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Featured Video of the Day: Residential School Hockey

Credits: RiisMedia org Published on Aug 22, 2014 Edmonton Oilers honor First Nations hockey. Distinguished former players Fred Sasakamoose, Ted Hodgson, and Chief Wilton Littlechild oversee the ceremonial puck drop. A former Chicago Black Hawk, Fred Sasakamoose talks about life in Residential School and the National Hockey League during the 1950s. A trio of First Nations […]

by ecnationtalk on September 22, 20142202 Views

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CCAB honours Mary Simon with Excellence with Aboriginal Relations Award at Vancouver Gala September 25

This Thursday Mary Simon will be honoured by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business with the prestigious Award of Excellence in Aboriginal Relations at a Gala event in Vancouver, this Thursday, September 25th. The Award for Excellence in Aboriginal Relations is designed to recognize a Canadian who has contributed, through professional and voluntary  commitments, to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 20141670 Views

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Freedom from discrimination remains an elusive goal for Aboriginal people in Canada: CHRC Report

September 15, 2014 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Human Rights Commission The Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC) has published a Special Report to Parliament on the impacts of Bill C-21 — legislation that allowed Aboriginal people in Canada to enjoy full protection under the Canadian Human Rights Act (CHRA) for the first time. The CHRC […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 2014932 Views

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Joint Statement on the Anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Land and resource rights must be recognized and protected

(12 September 2014)–September 13th marks the 7th anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, a consensus global human rights instrument. The Declaration calls on all states to safeguard the traditional land and resource rights of Indigenous peoples, including legal title to lands. The Declaration also requires fair […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 2014829 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: National Aboriginal Veterans Monument – Decoding ART – Heritage Monuments

Credits: Canadian Heritage Published on Aug 22, 2014 The project Decoding Art offers visitors of Canada’s Capital Region the opportunity to discover the history and the artists who created national monuments in Canada’s Capital Region, through multimedia clips available on smart phones using the QR code technology. http://www.canadascapital.gc.ca/place… Have a video, podcast or story you would […]

by ecnationtalk on September 12, 20141335 Views

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Robinson-Huron Treaty Chiefs File Statement of Claim Against Ontario and Canada Calling on the Crown to Honour its Promises and Provide Resource Revenues from the Treaty Territory

September 9, 2014 Sault Ste. Marie, ON – Chiefs from the Robinson-Huron Treaty territory, acting on behalf of some 30,000 beneficiaries of the 1850 Robinson-Huron Treaty, have taken significant legal action by filing a Statement of Claim today naming the Crown in right of Canada and the Crown in right of Ontario regarding the longstanding […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 2014970 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: Canadians For a New Partnership (CFNP) Declaration Video

Indigenous and non-indigenous Canadians come together to sign the CFNP declaration – towards a better, stronger Canada: building a new partnership between First Peoples and all Canadians so that together we can build the strong economy and values-based society that will benefit this and future generations. Video includes: Stephen Kakfwi CEO of CFNP, Scott Serson, […]

by mmnationtalk on September 4, 20142763 Views

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2014 October 4th SIS Vigil Registration

August 25, 2014 Dear Friends and Supporters, The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is pleased to announce the 9th annual October 4th 2014 Sisters-In-Spirit (SIS) Vigil. Each year, family members, Aboriginal community members, and concerned citizens gather for a vigil on October 4th on Parliament Hill to honour the growing number of missing and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 2014991 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: CODE’s Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature

Credits: TheCodecan Published on Nov 8, 2013 CODE’s Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature is a unique literary award and readership initiative established by CODE with the generous support of philanthropist William Burt and the Literary Prizes Foundation that recognizes excellence in First Nations, Métis and Inuit literature for youth and provide […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 20141062 Views

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NWAC Discouraged by Racist Assumptions in the Globe and Mail

August 27, 2014 (Ottawa, ON) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is disappointed with the racist remarks made within the article published by the Globe and Mail – “Posturing is the only reason for a missing women inquiry.” The article is symptomatic of the problem that Aboriginal Peoples face every day. Racist generalizations […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 2014986 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: First Nations, Inuit and Métis Initiative

Credits: Cancer View Canada Published on Aug 1, 2014 progress.partnershipagainstcancer.caPartners from across First Nations, Inuit and Métis organizations, the health sector and the Partnership met in Ottawa on March 6 to launch the First Nations, Inuit and Métis Cancer Control Initiative to improve cancer control with and for First Peoples. This video message was produced […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 20141735 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: Digital Life Story of Gladys Marie Simon

Credits: The Native Women’s Association of Canada Published on Aug 13, 2014 For years, communities have pointed to the high number of missing and murdered Aboriginal Women and girls in Canada.Storytelling is a way of teaching and learning. These stories shared by family members are intended to raise awareness, educate and promote change. They have […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 20141685 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: Aboriginal British Columbia – Journey

Credits: IIMHL1 Published on Jul 31, 2014 Video about Aboriginal British Columbia – Journey Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information.  

