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.
Courtesy Janelle Niles Got Land? That’s the name of a touring Indigenous comedy show that’s coming to Kahnawake for the first time next Saturday, June 11. Throughout the afternoon and evening, the show’s attendees will enjoy a three-course meal at Ristorante La Vista while enjoying some comedy produced by Onkwehón:we, for
June 21 is the first day of summer, National Indigenous Peoples Day, and Go Skate Day - “a triple whammy!” said Scott Berwick. Berwick, of the Kanien’kehá:ka Onkwawén:na Raotitióhkwa Language and Cultural Center (KOR) photo studio, wanted to do something special for this trifecta of occasions. When he found a
Courtesy Satehoronies McComber Satehoronies McComber, AKA Will E. Skandalz, or just Boopie, has not let the pandemic stop him from doing his thing. The hip-hop artist and event MC has continued to put out new songs and music videos throughout our near two-year battle with COVID-19, on top of weekly podcasts
Courtesy Brendt Thomas Diabo Kahnawa’kehró:non Brendt Thomas Diabo has topped the charts of the Indigenous Music Countdown for the second time in his musical career. His song “Foolish Heart” first debuted on the countdown in mid-November, gradually climbing its way up until it hit #1 on February 12. “It’s had a
File photo The nominations for the Rogers Best Canadian Feature Award have been announced, and the critically-acclaimed film Beans directed by Tracey Deer has made the cut. The powerful coming-of-age story set to the backdrop of the Siege of Kanesatake (aka Oka Crisis) is one of three films nominated for this