Martin Gagné est chef au restaurant La Traite à Wendake, anciennement appelé le village Huron près de Québec. Il vient de publier un premier livre de cuisine intitulé Gastronomie des Premières Nations. On y trouve des recettes, bien sûr, mais aussi des informations sur les produits utilisés et sur les 11 nations qui occupent le territoire québécois.
Gastronomie des Premières Nations, Martin Gagné, Éditions du Sommet
The American Indian Youth Literature Awards (AIYLA) ceremony took place on Sunday afternoon. The awards are presented every two years to authors whose works “identify and honor the very best writing and illustrations by and about American Indians,” and present American Indians “in the fullness of their humanity” both past and present.
If you are looking for summer reading suggestions, you are in luck. Check out 10 new releases by indigenous authors, brought to you by the editors of Muskrat Magazine — from fiction to non-fiction, poetic prose, science, politics, romance and traditional stories.
"June 21 marks National Aboriginal Day, an opportunity for Canadians to celebrate the many achievements of First Nations, Métis and Inuit people, and to acknowledge the many contributions they've made to this country. We've compiled a list of links to CBC Books multimedia content featuring indigenous literature, authors and artists."
"Elsipogtog First Nation’s peoples at Eleanor W. Graham Middle School in New Brunswick created an innovative After School Program to increase student engagement. The program provides students with interactive and educational activities ranging from snow showing and wood carving, to programs such as music, sports, and science which mirror student interests."
Paix, pouvoir el droiture : un manifeste autochtone, qui tire sa structure des chants rituels de la cérémonie de condoléances rotinohshonni, appelle toutes les Premières Nations à prêter attention aux messages des ancêtres afin de développer une philosophie visant à contrer l'assimilation. L'e ai de Taiaiake Alfred est un véritable plaidoyer en faveur de droits et de l'autodétermination des peuples autochtones. Ce manifeste se veut avant-gardiste proposant des pistes de réflexion inédites ayant significativement participé à améliorer la compréhension des enjeux des Première Nations de l'Amérique du Nord.
Celebrate National Aboriginal Day on Saturday, June 21. National Aboriginal Day started in 1995 and has been celebrated annually ever since. This day celebrates the outstanding accomplishments, contributions, distinctive heritage and diverse cultures of Canada’s Inuit, Metis, and First Nations peoples. The day is also part of a bigger celebration –National Aboriginal History Month that has been celebrated every June since 2009."
"The New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame will welcome the province’s First Nation athletes for a special send-off event at noon on Saturday, July 12, in anticipation of their departure for the North American Indigenous Games in Regina July 20-27."
The Supreme Court of Canada grants declaration of aboriginal title to more than 1,700 square kilometres of land in British Columbia to the Tsilhqot'in First Nation. Today's decision resolves important legal questions, such as how to determine aboriginal title and whether provincial laws apply to those lands.
The File Hills Qu'Appelle Tribal Council believes the key to language preservation is technology. So on Monday, FHQTC launched its iTunes Language App for Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakoda and Lakota - the five language groups that comprise the tribal council. The applications will now be accessible for download on iTunes for free.
"Penguin Canada has acquired two titles by Wab Kinew, the Aboriginal musician, director of indigenous inclusion at the University of Winnipeg, and Adrienne Clarkson RTDNA Award–winning journalist who also successfully defended Joseph Boyden’s The Orenda on Canada Reads this year."
Earlier this week, a top 10 Canadian heroes list emerged that failed to include any women or indigenous heroes. After hearing from our audience, CBC Aboriginal was inspired to ask, who are your indigenous heroes?
"Barack Obama fait vendredi ses premiers pas, en tant que président, dans une réserve indienne pour annoncer de nouvelles mesures visant à tourner la page d'une histoire remplie de «promesses non tenues»."