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Indigenous atlases for Alberta students

January 18, 2019 The province is providing every Alberta junior high and high school with a copy of the Canadian Geographic Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada. The initiative is to help bring First Nations, Métis and Inuit history and contributions to life in classrooms across the province. As part of the Alberta government’s commitment to […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 201922 Views

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1,000 Works of Contemporary Indigenous and Inuit Art Gifted to MacKenzie Art Gallery

Press Release January 15, 2019 Kampelmacher Collection Reflects Diversity of Artists and Media From Across Canada and the United States The MacKenzie Art Gallery today announced that it has received a pledged gift of more than 1,000 works of art by contemporary Indigenous and Inuit artists from Edmontonbased collectors, Thomas Druyan and Alice Ladner. The […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 201922 Views

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The 10 best events at DesignTO 2019

This year’s festival explores weighty themes like affordable housing, mortality and Black and Indigenous identity January 18, 2019 Now in its ninth year, DesignTO Festival (formerly the Toronto Design Offsite Festival) always boasts a mix of exhibitions, events, workshops and window installations showcasing veteran and rising designers from Toronto and beyond. In addition to innovative […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 201922 Views

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Indigenous culture in the spotlight at Coastal Dance Festival in New West – The Record

The 12th annual festival is on the move to Anvil Centre, featuring Indigenous artists from B.C., Yukon, Quebec, Alaska, Washington State and Australia January 17, 2019 A festival celebrating Indigenous story, song and dance is coming to the Anvil Centre this February. The 12th annual Coastal Dance Festival (formerly Coastal First Nations Dance Festival) is coming […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 201914 Views

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Media Advisory – The Library and Archives Canada travelling exhibition offers a unique opportunity to discover the Métis Nation

RED DEER, AB, Jan. 17, 2017  – The Alberta Métis Federation and the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery, in collaboration with Library and Archives Canada (LAC), are pleased to announce the opening event of a travelling exhibition that displays some of the rich history of the Métis Nation. Come celebrate Métis culture with live entertainment. Date: January 20, 2019 from 2 […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201937 Views

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AMC: Newborn apprehensions detrimental to baby and mother

January 17, 2019 Treaty One Territory, MB _ The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs has become aware that there are imminent newborn baby apprehensions that are continuing to happen in Winnipeg. Birth alerts are placed on mothers suspected of not being able to care for their babies. Birth alert apprehensions are being carried out according to policy standards, not […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201936 Views

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Images on Stone: the Secrets of Rock Art in Canada

QUÉBEC CITY, Jan. 17, 2019 – Astonishing, mysterious images drawn or painted on rock walls or carved in stone across the Canadian landscape: rock art reflects the cultures of Indigenous Peoples who have been living on the territory for thousands of years. To provide the public with an opportunity to discover the wealth of this Indigenous cultural […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201928 Views

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Art installation seeks to reconcile through the creative process – CollingwoodToday

Public screening and discussion called Envisioning a Future Toward Reconciliation at the Simcoe Street Theatre on Jan. 30 The Town of Collingwood unveiled a new reconciliation art project in council chambers on Monday night. The project is titled Call to Action #83 after the Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Action #83, which calls […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201923 Views

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Learn to speak, write Inuktitut in Montreal – Nunatsiaq News

Jan. 17, 2019 Both introductory and advanced language classes start on Jan. 21 Starting next week, anyone in Montreal can learn Inuktitut in the classroom. Two 12-session courses, one for beginners and one for more advanced learners, will start on Monday, Jan. 21, at the Avataq Cultural Institute. George Filotas, a former manager of the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201931 Views

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Brenda LaRose – Partner, Leaders International & Laurie Sterritt – Partner, Leaders International

NationTalk speaks with Brenda LaRose and Laurie Sterritt of Leaders International. Brenda LaRose, founder of Higgins Executive Search in 1999, speaks of her company’s past and events leading up to a merger with Leaders International in the spring of 2017. LaRose continues to speaks on the labour market in Canada, she notes as having a […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 201943 Views

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MNBC: Raven Program looking for cultural teachers, counsellors, elders and spokespersons

