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Two-spirit/Indigiqueer author draws majesty and exuberance from trauma in his break-out novel Jonny Appleseed more

Books

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Cheol Joon Baek

World AIDS Day commemorations on Saturday, December 1, and talks by pop-culture commentator Jesse Wente and former Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin head up this week's list of can't-miss events more

News

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Netflix

The caricatured Native American characters in Netflix's The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is part of the satire, but is that portrayal responsible? Critic Adam Nayman and filmmakers Lisa Jackson and Shane Belcourt discuss more

Interviews & Features

As Canada implements a National Housing Strategy, post-secondary schools are creating more room for Indigenous design thinking more

Education

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Three-part APTN show that sends six intolerant Canadians to Indigenous communities across the country is eye-opening more

TV & Streaming

Nature reclaims the city in director Lisa Jackson's room-scale VR experience Biidaaban: First Light more

Culture

From Yiddish to Garifuna to Wolastoqey, these artists are preserving their languages through art. Interviews with Jeremy Dutcher, Sophie Milman and Anna Shternshis of Yiddish Gory, and Stonetree Records founder Ivan Duran. more

Features

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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

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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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Courtesy of the artist

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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    Allan Lissner

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