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Ottawa’s Inuit Community Celebrates the Spring Equinox – La communauté inuite d’Ottawa célèbre l’équinoxe de printemps

Ullukut! Hello! Bonjour!

On Saturday, March 18, 2017, Ottawa’s Inuit community held its annual spring equinox celebration at the Bronson Centre. Organized by Tungasuvvingat Inuit, an organization that provides social support, cultural activities, counselling and crisis intervention to Ontario’s Inuit population, this event was also meant to celebrate TI’s 30th anniversary. / Le samedi 18 […]

Ottawa’s Inuit Community Celebrates the many successes and inspiring stories of Inuit in Canada

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On March 19, 2016, Ottawa’s Inuit community held its annual spring equinox celebration. Organized by Tungasuvvingat Inuit, this year’s theme was Imagine, Inspire, Create and Celebrate. Inuit artists from all regions of Canada were invited to perform. A most successful evening to honour the many successes and inspiring stories of Inuit in Canada.

Here’s […]

Jaaji Uppik and Chelsey June launch Twin Flames’ first album

(version française de ce billet – comportant une série différentes de photos du spectacle)

Hello,

On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, the duo Twin Flames launched their first album at the cabaret La Basoche in Gatineau. It was in front of a full house that Chelsey June and Jaaji Uppik interpreted nine of their compositions, a […]

Jaaji Uppik et Chelsey June lancent le premier album de Twin Flames

(English version of this blog post – with a different set of images from the show)

Bonjour,

Le mardi 1er décembre 2015, avait lieu au cabaret La Basoche de Gatineau le lancement du premier album du duo Twin Flames. C’est devant une salle comble que Chelsey June et Jaaji Uppik ont interprété neuf de leurs […]

Walking with our sisters: Ottawa Concert and Fundraiser at Carleton University Art Gallery

Hello all, Last night, the Carleton University Art Gallery hosted a concert and fundraiser for the upcoming exhibit “Walking with our sisters”, a commemorative art installation for the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women of Canada and the USA. Over the last 30 years, in Canada alone, more than 1180 native women of all ages have […]

Aboriginal Awareness Week / Semaine de sensibilisation aux cultures autochtones

Hello all / Bonjour à tous,

Earlier today, I had the pleasure of attending the lunch time performances organized by Health Canada to celebrate Aboriginal Awareness Week. Here is a quick photo summary of the event. / Plus tôt aujourd’hui, j’ai eu le plaisir d’assister au spectacle organisé par Santé Canada pour célébrer la Semaine […]