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 2014702 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: Assembly First Nations July 15, 2014 George Erasmus

Credits: Claudia Julien Published on Jul 21, 2014 Georges Erasmus is a member of the Dene Nation in the Northwest Territories. Mr. Erasmus has made a lifelong contribution to the welfare and community of Aboriginal peoples in Canada. From 1976 to 1983, he served as the president of the Indian Brotherhood of Northwest Territories/Dene Nation. He […]

by ecnationtalk on August 17, 20142597 Views

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Green Party Leader, Elizabeth May Supports Salt Spring Residents and Native Community in Salt Spring, British Columbia

Opposition builds to a luxury home being built on and ancient Native burial grounds near Salt Spring, British Columbia.  Green Party Leader, Elizabeth May took part in protests to support stopping the construction of a luxurious residence on the Island. Watch the Global BC Video: http://bit.ly/1sSGzrK   Contact: Julian Morelli Director of Communications | Directeur des communications […]

by julianm on August 14, 2014428 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: Saskatchewan: Aboriginal archaeology at Wanuskewin

Credits: Anne Martin Published on Aug 12, 2014 Archaeology takes place at Wanuskewin just outside Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and the discoveries support the oral history of the aboriginal peoples that have gathered and hunted in the area for 6,000 years. For more information visit www.ontopoftheworld.net and check out episode #52 in the Railway Adventures across Canada category […]

by ecnationtalk on August 14, 2014773 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: OACP Diversity Committee Presents: Aboriginal Peoples-Our Nations Our Land

Credit: OACPOfficial Published on Nov 15, 2013 Aboriginal Peoples: Our Nations Our Land “Aboriginal peoples” is a collective name for the original peoples of North America and their descendants. The Canadian constitution recognizes three groups of Aboriginal people: Indians (commonly referred to as First Nations), Métis and Inuit. These are three distinct peoples with unique […]

by mmnationtalk on August 7, 20141121 Views

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New Relationship Trust – Direct Support

Direct Support funding is intended to help First Nation communities build capacity in the areas that they need it most.  A total of $1.5 million has been allocated for direct support in 2014-2015. Funding is available in two streams: A maximum of $25,000 per project is available to individual First Nations A maximum of $50,000 per project […]

by aanationtalk on August 5, 2014613 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: Vancouver Newcomers Guide: Aboriginal Perspectives

Credits: Canada Whiz Published on Jul 28, 2014 This is video #2 of the City’s Newcomer’s Guide. Musqueam leader Wade Grant, describes the importance for newcomers to learn about First Nations people; and an interview with Susan Tatoosh, the executive director of the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre, describes the significance of the centre to urban Aboriginal […]

by ecnationtalk on July 29, 2014762 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: Legacy of Hope Foundation

Credits: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) See how the Legacy of Hope Foundation is educating Canadians on the history of Indian Residential Schools. This video was produced by Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada and was filmed in October 2013. Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information.

by ecnationtalk on July 24, 20141017 Views

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UBCIC, Okanagan Nation Alliance & Shuswap Nation Tribal Council Welcome first declaration of Aboriginal Title

News release.June 27, 2014 The Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs, Okanagan Nation Alliance and Shuswap Nation Tribal Council Welcome the Supreme Court of Canada’s first declaration of Indigenous Title in Canada The Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs (UBCIC), Okanagan Nation Alliance (ONA) and Shuswap Nation Tribal Council (SNTC) participated as a coalition intervener […]

by ahnationtalk on June 30, 20141038 Views

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National Aboriginal Day an Opportunity to Focus on Reconciliation

For Immediate ReleaseJune 21, 2014 VANCOUVER – On National Aboriginal Day, the Treaty Commission encourages all Canadians to take the opportunity to learn about and celebrate aboriginal peoples, their distinctive cultures and the many contributions to our country. “National Aboriginal Day creates awareness of the new relationship that is being created between Canadians and aboriginal […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 2014884 Views

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Premier’s Statement on National Aboriginal Day

StatementJune 21, 2014Office of the Premier Today, Premier Kathleen Wynne released the following statement: “I want to wish the people of Ontario a happy National Aboriginal Day. This day is a unique opportunity to honour the cultures that are such a fundamental part of our history and the fabric of our province. Ontario is home […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 2014740 Views

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Statement from the Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation on National Aboriginal Day

For Immediate ReleaseJune 21, 2014Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation VICTORIA – Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Minister John Rustad issued the following statement to mark National Aboriginal Day (NAD): “National Aboriginal Day is an important and unique day across Canada and British Columbia. Today is about honouring, preserving and celebrating the many First Nations, Inuit […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 2014803 Views

