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Algonquin AAMP media project newsletter July 2018

Events, opportunities, and links to recent media

by Algonquin AAMP

Algonquin AAMP media project newsletter July 2018

Kwey Kwey / Greetings,

In this Algonquin Anishinaabeg Aki Media Project email:

*EVENTS & OPPORTUNITIES: 
Vote for Ottawa canal benches / Apply to Investigative Journalism week program / Chuck Commanda canoe building / Lynn Gehl at Lakefield Festival / Lyle Odjick at Bluesfest / NFB + imagineNATIVE Digital Partnership

*MEDIA: 
Walk for Akikodjiwan / Language Camp / Jay Odjick Canada Day editorial / Bluesfest Opening / Ontario TRC Education / Algonquins at Santa Fe Market / Caroline Monnet Exhibit & Upcoming Films **

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Note that our twitter account @AlgonquinAAMP is still suspended and we're not sure how to have it restored(!?)

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EVENTS & OPPORTUNITIES: 

Vote for Ottawa canal benches / Apply to Investigative Journalism week program / Chuck Commanda canoe building / Lynn Gehl at Lakefield Festival / Lyle Odjick at Bluesfest / NFB + imagineNATIVE Digital Partnership

VOTE: online (until July 15) or at a Farmer's Market (14th Old Ottawa East; 15th Lansdowne)
The City of Ottawa is looking for public consultation on two artist’s bench/benches for the new Rideau Canal Crossing footbridge between 5th Ave and Clegg St. The four shortlisted artists are Emily Brascoupé-Hoefler, Doreen Stevens, Claude Latour, and Sally Ann Sheeks. Support Algonquin artists!
SURVEY: https://s-ca.chkmkt.com/?e=126891&h=5C366C7DA06956D
https://ottawa.ca/en/residents/arts-heritage-and-culture/art-collection-old/public-art#public-art-online-consultation-rideau-canal-crossing-public-art-project

July 11: Applications due for Investigative Journalism program
at the Banff Centre, September 17-23 some scholarships available
https://www.banffcentre.ca/programs/investigative-journalism-intensive 

July 7-20 - Chuck Commanda canoe building
at Murphy's Point Provincial Park
http://www.ontarioparks.com/parksblog/makings-teachings-birchbark-canoe/
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=2047999855212115&id=685531544792293

July 13, 7:30pm - Lynn Gehl at Lakefield Literary Festival
Peterborough. With Beverley Jacobs & Edna Manitowabi
http://lakefieldliteraryfestival.com/program/

July 14, 5pm - Lyle Odjick & The Northern Steam at Ottawa BluesFest
https://ottawabluesfest.ca/artists/#/artist/lyle-odjick-the-northern-steam

July 18, 10am-8pm - Magtogoek public viewing, by Denis Charette
at Cantley QC, 325 Chemin Taché https://denischarette.com/
https://www.facebook.com/events/981402208693880/

July 19, 4pm - NFB + imagineNATIVE Digital Partnership Webinar
http://www.imaginenative.org/imaginenative-institutes-spring-half-time-show
https://www.facebook.com/events/209183386574670/
August 30 application deadline: 
http://www.imaginenative.org/nfbimaginenative-seek-innovative-interactive-project-proposals

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MEDIA

Walk for Akikodjiwan / Language Camp / Jay Odjick Canada Day editorial / Bluesfest Opening / Ontario TRC Education / Algonquins at Santa Fe Market / Caroline Monnet Exhibit & Upcoming Films

Walk to Protect our Sacred Site Akikodjiwan / Chaudiere Falls
Media from June 22 includes... 
* Bilingual video & transcript (originally from Radio-Canada):
https://equitableeducation.ca/2018/protect-akikodjiwan-vid-and-aud 
and at https://youtube.com/watch?v=_IZmCL-04Os
* Albert Dumont's post-walk writeup:
http://albertdumont.com/reflections-on-the-spirituality-is-unity-walk/ 
* Radio Canada article (in French/en Francais):
https://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1108721/projet-zibi-autochtone-marche-opposition 
* OttawaMatters (1310News) article:
https://www.ottawamatters.com/local-news/march-on-parliament-hill-protests-chaudiere-falls-development-963347 
* Photo Album from Peter Stockdale
https://www.facebook.com/drpeterstockdale/media_set?set=a.10155405196001850.1073742679.565126849&type=3 

Algonquin grandmothers working to preserve their language
The plan is to bring 30 youth from 11 Algonquin communities to a cultural language camp about four hours north of Ottawa on traditional Algonquin territory in Quebec.
http://aptnnews.ca/2018/06/25/algonquin-grandmothers-working-to-preserve-their-language/

Jay Odjick's Canada Day op-ed in Ottawa Citizen
"Canada needs to be more than an ideal if reconcilliation is possible"
https://ottawacitizen.com/opinion/columnists/odjick-canada-needs-to-be-more-than-an-ideal-if-reconcilliation-is-possible

Ottawa Bluesfest Opening Hand Drum of Unceded & Unsurrendered Anishinabe Territory
Simply Beautiful - KZ Girls & Barriere Lake Boys. VIDEO:
https://twitter.com/CelineWhiteduck/status/1015272643421974528

Experts pan [Ontario] ministry's cancellation of Indigenous curriculum revisions
* Features both Jody Alexander (Pikwakanagan) and Gilbert Whiteduck (Kitigan Zibi)
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/ottawa-trc-curriculum-sessions-cancelled-1.4739223
* Use the hashtag #TeachersForTRC for more on this issue

Algonquins at Santa Fe Indian Market in August
https://twitter.com/Pidabin/status/999246165240635392
https://www.facebook.com/kkmiiksagwasin/posts/1704746326251789

Looking from a bird’s-eye view with Caroline Monnet (Wanderlust exhibit)
http://gn-o.org/en/looking-from-a-birds-eye-view-with-caroline-monnet/
& en francais: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SJv30yA0Vf0

And two upcoming films Monnet is working on:
* SYMPHONIE D'UNE ATTAQUE NORDIQUE, a futuristic short with the Indigenous Peoples of the North uniting against a supernatural invading army.
https://blog.nfb.ca/blog/2018/06/20/mobilize-nfb-puts-truth-reconciliation-onscreen/
* EMPTYING THE TANK (fall 2018) Exploring the inner strength of an up-and-coming female mixed-martial artist and her determination to rise to the top of this extremely competitive sport.
http://www.cbc.ca/mediacentre/program/cbc-short-docs

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