Celebrating Indigeneity in person: The Asinabka film festival returns to roaring applause
The 11th annual Asinabka Film and Media Arts Festival launched with a cheering audience.
Col. By Day proves to be a time to remember the founding of Ottawa and also those who have been here for millennia
Monday’s Col. By Day was a chance to remember the history of Ottawa and the people who have been here for thousands of years.
Climate change and children’s rights: Canada urged to take bigger steps in the right direction
Children are calling for Canada to include them in climate policy decisions.
Remembering a hero: The first Chief Pinesi Day honours life of Algonquin leader
The Algonquins of Pikwàkanagàn First Nation celebrated their first ever Chief Pinesi Day on July 1st.
Welcome to Adaawewigamig: New store in Byward Market offers a cultural touchstone for Indigenous youth
The Assembly of Seven Generations hosted celebrations in Byward Market for National Indigenous Peoples Day and their new store front.
Back in person, the NAC Indigenous Art Market fosters a sense of community
The NAC Indigenous Art Market allowed culture and community to meet during National Indigenous History Month.
Pressure mounts to put Indigenous languages on federal election ballots
The push is on to include Indigenous languages on federal election ballots.
Bad vibes: Critics decry the cultural appropriation of Indigenous plant medicines and smudging￼
It’s a sunny day inside the Garden of Light spiritual shop and magic is in the air. Rays of light bounce off the glinting crystals stationed by the window, brightening the room and entrancing passersby. Past the glimmering crystals, a customer circles the display of metal sound bowls. She picks up a wooden mallet, or ‘striker,’ and gently taps the…
Group opposes Ryerson University rebrand and aims to restore namesake’s reputation
As Ryerson University prepares to announce a new name, a group called The Friends of Egerton Ryerson is working to help restore the reputation of the 19th century educator.
Algonquin elder, Muslim women build bridges through ‘experiences of racism’
Ottawa Muslim Women’s Organization and Algonquin elder Claudette Commanda are building bridges of understanding among marginalized groups.
Winnipeg scraps adult-business licences as sex workers, anti-trafficking advocates unite — for different reasons
Sex workers and anti-human trafficking advocates urge Winnipeg city council to end licensing of sex work.
No revisions planned for Canadian coat of arms despite calls for changes to reflect diverse nation
Some support revising Canada’s coat of arms to represent Indigenous peoples. Canadian Heritage says there are no plans to do so.