The Raven Course is held every Summer at Work Point in Esquimalt, BC. This outreach program is designed to build bridges into Indigenous communities throughout Canada and show young Indigenous people potential for part-time employment or a full-time career with the Canadian Armed Forces It is the recruiting time period of the year and Raven […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 201961 Views

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UArctic joins the International Year of Indigenous Languages

Jan 16, 2019 The United Nations declared 2019 The International Year of Indigenous Languages in order to raise awareness of them, not only to benefit the people who speak these languages, but also for others to appreciate the important contribution they make to our world´s rich cultural diversity. UArctic’s Board discussed in their meeting in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 201930 Views

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Kiskayetum exhibit on display at Art Gallery of Grande Prairie – EverythingGP

January 16, 2019 Kiskayetum’, an exhibition titled after renowned Indigenous artist Allen Sapp, is on display at the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie from now until June 16th. The title of the exhibit reflects the artist’s Cree given name. “That name has been the title of a lot of his shows,” says Jeff Erbach, Executive […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 201933 Views

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National Gallery of Canada bids farewell to Director and CEO Marc Mayer

January 15, 2019 On January 18, 2019, Marc Mayer will step down as Director and CEO of the National Gallery of Canada, signaling the end of a decade of leadership at the helm of the country’s premier art institution. Reflecting on his tenure, Franҫoise Lyon, Chair of the Gallery’s Board of Trustees said, “Since the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 201929 Views

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Stephane Friday – Kashechewan Cree First Nation

Stephane Friday, of the Kashechewan Cree First Nation, is a community youth advocate and was recently elected to the Kashechewan council on August 2, 2018. He discusses new youth initiatives in northern Ontario. Friday speaks of the Feathers of Hope, a youth-driven movement dedicated to the empowerment of First Nations youth. He speaks a little […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 201959 Views

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Leadership Committee on Language Online Survey

The Leadership Committee on Language (LCOL) was mandated by the Chiefs in Assembly to be set up to oversee the engagement, development of First Nation language strategies in Ontario. The LCOL Online Survey 2018-19 was commissioned by the Chiefs of Ontario office to determine the status of languages in the province of Ontario and to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 201929 Views

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Media Advisory: Carleton University Art Gallery to Celebrate Opening of Winter 2019 Exhibitions

The Carleton University Art Gallery (CUAG) will host a celebration in honour of the opening of three winter exhibitions: UPRISING: THE POWER OF MOTHER EARTH – Christi Belcourt – A Retrospective with Isaac Murdoch; Re: Working Together / Re: Travailler ensemble, curated by Heather Anderson and Marie-Hélène Leblanc; and My Mom, kahntinetha Horn, the “Military […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 201936 Views

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Alberta doctors exempt from mandatory AHS cultural sensitivity training – CBC

Most doctors are independent contractors and can’t be forced to take training Jan 14, 2019 A First Nations advocate says it’s “offensive” most Alberta doctors are not required to take cultural sensitivity training on Indigenous issues, while it’s mandatory for other health care workers. Ingrid Hess, a lawyer who filed complaints with the College of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 201940 Views

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N’Swakamok Native Friendship Centre to present film series – CBC

Screenings will take place Monday, Jan. 21 Jan 14, 2019 The N’Swakomok Native Friendship Centre in Sudbury is hosting a film series about Indigenous life in urban settings. Five short documentaries will be shown at the Jan. 21 event, called Urban, Indigenous, Proud. They were filmed at different friendship centres throughout the province. Kelly-Lee Assinewe, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 201938 Views

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2019 UNESCO International Year of Indigenous Languages

An International Year is an important cooperation mechanism dedicated to raising awareness of a particular topic or theme of global interest or concern, and mobilizing different players for coordinated action around the world. In 2016, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution proclaiming 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages, based on a […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 201931 Views

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New Vancouver art exhibit explores Indigenous land and water rights – CBC

‘We really see the destruction that is happening in our territories.’ Jan 13, 2019 A new multi-media art exhibition in Vancouver explores questions of Indigenous jurisdiction and land and water rights. Marianne Nicolson is a member of the Dzawada’enuxw First Nation in Kingcome Inlet on B.C.’s central coast. She worked with more than 10 other […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 201924 Views

