Issue 90, Summer 2018

One Great Gathering – APTN Indigenous Day Live

By: Sheldon McRae and Pamela Vernaus, APTN Communications Coordinators June 23, 2018 Join the gathering and celebrate Indigenous cultures with APTN’s Indigenous Day Live (IDL)! IDL heads to Winnipeg, Toronto and Ottawa for its 12th edition; we also mark the first celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day, formerly National Aboriginal Day. All Canadians are invited to join us for a ... Read More »

The 2018 Indspire Awards

Celebrating their 25th anniversary, the 2018 Indspire Awards represents the highest honour the Indigenous community bestows upon its people. Throughout 25 years, the Indspire Awards have honoured 350 First Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals who demonstrated outstanding achievement in their fields. The show is a nationally broadcast celebration of culture, showcasing the diversity of Indigenous people in Canada and including ... Read More »

The 22nd Annual Vision Quest Conference & Trade Show

The 22nd annual Vision Quest Conference & Trade Show was held May 15 to 17 at the RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The event welcomed over 90 exhibitors and 1000 attendees for a sold out show. Delegates travelled to Winnipeg for the event from across Canada, from as far away as Nunavut and the Northwest Territories, as well ... Read More »

Tracy Lee Nelson – 2018 Indigenous Music Awards Nominee

Blues legend Tracy Lee Nelson is a true native Californian. He is Luiseno/Diegueno, a descendant of the Guassac family of the La Jolla Indian Reservation and the Mataweer/Duro family of the Mesa Grande Indian Reservation, both in the San Diego area. Since the 1970s Nelson has played a variety of genres of music, from blues, to rock and roll, to punk ... Read More »

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