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Inuit documentary in production wins top award at Cannes Film Festival – Nunatsiaq News

Jun 1, 2022 Twice Colonized co-produced by Nunavut-based Red Marrow Media A documentary that tells the story of an Inuit lawyer’s search for justice in the wake of the death of her son has won an award for films in production at Cannes Film Festival. Twice Colonized, directed by Lin Alluna, was showcased during the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 2022169 Views

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Łı́ı́dlı̨ı̨ Kų́ę́ First Nation film festival kicks off next week – Cabin Radio

February 16, 2022 Łı́ı́dlı̨ı̨ Kų́ę́ First Nation is set to host its third annual film festival from February 21 to 27 in Fort Simpson. The event will be held in-person at the community’s recreation centre and include films from across Canada, the Dehcho region and elsewhere in the NWT, according to Jonathan Antoine, the community […]

by ahnationtalk on February 16, 2022236 Views

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Explain like I’m 5: How did fuel make it into Iqaluit’s water supply? – Nunatsiaq News

Dec 23, 2021 The fuel contamination of Iqaluit’s water supply left people asking a lot of questions, not least of which was — how did it get there in the first place? Answering this question was one requirement among a longer list of must-dos before the territory’s chief public health officer, Dr. Michael Patterson, would […]

by ahnationtalk on December 23, 2021201 Views

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NWMB Regular Meeting 004-2021

To:      All NWMB Co-management Partners Re:     Nunavut Wildlife Management Board (NWMB) Regular Meeting No. RM 004-2021 Please be advised that the next NWMB Regular Board Meeting No. RM 004-2021 will be held on December 8, 2021. At this time, the NWMB is planning to hold the RM004-2021 meeting in Iqaluit, Nunavut at the Aqsarniit Hotel […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 2021204 Views

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Zacharias Kunuk explores Inuit shamanism in short animated film – Nunatsiaq News

Aug 26, 2021 Acclaimed Nunavut filmmaker’s latest production to make North American debut at Toronto International Film Festival In the 1980s, an Inuit elder told filmmaker Zacharias Kunuk a story about a young woman who was learning shamanism from her grandmother. Three years ago, the acclaimed Nunavut filmmaker began turning the story into a short […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 2021245 Views

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Black and Indigenous communities in the North gear up to celebrate Emancipation Day – Nunatsiaq News

Jul 30, 2021 Musicians and dancers from across the territories to perform Saturday A celebration showcasing over a dozen performers from Canada’s territories will mark the first Emancipation Day to be recognized by the federal government. In March, the House of Commons voted to officially mark Aug. 1 — the day slavery was abolished throughout […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 2021230 Views

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Amazon Canada and The Walrus Unveil Shortlist for the 45th Annual First Novel Award

The winner of the Amazon Canada First Novel Award will be announced on Thursday, May 27, during a virtual ceremony hosted by Jennifer Hollett, the executive director of The Walrus and will include celebrated Canadian author Lawrence Hill as the special guest speaker The winner of the Youth Author short-fiction category will also be recognized […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 2021210 Views

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Arctic Inspiration Prize announces it’s going virtual – Nunatsiaq News

Feb 2, 2021 The ceremony for the Arctic Inspiration Prize will shift online this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, making it accessible “from coast to coast to coast,” according to a news release from the prize organization and APTN. “The AIP is one of Canada’s best kept secrets and we’re thrilled to be able […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 2021239 Views

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All-Inuktut TV channel launches Monday – Nunatsiaq News

14 January 2021 Uvagut TV will broadcast around the clock on ACL cable and Shaw Direct satellite in Nunavut and N.W.T. A long-awaited all-Inuit-language cable and satellite television channel will launch at 12:01 a.m. this Monday, Jan. 18. Nunavut Independent Television and Isuma TV will operate the new channel, called Uvagut TV. In English, the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 2021234 Views

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It’s Going to Change Everything’: Inuit Face a New and Worrying Climate – VICE

Indigenous peoples of the north are finding themselves at the centre of a geopolitical climate change bomb that they did not cause. It’s time to wake up. On Global Climate Day of Action, VICE Media Group is solely telling stories about our current climate crisis. Click here to meet young climate leaders from around the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 2020289 Views

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