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Media Advisory: Sacred Eagle Feather ceremony

23 July 2019 EDITOR’S NOTE: A ceremony and reception will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23, at Government House, 51 Woodstock Rd., Fredericton, to celebrate the partnership between First Nations and the provincial government to introduce the Eagle Feather into New Brunswick’s court system. Elders will be gifting sacred Eagle Feathers during […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201913 Views

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Building the legacy of the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

July 19, 2019 The 12th session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), which took place from 15 to 19 July in Geneva, Switzerland, celebrated the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages. During the Opening Session, H.E Mr Coly Seck, President of the Human Rights Council, and Ms Mona Rishmawi, Chief of […]

by pnationtalk on July 19, 201913 Views

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NS Government: Profits from Gaming Distributed Across the Province

Profits from the Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation, which are used to help fund public services, like health care, education sport and culture, increased this year. In 2018-19, the payment to the province was $145.2 million, an increase of 2.2 per cent from $142.1 million in 2017-18. “The proceeds from gaming are used to pay for […]

by pnationtalk on July 19, 20199 Views

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Style statements: Edmonton’s Amazing Racers are wearing what they believe – CBC

‘Bringing awareness and perspective in a national platform to people in their living rooms’ Jul 18, 2019 James Makokis and Anthony Johnson’s red skirts flapped and bounced as they ran up the stairs of the Old Strathcona Antique Mall in Tuesday’s episode of Amazing Race Canada. The skirts are a detail that some viewers may […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 20198 Views

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Funding continues for Island artists

Photographer Patricia Bourque’s solo exhibition, Beyond the Regalia, is now on display at the gallery at The Guild, with the support of an Arts Grant she received from the Prince Edward Island Government. Bourque is among 14 Island artists, out of 63 applicants, who recently received a total of $50,000 through the provincial government. Her […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201918 Views

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Cooking with kokum: McMurray Métis creating cookbook of traditional recipes – CBC

‘It’s traditional recipes that will mostly be in the book. So we are able to keep our culture alive.’ Jul 18, 2019 In an effort to preserve Métis culture and pass recipes on to the next generation, the McMurray Métis are putting together a cookbook full of recipes from elders. Heather Hagerman, with the McMurray […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201925 Views

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Respectful hunting in Yukon

The Government of Yukon is reminding hunters that conservation and cooperation should be a priority when out on the land as they prepare for another hunting season. The Wildlife Act and hunting regulations continue to apply across the territory, including in the Ross River area. Only a valid 2019–20 Yukon hunting licence with applicable tags, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201919 Views

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Legislative Assembly of Ontario – Call for submissions: Indigenous artwork

The Legislative Assembly of Ontario invites Ontario-based Indigenous wood artists to submit for consideration an expression of interest to design and carve a fixed art piece for the Legislative Chamber. Background As the seat of Ontario’s provincial Parliament, the Legislative Building is a physical symbol representing our province. At the heart of the building is […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201924 Views

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The International Visitors Programme Announces its 2019 participants, the Canadian Editorial Fellow and Keynote Speaker

July 16, 2019 TORONTO, ON — The International Visitors (IV) Programme, in association with the Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA), announces its 2019 participants, the Canadian Editorial Fellow, as well as the 2019 keynote address. This October, the Programme celebrates its 13th year of hosting publishing professionals from around the world during the Toronto […]

by pnationtalk on July 17, 201934 Views

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“That’s a place for me” : Confederation Centre raises the Mi’kmaq Nation Flag

Confederation Centre of the Arts proudly displays the provincial and territorial flags on the corner of Queen and Grafton Street as the “Centre for All Canadians”. For National Indigenous Peoples Day a new, permanent flag was added during a public ceremony: the Mi’kmaq Nations Flag. “It is a physical way of acknowledging the land on […]

by pnationtalk on July 17, 201922 Views

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General Auditions – Toronto: Toronto National Arts Centre Indigenous Theatre Artistic Director Kevin Loring and English Theatre Artistic Director Jillian Keiley will be conducting general auditions in Toronto on Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11, 2019.

