Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchú to attend Montréal First Peoples Festival

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Logo Présence Autochtone 2014

A visit from Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchú; a launch of Samian’s new album, marked by a concert on the Loto-Québec stage at Place des Festivals, bedecked, illuminated and adorned in the colours of Aboriginal cultures, a top-flight international film and video competition, a jury chaired by the actor Sébastien Ricard; street theatre, exhibits,…

National Aboriginal Peoples Day

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National Aboriginal Day

June 21st 2014. Celebrate National Aboriginal Peoples Day Gathering – Corner St Jacques and St. Laurent in Old Montreal at 3:30 p.m. Civic ceremony saluting the day – Dancing, drumming, honour songs in Old Montreal at Place d’armes at 4 p.m.

Call for entries – 24nd edition of Montreal First Peoples Festival

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Présence Autochtone 2014

July 29th to August 5th 2014 Film & Video Showcase DEADLINE: MARCH 31st, 2014 Extended period for submission : new deadline April 15 On-line entry form Inscriptions 24e édition du Festival Présence autochtone, Montréal 29 juillet au 5 août 2014 Volet films et vidéos DATE LIMITE: 31 MARS 2014 Prolongation de la période de soumission jusqu’au 15…

23rd First Peoples’ Festival opening night

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The Land Insights team wishes to thank everyone who attended the First Peoples’ Festival opening night. We were able to count on the presence and support of Mr Ghislain Picard, AFNQL Chief, Ms Élisabeth Larouche, Ministre déléguée aux Affaires autochtones and several other guests of the films and videos segment of our festival. Pierre Bastien…

23rd First Peoples’ Festival Program

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Présence Autochtone 2013

André Dudemaine, President and Artistic Director of Présenceautochtone/First Peoples’ Festival, today unveiled the program of the 23rd edition of our Festival. This is a cultural event that, as it name indicates, is a presence, and a constant one. Our festival’s 23rd edition flows from a far more ancient presence and constancy, the millennial cultures of…