Journeying Forward: Dreaming First Nations’ Independence remains a powerful and thoughtful discussion of First Nations and self-government in Canada. Its author, Patricia Monture-Angus (September 24, 1958 – November 17, 2010), was a noted Mohawk legal scholar and activist.
The 2015 Juno Awards, which recognizes Canadian musical talent from across the country, was held in Hamilton this past weekend. Alongside the event were number of shows and gatherings held to honour indigenous talent.
The 2015 Juno Gala Dinner & Awards was packed with talent tonight, and five indigenous artists were among those recognized.
Aboriginal Album of the Year went to Tanya Tagaaq for Animism. Tagaaq was on tour and not present to receive the award.
Kahnawake Mohawk Kawennahere Devery Jacobs has started a kickstarter campaign online to raise $15,000 for a short film on the story of one of indigenous Canada’s Missing and Murdered Indigneous Women and Girls.
GoodMinds.com supports First Nations Community Libraries in several ways. One of the ways we help is by offering a selection of book titles chosen by experienced First Nation Public Librarians in Southern Ontario.
Residential Schools, With the Words and Images of Survivors, is a book documenting and honouring the history of the survivors and former students who attended residential schools.