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MOA is bringing the news to you! In light of Meta’s recent decision to suppress Canadian news links from Facebook, Instagram and Threads, MOA is providing this “From Around the Web” resource page on our website. This page is a round-up of Canadian journalism that relate to museums, arts and culture, and pertinent issues affecting cultural industries. We’ll be sharing these stories on MOA’s social media platforms via this webpage, which then redirects to the original news sources.


May 2024

Curator of Indigenous Programming at the Museum of Anthropology, Damara Jacobs-Petersen tells CTV Morning Live all about their upcoming reopening via CTV News

Inside the Garage and Garden Arthur Erickson Called Home via the Tyee

Historic Haida Nation agreement shows the world how to uphold Indigenous rights via Vancouver is Awesome

Haida Elder’s Lawsuit Against the Catholic Church Clears a Hurdle via the Tyee

More First Nations in B.C. are rediscovering the cultural use of controlled burning to protect communities from wildfires via CBC

IN PHOTOS | Pro-Palestinian protest at UBC’s Point Grey campus via CBC

Enoch Cree Nation welcomes Ice Cube to their territory with starblanket via CBC

Pro-Palestinian encampment set up at UBC’s Point Grey campus via CBC

The Museum of Anthropology is reopening after 18 months of renos via Georgia Straight

Here’s when Vancouver’s Museum of Anthropology is set to reopen via CTV

Cree wrestler has her eyes set on Olympic gold via CBC

UBC community begins Palestinian solidarity encampment via The Ubyssey

April 2024

Rare Ojibwe spirit horse birth sparks excitement at Canadian farm via Global News

Kokum, grandson proud to graduate Grade 12 together in James Smith Cree Nation via CBC

From stereotypes to sovereignty: How Indigenous media makers assert narrative control via The Conversation

Nuchatlaht granted partial land title on Nootka Island via CBC

The Haida Get Their Land Back via The Tyee

Landmark deal recognizes Haida Nation’s title over Haida Gwaii via CBC

Decades of archeological research gathered from B.C. cave repatriated to Indigenous group via The Globel and Mail

Works from First Nation, Inuit, Métis artists from across Canada chosen for new library and archives in Ottawa via APTN News

Biography on Manitoba’s first Indigenous premier John Norquay offers a history lesson via The Globe and Mail

B.C. introduces bill for First Nations land acquisition via CBC News

‘The star guy’: Solar eclipse opportunity to share Indigenous knowledge via APTN News

Indigenous storytelling as an act of empowerment via CBC News

Reclaiming Wet’suwet’en Storytelling in ‘Yintah’ via the Tyee

March 2024

Kahnawà:ke teacher uses land-based learning to connect students with traditional foods and skills via CBC

Indigenous artists can turn to new elder-in-residence for advice via CBC

Grand chief pens children’s book to promote Cree language, and address bullying via CBC

Métis Nation opens new cultural hub in Surrey City Centre via Daily Hive

A year after declaring state of emergency, 11 Manitoba First Nations start self-governance plans via CBC

From the Torngat Mountains to the Labrador Sea, a new Inuit-led protected area takes a step forward via The Narwhal

‘I Am on a Path of Discovering My Own Racism’ via The Tyee

Surprise: Vancouver named one of world’s best spots for cherry blossoms via Daily Hive

Long after the woolly dog’s extinction, Coast Salish kin carry on the canine’s legacy via Indiginews

‘Box it up and we can repatriate it:’ First Nation in B.C. says it wants its totem pole returned via APTN News

Indigenous athletes get ready to compete in 2024 Arctic Winter Games via APTN News

I Found My Ancestor’s Remains at the Smithsonian via The Tyee

New Sḵwx̱wú7mesh history book is a walk through legends, lifeways and lands via IndigiNews

Young Kaska designer from the Yukon makes waves at fashion show in Italy via CBC North

Mi’gmaw carver says every mask he carves has a story to tell via APTN

February 2024

This Métis leap year baby is fiddling ‘happy birthday’ to himself on his 7th official birthday via CBC News

