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A series of seven short videos featuring Albert “South Wind” Dumont. Filmed at Singing Pebble Books on 16 March 2013. (Read Albert’s blog post about the event here).   Old Joe – Childhood memory “Old Joe was born without the ability to speak but still his prayers were heard with great beauty and eloquence.”   […]

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    Six Cree youth and one guide started out in January from Whapmagoostui in Northern Quebec to walk to Ottawa, a journey of around 1600km. By the time they arrived the number of walkers had grown into the hundreds as people from the various communities on the route joined in. This is footage from […]

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As part of the “Let’s Talk about Mental Health” conference being held at the University of Ottawa on the weekend of March 9-10 (full conference details & schedule follow workshop description) UPDATE Here are the notes from the workshop —- Workshop Description: The Icarus Project: radical peer-based mental wellness organizing Facilitated by Melissa, Anna and […]

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So what do people talk about when they meet for six consecutive weeks to discuss media issues? Such were the circumstances that brought together a group of people for the Interdependent Media course. The class topics were the Theory and Power of Media; Race and Gender in Media; Corporate Media; Alternative Media; and Media-Making. ISSUES […]

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Come and explore the effects media have on your personal, and our collective, mental environment. Plus – how to harness media to change the world! Nov 7 – The Power and Theory of Media How (and why) media can move us. Inspirational, informational, educational, empathetical. Also — understanding how different media forms work and affect […]

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Sat Sept 29th, 2:30-5:15pm at the OPIRG-Carleton office at Carleton University (room 326, Unicentre building) … part of DisOrientation: Cultures of Resistance week (free event, open to all) How can we engage with media in working towards a better world? How can we build ‘our media’ to be stronger and more effective in reaching others […]

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How can alternative media be used to address stereotypes and promote a fuller understanding of the contributions of ethno-cultural communities in Canadian media? The United Nations Association in Canada’s (UNA-Canada) Multimedia & Multiculturalism (M&M) Initiative presented a discussion to explore efforts to create alternative narratives of lives and experiences. Over 80 people attended the event […]

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On June 5th, two local residents chained their bikes to equipment in order to stop illegal tree cutting (it was without notice and against federal environmental law). Community members gathered in the evening to further voice their opposition. Intersection of Adelaide and Holmwood, Ottawa, Ontario. Speaking: Martha McKeen, Diane McIntyre, and two young residents.

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