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MNS: Provincial Métis Citizenship Registry – Mobile Intake Session Pierceland, Lloydminister, Pontiex & Assiniboia

Jan. 10, 2019 Register today for the Mobile Intake Session in Pierceland! Download the form here. ~ Register today for the Mobile Intake Session in Lloydminister! Download the form here. ~ Register today for the Mobile Intake Session in Pontiex! Download the form here. ~ Register today for the Mobile Intake Session in Assiniboia! Download the form here. NT5

by aanationtalk on January 11, 201944 Views

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MIPTV 2019: Call for entries – Canada Pavilion

Cannes, France, April 8 to 11, 2019 REGISTER TO THE CANADA PAVILION AND GET ONE FREE ACCREDITATION* UNTIL FEBRUARY 1st, 2019. *OFFER TO FIRST TIMER PARTICIPANT AND COMPANIES TAKING THE TABLE OPTION. LIMITED QUANTITY Telefilm Canada is currently accepting entries for the Canadian production and distribution companies wishing to join the Canada Pavilion and attend […]

by pmnationtalk on January 11, 201937 Views

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This is my home’: growing anger in Canada over projects on indigenous lands – The Guardian

The territory of the Wet’suwet’en in British Columbia was never ceded by treaty and hereditary chiefs say they retain authority Justin Trudeau was in campaign mode this week, striding around a school gymnasium, shirtsleeves rolled up and brow suitably furrowed as he addressed voters’ concerns at one of his annual town hall-style meetings. A day […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 201936 Views

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FSIN indicating Indigenous peoples ready and prepared to take care of children in the social welfare system – 620 CKRM.com

January 11, 2019 The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations want’s the public and the province to know that First Nations communities are prepared to take over the care of children in the Social Welfare system. Earlier this week, just after Premier Scott Moe apologized on behalf of Saskatchewan for the Sixties Scoop, the FSIN called […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 201938 Views

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New year, fresh optimism on Indigenous issues – Net Newsledger

January 11, 2019 The United Nations has declared 2019 the International Year of Indigenous Languages WINNIPEG – INDIGENOUS – There are around 5,000 Indigenous languages globally, spoken by around four per cent of the world’s population. More than half of them are in danger of disappearing. The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is organizing […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 201921 Views

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New Indigenous language app targets ’21st century’ learners – CBC

Jan 11, 2019 It’s a truly modern teaching tool, and the creators of a new app developed in northwestern Ontario hope it will help to carry Indigenous languages into the future. KOBE Learn is an app designed to help young users learn common words and phrases in Ojibway, Cree and Oji-Cree, the traditional languages of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 201929 Views

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Conversations | Museum Talk | Diversifying Collections – Indigenous Art

Credits: Art Basel Recognition of and rights for the indigenous peoples of the Americas are growing, albeit too little, too late. Yet credit is due to those who have been fighting for progress and have achieved results. Public and private institutions across the Americas are increasingly eager to include early and contemporary art by indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 2019127 Views

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Reclaiming Indigenous: The culture and the people – BeatRoute Magazine

10th, January 2019 CALGARY – First Nations and Indigenous peoples are behind several works at this year’s High Performance Rodeo, according to the international arts festival’s Indigenous Community Liaison, Chantal Chagnon. Chagnon, a Cree-Ojibwe Métis Artist who creates work through her independent company, Cree8, sees the volume of works being produced by First Nations and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 201940 Views

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Montreal outreach worker creates ‘physical Facebook’ to connect city’s homeless – CBC

James Galwey’s photo albums memorialize street people who’ve died, let others see what friends are up to Jan 10, 2019 Ten years ago, Ammisee Papialuk travelled to Montreal from Kuujjuarapik, a village at the mouth of the Great Whale River in Quebec’s Inuit territory of Nunavik. Papialuk had come for medical treatment after breaking her […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 201934 Views

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Indigenous advocates question why non-Indigenous offenders are serving in healing lodges – Globalnews.ca

January 9 2019 Members of Canada’s Indigenous community tell Global News it’s a problem that non-Indigenous offenders are taking up spaces in healing lodges. Abigail Bimman reports. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/4832666/indigenous-advocates-question-why-non-indigenous-offenders-are-serving-in-healing-lodges

