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Gathering Our Voices 2019 – Nominations Open: Honour an Indigenous Youth (HIY) Award / Volunteer Applications Open

NOMINATIONS OPEN: HIY AWARD! Now accepting nominations! The Provincial Aboriginal Youth Council (PAYC) recognizes Indigenous Youth for the Honour an Indigenous Youth (HIY) Award. If you know an Indigenous Youth who has made an outstanding commitment or achievement in their community, please nominate them here by February 26, 2019. VOLUNTEER APPLICATIONS OPEN Volunteers are a […]

by aanationtalk on December 11, 201827 Views

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INAN Report 17: The Challenges of Delivering Continuing Care in First Nations Communities

THE CHALLENGES OF DELIVERING CONTINUING CARE IN FIRST NATION COMMUNITIES Report of the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs Honorable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Chair Indigenous health outcomes tend to be poorer than the Canadian average. The underlying factors are complex and include historical and intergenerational trauma attributed to colonialism and discriminatory policies, as well as social determinants of […]

by aanationtalk on December 11, 201836 Views

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December 10, 2018 – Evaluation of 4.1.1 – Grants to the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Government of Nunavut for Health Care of Indians and Inuit

Final Report Evaluation of 4.1.1 – Grants to the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Government of Nunavut for Health Care of Indians and Inuit Project Number: 1570-7/16123 March 2017 Evaluation, Performance Measurement and Review Branch Audit and Evaluation Sector Executive Summary This report constitutes the Evaluation of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada’s (INAC’s) Grants to the Government of […]

by aanationtalk on December 10, 201830 Views

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Dilico Anishinabek Family Care: Christmas Wish Campaign – 2018

Make a Child’s Christmas Wish Come True… Join Dilico Anishinabek Family Care and help fill 800 Christmas Wish bags for deserving babies, children and youth this holiday season. http://www.dilico.com/upload/documents/christmas-wish-2018-letter-web.pdf NT5

by aanationtalk on November 20, 201844 Views

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University of Sudbury – Calling for submissions: “Indigenous Me” Youth Publication Contest!

The University of Sudbury, a member of the Laurentian Federation, is calling on Indigenous youth to submit a creative writing composition on the theme “What being Indigenous means to me!” Creative writing submissions can take the form of a short story, poem, short essay, open letter, song or written artwork. Submissions will be showcased in […]

by aanationtalk on November 19, 201886 Views

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Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival 2K18 – Now Accepting Submissions

November 28th – December 2nd Welcome to the 17th Annual Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival, celebrating the best Indigenous Cinema from Canada and around the world! We have an exciting line up of films, special guest speakers and events planned this year, so we hope to see you all & Welcome you to the 2018 WAFF […]

by aanationtalk on November 14, 201863 Views

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MOA: Marking The Infinite – Contemporary Women Artists from Aboriginal Australia

DATES November 1, 2018 – March 31, 2019 Aboriginal women have been redrawing the boundaries of the contemporary Aboriginal art scene in Australia since the late 1980s, redefining a movement that continues today. Their work resonates with vitality and relevance, their Indigenous ways of knowing the world captured in each brush stroke and woven thread. […]

by aanationtalk on November 14, 201845 Views

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Media Advisory: Peterborough Public Health Nurses to Hold Information Picket at Board of Health

PETERBOROUGH, ON, Nov. 14, 2018 – Following a very successful information picket held last week, Public Health Nurses working for Peterborough Health Unit will be hold a second picket this afternoon prior to the Board of Health meeting. “Our nurses believe strongly that the community deserves to get maximum benefit of the specialized education our […]

by aanationtalk on November 14, 201858 Views

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BCGEU welcomes B.C.’s Action Plan to mitigate wildfire and flood risks

“I am especially pleased to see plans to develop mental health recovery programs and supports for workers and people from affected communities, a wide-ranging emphasis on partnership and coordination with First Nations and Indigenous groups, as well as improvements to Emergency Social Services”—BCGEU President Stephanie Smith Vancouver (08 Nov. 2018) The British Columbia Government and […]

by aanationtalk on November 8, 201844 Views

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Susan Aglukark at Lillian H. Smith Toronto Public Library

