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We interrupt this program : Indigenous media tactics in Canadian culture / Miranda J. Brady and John M.H. Kelly.

Brady, Miranda J, (author.). Kelly, John M. H, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Legislative Library.

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Legislative Building P 94.5 .I532 Bra (Text) 36970100056136 General Collection Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780774835084 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 206 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Vancouver ; UBC Press, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: "We Interrupt This Program tells the story of how Indigenous people are using media tactics in the realms of art, film, television, and journalism to rewrite Canada's national narratives from Indigenous perspectives. Miranda Brady and John Kelly showcase the diversity of these interventions by offering personal accounts and reflections on key moments - witnessing survivor testimonies at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, attending the opening night of the ImagineNative Film + Media Festival, and discussing representations of Indigenous people with artists such as Kent Monkman and Dana Claxton and with CBC journalist Duncan McCue. These scene-setting moments bring to life their argument that media tactics, as articulations of Indigenous sovereignty, have the power not only to effect change from within Canadian institutions and through established mediums but also to spark new forms of political and cultural expression in Indigenous communities and among Indigenous youth. Theoretically sophisticated and eminently readable, We Interrupt This Program reveals how seemingly unrelated acts by Indigenous activists across Canada are decolonizing our cultural institutions from within, one intervention at a time."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Native mass media > Canada.
Native peoples in mass media.
Native peoples and mass media > Canada.
Mass media > Social aspects > Canada.
Mass media and culture > Canada.

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