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 201948 Views

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Maskêkosihk (Enoch Cree Nation #440) celebrates opening of new water pump house system

From: Indigenous Services Canada January, 9 2019 – Enoch Cree Nation, Treaty 6 Territory, AB – Indigenous Services Canada Canada and First Nation communities are working in partnership to improve water infrastructure and support access to safe, clean and reliable drinking water on reserves. Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, on behalf […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 201937 Views

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RBC Taylor Prize Jury Names 2019’s Five Best Books in Literary Non-Fiction

January 9 , 2019 AT A STANDING-ROOM-ONLY press conference held in downtown Toronto, two of the 2019 RBC Taylor Prize jurors, Camilla Gibb and Roy MacGregor announced the five finalists for this year’s Prize. The finalists for the 2019 RBC Taylor Prize are: • Just Let Me Look at You: On Fatherhood, by Bill Gaston, published by […]

by aanationtalk on January 9, 201958 Views

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Telefilm Canada – Calls for entries: Beijing & Shanghai 2019

9th Beijing International Film Festival Feature films: fiction, animation and documentary Beijing, China, April 13 to 20, 2019 Deadline for submissions via Telefilm Canada: January 31, 2019 Information & Registration process 22nd Shanghai International Film Festival Feature films: fiction, animation and documentary Shanghai, China, June 15 to 24, 2019 Deadline for submissions via Telefilm Canada: […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 201945 Views

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Tim Barnhart, cannabis entrepreneur discusses the legalization issue from a perspective of inherent right on the Tyendinaga Mohawk territory

Tim speaks about the many issues surrounding cannabis legalization from the community aspects of pro and anti-cannabis as it relates to the public through to corporate interests and taxation or sovereignty issues for Indigenous, or First Nations communities. Barnhart discusses consultation with Indigenous peoples, or the lack thereof, and he also speaks on the founding […]

by pmnationtalk on January 8, 2019115 Views

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University of the Arctic – Call for Papers: Conference on Indigenous Languages and Sustainable Development in the Arctic

Tue, Jan 08, 2019 The international conference will take place from June 27-29, 2019 in Yakutsk, Russia. The program includes a symposium, exhibitions and presentations of new publications and projects, and covers topics related to learning, development and preservation of indigenous languages and cultures. Deadline: March 1, 2019. The conference is jointly organized by the Institute […]

by pmnationtalk on January 8, 201953 Views

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Global Voices: How Canadians can make a difference in 2019 – Canada.com

Put Yemen, Indigenous reconciliation and social enterprise on your radar January 8, 2019 New Year’s resolutions tend to be personal. We promise to get to bed earlier, put down our devices or shed that five pounds of holiday turkey and latkes. This year, we’re thinking bigger. What if we could make a resolution for Canada? […]

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 201923 Views

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BC Government: Arts, culture grants available to support community resiliency

Jan. 07, 2018 VICTORIA – Grant applications are now open for arts and cultural submissions designed to bring healing to people and communities in response to environmental, social and economic hardships. This grant program was developed with a focus on cultural revitalization within Indigenous communities in response to the devastating wildfire season and government’s commitment […]

by pmnationtalk on January 8, 201944 Views

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Erika Iserhoff appointed Ontario Arts Council Indigenous Arts Officer

January 7, 2019 The Ontario Arts Council (OAC) is pleased to announce that Erika Iserhoff has been appointed OAC’s new Indigenous Arts Officer. Erika succeeds long-time OAC Indigenous Arts Officer Sara Roque, who stepped down in 2018. Most recently, Erika was the Grants Facilitator for the province’s Indigenous Culture Fund, administered by the OAC. Prior to this, Erika […]

by pmnationtalk on January 8, 201943 Views

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A History of Canada in 10 Maps’ – TheTyee.ca

How European explorers, daring and cruel, drew the lines for a nation. A History of Canada in 10 Maps: Epic Stories of Charting a Mysterious Land Adam Shoalts Penguin (2018) Sprawling across half of North America, the modern Canadian map seems eternal. But as Adam Shoalts argues in this remarkable book, Canada is a very […]

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 201930 Views

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Have a Heart Day is coming up on February 14, 2019!

