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‘Be gentle with yourself’: Indigenous Northerners wrestle with legacy of Buffy Sainte-Marie – CBC

Nov 01, 2023 ‘No matter what’s said, what’s done, we have to maintain our humanity through it all,’ says festival organizer When Gary Bailie thinks about Buffy Sainte-Marie, he remembers the kind words she said to him before one of her performances at the Blue Feather Music Festival in Whitehorse. “She said, ‘You found your […]

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 202357 Views

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Shamans, spirits and survival: Zacharias Kunuk wraps filming latest feature – Nunatsiaq News

Oct 20, 2023 Igloolik filmmaker explores Inuit mythology in ‘Wrong Husband’ From his beginnings with the Inuit Broadcasting Corporation to his groundbreaking work as a director, Zacharias Kunuk has helped push Inuit stories forward in the film industry. Inspiration for those stories, however, comes to Kunuk from the very distant past. “This culture fascinates me. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202358 Views

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CBC’s Juanita Taylor on her Canadian Screen Award, and telling northern stories – CBC

Apr 12, 2023 Taylor, based in Yellowknife and reporting for CBC’s The National, named ‘best national reporter’ A day after being named best national reporter at the Canadian Screen Awards, CBC North journalist Juanita Taylor said the significance of the award was just starting to sink in. “I’ve been getting so many messages from, you […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 202389 Views

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Ready to play the Feud? Nunavut families wanted for TV game show – Nunatsiaq News

Mar 24, 2023 Family Feud Canada producers aiming to cast first Nunavut family for fifth season Now in its fifth season, popular TV game show Family Feud Canada has hosted families from every region of the country. That is, every region except Nunavut. Producers say they hope to change that this season. The show, co-produced […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 202384 Views

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Tłıc̨hǫ Film wins International Human Rights Award

The Tłıc̨hǫ Government was recently honoured with the Human Rights Award from the Quetzalcoatl Indigenous International Film Festival in Oaxaca, Mexico, for the film, “KǪ̀K’ETÌ: Walking with Caribou.” This is the latest in a long list of awards and nominations for this poignant and visually stunning film. KǪ̀K’ETÌ highlights the work the Tłıc̨hǫ Government is […]

by ahnationtalk on February 20, 2023190 Views

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Book the date: Authors event returns to Iqaluit Feb. 25 – Nunatsiaq News

Feb 16, 2023 Inhabit Media event allows public to meet, hear from writers covering wide range of genres Inhabit Media’s annual authors event is returning to Iqaluit on Feb. 25, the first time it has been held in-person since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the aim of bringing together 18 writers and the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 16, 202376 Views

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Modern horror and Inuit storytelling blended in new book – Nunatsiaq News

Nov 14, 2022 ‘The Other Ones’ is debut novel for author Jamesie Fournier For author Jamesie Fournier, Inuit stories have always been a great pathway into the horror genre. “It can be very dark,” he said. “There is a lot of macabre to go along with it.” The dark elements of Inuit fairytales are on […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 202297 Views

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ImagineNATIVE festival spotlights 7 Inuit-led films – Nunatsiaq News

Oct 14, 2022 Festival kicks off Oct. 18 in Toronto, goes online on Oct. 24 From teens battling an alien invasion to a 320-kilometre snowmobile race, this year’s imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival is putting the spotlight on seven Inuit-directed films. The 23rd annual festival that promotes Indigenous movies, art and multimedia projects will […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 2022128 Views

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Inuvialuit siblings from Yellowknife make it to the finale of Amazing Race Canada – CBC

Sep 21, 2022 Jesse and Marika Cockney flew, roller skated and sang their way to a second-place finish Two Inuvialuit siblings born in Yellowknife say making it all the way to the finale of Amazing Race Canada helped forge a stronger bond between them — and gave them a lifetime’s supply of inside jokes to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 2022127 Views

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25 books that highlight the beauty of Indigenous literature: ‘It is time to tell our own stories our way.’ – CBC

This list, curated by Tłı̨chǫ Dene writer Richard Van Camp, reflects the range of books by Indigenous authors Jun 13, 2022 Richard Van Camp is a Tłı̨chǫ Dene writer from Fort Smith, N.W.T., who has written 26 books across multiple genres. His graphic novel A Blanket of Butterflies was nominated for an Eisner Award and his […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 2022158 Views

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