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Deep racial division exists in Winnipeg

Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs calls it ‘a failure to distribute opportunity’

CBC News Posted: Oct 07, 2014 7:29 AM CT Last Updated: Oct 07, 2014 2:06 PM CT

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On September 3 see the world broadcast premiere of Native Planet. Host Simon Baker is on a one of a kind, global road trip going deep inside native communities who are passionately defending their way of life against overwhelming environmental threats. 

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Looking for First Nations love: Indigenous dating life ‘complex’

OPINION

Dating, marriage hard for a First Nations woman wanting to keep bloodlines, says Lisa Charleyboy

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The first track from Tanya Tagaq’s upcoming release has been unveiled! Her unearthly voice will get into your bones though the beats of Uja. 

Tanya Tagaq‘s newest album, Animism, is set for release on May 27th on the ever fantastic Six Shooter Records. This new track is the first to be shared with the world and we’re stoked to hear the new work.

A few select launch dates have also been announced – mark your calendars if you’re in the lucky cities below and otherwise hit play, again and again.

Live Dates:

  • May 1st, 2014 – Enwave Theatre, Toronto, Ontario
  • May 2nd & 3rd, 2014 – Masterworks 13 with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • May 8th, 2014 – Carnegie Hall with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, New York, New York
  • June 10th, 2014 – Luminato, Toronto, Ontario
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A Tribe Called Red releases “Sisters” music video

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The 5 Must-See Native Films of 2013





ICTMN Staff




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"… 2013 has been a truly outstanding year for Native cinema. In addition to an always-strong slate of documentary films, among themIndian Relay,Urban Rez, andYoung Lakota, Native directors and actors turned in exceptional work in a number of movies, and that’s what we’ll focus on here. (By our own ad-hoc reasoning, and despite solid work by Natives in supporting roles, we’re disqualifying the endlessly-analyzed farce that wasThe Lone Ranger and the less-ridiculous Jimmy P.for casting non-Natives in leading roles. Our list, our rules.) If you’d like to see some good contemporary narrative flicks by Natives or featuring Natives, here’s a handful of the best:
Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2013/12/16/5-must-see-native-films-2013-152396

The 5 Must-See Native Films of 2013

12/16/13

"… 2013 has been a truly outstanding year for Native cinema. In addition to an always-strong slate of documentary films, among themIndian Relay,Urban Rez, andYoung Lakota, Native directors and actors turned in exceptional work in a number of movies, and that’s what we’ll focus on here. (By our own ad-hoc reasoning, and despite solid work by Natives in supporting roles, we’re disqualifying the endlessly-analyzed farce that wasThe Lone Ranger and the less-ridiculous Jimmy P.for casting non-Natives in leading roles. Our list, our rules.) If you’d like to see some good contemporary narrative flicks by Natives or featuring Natives, here’s a handful of the best:

Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2013/12/16/5-must-see-native-films-2013-152396

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Laureen Harper interrupted by Toronto activist at cat video festival - Toronto - CBC News
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John travels to the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships and begins his scouting process. He plans to invite the best 35 players present at the tournament. He watches countless games and begins making his list. He explains to the viewer what lays ahead for the selected few and more specifically what hems looking for in his players.

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VIDEO What is most important issue facing aboriginal youth today?
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