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Statement by the Honourable Bernard Valcourt on National Aboriginal Day

Ottawa, Ontario (June 21, 2014) – The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, issued the following statement today on the occasion of National Aboriginal Day: “Today, let’s honour Aboriginal peoples and the vital role they have played and continue to play in shaping our great country. National Aboriginal Day provides all […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 2014740 Views

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Message from the Governor General of Canada on the Occasion of National Aboriginal Day

June 21, 2014  OTTAWA— My wife, Sharon, and I are pleased to extend greetings and best wishes to all Canadians on the occasion of National Aboriginal Day.  The First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada possess a remarkable variety of rich and distinct traditions, customs and languages. As governor general, I believe diversity is one […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 2014789 Views

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Premier’s statement on National Aboriginal Day

For Immediate ReleaseJune 21, 2014Office of the Premier VICTORIA – Premier Christy Clark issued the following statement to mark National Aboriginal Day: “Today, British Columbia and Canada mark National Aboriginal Day by joining together in celebration of the heritage, cultures and contributions of First Nation, Métis and Inuit people. “Long before British Columbia was a […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 2014805 Views

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NaMeRes powwow: Saturday June 21

Well’s Hill Park – St Clair at Bathurst – Grand Entry at noon. poster

by aanationtalk on June 20, 2014455 Views

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Investing in Aboriginal Day Live & Celebration in Winnipeg

Minister Glover announces funding to Aboriginal Peoples Television Network and invites everyone to take part in the celebrations June 20, 2014 – Winnipeg – Department of Canadian Heritage The Government of Canada is providing $20,005 in funding to Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) for the 2014 edition of its Aboriginal Day Live & Celebration, which […]

by aanationtalk on June 20, 2014765 Views

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Provincial Government Recognizes National Aboriginal Day

Executive CouncilJune 20, 2014 Strong Cultural Identity Strengthens Newfoundland and Labrador Newfoundland and Labrador’s Aboriginal people have a rich and diverse cultural identity that is prominent throughout the province. Their contribution will be celebrated in Newfoundland and Labrador tomorrow (Saturday, June 21) on National Aboriginal Day. “In Newfoundland and Labrador, we are fortunate to have […]

by aanationtalk on June 20, 2014794 Views

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National Aboriginal Day – June 21, 2014

Released on June 20, 2014 Join in the celebrations on June 21 as Canadians recognize the outstanding achievements of First Nations, Métis and Inuit of our land. Here at home, they have helped build and shape Saskatchewan and have enriched our province in so many ways. “National Aboriginal Day is more than just a celebration […]

by aanationtalk on June 20, 2014421 Views

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National Aboriginal Day: A time for Canadians to join together with Aboriginal peoples in their fight for respect, dignity and equality

NUPGE renews its demand for a national public inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women. Ottawa (21 June 2014) – The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) encourages all members to join with Aboriginal peoples in Canada in celebrating National Aboriginal Day on June 21. Three main groups compose the Aboriginal population of […]

by aanationtalk on June 20, 2014357 Views

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Human Rights Commission: National Aboriginal Day

JusticeJune 20, 2014 The following is being distributed at the request of the Human Rights Commission: National Aboriginal Day The Newfoundland and Labrador Human Rights Commission recognizes National Aboriginal Day which is celebrated on June 21. First established in 1996, National Aboriginal Day recognizes the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of Canada’s First […]

by aanationtalk on June 20, 2014333 Views

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Statement – Minister Fantino Marks National Aboriginal Day

Reference: N14057E Ottawa – The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, issued the following statement to mark National Aboriginal Day on June 21: “Canada’s military heritage has been enriched by Aboriginal Veterans who, in each major conflict that Canada was called upon to enter, proudly came forward to do their part for this land, […]

by aanationtalk on June 20, 2014345 Views

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Province celebrates the history and culture of Aboriginal peoples during National Aboriginal Day event

Jun 19, 2014 Albertans are invited to participate and learn about Aboriginal people during National Aboriginal Day events taking place across Alberta and Canada this June. On Thursday, June 19, Alberta is helping kick off National Aboriginal Day with a noon hour celebration at Edmonton City Centre hosted by Aboriginal Relations Minister Frank Oberle. The […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 2014410 Views

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Alianait Community Square Dance & Concert

June 21, 20147:00 pm-10:00 pm Nakasuk School FREE Come out to celebrate National Aboriginal Day with special concert and Community Square Dance!

