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ROM Indigenous youth mural

Tina Weltz / Royal Ontario Museum

Created by the ROM's Youth Cabinet, the four-panel mural hangs opposite the museum's iconic totem poles Read more

Art & Design

Frozen 2 Northuldra

Walt Disney Studios

After a debate about cultural appropriation surrounded Frozen, Disney agreed in writing to respectfully portray Sámi culture in the sequel Read more

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Chelsea Winstanley

Tanja-Tiziana

In Toronto to present a short film at imagineNATIVE, the Maori producer behind Jojo Rabbit is working on a diverse array of projects led by women Read more

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The Polaris Prize-winner says Indigenous and non-Indigenous people have to come together because the world is on fire Read more

Features

Adrian Stimson AA Bronson

Samuel Engelking

After learning their ancestors were adversaries, AA Bronson and Adrian Stimson explore what it means to personally reconcile Canada’s colonial legacy Read more

Art & Design

Indigenous horror roundtable

Courtesy of Chippewar

With Jeff Barnaby’s zombie flick Blood Quantum debuting at Midnight Madness, we assembled a roundtable to explore the ways genre storytelling can unearth hard truths Read more

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Kathleen Hepburn Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers

Samuel Engelking

The Body Remembers When The World Broke Open speaks to the ways young Indigenous women are pushed to the margins Read more

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Pam Palmater

Lisa Macintosh

The Mi'kmaq lawyer and Ryerson professor is helping Canadians self-educate on Indigenous issues with a video series Read more

Books

Red Embers Allan Gardens

Lisa Rochon

The public art installation Red Embers was designed by 15 Indigenous women artists and is on display until October 4 Read more

Art & Design

Stan Williams This Is Indian Land

Stan Williams

In his ongoing series This Is Indian Land, the Mohawk/Anishinaabe photographer captures the broad range of ways Indigenous people are reclaiming culture Read more

Art & Design

Lilies Buddies

Jeremy Mimnagh

Michel Marc Bouchard's play-within-a-play becomes a potent metaphor for restorative justice in an uneven reimagining at Buddies in Bad Times Read more

Theatre

In A Mind Spread Out On The Ground, the Tuscarora writer insightfully places mental health and sexual assault among the legacy of colonialism Read more

Books

Tasha Hubbard  nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

National Film Board of Canada

In nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up, Cree filmmaker Tasha Hubbard looks at the aftermath of the Colten Boushie verdict and the fight for justice reform Read more

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Festival's powerful opening film provides an intimate look at Colten Boushie and his family's fight for justice Read more

Reviews

Storytellers is Canada’s first Indigenous music library and it’s looking for more Indigenous talent to add to its roster Read more

Music

Isitwendam Meegwun Fairbrother

Joe Bucci

Meegwun Fairbrother's solo show at Native Earth, about a Harper government official sent to discredit a residential school survivor, feels rushed Read more

Theatre

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George Pimental

Anishinaabe and Mohawk designer Lesley Hampton cast Indigenous models and actors exclusively in her Toronto Fashion Week show. Read more

Lifestyle

The Body Remembers

Katrin Bragadottir

Commissioned by the imagineNATIVE festivaI, a new study shows there's a growing demand internationally that Canada's film industry isn't meeting Read more

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

Education

In honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day, the Toronto sign at Nathan Phillips Square has gotten two upgrades: a custom-vinyl wrap around its famous photo-op letters and the addition of a Medicine Wheel. Read more

News

  • Edge of the Knife

    Tyler York in Edge Of The Knife.