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imagineNATIVE 2017 Single Tickets on Sale Now

October 2, 2017 October 18-22, 2017 Only $6! Call – TIFF Box Office on 416-599-TIFF (8433) Online – TIFF Festival Partners and Third Party Events In Person – TIFF Box Office at 350 King St W, Toronto, ON For more information please call 416.585.2333 or visit www.imagineNATIVE.org facebook/imagineNATIVE / @imagineNATIVE #iN18 Full Programming and Schedule […]

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The Scotiabank Giller Prize Presents its 2017 Shortlist

October 2, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – Today, at the Scotiabank Centre in Toronto, more than 100 media and members of the publishing industry gathered for the unveiling of the 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist. CBC Radio’s Gill Deacon hosted the special event, while jury members André Alexis (2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize winner), Anita Rau Badami, Lynn […]

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Government of Yukon and MacBride Museum celebrate Women’s History Month with series of speakers

September 29, 2017 The Government of Yukon and MacBride Museum are partnering to host a series of talks in celebration of Women’s History month. Each Monday in October, with the exception of Thanksgiving, speakers will present on an aspect of Yukon h(er)story through the lens of gender. The Resilience and Resistance-themed talks will begin at […]

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Finalists Announced for Premier’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts – Government of ON

Ontario Marks Achievements of Artists and Arts Organizations October 2, 2017 10:30 A.M. Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport Ontario is celebrating the 18 finalists for the 2017 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts. The awards recognize the extraordinary achievements of the province’s artists and arts organizations. The 2017 laureates will be announced at an […]

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Indigenous families, communities to benefit from $6.4M investment

September 30, 2017 VICTORIA – All B.C. First Nations, as well as Métis-serving agencies, will share $6.4 million to help keep Indigenous families together and improve outcomes for children and youth, announced Minister of Children and Family Development Katrine Conroy on Orange Shirt Day. “Indigenous communities are in the best position to identify and deliver […]

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Outstanding BC First Nations artists honoured with awards

September 29, 2017 VANCOUVER – The BC Achievement Foundation announced today the recipients of the 2017 BC Creative Achievement Award for First Nations Art. “By honouring the best in First Nations art, we celebrate the inheritance of a rich cultural tradition,” said Scott McIntyre, Foundation Chair. “The 2017 award recipients are exemplary standard-bearers for all […]

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Be proud of who you are’: Indigenous elders offer advice to the young about self-respect and reconciliation – CBC

National gathering of elders assembled more than 5,000 leaders and elders of Indigenous communities Sep 30, 2017 Canada’s first National Gathering of Elders earlier this month in Edmonton brought together more than 5,000 leaders and teachers from Inuit, Métis and First Nations communities. The event was initiated by Tallcree First Nation and Grand Chief Rupert […]

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The National Arts Centre’s Ideas of North Festival: October 3 to 14

The National Arts Centre celebrates the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation and Finland’s centennial year by presenting the Ideas of North Festival from October 3 to 14. Audiences are invited to see and hear the North through a five-part program featuring seven concerts and a series of free events – including noon-hour concerts and pre-concerts chats on music and Nordic architecture – taking […]

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First Nations park proposed for Toronto – InsideHalton.com

Oct 02, 2017 Park would pay tribute to area’s first residents North York could be home to Toronto’s first First Nations park. Emery Village BIA has proposed a First Nations park and living museum for a parcel of land currently occupied by a hydro right-of-way south of Finch Avenue, on the east side of Weston […]

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Discover Indigenous Customs and Traditions with Parks Canada

Kouchibouguac National Park celebrates Indigenous culture with Mawiomi event September 29, 2017             Kouchibouguac National Park            Parks Canada Agency The Government of Canada invites all Canadians to celebrate Indigenous cultures at Parks Canada places across the country. Parks Canada is committed to a system of national heritage places that commemorates the contributions of Indigenous […]

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New viewing platform and family garden opens at Batoche National Historic Site

September 30, 2017                   Batoche, Saskatchewan                   Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada is responsible for protecting and presenting nationally significant examples of Canada’s natural and cultural heritage. Our national historic sites reflect the rich and varied heritage of our nation and provide an opportunity for Canadians to learn more about our diverse history. Parks Canada is […]

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Adäka Cultural Festival: Artist Applications Open Early for 2018 Festival

Sep 25, 2017 Artist Applications for the 2018 Adäka Festival are opening early this year! On October 1st, applications will be open and available on our website and will close on January 28th for artists seeking sponsorship and February 28th for everyone else. NT5

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Southern Inuit Arts Festival on September 30th!

