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

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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 […]

Aboriginal Awareness Week / Semaine de sensibilisation aux cultures autochtones

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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 […]

Tanya Tagaq surprises the crowd during the national capital’s Canada Day celebrations


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For almost two years now I have been hearing about the Inuk throat singer Tanya Tagaq. Each month, I make sure to include her tour dates in Polar Horizon’s calendar of events wherever she is on the planet. At last! The opportunity to attend one of her shows presented […]

Ottawa’s inuit community celebrates spring


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This afternoon, the auditorium at Library and Archives Canada vibrated to the sounds of the Inuit community’s songs and danses. This annual Spring Celebration was organised by Tungasuvvingat Inuit. Despite the bright sunshine, a polar wind was blowing reminding us that it is still a bit too early to […]