Have a Heart Day is a child and youth-led reconciliation event that brings together caring Canadians to help ensure First Nations children have the services they need to grow up safely at home, get a good education, be healthy, and be proud of who they are.  Click on this link to hear Senator Kim Pate make a […]

by aanationtalk on January 7, 201950 Views

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The Blanket Exercise comes to the Nelson Public Library – The Nelson Daily

January 07 2019 Most of us learned about Canadian history through school textbooks, but the history we learned is not the whole story. Enter The Blanket Exercise, a facilitated, interactive event that illustrates the indigenous experience of the colonization of Canada. The Nelson Public Library, in partnership with Touchstones Nelson, will host community leaders Toni […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 201934 Views

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The history of blankets & their present use by Squamish & Lil’wat Nations – SLCC

Blankets have a deeply woven history with Indigenous peoples in North America. Originally created from fur, animal hides, grasses or cedar bark, traders introduced blankets in the 1800s that were lighter and less bulky than traditionally-made blankets, becoming quick preferences amongst Indigenous peoples to make into dresses, skirts, leggings, and jackets. In the Northwest and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 201933 Views

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Video – Ask an Elder: What do you call the winter months in the Mi’kmaw language? – CBC

Mi’kmaw linguist Bernie Francis explains a few winter words Jan 06, 2019 How do the Mi’kmaq in Atlantic Canada observe the winter season? In the CBC Indigenous video series Ask an Elder, Mi’kmaw linguist Bernie Francis shares the names of the winter months and the stories behind them. Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/bernie-francis-mi-kmaw-language-words-winter-1.4966323

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 201940 Views

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YVR Art Foundation: Reminder! Call for Applications Emerging and Mid-Career Artist Scholarship Program – $5,000 Art Scholarship

Reminder! The YVR Art Foundation Call for Applications to BC and Yukon Indigenous artists for the 2019 Emerging Artist Scholarship Program and the Mid-Career Artist Scholarship Program is open! Application Deadline: Friday, January 25, 2019, at 4pm. NEW for 2019 The Youth Art Scholarship has been renamed to the Emerging Artist Scholarship Program to include […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 201939 Views

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Anishinaabemowin Language Keeper and teacher precious to culture – Anishinabek News

NIPISSING FIRST NATION—A Nipissing First Nation woman spoke only Anishinaabemowin until she was seven-years-old. Now a valued language keeper and helper with Nipissing First Nation’s Culture and Heritage Centre, Evelyn McLeod states the Nipissing dialect is one of kind. “There’s not many of us left now that speak in that dialect.” “I was brought up […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 201935 Views

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MP applauds UWinnipeg’s commitment to preserve Indigenous languages

Jan. 04, 2019 Winnipeg Centre MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette applauded The University of Winnipeg’s commitment to preserving Indigenous languages while speaking to parliament in November. While speaking to parliament on November 29, Winnipeg Centre MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette applauded The University of Winnipeg’s commitment to preserving Indigenous languages. Ouellette recalled a meeting he had with UWinnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor […]

by pmnationtalk on January 7, 201928 Views

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Nogdawindamin immerses child welfare workers in Anishinaabemowin – SooToday.com

‘We’re trying to fix a problem, and it’s our culture and our language that will emerge and help us to get to where we need to go, especially in child welfare,’ says child welfare agency’s elder in residence Nogdawindamin Family & Community Services hosted an Anishinaabemowin immersion conference in Sault Ste. Marie earlier this week, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 201942 Views

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Bought for a buck, now priceless: Alberta Indigenous media archive being digitized – The Globe and Mail

He bought them for a dollar. Now, “boxes and boxes and boxes” of old audiotape and film that Bert Crowfoot has safeguarded for decades are turning out to be a priceless trove of Indigenous stories, culture and language. “This is a continuation of our oral traditions,” said Crowfoot, who’s helping direct a project to turn […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 201948 Views

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Blanket Exercise a sad journey into Indigenous history – The Sarnia Journal

January 6, 2019 It was like gazing at a map of the world, but one turned upside-down. The KAIROS Blanket Exercise is a two-hour journey through 400 years of tragedy, and it evokes a powerful sense of the wrongs Indigenous people have suffered at the hand of European colonists and their descendants. The exercise came […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 201930 Views

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