July 16, 2019 GENERAL AUDITIONS – TORONTO National Arts Centre Indigenous Theatre Artistic Director Kevin Loring and English Theatre Artistic DirectorJillian Keiley will be conducting general auditions in Toronto on Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11, 2019. NAC Indigenous Theatre and English Theatre are committed to inclusive casting. We encourage submissions from professional artists who self-identify as members of under-represented […]

by pnationtalk on July 17, 201943 Views

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Discover Mississauga Landmarks With Transit

Consider a low-cost trip by discovering Mississauga landmarks using transit. Plan your trip using the online trip planner or by calling 905-615-4636 (INFO) to speak to a friendly customer service representative. Snap a pic and share it with us on Twitter through @MiWayHelps. Route 23, Route 19 Hurontario: Port Credit Light House The red and white lighthouse can be seen from afar, […]

by pnationtalk on July 17, 201923 Views

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OC’s Vernon campus flies Syilx flag permanently

July 16, 2019 A Syilx Okanagan Nation flag has found a permanent home at Okanagan College’s Vernon campus, after a historic ceremony today. Representatives of the Okanagan Nation Alliance (ONA), Okanagan Indian Band and Okanagan College gathered today for a flag raising ceremony recognizing the traditional unceded territories of the Syilx (Okanagan) people. “We are […]

by pnationtalk on July 17, 201917 Views

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New Zealand team bridges Indigenous cultures with haka at Sask. Powwow – CBC

‘We’re all the same Indigenous people’: Kahkewistahaw First Nation Chief Evan Taypotat Indigenous cultures converged at a Saskatchewan powwow when a New Zealand softball team performed the haka, a traditional dance of that country’s Māori people. In 2001, Evan Taypotat was 21-years-old and travelled to play fastball in New Zealand. Now, 18 years later, Chief […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201916 Views

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Weengushk International Film Festival celebrates global Indigenous talent – Manitoulin Expositor

July 17, 2019 AUNDECK OMNI KANING – They came, they saw, and then they watched some more. The offerings at the Weengushk International Film Festival proved addictive to most of the audience who took in the films from Indigenous communities across the globe. The opening night ceremonies were enhanced with a dance and song performance […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201919 Views

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Hinterland Who’s Who releases vignette on ravens in 6 Indigenous languages – CBC

Videos on turtles and wolverines in Indigenous languages available since 2017 July 17, 2019 Hinterland Who’s Who, the series of iconic public service announcements about Canadian wildlife, has released a new video on the common raven available in six Indigenous languages. The 30-second vignette joins the profiles on freshwater turtles and wolverines released in 2017 that are available with […]

by pnationtalk on July 17, 201918 Views

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City to look at Guelph’s founding story through an Indigenous lens for 2027 bicentennial – GuelphToday

City staff will use the next eight years to learn as much as possible about the founding of Guelph as seen through an Indigenous perspective The City of Guelph is looking ahead to the Royal City’s two-hundredth anniversary in 2027 and When Guelph was celebrating its 190th birthday in 2017, Guelph City Council asked city […]

by pnationtalk on July 17, 201934 Views

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AB Government: Powwow gatherings

A powwow gathers people together to celebrate family, community and Nations through song and dance, ceremonies, and displays of hospitality and unity. Powwows typically take place on First Nations and in urban centres across Canada during the summer. Powwow songs and dances change with each generation. Powwows are a social, artistic and spiritual expression of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 201923 Views

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What do turtles, calendars have in common? Storyteller brings Ojibway language to life (5 photos) – Barrie Today

Presentation was related to a Norval Morrisseau art exhibit at Innisfil library, which is on display until the end of the month It’s important to know who you are and where you came from. That was the essence of storyteller Will Morin’s session called Grandfather Teachings at the Lakeshore library in Alcona recently, as he […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 201938 Views

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‘I’m interested in engaging people’: Rebecca Belmore exhibit opens in Montreal – APTN News

