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Rick Salutin | Two of Robert Lepage's shows were cancelled: SLAV, while in production in Montreal, and Kanata, a collaboration with Ariane Mnouchkine's Théâtre du Soleil in Paris.
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From 'Marco’s Oriental Noodles'. Image: cbc.ca-mediacentre
June Chua | Interview with "Marco’s Oriental Noodles" filmmaker Howie Shia on using a story to show cultural appropriation through food.
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Mìwàte's dazzling lights distract from the dam that imprisons the falls. Photo: Dr. Julie Comber
Dr. Julie Comber | There is an appropriate and inappropriate way to celebrate the sacred Akikodjiwan (Chaudière Falls) through art
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Rita Wong, Hiromi Goto | Depending on how one sees it, this is a critical moment in the decolonization and survival of Turtle Island or a re-containment of Indigenous people in the state apparatus of Canada 150, or both.
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Images courtesy of Forget Winnetou!
June Chua | The film "Forget Winnetou!" uses the novels of Karl May, who published his first book about a character named Winnetou in 1870, to explore the German idealization of Indigenous peoples.
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Image: Joan M. Mas/flickr
Rick Salutin | The cultural appropriation debate broke new ground this week, for me anyway. I confess I was among those who always saw it as essentially a matter of free speech: the right to write what one chose.
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John Miller | The cultural appropriation prize that circulated on Twitter this week is evidence of how far Canadian media still has to go.
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Raluca Bejan | The soda company's new ad, which was pulled this week after a public outcry, shows that diversity and social activism can be sold like any other product.
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Rick Salutin | What makes you part of a community is those concrete connections, known to you and acknowledged by others. It isn't the stories you hear or tell, pace Boyden.
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David J. Climenhaga | Seriously, dear readers, if you're driving tonight, slow down, keep your eyes peeled and your hands off your mobile device.
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Krystalline Kraus | A high-end-with-no-shame European fashion label, Kokon To Zai, stole the Inuit design and used it as a pattern for a $900 sweater.
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Krisna Saravanamuttu | Without a doubt, the yoga practised in the western mainstream is shallow. At the same time, the defence of a pure yoga ignores regional difference and nuance.