Indigenous

Updates and coverage about arts, culture and creative Indigenous events from or about Indigenous creatives across Canada and around the world.

Literature
1143 Words

Writing is the air I breathe: publishing as an Inuit writer

I am the poet with her work attached to a clipboard. I am surprised that my first published work, Annie Muktuk and Other Stories, is a book of short stories. There’s irony in that.

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#MyArtsculture
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David A. Robertson shares his favourite Winnipeg cultural spots

The Governor General’s Award-winning Indigenous author talks up Winnipeg’s best and brightest local arts and culture

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Society
1360 Words

Victoria's Secret does it again: cultural appropriation

Indigenous peoples are proud of their heritage, and want to share much of it, but on their own terms.

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Journalism
1485 Words

Meet CBC Indigenous journalist Connie Walker

The award-winning reporter is on the front lines, sharing the stories of Canada’s missing and murdered Indigenous women.

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Television
524 Words

On the road with Carla Robinson

The CBC host talks about being the first, and still the only, Aboriginal national TV anchor on the three major Canadian networks

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Music
625 Words

Susan Aglukark returns with a new album, attitude

The Inuit pop star talks about her album ‘Big Feeling’ and reveals how her wide acclaim took a personal toll, leading to a breakdown.

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Communications
927 Words

Carla Robinson is made for TV

CBC journalist on the fast track to success