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Changing the face of diversity in Canadian comics and sci-fi
These artists are on a quest to bring greater representation to the pages — and, someday, the big screens.
Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun exhibit captures Vancouver's surging interest in Indigenous art
With an estimated 2,000 guests, the opening of Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun's new exhibit this month was the largest in the Museum of Anthropology's history.
Duane Howard on making The Revenant, stereotypes and DiCaprio's indigenous-rights speech
If you’re watching the Oscars this Sunday, look for Duane Howard on the red carpet. The Vancouver-based First Nations actor will be among the cast and crew of The Revenant, which is nominated for 12 Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Howard plays the key supporting role of Arikara chief Elk Dog, who is searching for his kidnapped daughter, Powaqa. Here, he recounts his experience — and why he’s surprised by what ended up onscreen.