Category: Videos

The Legend of Aayaashaau

The Legend of Aayaashaau

VIDEO: Coon Come and Mark Inaugurated

VIDEO: Coon Come and Mark Inaugurated

After final election results were decided in a run-off vote held in July, Dr. Matthew Coon Come and Rodney Mark were inaugurated into their positions as Grand Chief and Deputy Grand Chief at this year’s GCC/CRA Annual General Assembly. Inauguration […]

The First Peoples’ Festival keeps growing in its 23rd year

The First Peoples’ Festival keeps growing in its 23rd year

This year’s Montreal First Peoples’ Festival got off to a roaring start July 30 before a packed auditorium at the Grande Bibliothèque for the world premiere of Paroles Amérikoises by Pierre Bastien. For the third consecutive year, the week-long festival […]

Urban archaeology unearths relics from the past

Urban archaeology unearths relics from the past

On a hot summer day there is nothing better than going to the park with family and friends to enjoy the atmosphere. In Montreal, the newly restored Beaver Lake on Mount Royal has been drawing thousands of visitors, but standing […]

And the drums played on: Kahnawake’s 2013 powwow

The 23rd annual Echoes of a Proud Nation Powwow in Kahnawake went off without a hitch, bringing together individuals from around the world to celebrate life through dance, drums and Indian tacos. According to the festival organizers, nearly 7000 people […]

Reclaiming Orphaned Mines

Reclaiming Orphaned Mines

Lush vegetation covers the scars of the abandoned Opémiska mine near Chapais The word “byproduct” often comes up when talking about the environment. We all know what it means: something that comes as a result of an action or process […]

A constant presence

A constant presence

The First Nations film and cultural festival unveils its schedule For the past 23 years, Land InSights has been bringing First Peoples Festival / Présence Autochtone to Montreal with a line-up of Aboriginal films and performances that rivals the city’s […]

Aboriginal couture: Inukt melds First Nations culture into its fashion

Aboriginal couture: Inukt melds First Nations culture into its fashion

Over the years, Canadian artists and designers have been inspired by the rich imagery and symbolism of First Nations culture. But walking down the streets of downtown Montreal, which offers a good representation of the Canadian fashion scene, the style […]

End-of-life conversations

End-of-life conversations

American writer Will Schwalbe discusses final days with his dying mother Death is a difficult part of life, one that we all have to go deal with. For family and friends taking care of their loved ones who are facing […]

Crees converge at the Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s National Event in Montreal

Crees converge at the Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s National Event in Montreal

The Truth & Reconciliation Commission capped off their 2013 National Event in Montreal with a concert featuring some of the province’s most talented artists, including Chisasibi’s Fort George Rockers. We spoke with TRC Commissioner Marie Wilson and The Fort George […]