October 25, 2020

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NICK SHERMAN ON STORIES, SONG, AND RACISM IN THUNDER BAY

NICK SHERMAN ON STORIES, SONG, AND RACISM IN THUNDER BAY

Image credit: nicksherman.ca This week on APTN’s, AMPLIFY, Nick Sherman examines the challenges of living in Thunder Bay as an Indigenous person. The northern Ontario city is notorious for being racist towards Indigenous people—and it is deadly. It’s where 7 Indigenous youth died under similar circumsta...
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SHAWNEE ON AWAKENING HER TWO-SPIRITED IDENTITY

SHAWNEE ON AWAKENING HER TWO-SPIRITED IDENTITY

Shawnee | Image source: AMPLIFY Top ‘Gender-Bending’ singer/ songwriter Shawnee (Mohawk) shares her story on APTN’ S Amplify about awakening her two-spirit identity while building a two-spirit sweat lodge in her community led by Ojibwe-Cree Elder and author Ma-Nee Chacaby. Before the airing, she shared...
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ZEEGWON SHILLING PERFORMS AT THE GCHI DEWIN FESTIVAL

ZEEGWON SHILLING PERFORMS AT THE GCHI DEWIN FESTIVAL

Back at the beginning of winter biboon, MUSKRAT Magazine and ReZ Radio 91.3 FM co-presented the well-attended 5th Annual Gchi Dewin Indigenous Storytellers Festival in Wasauksing First Nation (Lighting the 7th Fire at the Gchi Dewin Indigenous Storytelling Festival) and Parry Sound, Ontario. Over the ne...
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TEEN PERFORMER ZEEGWON SHILLING ON HIS LOVE OF MUSIC

TEEN PERFORMER ZEEGWON SHILLING ON HIS LOVE OF MUSIC

Zeegwon Shilling is a 14 year old, up and coming Anishinabe singer and musician who is expanding his knowledge and love of performing music. Last year in November, a video featuring him performing Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah went viral on Facebook with over 100,000 views in 3 days. Zeegwon recently made...
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Mimi O'Bonsawin

Mimi O’Bonsawin

MIMI: NEW MUSIC FROM AN OLD SOUL If you can embrace the grace and power of Northern Ontario landscapes, you will feel the music of Mimi O’Bonsawin. She epitomizes the powerful scenery and the beauty of its waters through her music, all the while yielding to her rich and warm French Canadian and Abenakis...
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ISKWÉ ON CONNECTING WITH SPIRIT AND #METOO

ISKWÉ ON CONNECTING WITH SPIRIT AND #METOO

Iskwé | Image source: Lisa MacIntosh Iskwé lept on to the Canadian music scene in 2013, with with her song debut single Nobody Knows, a song about Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, which put her on the map as an artist who won’t shy away from any topic on Indigenous issues. As a ...
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