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2017-12-16Terres en vues /Land InSights awarded

On December 7 2017, the ‘’Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse » (Quebec Human Ridhts Commission) has given a ‘’Droits et Libertés’’ prize to the Montreal First Peoples Festival. The commission has applauded the fact that the festival has been a cultural beacon for culture and reconciliation.

«One of the founding members, André Dudemaine, an Indigenous man of Innu origins, has tirelessly run this event for the past 27 years as well as his other implications in supporting and promoting Aboriginal rights. This prize is also awarded to him to highlight his unrelenting...

2017-08-01Montréal rapaillé

Earth and waters join forces so that, from time immemorial, fraternity among peoples has found expression here.

From the mountain’s summit, as Kondiaronk declares, the tree of peace shines, convening humans from all horizons to gather beneath its foliage.

We call upon the spirits of the place so that, from our artistic encounters around the cultures of the First Peoples, the tranquil strength of respect for differences can emerge in shared friendship.

The great stories from the Indigenous tradition find a new voice in the territory where they were born, taking new paths to touch...

 

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