Visit the Lilliam H. Smith Toronto Public Library on Saturday, November 3rd at 2-3pm to meet Susan Aglukark, author of Una Huna?: What Is This? Susan will be doing a reading from her new picture book as well as performing a song from her newest album The Crossing. To read more about the event click here. Lilliam […]

by aanationtalk on October 23, 201883 Views

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Kinder Morgan Canada Limited Declares Dividend and Announces Results for Third Quarter of 2018

Closes on Trans Mountain Sale and Proposes Distribution of Proceeds as a Return of Capital CALGARY, Oct. 17, 2018 – The Kinder Morgan Canada Limited (TSX: KML) board of directors has declared a dividend for the third quarter of 2018 of $0.1625 per restricted voting share ($0.65 annualized), payable on November 15, 2018, to restricted voting shareholders of record as of October 31, 2018. KML’s […]

by pmnationtalk on October 19, 201842 Views

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Sheridan Professor Named a Finalist in the Governor General’s Literary Awards

October 15, 2018 Joe Morse, Professor and Coordinator of Sheridan’s Honours Bachelor of Illustration program, has been named a finalist in the Young People’s Literature – Illustrated Books category of the 2018 Governor General’s Literary Awards. Morse illustrated the nominated book Go Show the World: A Celebration of Indigenous Heroes, written by Wab Kinew. Go […]

by aanationtalk on October 16, 201877 Views

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Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre hosts girls and tech workshops

10/15/18 To honour International Day of the Girl, Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre organized girls and tech workshops from October 9 – 16 to expand existing learning opportunities and chart new pathways. Occurring every October 11, this important day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls’ face, while promoting girls’ empowerment and the […]

by aanationtalk on October 16, 201853 Views

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2018 WCMA Winners Announced

THE WESTERN CANADIAN MUSIC ALLIANCE ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 2018 WESTERN CANADIAN MUSIC ARTISTIC AWARDS INDUSTRY AWARDS TO BE GIVEN OUT ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13 Kelowna, BC – Thursday, October 11, 2018 – Celebrating the best artistic talent in western Canada, the Western Canadian Music Alliance is thrilled to announce the winners of the Western Canadian Music Artistic Awards. […]

by aanationtalk on October 12, 2018171 Views

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Waubetek: Student Bursary 2019

Waubetek is committed to “Investing in the Aboriginal Business Spirit”.  In keeping with our vision, Waubetek presents educational bursaries of $500 each to applicants who fulfill the following required criteria. Must be a registered band member of one of the 27 partnering First Nation communities in the Waubetek service area (a copy of First Nation […]

by aanationtalk on October 11, 201869 Views

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The National Energy Board (NEB) 2017-18 Annual Report to Parliament was tabled

Message from the Chair and CEO Peter Watson, Chief Executive Officer and CEO The National Energy Board (NEB) is Canada’s federal energy regulator. Preventing harm is at the heart of what a regulator does. People count on us to keep them safe, to protect the environment, to prevent market inefficiencies and to listen to what […]

by aanationtalk on October 10, 201882 Views

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Media Advisory: Métis and Anishinaabe artists creating tunnel mural to tell Indigenous history at the U of S

SASKATOON – Two well-known Indigenous artists will be painting a mural that celebrates Indigenous Peoples at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S). Métis​ artist Christi Belcourt and Anishinaabe artist Isaac Murdock,will begin the mural project that will stretch from the tunnel that connects the Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre to the Health Sciences […]

by aanationtalk on October 10, 201874 Views

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JHR Award in Extraordinary Achievement in Human Rights Reporting goes to Jayme Poisson and David Bruser, the Toronto Star

Toronto, Oct. 9, 2018 – Journalists for Human Rights (JHR), is pleased to present the JHR Award in Extraordinary Achievement in Human Rights Reporting to Jayme Poisson and David Bruser, from the Toronto Star. At JHR’s annual gala, Night for Rights, on October 1st, the two journalists were recognized for their investigation into mercury contamination […]

by aanationtalk on October 10, 201855 Views

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First Peoples Child & Family Review Vol 13, No 1 (2018)

