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AAAMP: Algonquin Nation demands action on moose hunting ; Language app available ; Media jobs in Ottawa & Montreal ; and more

Newsletter from Algonquin Anishinaabeg Aki Media Project

by Algonquin AAMP

AAAMP: Algonquin Nation demands action on moose hunting ; Language app available ; Media jobs in Ottawa & Montreal ; and more
Kwey Kwey,

This is the late August - early September newsletter from AAAMP, the Algonquin Anishinaabeg Aki Media Project, aiming to support the creation and distribution of media by and/or for the Algonquin people.

Highlights include:

  • Algonquin Nation demands immediate action for moose hunting in La Verendrye
  • New Algonquin language app available through Apple and Google
  • Media jobs in Ottawa and Montreal with urgent application deadline
  • and many more NEWS / EVENTS / MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES listed in that order below

If you have suggestions to include in future, please email algonquinakimedia@riseup.net

Please forward, share, suggest for people you know to subscribe, etc, as you see fit.

Miigwetch!

 
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* NEWS and other MEDIA PIECES *

Algonquin Nation declares state of emergency due to over-hunting in Quebec wildlife reserve
https://aptnnews.ca/2019/08/22/algonquin-nation-declares-state-of-emergency-due-to-over-hunting-in-quebec-wildlife-reserve/
* With press releases (English et Francais):
Algonquin Nation demands a complete moose survey and a co-developed management plan in the Vérendrye Wildlife Reserve
http://www.mediacoop.ca/newsrelease/36898
La nation algonquine exige un décompte complet de l'orignal et un plan de gestion élaboré conjointement dans la réserve faunique de Vérendrye
http://montreal.mediacoop.ca/newsrelease/36899

Government of Canada Implements Remaining Provisions of Bill S-3, Ending Sex-Based Inequities
https://www.canada.ca/en/crown-indigenous-relations-northern-affairs/news/2019/08/removal-of-all-sex-based-inequities-in-the-indian-act.html
* Lynn Gehl interview on the Skoden Podcast, about Bill S-3 ending sex discrimination in the Indian Act
https://soundcloud.com/skodenpodcast/episode-15
* Press releases:
143 Years of Sex-Based Discrimination Through the Indian Act Finally Comes to an End After Decades of Advocacy
https://www.ubcic.bc.ca/143_years_of_sex_based_discrimination_through_the_indian_act_finally_comes_to_an_end_after_decades_of_advocacy
LEAF supports the removal of sex discrimination from the Indian Act
https://www.leaf.ca/leaf-supports-the-removal-of-sex-discrimination-from-the-indian-act/

New "Algonquin Picture Dictionary" language app with 8 dialects available via Apple & Google
https://ici.radio-canada.ca/espaces-autochtones/1258738/app-dictionnaire-illustre-algonquin
https://www.translatetheweb.com/?ref=TVert&from=&to=en&a=https://ici.radio-canada.ca/espaces-autochtones/1258738/app-dictionnaire-illustre-algonquin

Short preview of Karen McBride's new book "Crow Winter", coming September 2019
https://www.cbc.ca/books/crow-winter-1.5221408

Algonquins of Pikwakanagan hold 32nd Annual Pow Wow
https://www.mybarrysbaynow.com/19888/algonquins-of-pikwakanagan-hold-32nd-annual-pow-wow/
https://www.pembrokeobserver.com/news/local-news/pikwakanagan-traditional-powwow-honours-and-embraces-traditions-of-indigenous-peoples

Mazinaw Pictographs Honoured with Plaque (unveiled at Pikwakanagan Pow Wow)
https://www.eganvilleleader.ca/community/plaque-honoring-mazinaw-is-pictograph-unveiled/
https://www.canada.ca/en/parks-canada/news/2019/08/government-of-canada-commemorates-the-national-historic-significance-of-mazinaw-pictographs.html

 
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* PUBLIC EVENTS *

Aug 23-25: Barriere Lake FN invites you to 2019 Odinimiwiin at Rapid Lake
https://share.riseup.net/#jwcss16R4USb0XV1jb_n6Q

Aug 25 - Sept 8: Master Canoe Builder Chuck Commanda to Create Birch Bark Canoe
Celebration of Nations, at FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, Niagara Falls
Public invited to visit daily noon-5pm; also festival events Sept 6-8
https://mailchi.mp/firstontariopac.ca/5th-hot-ticket-season-2117173

