarah Bull, a fiery character whose return to the reserve brings even more drama to the fictitious community

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  • Royal Proclamation now on display at Canadian Museum of Civilization0

    at the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Gatineau, Quebec. The showing is in recognition of the 250th anniversary of this treaty. This foundational declaration set a relationship in motion between the British Crown and “…the several Nations or Tribes of Indians with whom We are connected, and who live under our Protection.” Although it was

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