Foreword Marc St. Dennis Coordinating Editor of First Peoples Child & Family Review, First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Contact: mstdennis@fncaringsociety.com Dear readers, It is my great pleasure to present volume 13(1) of the First Peoples Child & Family Review, which includes 7 brilliant published submissions from researchers and […]

by aanationtalk on October 9, 201868 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Tassi to visit Hamilton, Ontario, to highlight the Government of Canada’s commitment to seniors

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Media advisory On Wednesday, October 10, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, will meet with stakeholders and visit an organization in Hamilton that has benefitted from Government of Canada funding for seniors. Photo opportunities and media availability will follow each visit. Please note that all details are subject […]

by aanationtalk on October 9, 2018123 Views

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BC-AHMA: Operation Updates

Click here for new updates related to property and tenant management in The Province of British Columbia which include the following: Cannabis Control and Licensing Act (CCLA) Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters (SAFER) Rental Assistance Program (RAP) Aboriginal Housing Management Association 615-100 Park Royal West Vancouver, BC V7T 1A2 General Inquiries: 604-921-2462 (TF: 1-888-921-2462) NT5

by aanationtalk on October 3, 201886 Views

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Winnipeg Police Service Media Release: Homicide investigators have identified the deceased as 33-year-old Mary Madeline YELLOWBACK (ROSS)

Suspicious Death – Investigation: C18-214543 Previously released: On September 28, 2018, at approximately 7:05 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to a report of suspicious circumstances at a recycling depot in the 100 block of Omands Creek Boulevard. The body of a middle-aged adult female was found mixed in with recycling materials. It […]

by aanationtalk on October 2, 2018124 Views

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Sault College Comes Together In Support Of Orange Shirt Day

(Sault Ste. Marie, ON September 28, 2018) – Today, as part of Orange Shirt Day, Sault College staff and students along with community supporters joined together in the spirit of reconciliation to honour residential school survivors and remember those who did not make it back home to their family. Taking place in Enji Maawnjiding, the […]

by aanationtalk on September 29, 2018120 Views

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Ontario Increasing Mercury Disability Benefits

Payments Frozen Since 1985, Will Be Retroactively Indexed to Inflation September 28, 2018 Ministry of Indigenous Affairs Ontario is taking immediate action to ensure people who receive mercury disability payments are properly compensated by retroactively indexing payments to the rate of inflation. More than 200 people in the communities of Grassy Narrows and Wabaseemoong receive […]

by aanationtalk on September 29, 2018149 Views

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Indigenous groups say Quebec police protest tactic a form of intimidation – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 28, 2018 17:11 By Sidhartha Banerjee THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL _ A controversial red badge worn by provincial police officers expressing solidarity with colleagues alleged to have abused Indigenous women drew a cautious response this week from Quebec politicians. Police officers began wearing the badges with the station number 144 […]

by aanationtalk on September 29, 2018124 Views

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New Scientist Joins Health Research Institute and Lakehead University

Thunder Bay, ON – September 28, 2018 The research community in Thunder Bay is growing with the arrival of a new scientist. Dr. Jinqiang Hou will be joining the Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute on Monday, October 1st, 2018, as a Lakehead University-Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute Research Chair. Dr. Hou will also […]

by aanationtalk on September 29, 201877 Views

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“Words that are lasting” – Queen’s Gazette

September 28, 2018 The Faculty of Law has unveiled a permanent art installation in their lobby, paying tribute to Indigenous Peoples. Every time students, faculty, staff, and visitors enter the Faculty of Law building, they will be met with a reminder of the original inhabitants of the land on which Queen’s sits. This spring, the […]

by aanationtalk on September 29, 201856 Views

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Manitoba Metis Federation 2018 Annual General Assembly, September 21-23

Winnipeg, MB – The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) Annual General Assembly will take place Friday, September 21 through Sunday, September 23, 2018 at Assiniboia Downs. The MMF AGA is a cornerstone of governance within the Métis Nation. Each fall, Manitoba’s Métis Citizens gather to review accomplishments, celebrate successes and plan for a healthy, prosperous future. […]

by aanationtalk on September 17, 2018131 Views

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Seneca College: Welcome feast serves up indigenized chili

