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Blockades bring out emotion through art

 (Courtesy Kaiente:ri McGregor) Kaiente:ri Tyra McGregor has a deep love and appreciation for Frida Kahlo, often drawing in similar cartoon-like fashion, emulating one of the most famous Indigenous artists in the world, whose popularity continues to rise long after her death. Although she said she doesn’t draw old school selfies of her

Freedom to wear your own culture on skin

Artist Kanentokon Hemlock has been doing tattoos for two years. He took time to consider what the story was about in the episode and reflect on what would be important in the show. (Courtesy Jason Brennan) The second season of Skindigenous, the documentary series on the art of tattooing, feature Kahnawake

A few surprises at Akwesasne Powwow

A trio of local girls impressed in Akwesasne last weekend, taking home two seconds and a third while strutting their stuff for all to see. (Courtesy AndreJIPhotography and Caralee Montour)   Ie’nahkwenhá:wi Rice wasn’t going to let a little thing like a broken arm stop her from dancing. Luckily for her competition in

TIFF highlights three Indigenous films

There is no release date for Blood Quantum as of yet. However, the movie was showcased to the audience at TIFF on September 5 as part of Midnight Madness. (Courtesy Brigitte Hurley) From Thursday September 5 to the 15th, three Indigenous films will be showcased at the Toronto International Film Festival

Cruel Summer slams into Knights with style

The Dad Bod Squad got a bump from the hometown crowd at the Knights are have all four eyes on the tag-team title. That means, however, they might need to train... maybe. (courtesy Inter Species Wrestling) Chloe Emond- Lane  Familiar classic rock tunes emanated from the Knights of Columbus on Saturday, as

Montour explores Mary Two-Axe Earley’s legacy

A portrait supplied by Ed Earley of the late Mary Two-Axe Earley, a historical figure of Canadian history. Local documentarian Courtney Montour is looking for material of the famous activist for an upcoming project. (Courtesy Ed Two-Axe Earley and Courtney Montour) Kahnawa’kehró:non documentarian Courtney Montour is directing a project focusing on

Funding delays, late payments, frustrated kids

Filming completed on It Takes Time in February, and the final product is making the festival circuit. Producers say cheques are in the mail for the talent who worked on the film, but some remain frustrated at how long it's taken to get paid. (Courtesy Seneca Films) Marissa Leblanc was frustrated that

Mayo moves in sync to podium four times

The hard work is done as contemporary dancer Ryleigh Mayo came back from BC with four medals as her star continues to rise in dance. (courtesy Dana Marquis) When Ryleigh Mayo first took a dance class when she was nine years old, she stood in the corner petrified to move. “I kind

Five Horn women in style and substance

Kahentinéhtha’ Horn's portrait beside her daughters: Dr. Ojistoh Horn, Professor Kahente Horn-Miller, Olympian Waneek Horn-Miller and renowned screen star Kaniehtí:io Horn (see below) are on display at the Canada Council for the Arts gallery in a small but impressive show running through the summer. (Courtesy Christine Fitzgerald) Walk into the

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