Arts


MOA presents: Layers of Influence: Unfolding Cloth Across Cultures

By Kelly O’Connor On November 19th, the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC unveiled Layers of Influence: Unfolding Cloth Across… Read more »

Haida hlk’yaan q’usdan (frog) k’aad gyaat’aad (button blanket) by Robert Davidson and Dorothy Grant, 1982. Photo courtesy of MOA

Mohawk Girls: Season Four Debuts

Press Release: APTN’s (Aboriginal Peoples Television Network) critically-acclaimed and award-winning dramatic comedy Mohawk Girls returns for season four. The show… Read more »

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HIGH STEEL: Mohawk Ironworkers Series on APTN

By Lee Waters Mohawk Ironworkers is a new 13-part half hour documentary series that celebrates the ‘steely determination’ of the… Read more »

Photo courtesy: DC Montreal Wordpress

SECRET PATH: Gordon Downie tells the story of Chanie Wenjack

By Lee Waters Gord Downie is releasing a new album and graphic novel about a young First Nations boy who… Read more »

Gordon Downie performing in Guelph Ontario in 2001 (Wikipedia)

Four Aboriginal Women discuss topics on local TV talk show

Currently taping their fourth season, The Four on Access 7 Regina is a one-hour talk show featuring four native women… Read more »

Co-hosts of “The Four”: (clockwise from seated) Bevann Fox, Dr. Shauneen Pete, Robyn Morin and Shannon Fayant.

TRAGICALLY HIP Advocate For First Nations in Final Show

By Lee Waters In what may have been the Tragically Hip’s final performance on Saturday in Kingston, Ontario, Gord Downie… Read more »

The Tragically Hip gave their final performance on August 20th in Kingston, Ontario, using the opportunity to advocate for Northern Indigenous Communities. Photo © Mike Homer

Book Review – Firewater: How Alcohol is Killing My People (and Yours)

By Morgan O’Neil As a 65-year-old recovered (recovering) authentic alcoholic with ten years of sobriety and 40 years of destructive… Read more »

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Museum of Anthropology at UBC Presents Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Unceded Territories

by Kelly O’Connor Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, a celebrated Vancouver-based artist of Cowichan (Hul’q’umi’num Coast Salish) and Okanagan (Syilx) descent, has… Read more »

Unceded Territories Opening Ceremony

Stampede 2016: A Report on the New Indian Village

by Hannah Many Guns Rather than soaking in the sun, the crowds attending this years Calgary Stampede instead found themselves… Read more »

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Indian Group of Seven

By Frank Larue   With the exception of Norval Morrisseau, who made his presence known with an exhibition at the… Read more »

Artist and Shaman Between Two Worlds by Norville Morisseau