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Webinar: An Indigenous Perspective on Media

Headshot of Eden FinedayStrategies for Canadian Magazines — an initiative by the Magazine Association of BC.

Join us on January 23,  2024 for our Canada-wide webinar: An Indigenous Perspective on Media with Indigenous publisher Eden Fineday, hosted by Joyce Byrne.

11 a.m. PST / 12 p.m. MST / 1 p.m. CST / 2 p.m. EST / 3 p.m. AST / 3:30 p.m. NST

MagsBC, AMPA, Magazines Canada, AQEM members, and students: $12 for one seat or $17 for two seats
Non-Members: $22 for one seat or $27 for two seats
Register here.

Eden Fineday is the publisher of IndigiNews, one of few Indigenous-women-led journalism outlets globally. Eden and her colleagues are leading a new way to practice journalism in Indigenous communities and on Indigenous issues. In this webinar, Eden will share her cultural perspectives on journalism and publishing, with the hopes that sharing her worldview can effect positive change in our shared sector and communities.

The Q&A portion of the webinar will be moderated by freelance journalist Stephanie Joe.

Eden Fineday and her colleagues at IndigiNews are leaders in trauma-informed journalism, prioritizing the cultural safety of staff and community members while decolonizing the practice of journalism. She received First Place for Best Column from the Indigenous Journalist Association in their 2023 Professional Division.

In 2001, Eden graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz with a degree in Language Studies. She is from the Sweetgrass First Nation in what is now known as Saskatchewan, Canada. Eden is a songwriter and is currently working on her first novel. She is a grateful guest on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Peoples.

Joyce Byrne is Alberta Magazine Publishers Association’s past president and an award-winning veteran of the Canadian magazine industry. She has led creative, marketing and sales teams and boards in Toronto, Edmonton and Calgary, and has worked on nearly every type of magazine.

Visit here for more info and to register.

This webinar is brought to you by the Magazine Association of BC, Alberta Magazine Publishers Association, Magazines Canada and L’Association québécoise des éditeurs de magazines.

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