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Artists boycott Indigenous Music Awards over cultural appropriation concerns 

Several artists are pulling support for the Indigenous Music Awards over concerns about cultural appropriation of Inuit throat singing. Tanya Tagaq, Kelly Fraser and Iva are among the musicians who posted to social media pledging not to participate in the awards until the organization revises its policies or includes Inuit ...

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Readers reevaluate author amid sex misconduct allegations 

By Felicia Fonseca THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -Readers of Sherman Alexie’s books are re-evaluating what place he has on their bookshelves after the prominent author became the subject of anonymous allegations of sexual misconduct. Alexie acknowledged this week that he has harmed others but denies physically or verbally threatening ...

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Indigenous design team to represent Canada at 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

by THE CANADIAN PRESS Posted Sep 19, 2017  OTTAWA – An Indigenous design team led by architect Douglas Cardinal will represent Canada at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale. The Canada Council for the Arts says their project, titled “Unceded,” reflects “on our country’s need for reconciliation.” Council CEO Simon Brault says ...

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