First Peoples@Seneca celebrates start of new term It’s a dish best eaten in company. In fact, with Peggy Pitawanakwat’s version, the company is what makes the chili taste that much better. “Chili is universal,” said Pitawanakwat, who has been making chili for almost 40 years. “It’s a dish that connects everyone.” Since 2011, Pitawanakwat, Co-ordinator, […]

by aanationtalk on September 17, 2018109 Views

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The Scotiabank Giller Prize Presents its 2018 Longlist

ST. JOHN’S, NL, Sept. 17, 2018 – The Scotiabank Giller Prize is pleased to announce its longlist for this year’s award. The 2017 Prize winner, Michael Redhill, announced the list during a ceremony at The Rooms in St. John’s, NL. The 12 titles were chosen from a field of 104 books submitted by publishers all […]

by aanationtalk on September 17, 2018102 Views

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Media Advisory: Government of Canada announcements happening in Saskatoon on Tuesday, September 11, 2018

From: Privy Council Office Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local. The following is a summary of Government of Canada announcements happening in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. Minister Rodriguez to make an important announcement about Indigenous languages Time 10:30 a.m. Location Saskatchewan Indigenous Cultural Centre 305-2555 […]

by aanationtalk on September 11, 2018134 Views

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Statement by the Prime Minister on International Literacy Day

Ottawa, Ontario – September 8, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on International Literacy Day: “Today, on International Literacy Day, we join people around the world to raise awareness of the importance of literacy. We celebrate the progress we have made to promote literacy, here at home and abroad – […]

by aanationtalk on September 10, 201874 Views

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INAN – Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee – First meeting scheduled for: September 7, 2018

NOTICE OF MEETING Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs (INAN) 42nd Parliament, 1st Session Meeting No. 116 Friday, September 7, 2018, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Room 237-C, Centre Block Televised Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request to Undertake a Study of the Federal Government’s First Nations Consultation […]

by aanationtalk on September 5, 2018125 Views

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Over 37,000 Families in Windsor-Essex Now Receive the Bigger Canada Child Benefit

From: Employment and Social Development Canada News release Canada Child Benefit increased two years ahead of schedule August 29, 2018 Windsor, Ontario Employment and Social Development Canada Helping hard-working middle-class families provide the best start in life for their children is a top priority for the Government of Canada. That is why two years ago […]

by aanationtalk on August 29, 201886 Views

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FNSA: BCTEA is Signed!

We are very pleased to announce that a renewed BC Tripartite Education Agreement: Supporting First Nation Student Success (BCTEA) has been signed, resulting in important changes that will support the growth of our BC First Nations education system.  Those changes include new funding commitments, new First Nations education commitments from Canada and BC, continuation of our Special […]

by aanationtalk on August 22, 2018146 Views

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Prime Minister announces action on British Columbia wildfires

Nanaimo, British Columbia – August 22, 2018 The Government of Canada stands with the people of British Columbia and will make every effort to support Canadians who are dealing with the devastating effects of wildfires in the province. In addition to support provided by the Canadian Armed Forces, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced […]

by aanationtalk on August 22, 2018142 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Dempster to Join MP Jones and Chief Hart to Announce New Placement Resource for Innu Children and Youth

Children, Seniors and Social Development August 15, 2018 The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, will join Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services Canada, and Chief Eugene Hart, Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation tomorrow (Thursday, August 16) to announce a […]

by aanationtalk on August 15, 2018109 Views

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AB Government: Miywasin Friendship Centre goes green

Aug 09, 2018 The Government of Alberta has partnered with Miywasin Friendship Centre to install a solar voltaic panel system on the Medicine Hat facility. The project will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, make energy bills more affordable and support local jobs. With support from Alberta’s Indigenous Solar Program, Miywasin Friendship Centre will install solar panels, […]

by aanationtalk on August 9, 2018137 Views

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ShoShona Kish To Receive WOMEX 18 Professional Excellence Award + offWOMEX Lineup Confirmed

WOMEX 18, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 24–28 October 2018 Berlin/Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: For her role in the ongoing revolution of upheaving indigenous communities and their culture – using the medium of music as an agent of change, to awaken our humanity and help us connect – ShoShona Kish is a much deserving […]

by aanationtalk on August 9, 2018130 Views

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Wildland firefighter fatality: Premier Notley