September 28, 2017 NCC is hosting a Southern Inuit Arts Festival on September 30 at the Lawrence O’Brien Centre in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. Door open at 9:00 a.m. but the opening ceremonies kick off at 10:00 a.m. This full-day event is a celebration of Southern Inuit culture and traditions and includes activities for children, craft […]

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An NAC English Theatre Production Sir John A: Acts of a Gentrified Ojobway Rebellion by Drew Hayden Taylor Directed by Jim Millan October 3 – 14, 2017

AN NAC English Theatre Production Sir John A: Acts of a Gentrified Ojibway Rebellion By Drew Hayden Taylor Directed by Jim Millan October 3 – 14, 2017 OTTAWA (Canada) – “Drew Hayden Taylor has a deft touch for mixing comedy and commentary in an entertaining and all-Canadian form of social satire.”  – Vancouver Sun Over the past couple of months, […]

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Minister Joly Announces Creative Canada: A Vision for Canada’s Creative Industries in the Digital Age

From Canadian Heritage OTTAWA, September 28, 2017 The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced Creative Canada—the Government of Canada’s vision for Canada’s cultural and creative industries in a digital world. Speaking to the Economic Club of Canada in Ottawa, Minister Joly outlined Canada’s first-ever strategy for the creative economy and a renewed […]

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Gas plants judge disqualifies key Crown ‘expert’ witness as non independent – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 28, 2017 TORONTO _ The judge in Ontario’s gas-plants trial of two former top political aides has ruled that a key Crown witness cannot be considered an expert. The judge says the former provincial police computer expert was too close to investigators. As a result, the judge says the witness cannot be […]

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(Speech) Launch of Creative Canada – The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage

September 28, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario Introduction Ladies and gentlemen Mesdames et messieurs Thank you for being here in person or joining us live. I want to begin by acknowledging that we are gathered on the traditional territory of the Algonquin Peoples. History of our system Let me start with a question. Two questions, actually. Why […]

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More money for production, sales part of Liberals new cultural policy – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 28, 2017  OTTAWA _ The Liberals are promising new money for the creation and sale of Canadian content over the next few years as part of a refreshed approach to cultural policy. The new Creative Canada policy framework will see the federal government announce $100 million over four years to help artists […]

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Parks Canada Celebrates Successful Canada 150 Season at PEI National Park and Historic Sites

More Canadians than ever before enjoyed amazing experiences at Parks Canada places in 2017 September 28, 2017               Prince Edward Island             Parks Canada Agency National parks, historic sites, and marine conservation areas represent the very best that Canada has to offer and tell stories of […]

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imagineNATIVE announces A Wall is a Screen, Art Crawl and Exhibitions

The imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, October 18 – 22, 2017, is proud to announce this year’s visual arts programming including exhibitions, installations, interactive pieces and the annual Art Crawl. On Thursday, October 19, imagineNATIVE will present the internationally-celebrated A Wall is a Screen, an interactive nighttime event that is part-walking- tour and part-film-screening […]

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GNU: Call for Interest – Visit to Winnipeg Art Gallery

September 27, 2017 Are you over the age of 18? Do you want to participate in a visit to the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG)? If so, our new workshop is for you! The Department of Culture and Heritage is looking for 8 interested Nunavut Inuit living in the territory, who are interested in learning more […]

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Blackfoot child rearing part of cultural exhibit at Casa – Lethbridge Herald

A multi-phased research project and exhibit at Casa invites visitors to learn more about Blackfoot culture – particularly how the community raises its children. “Elders of the Future” was created and curated by a multigenerational and multicultural team, including members of the Blackfoot community, coming together in a research project involving Opokaa’sin Early Intervention Society […]

