CODE’s 3rd Annual Burt Award for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Literature: A Literacy Initiative Like No Other

CODE is proud to announce the winners of its 3rd Annual Burt Award for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Literature… Read more »

CODE 2015 Burt Award winning titles.

New Young First Nation Cast Impress In A New Film _Fire Song_

After sitting through a private screening of the movie Fire Song, a film by Adam Garnet Jones, I thought the… Read more »

The young cast of _Fire Song_. The World Premiere is set for the Toronto International Film Festival. _Fire Song_ is a universal story about youthful dreams confined by reality, set in a remote Aboriginal community. The reserve at Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation and Fort William First Nation in Northwestern Ontario provide a vivid backdrop to the daily turmoil of Shane (Andrew Martin), a gay Anishnabe teenager struggling to support his family in the aftermath of his sister’s suicide.

Armond Duck Chief: Taking It As Far As He Can

“Don’t be afraid to chase your dreams. Don’t give up on what you’re trying to achieve in life. You know,… Read more »

Armond Duck Chief ~ “You just have to believe in yourself, and your abilities.”

2016 Indspire Awards Gala Presents 14 outstanding Indigenous Canadians

Indspire, the largest non-governmental funder of Indigenous education, announced today the names of 14 outstanding Indigenous Canadians who have been… Read more »

Indspire is an Indigenous-led registered charity that invests in the education of Indigenous people for the long term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada.

Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s National Tour of Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation Comes to Toronto

Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet returns to Toronto with its highly acclaimed production, Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation, a… Read more »

RWB pic sillouette_cropped for web

Six Nations Artist Shares Insights About Language

At the center of Indian Country on Six Nations-Grand River Territory in the middle of the Iroquois Village Plaza is… Read more »

Elizabeth Doxtater, Six Nations Artist.

Stampede Special: A Look Inside of The Indian Village

The 2015 Calgary Stampede was as busy as usual, enduring only a couple of rainstorms and a hailstorm over a… Read more »

The Calgary Stampede Indian Village has participated since 1912. Five Treaty Seven First nations who camp together for the 10 day event include: Siksika, Kainai, Peigan, Tsuu Tina, and Nakoda. Photo Credit Kelly Many Guns

Daniel David Moses Receives 2015 Ontario Arts Council Aboriginal Arts Award

TORONTO – Playwright, poet and essayist, Daniel David Moses, is the 2015 recipient of the Ontario Arts Council Aboriginal Arts… Read more »

Playwright, poet, and essayist Daniel David Moses is the 2015 recipient of the Ontario Arts Council Aboriginal Arts Award.

7: Professional Native Indian Artists Inc. Art Exhibit

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection’s summer exhibition showcases the work of one of the most important early artist alliances in… Read more »

Jackson Beardy, Nanabush Catches the Eagle, 1972, acrylic on board, 81.2 x 101.6 cm. Ermi Tano Collection. © Estate of Jackson Beardy. Photo credit: Don Hall

Young Aboriginal Writers and Artists Celebrated at National Awards Ceremony

TORONTO, ONTARIO –Aboriginal leaders, youth, authors, artists, and members from local communities gathered at the Art Gallery of Ontario on… Read more »

Mary McPherson (age 18) of Thunder Bay, Ontario won the first place junior award for her piece Cross Assimilation.