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AFNQL Statement for the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Wendake, August 9, 2020 – Ninety-seven years ago, Deskaheh Levi General, Cayuga Chief, and speaker of the Six Nations Hereditary Council, visited Geneva. He came to the League of Nations, the forerunner of the United Nations (UN), to gain international recognition for the sovereignty of his nation. He wanted to denounce a Canada that was […]

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Canadian artist spends COVID-19 pandemic creating, launching Indigenous clothing line – Globalnews.ca

August 10, 2020 At 28 years old, Cody Coyote already has a resume full of accomplishments, touring across North America as both a musician and a motivational speaker. During the coronavirus pandemic, Coyote launched a clothing line that is completely Indigenous, from the featured artwork to the company’s name. “I’ve been doing music for about […]

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Orange t-shirt designed by Ojibwe artist now available through Rogers to help grow awareness of impact of residential schools

TORONTO, August 7, 2020 – Rogers Communications today launched a fundraising campaign to support the Orange Shirt Society, which aims to educate Canadians on the history and impact of our country’s residential school system and advocate for action on reconciliation. Starting today, ahead of World Indigenous Peoples’ Day this Sunday, a special orange t-shirt designed […]

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QIA Announces Winners of the 2020 Song/Poem Contest

Iqaluit, Nunavut – August 7, 2020 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is pleased to announce the winners of our 2020 Inuktitut song/poem contest. The contest was part of our Inuktitut Language month activities and solicited entries from all over the Qikiqtani Region. The winners are usually awarded at the end the Inuktitut Language Month […]

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Poundmaker Indigenous Performance Festival taking place online this year – battlefordsNOW

People will have an opportunity to take in a multimedia arts festival this week without leaving the comfort of their homes. The 2020 Poundmaker Indigenous Performance Festival takes place online, running today to Saturday. The event is organized by Miyawata Culture Inc., with the Chief Poundmaker Museum, on the Poundmaker First Nation. The festival usually […]

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Burnaby museum’s local Indigenous history guide wins national award – Burnaby Now

August 6, 2020 A Burnaby Village Museum project aimed at undoing the erasure of local Indigenous history has earned a national museum award. The Indigenous History in Burnaby Resource Guide is a 27-page historical overview of hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ and Sḵwxw̱ú7mesh history in the city from the time of the ancestors to the present day. Three years […]

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Georges Island National Historic Site in Halifax Partially Opened Thanks to Partnership Between Canada and Nova Scotia

From: Parks Canada Wharf completion and new shuttle service provided by Ambassatours Gray Line/ Murphy’s on the Water allows unique visitor opportunity beginning in August 2020 August 6, 2020                             Halifax, Nova Scotia                       Parks Canada Agency Situated in the heart of Halifax Harbour lies Georges Island, a national historic site that reflects the rich and […]

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The Royal Canadian Mint Recognizes the 150th Anniversary of the Northwest Territories in its Newest Suite of Collector Coins

Ottawa, Ontario, August 5, 2020 – True to its commitment to celebrating Canada’s history, cultures and values, the Royal Canadian Mint has issued a collector coin in honour of the 150th anniversary of the creation of the Northwest Territories.  Designed by Inuvialuk artist Myrna Pokiak, this piece of history is also a tribute to the […]

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2021 Canada Games Host Society announces creation of The Indigenous Partnership Council

The formation of this council marks the first time a Canada Games Host Society partners with a council represented by various Indigenous communities in an effort to further strengthen Indigenous participation and engagement with the Games August 6, 2020 (Niagara, ON) ― The 2021 Canada Games Host Society is excited to announce the historic signing […]

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CMHR releases independent report

August 5, 2020 – Today, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights has released the interim report of the independent third-party review into allegations of systemic racism and other forms of oppression within the Museum. The review was led by Laurelle Harris, who delivered her findings and recommendations to the Museum’s Board of Trustees. In the […]

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