Matters of aboriginal / native / First Nations peoples of Canada

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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

(via sarah482)

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The Justice League is getting a new super hero

Young Cree girl newest superhero in upcoming DC comic book series

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Human trafficking: Why are aboriginal women vulnerable?

By Jillian Taylor, CBC News Posted: Mar 27, 2014 6:18 PM ET Last Updated: Mar 27, 2014 6:25 PM ET
Complete story / Source

Human trafficking: Why are aboriginal women vulnerable?

By Jillian Taylor, CBC News Posted: Mar 27, 2014 6:18 PM ET Last Updated: Mar 27, 2014 6:25 PM ET

Complete story / Source

3 weeks ago
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"Four indigenous studies students at Trent University in Peterborough, ON came up with a new rendition of the national anthem that they say recognizes indigenous rights to the land. (YouTube)"

Full story HERE.

1 month ago
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VIDEO What is most important issue facing aboriginal youth today?
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Do the Junos still need an Aboriginal category? A Tribe Called Red is the first Indigenous group to win outside of the Aboriginal music categorywww.cbc.ca/aboriginal

Do the Junos still need an Aboriginal category? 

A Tribe Called Red is the first Indigenous group to win outside of the Aboriginal music category

www.cbc.ca/aboriginal

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This American Indian Rapper Just Became MTV’s Artist of the Week

"Native Americans grasp that culture of hip-hop because of the struggle," says SupaMan. “Hip-hop was talking about the ghetto life, poverty, crime, drugs, alcohol, teen pregnancy; all that crazy stuff that happens in the ghetto is similar to the reservation life. We can relate to that.”
Source / full story

3 weeks ago
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Alberta axes probation position aiding aboriginal youth

Position eliminated to save $80,000
"Probation officer Jodene McIsaac says she dreads telling her 29 young aboriginal clients that she will no longer be available to them at the end of the month. The province is cutting the position to save money." (CBC)FULL STORY / SOURCE HERE.Money before people.

Alberta axes probation position aiding aboriginal youth

Position eliminated to save $80,000

"Probation officer Jodene McIsaac says she dreads telling her 29 young aboriginal clients that she will no longer be available to them at the end of the month. The province is cutting the position to save money." (CBC)
FULL STORY / SOURCE HERE.
Money before people.

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