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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

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* NEWS and other MEDIA PIECES *

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
La nation algonquine exige un décompte complet de l'orignal et un plan de gestion élaboré conjointement dans la réserve faunique de Vérendrye

Government of Canada Implements Remaining Provisions of Bill S-3, Ending Sex-Based Inequities
* Lynn Gehl interview on the Skoden Podcast, about Bill S-3 ending sex discrimination in the Indian Act
* Press releases:
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

New "Algonquin Picture Dictionary" language app with 8 dialects available via Apple & Google

Short preview of Karen McBride's new book "Crow Winter", coming September 2019

Algonquins of Pikwakanagan hold 32nd Annual Pow Wow

Mazinaw Pictographs Honoured with Plaque (unveiled at Pikwakanagan Pow Wow)



Aug 23-25: Barriere Lake FN invites you to 2019 Odinimiwiin at Rapid Lake

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

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).

August 31: Touch the Earth, at Old Ottawa East Town Hall
Talks by Albert Dumont along with Dalva Lammamaki and Eric Bowden. $40

Sept 12-13: Miaja gathering hosted by Kebaowek & Wolf Lake
Get-together celebrating Anicinabe art, culture, heritage: focus on language!

Sept 11-29 NAC's Mòshkamo Indigenous Arts Festival, Ottawa
Full festival details at
* 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

Oct 22: Shamans, Warriors, and Tricksters - at Vancouver Writers' Festival
Panel: Karen McBride (book Crow Winter), Aviaq Johnston, Richard Van Camp, host Tanya Talaga

Oct 26-31: 38e Festival du cinéma international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
* avec la peinture "Loon Mating Call" de Frank Polson sur l'affiche:


Apply by Aug 25 @ 11:59pm - CKUT campus/community radio, Montreal
Indigenous Programming & Outreach Coordinator (21hrs/wk, $16.33/hr)

Apply by Aug 26 @ noon - Charlatan newspaper, Carleton University (for CU students)
Positions: multimedia/web manager, photo assistant, copy editor, production assistant

Apply by Sept 4 - APTN Executive Producer, Eastern Region (Ottawa bureau)

Oct 20: Ottawa Book Expo, Lansdowne Park
Book an exhibitor table at
or contact AAAMP for possible collaboration:

Nov 16-17: Shameless Magazine's Talking Back Feminist Media Conference, Toronto
Looking for steering committee members, volunteers, and presenters

Documentary Organization of Canada announces free membership for Indigenous filmmakers

Q&A: 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.
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