July 15, 2019 The award winning artist Rebecca Belmore has a new exhibition in Montreal. The Anishinaabe artist from Lac Seul in northern Ontario is presenting “Facing the Monumental at Montreal’s Contemporary Arts Museaum. “I am the artist, that’s my role within our community,” Belmore told APTN News. For Belmore, the ongoing violence against Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 201920 Views

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Museums need to be updated to reflect integrated rather than segmented histories – The Peak

July 15, 2019 Museums are crucial cultural depictions of history. To represent history responsibly, they should be updated to reflect a more inclusive history. Recently, Victoria’s Royal B.C. Museum has planned to modernize its building to address structural issues, and, more importantly, to reassess how the museum represents history in order to move away from […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 201916 Views

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Dilico Pow Wow July 18: Gakina Maamawedaa (Everyone Together) 3rd Annual Pow Pow

Poster: http://www.dilico.com/upload/documents/2019-dilico-pow-wow-poster-july-18-2019-.pdf NT5

by aanationtalk on July 15, 201936 Views

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Kahnawake Pow Wow kicks off for the 29th year: ‘It brings people together’ – Globalnews.ca

Eabametoong First Nation declared emergency after tests showed high THMs level in the water Jul 15, 2019 Another fly-in First Nation in Ontario has declared a state of emergency over of its water quality. Eabametoong First Nation, an Ojibway community that sits about 360 kilometres north of Thunder Bay, passed a band council resolution declaring […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201926 Views

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This is my lifelong dream’: Elder revives Mi’kmaq language, medicine – CBC

Jun 28, 2019 Rebecca Labillois of Ugpi’Ganjig shares the links between the Mi’kmaq language and traditional medicine As we drive along the shore of the Bay of Chaleur to the Aboriginal Heritage Garden in Ugpi’Ganjig, Rebecca Labillois is picturing her grandmother walking along that same beach as a girl, crying. At the end of the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201917 Views

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Press Statement from Grand Chief Arlen Dumas and The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs

July 12, 2019 Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, Manitoba “The statement that I made on Wednesday, July 10th, 2019 is true. I never operated a fake Facebook account called Charles Forbes. This appears to be a manufactured political smear. This is not the first time false social media allegations have been made against me or many […]

by pnationtalk on July 15, 201947 Views

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Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association picks new board – Nunatsiaq News

15 July, 2019 Leadership includes veteran artists like Abraham Tagalik, Elisapi Gordon and Lucie Idlout Nunavut artists have a new team with greater Inuit representation advocating on their behalf, who say there’s a huge need for studio spaces and support for artists. Members of the Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association elected 12 board members at […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201922 Views

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New LGBTQ2+ channel available for free at NFB.ca

July 11, 2019 – Montreal – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) Today, as the Rendez-vous de la fierté Acadie Love festival takes place in Caraquet, New Brunswick, the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is launching a brand-new selection of more than 40 LGBTQ2+-themed titles online. Comprising recent films as well as key works produced beginning […]

by pnationtalk on July 15, 201930 Views

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The Rooms reviewing exhibit referring to Beothuk people as ‘Indians’ – CBC

Panels on display since 2005 describe Beothuk, Paleo-Eskimo peoples as ‘Indian populations’ Jul 15, 2019 The Rooms in St. John’s is reviewing an exhibit that describes the first inhabitants of Newfoundland and Labrador as “Indians.” Several informational panels in an exhibit dedicated to the Paleo-Eskimo and Beothuk describe the life of these “Indian populations” before […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201918 Views

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2019 Pure Gold Arrival of the Europeans $200 Coin Unboxing – Early Canadian History Series

Credits:  The Canadian Press Check out the latest piece in the Royal Canadian Mint’s series of Early Canadian History gold coins! Celebrate the rich history of Indigenous Peoples in Canada. Collectors of all kinds will cherish this coin on its sheer merits as a work of art that opens a privileged window on the rich […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 201942 Views

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Native Women’s Association of Canada Breaks Ground on New Social and Cultural Innovation Centre