This man fell into a hole and uncovered ancient remains. It raised questions about how Toronto builds on Indigenous lands via The Toronto Star

Fish Leather Is Incredibly Strong and Beautiful. Can Makers ‘Scale Up’? via The Tyee

Matsqui First Nation receives $59M for loss of land 116 years ago via CBC News

This scientist is integrating AI technology with over 500 African languages via CBC News

Is BC ‘Returning All Traditional Lands’ to First Nations? via The Tyee

Is it acceptable to take selfies in an art gallery? via CBC Arts

B.C. government scrapping proposed Land Act amendments via Global News

Canadian museums still working on repatriation policies as U.S. museums shut down Indigenous exhibits via CBC

Celebrate Black History Month with special CBC programming via CBC

What’s unsettling about Catan: How board games uphold colonial narratives via Pancouver

In New York City, centuries worth of Indigenous history is being uncovered through art, stories and community via CBC Radio

True Detective: Night Country’s indigenous representation offers hope for decolonising television via The Conversation

Documentary on legacy of B.C. residential schools wins directing award at Sundance Film Festival via CBC

The history of colonialism and slavery still impacts Black people in Canada via IRPP

January 2024

‘It’s high time’: Nunavut officially takes over land, resource responsibilities from feds via CBC News

Why Are Plundered African Artifacts Still in Western Museums? via The Walrus

Former chief was lifelong defender of ‘Namgis First Nation culture via Times Colonist

Using my new year’s resolution to free my tree, and myself, from the bondage of colonization via CBC

See inside the Montreal hospital that doubles as an art gallery via CBC

December 2023

BC Alliance for Arts + Culture studies the potential benefits of prescribing arts and culture via Stir

A First Nation’s quest to reclaim its masks from the Royal B.C. Museum via The Vancouver Sun

Norval Morrisseau fraud case highlights why it’s so hard to catch art criminals in Canada via CBC

Royal BC Museum receives declaration to repatriate sacred treasures to BC First Nations via Capital Daily

How the watermelon became a symbol of the Palestinian cause (video) via CBC

Ojibway translation of 1st Star Wars movie on the horizon, with auditions in Winnipeg next year via CBC

Could visiting a museum be the secret to a healthy life? via OHS Canada

Colonialism contributed to extinction of woolly dogs valued by Indigenous people, study suggests via CBC

Kent Monkman’s gender-fluid alter ego jumps from canvas to page in new books via CBC

UBC Okanagan appoints Willard inaugural gallery director: Tania Willard’s Indigenous knowledge will shape UBCO space via UBCO News

Chinese Canadian Museum honours Victoria magician with new exhibition via check News

A First Nation’s quest to reclaim its masks from the Royal B.C. Museum via The Times Colonist

New Brunswick Museum announces new home for priceless artifacts, prepares for move via CBC News

“My ancestors’ First Nations culture was stripped away. I want to work to bring it back” via CBC Indigenous

November 2023

Over 100 Indigenous artists raise $60,000 for Palestinians via CBC News

Cree beader recreates over 80-year-old gauntlets via CBC Indigenous

Models say Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week is like a family via CBC News

‘Welcome Home, Dear Ancestor’: After Nearly a Century, a Stolen Totem Pole Returns to the Nisg̱a’a Nation via The Narwhal

“Indigenous veterans in B.C. call for recognition, more support on their day of remembrance” via CBC News

October 2023

Michelle Good Unpacks the ‘Colonial Toolkit’ via The Tyee

A mistake is a gift: decolonizing journalism includes missteps and teachings via The Narwhal

Montreal museum brings together unprecedented collection of historical wampum belts via CBC News

September 2023

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation marked with song, marches, powwows across Canada via CBC News

August 2023

First Nations Longhouse at UBC celebrates 30 years as a ‘home away from home’ for Indigenous students via UBC News

The Revitalizing Power of Indigenous Typography via The Tyee