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Algonquin AAMP media project newsletter December 2018

Notices, Events & Deadlines, and News / Media Links including: Algonquin Name & Language items; Zibi Development items; Ottawa River items; and Chief Harry St Denis Memorial

by Algonquin AAMP

Algonquin AAMP media project newsletter December 2018
Kwey Kwey / Greetings,

This edition of the Algonquin Anishinaabeg Aki Media Project newsletter includes:

NOTICES:
'2 Gals and a Truck' Christmas Toy and Food Drive
Odawa Native Friendship Centre's Food-For-Friends 

EVENTS and DEADLINES:
Dec 12 - "Sitting By The Rapids" book launch by Albert Dumont
Dec 15 - Adàwàning: Indigenous market - marché autochtones
Dec 15 - 5th Annual Pine Lodge Round Table on the Ottawa River
Dec 15 - Communications Assistant, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Dec ?? - Canadian Correspondent, The Guardian newspaper
Coming again in January - Indigital Cultures Gathering

GENERAL NEWS/ MEDIA ITEMS:
Cherie Dimaline's book honoured with award at Kitigan Zibi school
Sustainable Indigenous Land Management thesis features Barriere Lake
"Is This Really Reconciliation?" Image by Lynn Gehl
"I am only a woman" blog post by Lynn Gehl
Book review of Lynn Gehl's "Claiming Anishinaabe"

ALGONQUIN NAMES & LANGUAGE ITEMS:
Jay Odjick announces new bilingual book coming in 2019
Indigenous Names: Token or Tribute
Indigenous Languages Program in Montreal Area
"Weskarini" beer from Montebello brewers appropriates Algonquin name

'ZIBI' DEVELOPMENT ITEMS:
Condos on an Algonquin sacred site? Panel examines ongoing colonialism
'You don't build condos in the Vatican': Tensions linger as 1st tenants move in to Zibi Ottawa-Gatineau development
(French) Les premiers résidents emménagent dans le projet Zibi
Twitter thread in response to Zibi opening & CBC reporting

OTTAWA RIVER ITEMS:
Mapping the Ottawa River, the “original Trans-Canada Highway”
From Meeting about Chalk River Nuclear Disposal, November 18 2018
Recap from Gathering of the Watershed Network, November 30 2018
Going with the flow: Riverkeeper hanging up her paddle after 15 years

MORE MEMORIAL FOR CHIEF HARRY ST. DENIS:
Honouring Chief Harry St. Denis ceremony/speeches at AFN SCA
Statement in the House of Commons from MP Christine Moore
Short video with a younger Harry talking about the Algonquin people
Letter from Albert Dumont on the passing of Chief St. Denis
Full collection of statements and videos for Chief St. Denis:

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Please scroll down for all the details/links, or view online:
http://mediacoop.ca/story/algonquin-aamp-media-project-newsletter-december-2/36799

Also, please note that inclusion of items in this newsletter does not necessarily indicate endorsement by AAAMP or any other body or organization.

To include items in future emails, 
please email: algonquinakimedia [at] riseup.net

Subscribe at this link:https://lists.riseup.net/www/subscribe/algonquinaamp
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We encourage you to forward this email or to share online, migwetch!

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NOTICES:

'2 Gals and a Truck' Christmas Toy and Food Drive
Algonquin grandmothers from Pikwakanagan have raised $1405 through a Facebook fundraiser, and are still accepting email $ transfers, and food donations until Dec 15. They have 18 families they want to help, with a total of 40 children. Contact them on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/pg/2-Gals-and-a-Truck-174929543064720/

Odawa Native Friendship Centre's Food-For-Friends 
The Odawa NFC Christmas Food Hamper program is accepting donations until 5pm December 17 at the new location, 815 St Laurent Blvd, Ottawa.

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EVENTS and DEADLINES:

"Sitting By The Rapids" book launch by Albert Dumont
Dec 12 Wednesday 7pm @ Christ Church Cathedral Great Hall, 414 Sparks St. Ottawa
http://albertdumont.com/events/
https://www.facebook.com/events/766711770342637/
You can also order the book online from Kegedonce, or ask your local book store:
http://kegedonce.com/bookstore/item/121-sitting-by-the-rapids.html

Adàwàning: Indigenous market - marché autochtones
Dec 15 Saturday 12noon-8pm at National Arts Centre, Ottawa
https://www.facebook.com/events/326557394855639/
NAC’s Indigenous Theatre team invite you to support the work of local Indigenous Women artists and artisans [including from the Algonquin nation]. Jewelry, beadwork, paintings, sculptures, mittens, moccasins, coffee, crafts, and much more. Also with workshops hosted by our artisans throughout the day. 

5th Annual Pine Lodge Round Table on the Ottawa River
Dec 15 Saturday all-day - in the Pontiac, 1hr drive N of Ottawa
Listen. Speak. Connect. Join Dr Cynthia Stirbys, John Almstedt, Lynn Jones, Eva Schacherl, Grand Chief Verna Polson (invited), Richard Jackman and many others.
Admission is free, including the complementary lunch, but seating is limited so please confirm by RSVP to Daniel Stringer ASAP: thestring@rogers.com

Dec 15 - Communications Assistant, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
https://charityvillage.com/app/job-listings/f16d5400-21f3-e811-80d7-14187768272a

Dec ?? - Canadian Correspondent, The Guardian newspaper
https://workforus.theguardian.com/jobs/new000064/

Coming again in January - Indigital Cultures Gathering
https://icmi.ca/news/planning/
https://icmi.ca/Indigital_Cultures/indigital-cultures-strategy