(OTTAWA, ON)- On the morning of July 12, 2019, the staff of the Native Women’s Association of Canada gathered around a building in Hull, QB and each took their turn sprinkling tobacco at its base. It was a momentous occasion for NWAC staff, but an even greater one for Indigenous women, girls and gender diverse […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201976 Views

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Minister Bennett announces funding for Métis National Heritage Centre

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada July 12, 2019 — Winnipeg, MANITOBA — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Showcasing the history of the Métis Nation, and highlighting the rich heritage and contributions of Métis people to the development of Canada is key to advancing reconciliation. Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201927 Views

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ECUAD: The Creative Potential of Public Space

July 12, 2019 An ECU research team seeks out innovative solutions to real-world matters situated in shared spaces Public spaces most often change slowly and incrementally, say Laura Kozak and Charlotte Falk, Research Associates at Emily Carr University of Art + Design’s Living Labs. So what happens when an entire area — such as the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201930 Views

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The Qikiqtani Inuit Association is inviting proposals for the Qikiqtani Cultural Activities Program (QCAP)

July 12, 2019, Iqaluit, NU – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association is inviting proposals for the Qikiqtani Cultural Activities Program (QCAP) in the following communities: Arctic Bay, Clyde River, Hall Beach, Resolute Bay, Grise Fiord and Sanikiluaq. Individual Inuit and community groups from those communities are invited to submit proposals for projects that will run from […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201953 Views

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New Federal Funding for Metis National Heritage Centre

July 12, 2019 Winnipeg, MB– Today, the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) and the Government of Canada unveiled new funding for the construction of a Métis National Heritage Centre in Winnipeg. The centre will be the first of its kind in Canada and will showcase the history of the Métis Nation, highlighting the rich heritage and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201973 Views

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Government of Canada and Province of British Columbia partner to take bold action to conserve Steelhead Trout

July 11, 2019 Vancouver, British Columbia — Steelhead trout, an iconic British Columbia fish, have been in significant decline during recent years. The Thompson and Chilcotin Steelhead runs in particular have reached critically low levels. The Governments of Canada and British Columbia are working together to conserve, protect, and recover Thompson and Chilcotin steelhead populations. Today, […]

by pnationtalk on July 12, 201958 Views

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50 Years After Stonewall and Still Claiming our Rights!

MONTRÉAL, July 11, 2019 – The Montréal Pride Festival, presented by TD in collaboration with Casino de Montréal, wishes to remind the public that the first Pride event was an uprising and that political advocacy remains the cornerstone of the organisation. During the night of June 28 to 29, 1969, an uprising broke out in […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201934 Views

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CRD Arts Commission Approves $77,500 in Project Funding

Jul 09, 2019 Victoria, BC– The Capital Regional District (CRD) Arts Commission has approved a total of $77,500 in Project Grants to 18 not-for-profit arts organizations based throughout the capital region. “The Arts Commission recognizes the positive impact these organizations have on the quality of life for residents,” says Jeremy Loveday, Arts Commission Chair. “We […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201930 Views

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Don’t look back: First Nations athletes learn what’s behind the Lance Run – CBC

Lance Run stops in Saskatoon on the way to Meadow lake Jul 11, 2019 Kailey Sylvestre jumped at the chance to be apart of an annual lance run when first heard about the event. Two people from the Meadow Lake Tribal Council had come to her school in Meadow Lake to talk about the lance […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201933 Views

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Indigenous Language Gathering Held At Dorothy Lake – Net Newsledger

July 10, 2019 KIRKLAND LAKE – The Temiskaming Native Women’s Support Group (TNWSG) hosted a weekend Language Gathering at Dorothy Lake near Kirkland Lake on July 6 and 7 to promote and encourage language speakers in the north to share their knowledge. The event brought together First Nation Elders and language speakers from the First […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201933 Views

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Trent U: Building Alliances through Art

July 9, 2019 Tia Cavanagh’s creativity on full display at Artspace until July 13 Motivated to create art that speaks to her core emotions, Master of Arts in Canadian and Indigenous Studies student and artist Tia Cavanagh cares about the world around her, and wants to showcase the resiliency of Indigenous Peoples. “It begins with […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201925 Views

