Comedians canceled over joke about native residential schools as comedy club chain caves to activist complaints

The comedy trio known as the Danger Cats had four separate shows canceled by an international comedy club chain after a joke regarding residential schools resurfaced. Yuk Yuk’s, an iconic international stand-up comedy chain, was set to host the group of comics for four shows at its Winnipeg, Manitoba, location at the end of February…

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Exhibits at Galt raise awareness on residential school history

The Galt Museum hosted the visit of Legacy of Hope Foundation board president Adam North Peigan on Friday coinciding with the Escaping Residential Schools: Running for their Lives exhibit. The occasion also featured Apooyak’ii / Tiffany Prete who is guest curator of Stolen Kainai Children: Stories of Survival exhibit…

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Residential School Documentary ‘Sugarcane’ Receives Critical Acclaim at Sundance

Canadian residential schools have once again found themselves in Hollywood, this time as a focal documentary at the Sundance Film Festival premiere on Jan. 20 in Park City, Utah. Filmmakers and journalists Julian Brave NoiseCat (Canim Lake Band Tsq’escen) and Emily Kassie created an investigative documentary…

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At least 33 Canadian churches have burned to the ground since May 2021. Only 2 were accidents

In a barren field of sagebrush alongside a road through the Osoyoos Indian Band, Chief Clarence Louie stands atop a concrete pad and surveys the rubble in front of him. This used to be the front entrance to St. Gregory’s, the simple wooden church that hosted countless community celebrations, dinners and religious services, on the […]

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