DJ Shub Among 2022 Indigenous Entrepreneur Award Winners

The second annual Indigenous Entrepreneur Awards announced winners last week, including Mohawk artist DJ Shub. The event, held by the non-profit organization Pow Wow Pitch, recognizes and encourages the entrepreneurial spirit of Indigenous peoples, as well as celebrates Indigenous excellence. DJ Shub received the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) Creative Award, along with a […]

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What’s Happening in Toronto for the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is this Friday, September 30th. While there are many ways you can show your support, such as wearing an orange shirt from an Indigenous vendor, there are also many other ways you can show your support throughout the city. The Toronto Public Library has curated a list of […]

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Pope visiting Quebec to advance reconciliation with Indigenous People

Following Pope Francis’ apology last April for the “deplorable conduct” of members of the Catholic Church at residential schools, the Pope will be in Quebec from July 27-29 to advance action toward reconciliation with Indigenous People. Cree Grand Chief Mandy Gull-Masty expressed that while apologies from Pope Francis, especially on Canada’s colonized land is monumental […]

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Moose Hide Campaign is Standing Up to End Violence Against Women and Children

The Moose Hide Campaign is an Indigenous-led movement of men, boys, and all Canadians standing up to end violence against women and children.   The Moose Hide Campaign was founded in 2011 by Paul Lacerte and his daughter Raven. What started with a single moose has turned into a Canada-wide anti-violence movement. Most organizations that […]

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Kyana Kingbird on Indigenous Representation, and The Toronto Raptors Halftime Show

This morning, Mark and Jem had the opportunity to sit down with Kyana Kingbird. She is a Mi’kmaw and Ojibway fancy shawl dancer from Esgenoôpetitj (Burnt Church) First Nation in New Brunswick, a finalist in the Welcome Toronto Creators Challenge, and was recently featured in the Toronto Raptors‘ Halftime Show. She talks about how she’s able […]

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