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Richard Hill on the “mythical,” “complicated” and “exciting” period of late-20th century Indigenous art – ECUAD

July 10, 2019 “I have a sense of urgency about capturing this history that exists in people’s recollections,” says Hill of his research into the period. The year is 1980. Ronald Reagan has just become President, Blondie’s “Call Me” is at the top of the charts, and Indigenous art is in a state of radical […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201957 Views

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Nunavut birthright org commits to becoming an Inuktut-first workplace – Nunatsiaq News

10 July, 2019 “One of the aspirations for Nunavut was for Inuktut to remain the majority language” Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. marked Nunavut Day with a pledge to become an Inuktut-language workplace. NTI officials announced those plans at an event held in Kugluktuk on Wednesday, July 9. “One of the aspirations for Nunavut was for Inuktut […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201950 Views

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Government of Canada Announces Funding to Preserve Micmac Language and Culture in the Gaspé Region

Gaspé, Quebec, July 10, 2019 The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, today announced that the Government of Canada is investing $71,632 in La Nation Micmac de Gespeg’s efforts to preserve, promote and revitalize Indigenous languages in the Gaspé region. Minister Lebouthillier made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of […]

by pnationtalk on July 10, 201924 Views

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Squamish RCMP: Little Thunderbird Has Awoken

July 09, 2019 S/ Sgt. Gareth Bradley had a vision. In the spring of 2017, S/ Sgt. Bradley began the process of acquiring a canoe for the Squamish RCMP Detachment, which was no small feat. S/ Sgt. Bradley says First, the goal for this project was to help the local Indigenous youth connect with their culture, […]

by pnationtalk on July 10, 201919 Views

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Why do Canadians have a thing for mythical lake monsters? – Macleans.ca

Jul 9, 2019 With summer comes a new spate of sightings of mysterious creatures in the country’s inland waters. Call it our national pathology. It was the summer of 1959, or maybe 1960. Donn Kirton can’t be sure. A resident of St. Laurent, a small community on the eastern shore of Lake Manitoba, and the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201918 Views

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Canada’s bias meant improper consultations: First Nations challenging pipeline – Bowen Island Undercurrent

July 9, 2019 VANCOUVER — Six First Nations that have filed another legal challenge against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion say Canada’s ownership of the corporation behind the project created a bias that prevented full consultations as ordered by the Federal Court of Appeal. Chief Leah George-Wilson of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation said Canada had an […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201945 Views

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Young Spirit @ Gordons First Nations powwow 2019

Credits: Drum Hop Express Here is Young Spirit throwing down a wicked inter tribal song at Gordons Powwow 2019. Gordons First Nations is located in Saskatchewan, Their powwow is held annually. If you can, put this one on your list for next year it’s a good one!

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 201974 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Lebouthillier to Announce Funding for the Gespeg Micmac Nation Project to Preserve the Mi’gmaq Language in the Gaspé Region

GASPÉ, Quebec– The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament (Gaspésie–Les-Ïles-de-la-Madeleine), will announce financial support for the Gespeg Micmac Nation on Wednesday for a project aimed at preserving and revitalizing Indigenous languages and culture in the Gaspé region. She will make the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian […]

by pnationtalk on July 9, 201962 Views

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Empowering Indigenous artists – UVIC

July 8, 2019 Funding for community partnerships supports entrepreneurs in Indigenous communities Before joining the ACE for Artists program, Brianna Dick had all the skills and talents of an artist, but was shy when it came to actively promoting her work. Without a business background, tw3q4he unknown was an obstacle to commercializing her art—and using […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 201935 Views

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Annual Maskwacis pow wow honours missing and murdered Indigenous women – Pipestone Flyer

Jul. 8, 2019 The theme for the 2019 Ermineskin Cree National Traditional Pow Wow held June 5 to 7 at Maskwacis Bear Park was “Honouring our grandmothers and mothers.” The grand entry on Sunday afternoon, July 7, was dedicated to missing and murdered Indigenous women. Female dancers were the first to lead in this grand […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 201926 Views

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