Courtesy Food Network Canada Kanien’kehá:ka chef Tawnya Brant of Six Nations was not the only chef who arrived on the set of Top Chef Canada with a personal pantry containing some treasured ingredients from home. “Everybody that brought stuff literally brought stuff from whatever their culture was,” Brant said. “It was
Courtesy Janice Patton Beaded face masks made by Kahnawa’kehró:non are being highlighted at the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies in Banff, Alberta. The exhibition titled Breathe. aims to reflect resiliency throughout the 21st century from various cultures across Canada, with a particular emphasis on Indigenous resiliency. “One mask is actually
Courtesy Nish Media Kanesatake filmmaker Sonia Bonspille Boileau’s first-ever French dramatic mini-series premiered on Tuesday night on Radio-Canada. Pour toi Flora centres around two Anishinaabe residential school survivors trying to come to terms with their painful past. “I’m relieved now that it’s out in the world. I don’t feel the weight
Courtesy Hudson Village Theatre It’s no easy feat to get a room full of settlers to laugh at themselves, but the Hudson Village Theatre’s production of Feather Gardens accomplished that and much more. Feather Gardens, written by Jimmy Blais, stars a patch of land in the town of Hudson, a non-Indigenous settlement
Courtesy Oreana Franchy In just 20 minutes, Ellen Gabriel has turned 32 years of reporting on its head, with the debut of her documentary film, “Kanatenhs - When The Pine Needles Fall,” which recently won Best Short Documentary from the LA Independent Women Film Awards eighth edition. The film details what happened
Montreal’s First Peoples Festival, or Présence autochtone, is back bigger than ever before with a 2022 schedule full of the best in Indigenous art, from here and all around the world. “We have a really rich and eclectic program this year,” said André Dudemaine, artistic director of Land InSights, which
Courtesy Sarah Sookman An art project that saw 50 Indigenous portraits installed around Montreal - with a third of them depicting Kahnawa’kehró:non - was completed last weekend as the final portraits were installed at Concordia University and the Temple EmanuEl-Beth Sholom synagogue. The installation, called Indigenous Forced Displacement, features photos from
Courtesy Michael Montour In the mid-2000s, when the most interesting thing on most cell phones was the game “Snake,” there was a heavy metal show nearly every weekend around Kahnawake. One Blood - led by singer and bass player Adam Shoniatariiá:kon Cross - was a premier attraction on the local scene.