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MEDIA ITEMS:

Cherie Dimaline's book honoured with award at Kitigan Zibi school
November 28 ceremony for 2018 CODE Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Young Adult Literature also featured finalists Richard Van Camp and Adam Garnet Jones, was hosted by Jay Odjick, and had students from Rapid Lake, Maniwaki, and Ottawa participate as well
https://www.cbc.ca/books/cherie-dimaline-s-the-marrow-thieves-wins-12k-code-burt-award-for-indigenous-young-adult-literature-1.4923977
https://twitter.com/cbcjulia/status/1068163258723565568
https://twitter.com/JayOdjick/status/1068239789428756481
https://twitter.com/JayOdjick/status/1068240313293160449

New thesis by Clifford Lincoln, UOttawa Masters of Laws:
"SUSTAINABLE INDIGENOUS LAND MANAGEMENT IN CANADA: A MODEL INSPIRED BY LESSONS FROM BARRIERE LAKE AND HAIDA GWAII"
https://ruor.uottawa.ca/bitstream/10393/38223/1/Lincoln_Clifford_2018_thesis.pdf

"Is This Really Reconciliation?" Image by Lynn Gehl
https://www.lynngehl.com/black-face-blogging/is-this-really-reconciliation
https://www.facebook.com/DrLynnGehl/photos/a.1572668092972261/2156901661215565/

"I am only a woman" blog post by Lynn Gehl
https://www.lynngehl.com/black-face-blogging/i-am-only-a-woman

Book review of Lynn Gehl's "Claiming Anishinaabe"
https://reviews.skbooks.com/claiming-anishinaabe/

ALGONQUIN NAMES & LANGUAGE ITEMS:

"Bear for Breakfast: Makwa kidji kijeba wisiniyan'
Jay Odjick announces new bilingual book coming in 2019, in partnership with Robert Munsch and Scholatic:
https://twitter.com/JayOdjick/status/1067906275181297664

Indigenous Names: Token or Tribute
Includes perspectives from Lynn Gehl and Albert Dumont, with multimedia
https://cusjc.ca/mosaic/2018/11/23/indigenous-names-token-or-tribute/

Indigenous Languages Program in Montreal Area
Funding accouncement includes student workbooks in Algonquin language, at Centre de Développement Communautaire Autochtone de Montréal (Native Montréal)
https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/preserving-promoting-and-revitalizing-indigenous-languages-in-quebec-700489512.html

"Weskarini" beer from Montebello brewers appropriates Algonquin name
*Facebook post raising attention, and screenshots for non-FB viewing
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10161309290070268&set=a.10155475601990268&type=3
https://www.dropbox.com/s/stg66y5fwuxtges/weskarini%20beer%20p1.jpg
https://www.dropbox.com/s/m47xaqorbrur8qn/weskarini%20beer%20p2.jpg
*Radio-Canada had the brewers on air in September, they talk about and sample the beer but not ask if name is problematic (last segment, at 10h54):
https://ici.radio-canada.ca/premiere/emissions/les-malins/episodes/414641/audio-fil-du-samedi-1-septembre-2018
*Radio-Canada has not yet followed up on this issue:
https://twitter.com/GregEqEd/status/1069421845210963973

'ZIBI' DEVELOPMENT ITEMS:

Condos on an Algonquin sacred site? Panel examines ongoing colonialism
https://leveller.ca/2018/11/condos-on-an-algonquin-sacred-site/

'You don't build condos in the Vatican': Tensions linger as 1st tenants move in to Zibi Ottawa-Gatineau development
https://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/the-current-for-november-29-2018-1.4922409/reconciliation-or-betrayal-first-residents-of-controversial-development-in-ottawa-gatineau-move-in-1.4922416

(French) Les premiers résidents emménagent dans le projet Zibi
https://ici.radio-canada.ca/info/videos/media-8002816/premiers-residents-emmenagent-dans-projet-zibi

Twitter thread in response to Zibi opening & CBC reporting
https://twitter.com/GregEqEd/status/1068310588609187840

OTTAWA RIVER ITEMS:

Mapping the Ottawa River, the “original Trans-Canada Highway”
https://www.canadiangeographic.ca/article/mapping-ottawa-river-original-trans-canada-highway

From Meeting about Chalk River Nuclear Disposal, November 18 2018
2hr livestream(/audio), photo album, and French video report: https://www.facebook.com/RadWasteAlert/videos/974836079367000/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/ottawariverkeeper/sets/72157703710020334
https://ici.radio-canada.ca/tele/le-telejournal-ottawa-gatineau/site/segments/reportage/95383/chalk-river-dechets-nucleaires

Recap from Gathering of the Watershed Network, November 30 2018
https://www.ottawariverkeeper.ca/gathering-watershed-network/

Going with the flow: Riverkeeper hanging up her paddle after 15 years
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/riverkeeper-meredith-brown-15-years-1.4922216

MORE MEMORIAL FOR CHIEF HARRY ST. DENIS:

Honouring Chief Harry St. Denis ceremony/speeches at AFN SCA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Q6HpQvT0cA

Statement in the House of Commons from MP Christine Moore
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ljlGZXuVco

Short video with a younger Harry talking about the Algonquin people
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25GGo6_hXlQ

Letter from Albert Dumont on the passing of Chief St. Denis
http://albertdumont.com/in-memory-of-chief-harry-st-denis/

Full collection of statements and videos for Chief St. Denis:
http://mediacoop.ca/story/remembering-chief-harry-st-denis-1957-2018/36793

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