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Courtesy of the Art Gallery of Ontario

The newly renovated space is divided into seven sections, each highlighting a theme or a specific artist more

Art & Design

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APTN show about an Indigenous entrepreneur and drag queen in macho Fort McMurray deftly touches on difficult themes more

Reviews

APTN will soft launch ELMNT FM, its new radio station on 106.5FM, later this summer in Toronto. It will feature a mix of Indigenous and non-Indigenous music and talk programming. ELMNT will also launch in Ottawa on 95.7FM in mid-July. more

Music

The AGO recently retitled an Emily Carr painting with an offensive name, but revising a title originally selected by the artist crosses a line in some circles more

Art & Design

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Samuel Engelking

The inaugural event is part of a grassroots push to Indigenize fashion schools and the industry at large more

Education

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Samuel Engelking

Chippewar's latest public art piece dispels the myth that tax dollars go to Indigenous people more

Art & Design

The just-released movie, adapted from the late Richard Wagamese's acclaimed novel about a hockey player who survived Canada's residential school system, highlights problems about who gets to tell stories in this country more

Interviews & Features

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Samuel Engelking

The push to put Indigeneity on curriculums has created a hiring boom, but the pool of Indigenous scholars remains small more

Education

Colten Boushie and Tina Fontaine deserve justice more

, News

Ryerson Public School

Cheol Joon Baek

The latest TDSB report on equity highlights the cycle of systemic problems that have plagued education bureaucracies for decades more

News

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Samuel Engelking

"It’s the first time I’ve been on a reserve performing my work for the people I made it for,” says musician and writer Leanne Betasamosake Simpson more

Features

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Samuel Engelking

A new generation of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians are learning the language through post-secondary courses and an app more

Education

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Many of this year's top exhibitions explored Canada's colonial legacy, the concept of nationhood and the meaning of monuments more

, Art

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Samuel Engelking

The gallery has appointed a curator of Indigenous art, but there is still a dearth of Indigenous voices in leadership roles at major institutions across Canada more

Art

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Samuel Engelking

On the heels of his popular U of T Art Museum show, the Cree artist is unveiling a 12 x 24-ft history painting based on a treaty between the Dutch and the Iroquois more

Art

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Samuel Engelking

The spotlight is shining on a new group of music-makers, but the struggle is far from over more

Features

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Samuel Engelking

“I feel humble in the immensity of it all, that these songs still resonate 40, 50 years later.” more

Features

Community legal clinics in Ontario look to fight back against the colonial oppression still perpetrated by Canada's legal system more

News

Visible, young and often harassed by police, Native movements across North America are preserving Aboriginal culture and bringing social issues to the forefront like never before more

News

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Samuel Engelking

"We’re trying to run a festival that feels like it includes everybody no matter what you do or what you think because it’s a celebration of sexual identity," says Pride Toronto's new executive director. more

News

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    Allan Lissner

    Chile indigenous leader Sergio Campusano outside Barrick Gold AGM in Toronto last month.