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Indigenous Film Conference

Panel Discussion from the Indigenous Film Conference October 27-29, 2011 webcast LIVE on IsumaTV from Kauokeino, Norway.
NOTE: Action in this video STARTS at 2:20 minutes into the clip.

Hosted by the International Sami Film Centre.

 

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November 28, 2011

Sheila Watt-Cloutier LIVE webcast Nov 29 at 7PM (Atlantic)

Sheila
 Watt‐Cloutier,
 an
 Inuk
 climate
 change
 advocate
 and
 Nobel
 Peace
 Prize
 Nominee,
 will
 be
 giving
 a
 public
 lecture
 at
 Mount
 Allison
 University
 on
 the
 human
 dimensions
 of
 climate
 change.
 It
 will
 be 
held on
 November 
29th 
at 
7
PM 
(Atlantic
Time) 
in 
Convocation
 Hall.… Read more

November 8, 2011

Indigenous Film Conference archive

Digital Indigenous Democracy and International Sami Film Centre collaborated on IsumaTV's live webcast of the Indigenous Film Conference from Kautokeino, Norway, October 26-30, 2011. Live webcasts now are archived at:

http://www.isuma.tv/lo/en/international-sami-film-centre

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November 8, 2011

Digital Indigenous Democracy APPROVED

Canada Media Fund Experimental Stream approved a $1 million investment in IsumaTV's newest initiative, Digital Indigenous Democracy, for 2011-12. For more information, see attached files.

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July 28, 2011

Sami Film Center news

International Sami Film Center announces a brand new program for projects, Please spread this information, through your website and network. We hope that your collagues will apply.
For more info,
http://indigenousfilmcircle.com
http://indigenousfilmcircle.com/en-espanol/
 

contact: Åsa Simma simma [at] isf [dot] as

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July 28, 2011

World Summit Youth Award

The World Summit Youth Award (WSYA) is an international competition for youth-led projects that encourage the active participation of young people under 30 years of age in the emerging information society. It is intended to be a global 'youth for youth' initiative for selecting and promoting best practice in e-content and technological creativity, demonstrating young people's potential to create digital opportunities.

The WSYA lies within the framework of the United Nations World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). Additionally, the winners will be celebrated at the World Summit Award Gala at the WSIS.

See more information on ICT for Development Network.

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June 4, 2011

First Mile Connectivity Consortium (FMCC) Report

The First Mile Connectivity Consortium (FMCC) is a national consortium emerging as an outcome of the collaborative process leading to the First Mile report (Putting the Last-mile First). Although founded by and originally focused on First Mile solutions for First Nations communities in remote and rural Canada, the FMCC welcomes members from anywhere who share its goals and principles. FMCC’s goal is to provide a forum for broadband development organizations to learn from each other, and share practices and results with everyone interested, including those who are involved in the process of crafting broadband policy decisions. The FMCC will meet regularly, disseminate information, nurture community-driven projects, and encourage adoption of its principles by communities, information sector players, and government.

Download the complete First Mile Report by clicking on Attached Files. See page 53 for article on NITV on IsumaTV.

For more information, see Meeting Place: The First Mile.

 

 

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June 4, 2011

NITV on IsumaTV 3.0 2011-12 - refused and NOW APPROVED

In August, the Government of Nunavut Department of Culture, Language, Elders and Youth (CLEY) overruled its previous refusal and now approved the original funding proposal for NITV on IsumaTV 3.0, NITV's 2011-12 proposal to expand the network of IsumaTV High-speed MediaPlayers to a total of 8 Baffin Island communities: Igloolik, Pangnirtuq and Iqaluit, started in 2010-11, and add… Read more

May 25, 2011

14 Hubs Best-quality PDF

Download in best-quality a sample selection of screens showing how Digital Indigenous Democracy will appear on IsumaTV, as a network of its first 14 communities, or 'hubs.'

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April 15, 2011