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 2014354 Views

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AAWC Family day Festival Pow Wow

Family Day: 9:00am – 4:00pm Family Day is a day whereby the community comes together to celebrate local Aboriginal cultures and traditions in a family-friendly environment.  Hosted at Shaw Millennium Park from 10am – 4pm, Family Day encourages people of all ages to visit story corner, talk to Elders, partake in traditional games, and more. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 2014394 Views

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Moose Cree FN Aboriginal Day Activities

June 17, 2014 Get ready for fun this Aboriginal Day! There will be activities at the Cree Cultural Interpretive Centre. Read more. NT5

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 2014391 Views

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National Aboriginal Day Celebration 2014

June 18, 2014 Find suggested events to help you celebrate this special day, either on your own, with family and friends, or with hundreds and thousands of other people celebrating National Aboriginal Day across Canada. https://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1100100013322/1100100013323 NT5

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 2014323 Views

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University of Saskatchewan National Aboriginal Day Celebrations

June 19, 2014 National Aboriginal Day celebrations at the University of Saskatchewan will be taking place on Friday, June 20, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm in ‘The Bowl’. Bring your lunch and celebrate with us! NT5

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 2014390 Views

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Canada Place National Aboriginal Day Celebration 2014

June 22, 2014 10:30am – 4:30pm Join Canada Place and Port Metro Vancouver for the fourth annual National Aboriginal Day Celebration at Canada Place on Sunday, June 22, 2014. Enjoy a wide variety of Aboriginal stage performances, including three-time world champion hoop dancer Alex Wells, as well as drumming and dance workshops, storytelling and artisan […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 2014505 Views

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National Aboriginal Day

June 24, 2014 Indigenous Arts presents a spectacular double bill: award-winning performers DerRic Starlight (Tsuu T’ina, Alberta) and Aché Brasil (Vancouver, BC) for a high-energy and laughter-filled family show. With a cool cast of puppet characters and a genuine knack for comedy, DerRic Starlight brings his unique brand of raucous storytelling to The Banff Centre. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 2014409 Views

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CESO celebrates National Aboriginal Day

CESO celebrates National Aboriginal Day TORONTO – CESO (Canadian Executive Service Organization) would like to recognize and celebrate the history, diversity and contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people on National Aboriginal Day, June 21st. On this day, CESO encourages all Canadians to participate in National Aboriginal Day celebrations across the country and to […]

by ecnationtalk on June 19, 20142276 Views

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TBRHSC Celebrates National Aboriginal Day

June 17, 2014 Members of the media are invited to learn details about Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre’s progress in its journey towards excellence in Aboriginal Healthcare delivery. Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre is committed to Aboriginal Health and is pleased to celebrate National Aboriginal Day on Friday, June 20. Celebrations will include: […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 2014405 Views

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National Aboriginal Day – Friendship Park

The Saskatoon Police Service and Saskatoon Indian and Metis Friendship Centre would like to invite you to a day of food, fun, music, dancing, and entertainment throughout the day this coming Saturday. Click on the poster below for further information. Poster Date: Saturday, June 21 2014 Time: 11:00am Address: Friendship Park Saskatoon

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 2014418 Views

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Dodem Kanonhsa: National Aboriginal Day BBQ

Jun 09, 2014 Red Pepper Spectacle Arts will be at the Dodem Kanonhsa’s National Aboriginal DayBBQ! Click here to see the poster for the event NT5

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 2014628 Views

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BC Achievement Invites Submissions for First Nations’ Art and Aboriginal Business Awards

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(June 17, 2014) – Calls for submissions were issued today across the Province for the annual BC Creative Achievement Awards for First Nations’ Art and the BC Aboriginal Business Awards. These awards celebrate and recognize the achievements of British Columbia artists and entrepreneurs in the First Nation and Aboriginal communities. The First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 2014454 Views

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BCGEU members celebrate National Aboriginal Day

May 30, 2014   Over the years, the BCGEU has moved towards a more inclusive relationship with B.C.’s Aboriginal peoples. The union is currently working with our members in their communities, building networks and community partners that share common goals. The Truth and Reconciliation process provides a way for all Canadians to be educated about […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 2014322 Views

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AANDC June 2014 What’s New

2014-06-12 – Video. Honouring Our Past, Building Our Future 2014-06-12 – Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy Themes I – IV 2014-06-11 – Kumik – Elder’s Schedule 2014-06-11 – Backgrounder – Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada’s Financial Picture (2014–2015) 2014-06-11 – Miawpukek First Nation Self-Government Agreement-in-Principle 2014-06-02 – Video. Indspire – Inspiring Aboriginal student success NT3

by aanationtalk on June 13, 2014342 Views

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Toronto Aboriginal Community Runs for Reconciliation

Press ReleaseFor Immediate Release  Toronto Aboriginal CommunityRuns for Reconciliation  Toronto, ON, June 11, 2014:   Over 200 Aboriginal and Non Aboriginal people from Toronto joined together for a 5.3km run in downtown Toronto to mark the sixth anniversary of the Harper Government’s Statement of Apology for the Indian Residential Schools system in Canada. The run, which began […]

by ecnationtalk on June 12, 2014801 Views

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