Jul 27, 2018 Premier Rachel Notley issued the following statement on the death of an Alberta firefighter: “Yesterday, an Alberta wildland firefighter, Mr. Jerry Gadwa, a resident of Kehewin, unexpectedly passed away while supporting fire suppression efforts in Red Lake, Ontario. “As Albertans, we know all too well the sacrifices of our firefighters and first […]

by aanationtalk on July 27, 2018447 Views

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The AFNQL Congratulates Perry Bellegarde On His Re-election to the Position of AFN National Chief

VANCOUVER, July 25, 2018 – The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) congratulates Perry Bellegarde for his election to the position of National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) for a second consecutive term. His political experience, his career path in defending the rights and interests of our citizens as well as his […]

by aanationtalk on July 25, 2018106 Views

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City of Winnipeg: City releases Community Trends and Performance Report and 2019 Budget Public Engagement Report

Reports will help inform the 2019 budget process and support decision-making Winnipeg, MB – Today, the City of Winnipeg released the annual Community Trends and Performance Report and the 2019 Budget Public Engagement Report, two documents that will help inform the 2019 budget process and support decision-making. The Community Trends and Performance Report is the first […]

by aanationtalk on July 25, 2018168 Views

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AER Decision: Imperial Oil Resources Limited – Application for Kearl Mine’s Tailings Management Plan

July 16, 2018 Application 1872083 Decision [1] The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) approves Imperial Oil Resources Limited’s application 1872083, subject to the approval terms and conditions, and issues Oil Sands Conservation Act (OSCA) Approval No. 10829H (appendix 1). [2] In reaching its decision, the AER considered all relevant material constituting the record of Imperial’s application. […]

by aanationtalk on July 16, 2018212 Views

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Urban Shaman: A Turtles Dream – Landscapes and Mindscapes

In the Marvin Francis Media Gallery and Main Gallery A Turtles Dream – Landscapes and Mindscapes By the youth through the Ndinawe Resource Centre’s Programming Runs July 20 till August 11, 2018 Opening: Friday July 20, 6-9pm The Earth, sky and water has always been the great story tellers. The landscape with its diverse regions […]

by aanationtalk on July 16, 2018128 Views

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MMIWG UPDATED: Schedule: Institutional Hearings on Police Policies and Practices, Regina, SK- June 25-29, 2018

UPDATED: Schedule: Institutional Hearings on Police Policies and Practices, Regina, SK- June 25-29, 2018 NT5

by aanationtalk on June 26, 2018116 Views

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MMIWG Schedule: Institutional Hearings on Police Policies and Practices, Regina, SK- June 25-29, 2018

June 22, 2018 Schedule: Institutional Hearings on Police Policies and Practices, Regina, SK- June 25-29, 2018 NT5

by aanationtalk on June 25, 2018152 Views

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MMIWG: A Statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day

Thursday, June 21, 2018 The Commissioners and staff of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls would like to take this opportunity to wish all Canadians a very joyful National Indigenous Peoples Day. For thousands of years Indigenous peoples in Canada marked the summer solstice with celebrations to honour and thank […]

by aanationtalk on June 22, 2018132 Views

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MMIWG: Official Statement by Commissioner Michèle Audette

June 20, 2018 On June 5th, I announced I would take time to reflect, analyze and consider my future participation in the National Inquiry in light of the Government of Canada’s deeply regrettable decision to deny the full extension requested by the Commissioners. Fully committed to my role as a Commissioner, I have always felt […]

by aanationtalk on June 20, 2018155 Views

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Be Proud | Be Unique | Be Indigenous – National Indigenous Peoples Day

Credits: First Nations Centre Fanshawe College Published on Jun 19, 2018 In celebration of National Indigenous Day we would like to ask you to Be Proud | Be Unique | Be Indigenous. Follow the FIRST NATIONS CENTRE Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FanshaweFNC/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/fanshawefnc?lang=en Official Website: https://www.fanshawec.ca/student-life…

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 2018418 Views

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New additions to the Toronto Sign honour Indigenous Peoples

June 18, 2018 In honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21, the City of Toronto is adding a Medicine Wheel and a new vinyl wrap to the Toronto Sign. The Medicine Wheel will be positioned before the sign’s “T”. The vinyl wrap will cover the outside of the Toronto Sign letters, and resembles birchbark […]

by aanationtalk on June 18, 2018257 Views

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