INCA 283 History of Aboriginal Media in Canada

Indian Communication Arts (INCA)

Monday, January 27

Attendance

Announcements

Meeting times :

  • Tuesday (tomorrow)
  • 10:30 – 11:00 Leeland
  • 11:00 – 11:30 Brayden
  • LUNCH meeting
  • Wednesday
  • 10:00 – 10:30 Paige
  • LUNCH meeting
  • 1:30 – 2:30 Shiloh
  • 2:30 – 3:00 Heather
  • 3:00 – 3:30 Dale

Assignments

  • Assignment #2 due date changed to February 10
  • MBC assignment changed to ?
  • Seeing Red presentations due next week – 5-10 minutes
  • Why should other students read your chapter? Be interesting and convincing!
  • Heather – pick a chapter…
  • Complete Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar quiz…

Activities:

1. Review first writing assignment – Reflection on your survey of Aboriginal media

  • All good
  • Passive voice
  • Simple sentences
  • Concrete words
  • Media/medium
  • Capitalizing

2. Survey assignment – highlights and cool stuff

3. Speaking and Hearing article

  • Communication prior to contact – Elder Howard Walker teaches about the lance Click to watch
  • Cultural influence of print technology
  • Habermas
  • Fraser – the  public sphere is really “a series of parallel and overlapping public spheres-spaces where participants with similar cultural backgrounds engage in activities concerning issues and interests of importance to them”
  • The Aboriginal Public Sphere – development of Aboriginal media was “driven by several impulses-combating stereotypes, addressing information gaps in non-Aboriginal society, and reinforcing community cultures”
  • Aboriginal Newspapers: Canada
  • Cultural Policy Influences
  • Conclusion

5:00-5:15

Video: Reel Injun by Neil Diamond, NFB, 2010

Trailer

Part 3 – Reel Injun: On the trail of the Hollywood Indian

Additional resources: 

Habermas, the Public Sphere, and Democracy: A Critical Intervention by Douglas Kellner (paper)

Jurgen Habermas and the “Public Sphere” by Peter Smith (Youtube lecture)

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