APTN is the world’s first national Indigenous Television Network and Canada’s only independent national Indigenous network.APTN provides platforms from which Indigenous Peoples (First Nations, Inuit and Métis) can tell their stories – share their stories with all Canadians via APTN’s programming and news platforms – via traditional TV – via social media platforms. (APTN launched because Canada’s Indigenous populations believed that mainstream media did not allow for the telling of our stories.)Through documentaries, news magazines, dramas, entertainment specials, children’s series, cooking shows and education programs, APTN opened a window into the remarkably diverse worlds of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and throughout the world.
We bring the stories that matter most to Indigenous and non-indigenous Canadians. We’ve also maintained our commitment to reconciliation.
We call upon Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, as an independent non-profit broadcaster with programming by, for and about Aboriginal Peoples, to support reconciliation, including but not limited to:
b) Continuing to develop media initiatives that inform and educate the Canadian public, and connect Aboriginal and non-aboriginal Canadians.
Winnipeg means a meeting place to us and our ancestors who came before us. It is located on Treaty 1 Territory, the traditional territory of the Anishinabek and the homeland of the Métis nation. APTN’s head office is centrally located in Winnipeg to convey the stories from regions straight across the country.Being central makes us accessible. Winnipeg is also a location with a deep talent pool and has one of the highest urban Indigenous population in Canada.
The youth! They are our future. We state it in our mission:“APTN is sharing our Peoples’ journey, celebrating our cultures, inspiring our children and honouring the wisdom of our Elders.”
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The Spirit of Winnipeg Awards Gala gives award finalists and recipients a community spotlight, media coverage, invaluable networking opportunities and well-earned praise for their contributions to our city for all Winnipeggers.
Application deadline: Monday, November 26 at 11:59 PM.