With the new single “YOY” steadily climbing the charts, Cree singer-songwriter Siibii is not only launching the exciting next phase of an already impressive music career but also introducing their first music under their chosen Eenou name.
With a resurgence in traditional arts and craftwork, Cree artisans are finding exciting new avenues to showcase their talents. The Cree Native Arts and Crafts Association (CNACA) is expanding its inventory as it prepares to open new stores both online and in Montreal in 2023.
Exciting new initiatives are providing platforms for Indigenous peoples to share their realities. A new four-part Radio-Canada/CBC documentary series Laissez-nous raconter (Telling Our Story) is one ambitious project developed over the past four years.
A new book documents the Nemaska’s forced relocation in the early 1970s along with its resulting traumas and triumphs. Going Home, The Untold Story of Nemaska Eenouch, is a 600-page, 300-photo “people’s book” based on extensive research and interviews over the past 15 years.
Another victim of the pandemic, it’s been three years since La Grande Dégustation de Montréal – the wine and spirits exhibition – was able to raise our spirits. An attempt to hold smaller gatherings in multiple places last year never really took off.
As the Halloween decorations are returned to their spooky lairs, the shopping malls tell us it’s already time to start thinking about Christmas. For this year’s holiday gift shopping guide, the Nation offers something for everyone, even for that friend or family member who has everything.
Paula Menarick has been sewing and crafting since she was just a child. After graduating nursing school in 2006, she’s also managed to make it into a career, selling her crafts through her brand, Fast Cloud Inspirations.
Cree artist Kent Monkman’s exhibition Being Legendary, to be presented at Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) from October 8 to March 23, 2023, plays with concepts of foundational myths, narrative biases and repatriation.