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THE GRIZZLIES now on 53 screens across Canada!

THE GRIZZLIES now on 53 screens across Canada! An online link is available for review/interview purposes. Based on a true story, Miranda de Pencier’s The Grizzlies is an inspirational drama about a group of Inuit students in the Arctic where, in 2004, suicide rates were the highest in North America. When rookie teacher Russ Sheppard […]

by pmnationtalk on May 8, 201923 Views

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Film on Colten Boushie case wins $10,000 prize at Hot Docs – CBC

Filmmaker weaves her own personal history into a larger examination of colonialism and racism May 05, 2019 A film about the killing of a young Indigenous man in Saskatchewan has won a top prize at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival. Tasha Hubbard’s nipawistamasowin: We Will Stand Up has won the best Canadian feature […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 201924 Views

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The World’s Largest Annual Film Festival Celebrates 100 Years of Canadian Cinema!

TORONTO, April 2, 2019  – REEL CANADA today announced the sixth annual National Canadian Film Day (NCFD), celebrating 100 years of Canadian cinema, has been met with real Canadian enthusiasm. More than 1,000 screening events will take place in 600 Canadian communities and 25 countries, from the northern tip of Baffin Island to St. John’s, NL, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 201950 Views

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Short story collection about search of identity honoured provincially – MooseJawToday.com

Lisa Bird-Wilson’s short story collection pertaining to Indigenous identity, Just Pretending, is the 2019 Saskatchewan Library Association’s selection for One Book, One Province Who am I? It’s a simple question with a myriad of complicated answers. “Indigenous identity is complicated and it’s messy. And for some reason I wanted to write fiction about it,” said […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 201940 Views

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Preview: New GTNT show brings audience back to school – Cochrane Times

March 7, 2019 When Dakota Ray Hebert started working on her new play, Native Studies 101, she asked her young performers a simple question. “What are some of the things you wish you could tell your teachers?” Hebert said. “I think a lot of Indigenous youth keep quiet … because they don’t want to be […]

by ahnationtalk on March 7, 201951 Views

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Arcola historian’s first book studies Indigenous people of southern Saskatchewan – Estevan Mercury

February 01, 2019 Adrian Paton has always taken a keen interest in history and in photographs of people. The history of Indigenous people is of particular interest to him. He has built up an impressive collection of pictures during his life. Now, at age 85, the Arcola resident has compiled and released An Honest, Genial […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201945 Views

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July 27, 1960 – Indians of Saskatchewan get full liquor privileges – The Battlefords News-Optimist

January 3, 2019 NOTE: The term “Indian” is used in this article, as that was the word most commonly used to refer to Indigenous peoples during the period under discussion. Indigenous people were not allowed to drink in Saskatchewan bars until 1960 – the same year they were granted the right to vote. The push […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 201952 Views

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Upcoming Saskatoon play a ‘live documentary’ about Gerald Stanley case – CBC

‘I hope somehow it will help,’ says Colten Boushie’s mother of the play Reasonable Doubt December 12, 2018 A surreal scene played out in a Saskatoon rehearsal room this past Sunday. Forty or so people gathered to hear a workshop reading of Reasonable Doubt, a “live documentary.” The play is about race, justice and the trial of […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 201861 Views

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25 works of Canadian nonfiction to watch for this fall – CBC

Aug. 28, 2018 Here are 25 works of Canadian nonfiction coming out in the second half of 2018 that we can’t wait to read. What it’s about: In Clifford, Governor General’s Literary Award-nominated writer Harold R. Johnson recounts the life of his beloved younger brother, who was killed by a drunk driver. The two brothers […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 201877 Views

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Saskatoon’s Sweet Grass Records marks 25 years with push to digital – CBC

Promoting Indigenous music and culture a lifelong effort for Ted Whitecalf Jun 28, 2018 When the owner of Sweet Grass Records first began his record label in 1993, compact discs were making their debut and tape cassettes were still all the rage. The Saskatoon-based business is now celebrating its 25th anniversary by remastering and digitizing […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 2018128 Views

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