Maintenant - 18 octobre: L’exposition Wejikan, à la MRC de la Vallée-de-l’Or
Les artistes: Adrienne Anicinapeo (Kitcisakik), Édouard Winawa Brazeau (Kitcisakik), Marie Anne Cheezo (Lac-Simon), Peter Papatie (Kitcisakik), Claudette Happyjack (communauté Crie de Val-d'Or), Élisabeth Mianscun (Senneterre) et Alexis Weizineau (Senneterre).
http://mrcvo.qc.ca/exposition-wejikan/
https://www.lecitoyenvaldoramos.com/article/2019/08/21/une-1re-exposition-autochtone-a-la-mrc-de-la-vallee-de-l-or

August 31: Touch the Earth, at Old Ottawa East Town Hall
Talks by Albert Dumont along with Dalva Lammamaki and Eric Bowden. $40
https://www.meetup.com/Touch-The-Earth-Albert-Dumont-Eric-Bawden-Dalva-Lamminmaki/events/263551175/

Sept 12-13: Miaja gathering hosted by Kebaowek & Wolf Lake
Get-together celebrating Anicinabe art, culture, heritage: focus on language!
https://www.facebook.com/events/722092164876515/

Sept 11-29 NAC's Mòshkamo Indigenous Arts Festival, Ottawa
Full festival details at https://nac-cna.ca/en/indigenoustheatre/moshkamo
* Sept 11 launch event:
10am Canoe procession leaves from Patterson Creek, Rideau canal at Linden Terrace
11am Algonquin elders welcome canoes arrival at canal by National Arts Centre
11:30am Welcome ceremony in NAC Canal Foyer
12:15pm Welcoming feast at the National Arts Centre
* Video of April 30 announcement event, Elders Annie Smith & André-Robert St. Georges @ 8m:14s
https://youtu.be/ILI4TOy2FbU?t=494

Oct 22: Shamans, Warriors, and Tricksters - at Vancouver Writers' Festival
Panel: Karen McBride (book Crow Winter), Aviaq Johnston, Richard Van Camp, host Tanya Talaga
https://writersfest.bc.ca/festival-events-2019/shamans-warriors-tricksters/

Oct 26-31: 38e Festival du cinéma international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
https://festivalcinema.ca
* avec la peinture "Loon Mating Call" de Frank Polson sur l'affiche:
https://www.facebook.com/festcinema/photos/a.147446831944806/2427774930578640
 

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* MEDIA JOBS and other UPCOMING OPPORTUNITIES *

Apply by Aug 25 @ 11:59pm - CKUT campus/community radio, Montreal
Indigenous Programming & Outreach Coordinator (21hrs/wk, $16.33/hr)
https://ckut.ca/sites/ckut.ca/files/indigenous_development_coordinator_job_description_-_extension.pdf

Apply by Aug 26 @ noon - Charlatan newspaper, Carleton University (for CU students)
Positions: multimedia/web manager, photo assistant, copy editor, production assistant
https://www.facebook.com/CharlatanLive/posts/2643223302369180

Apply by Sept 4 - APTN Executive Producer, Eastern Region (Ottawa bureau)
https://corporate.aptn.ca/careers/job-openings/executive-producer-eastern-region/

Oct 20: Ottawa Book Expo, Lansdowne Park
Book an exhibitor table at www.OttawaBookExpo.ca
or contact AAAMP for possible collaboration: algonquinakimedia@riseup.net

Nov 16-17: Shameless Magazine's Talking Back Feminist Media Conference, Toronto
Looking for steering committee members, volunteers, and presenters
http://shamelessmag.com/blog/entry/the-talking-back-feminist-media-conferencecall-for-volunteers-and-save-the

Documentary Organization of Canada announces free membership for Indigenous filmmakers
https://www.docorg.ca/doc_announces_free_membership_for_indigenous_filmmakers

Q&A: Meet BIPOC of Publishing in Canada, a new industry collective looking to foster connections and support
https://quillandquire.com/omni/qa-meet-bipoc-of-publishing-in-canada-a-new-industry-collective-looking-to-foster-connections-and-support/
A platform for BIPOC (Black / Indigenous / People Of Colour) of Canadian publishing to come together & share experiences to work towards a more inclusive industry.
Email: bipocinpublishing@gmail.com / Twitter: https://twitter.com/BIPOCPub

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