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Millions of fry to be released – Castanet.net

Apr 30, 2019 More than four million sockeye fry are being released into the Okanagan watershed this spring, including a series of ceremonial releases by the Okanagan Nation Alliance. “These fry releases, and other continued efforts at returning sc’win (Okanagan sockeye) to our territory, are part of our inherent right and responsibility as Syilx People,” […]

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imagineNATIVE’s iN20 Submissions Now Open!

We are now accepting Film and Video, as well as Digital and Interactive submissions for the upcoming 20th Annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival. We are also accepting TV and Digital Series submissions for our Mediatheque. This year’s Festival will be hosted at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto from October 22-27, 2019. To […]

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People and communities get inspired, connected through the arts (BC)

April 29, 2019 VICTORIA – More people will have the opportunity to enjoy B.C.’s community festivals and visual artists, thanks to an increase in BC Arts Council grants. “Arts and culture connect, challenge and inspire us. They make our communities vibrant and resilient, creating great places to live and raise families,” said Lisa Beare, Minister […]

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Nunavut Arctic College – Congratulations to Emily Angulalik for promoting Inuit Languages! – Education News Canada

Last week, Emily Angulalik, instructor at Nunavut Arctic College received an Award at the Language and Culture conference in Iqaluit for her contribution and promotion of Inuit Languages to her fellow Nunavummiut. Emily is originally from a tiny outpost camp on the Queen Maud Gulf, called Perry River which is 109 Southwest of Cambridge Bay. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 2019171 Views

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Nine Haida Elders Receive VIU’s Most Prestigious Award for Language and Culture Preservation

April 29, 2019 When a culture loses its language, an irreparable connection to the essence of a people is gone. One way to kill a Nation is to kill their language. The architects of the Canadian Indian Residential School System understood this, which is why they forcibly forbade their young charges from speaking their own […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 2019237 Views

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KPU Students Host First Art Exhibition at Fort Langley National Historic Site

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) Fine Arts students explored their identities as settlers on Indigenous land through field trips into the landscapes captured in their work. Now those students are hosting an exhibition based on the artwork created from their experiences in the Politics in the Landscape class, which was offered for the first time this […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 2019158 Views

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Reconciliation through theatre – Winnipeg Free Press

Sarasvàti Productions is hoping to restore friendly relations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities through theatre. Sarasvàti Productions is hoping to restore friendly relations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities through theatre. Its latest community-based project, Seven Visions – Reconciliation Through Theatre, is featuring public presentations from May 4 to 9, where Sarasvàti Productions will present its […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 2019176 Views

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Officials plan return of ancient remains removed from Alaska – MSN

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Residents of the remote chain of islands stretching out from southwest Alaska are planning to bring home indigenous remains removed from burial sites nearly a century ago. Officials on the Aleutian Islands are working on a three-year plan to recover and rebury the remains of more than 175 people from 11 islands […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 2019135 Views

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Translation Bureau finalizes new partnerships to support language industry

From: Public Services and Procurement Canada April 25, 2019 – Gatineau, Quebec – Public Services and Procurement Canada The Translation Bureau is solidifying its role as a centre of excellence for linguistic services while also supporting the government in its commitment to promoting official languages. Today, Public Services and Procurement Canada, announced a new partnership […]

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 2019136 Views

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Government of Canada IP Strategy supports the preservation and protection of Indigenous knowledge and cultural expressions

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada New initiatives will foster a more inclusive intellectual property system April 26, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario Indigenous knowledge holders, businesses, entrepreneurs and artists make important contributions to their communities and to the Canadian economy. The Government of Canada understands that ensuring the preservation and protection of Indigenous knowledge […]

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 2019135 Views

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