Celebrating National Aboriginal Day and steps forward from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Amanda Rheaume - Keep a Fire
Buffy Sainte-Marie - Up Where We Belong
Pacific Curls - Te Kore
|Interview with Carey Newman, artist who created the Witness Blanket, an installation currently on display at Ottawa City Hall until July 10.|
|Find That Key|
Arthur Renwick - The Cigarbox Chronicles
|Interview with Zoe S. Todd, part of a group which has organized the "Read The TRC Report" project. #ReadtheTRCReport is putting the summary document of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission online by having people read sections and upload the video to Youtube.|
|My First Winter|
Wise Atangana - n/a
|The Witness Blanket is on display at Ottawa City Hall until July 10.
Information on the tour and the blanket: www.witnessblanket.ca
Information on artist Carey Newman: www.blueraven.ca
Wise Atangana's EP release show is Saturday, June 20 at Pressed: http://pressed-ottawa.com/events-calendar.html
The Ottawa Summer Solstice Festival takes place all weekend at Vincent Massey Park, with dancing, music, children's activities, and much more. http://www.ottawasummersolstice.ca/
The #ReadTheTRCReport project:
Chelsea Vowel Apihtawikosisan blog: (http://apihtawikosisan.com/2015/06/reaction-to-the-trc-not-all-opinions-are-equal-or-valid/)
Zoe Todd’s blog post on why and how to contribute: https://zoeandthecity.wordpress.com/2015/06/08/read-the-trc-video-reading-project-readthetrcreport/ '
The commission reports: http://www.trc.ca/websites/trcinstitution/index.php?p=3
Andrew Kurjata’s e-reader versions of the report: http://andrewkurjata.ca/blog/2015/06/10/readthetrcreport-azw-and-epub-formats-for-kindle-kobo-ibooks-google-books/