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First Native player in NHL Fred Sasakamoose still inspires

When the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup this year, Aboriginal people across the country stood up and cheered. Jordan Nolan, Ojibway, and Dwight...

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Filmmaker Lisa Meeches gives back to the storytelling circle

Award-winning filmmaker Lisa Meeches is the president of one of the leading Aboriginal-owned production companies in Canada, heads up the board of directors for the...

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Chef Wolfman's Aboriginal fusion inspires Native restaurants

Chef David Wolfman is a culinary arts professor at George Brown College in Toronto and the star of his own TV show Cooking with the...

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High school program aims Aboriginal kids at healthcare field

  Rina Bright grew up on the Sandy Bay First Nation, a community where the doctor showed up once a week, and the dental office...

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Wabano Health Centre: a new model for Aboriginal health care

Ottawa may not have the largest urban Aboriginal population in Canada but it certainly has the most diverse.  It is home to First Nations, M├ętis...

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Doctors look at traditions for innovations in health care

The health of Aboriginal Canadians is a very real concern in this country.  Diabetes, addictions, obesity, HIV and AIDS are some of the major epidemics...

Chief Clarence Louie fights for self reliance on his reserve

Some First Nations are turning to very non-traditional models to make their reserves both successful and gainfully employed. Chief Clarence Louie of the Osoyoos Indian...

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TV drama Blackstone creator, cast talk pros and cons of show

Ron E. Scott and his television series Blackstone are doing more than making waves; they're causing arguments and debate. The rez drama takes on the...

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Ten portrayals of Aboriginal people on film and TV in the last 50 years

The levels of authenticity and depth of indigenous characters portrayed on TV and film has changed a lot in the last 50 years, but the...

Artist Corrine Hunt mixes traditional art with commercial viability

Corrine Hunt of Komoyue and Tlingit heritage is an artist making waves, both positive and negative ones. She created the wavy medals for the Vancouver...

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