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New public art program launched in Don River Valley Park – InsideToronto.com

Indigenous artist Duane Linklater installs gargoyle sculptures Art is being used to entice people to explore the beauty of the 500-acre Don River Valley Park. Last Saturday, Evergreen and the City of Toronto unveiled the first installation of the new Don River Valley Park Art Program, a multi-year project that will include a range of […]

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Our Voices exhibit highlights Indigenous culture – Niagara Falls Review

September 27, 2017 A unique new exhibit at Welland Museum is offering insight into the stories and history of First Nations, Métis and Inuit people. The Our Voices exhibit, which will continued until late January, features artwork and artifacts of Indigenous people and cultures. The museum gave The Tribune a sneak peek at the exhibit, […]

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WAG Opens Gallery’s Largest-Ever Exhibit of Contemporary Indigenous Art

Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 22, 2017: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is honoured to open INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE, a groundbreaking exhibition focused on leading and emerging Indigenous artists from across Canada who are pushing boundaries with their work. The WAG’s largest-ever display of contemporary Indigenous art opens tonight with a free celebration starting at 7pm that will see […]

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The Symbols of Nunavut Will Be Added to the Centennial Flame

OTTAWA, September 25, 2017 As part of the celebrations marking the 150th anniversary of Confederation, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, and the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, announced today that one of Canada’s most beloved and photographed landmarks, the Centennial Flame, will be inscribed with the official symbols of […]

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Impact 17 theatre festival opens in Kitchener today

KITCHENER, ON, Sept. 26, 2017 – Canada’s premier theatre festival of culturally diverse works kicks off in Kitchener today. Impact 17 runs Sept. 26 – Oct. 1, 2017, in Waterloo Region, Ontario, with 60 performances by artists normally sidelined in Canada’stheatre community. It’s a festival where entertainment and spectacle mix freely with the idea that theatre can change the world. “To me, socially irrelevant […]

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Applications being accepted for arts grants – Government of PE

Prince Edward Island artists are invited to apply for the fall 2017 round of arts grants, like the one artist Margot Rejskind received earlier this year. One of 13 grants awarded last spring enabled Rejskind to focus on getting her professional choir Luminos Ensemble up and running. Artists can apply for funding at princeedwardisland.ca/artsgrants by […]

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François Girard’s Hochelaga, Land of Souls to represent Canada in the race for the 2018 Best Foreign Language Film Oscar

Montreal, September 25, 2017 – Director François Girard’s Hochelaga, Land of Souls (Hochelaga, Terre des Âmes) will represent Canada for in the race for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar at the 90th Academy Awards, held on March 4, 2018. The pan-Canadian Oscar selection committee, chaired and coordinated by Telefilm Canada, announced its decision today. “Promoting Canadian film to audiences the world […]

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Five special exhibitions on view this fall at the National Gallery of Canada

Among the highlights: James Wilson Morrice 2017 Canadian Biennale Historic photographs of the California and Yukon Goldrush OTTAWA, Sept. 26, 2017- The National Gallery of Canada (NGC) presents five new exhibitions this fall in addition to the presentations in the recently transformed Canadian and Indigenous Galleries and the permanent collection in the European and American Galleries. Beginning October 13, 49 works by James […]

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2017 imagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts Festival Micro Meetings Networking Event: Apply Now!

One-on-One Meetings for Film + TV Funding, Programming, Acquisition and Distribution! Submission Deadilne: October 9, 2017, 5pm EST. Festival Delegate Passholders coming to imagineNATIVE with a roster of films or TV series looking for programming, sales or distribution or with project ideas in development, you don’t want to miss the opportunity to take part in our […]

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Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site opens new Mi’kmaw Interpretive Centre

Discover Indigenous Customs and Traditions with Parks Canada and the Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia September 25, 2017       Louisbourg, Nova Scotia     Parks Canada Agency A new Mi’kmaw Interpretive Centre officially opened this weekend at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. The centre, which highlights the Indigenous story, culture, communities, and historic connections […]

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Pop Up Gallery and Events Hosted in Celebration of NWT Arts Week

YELLOWKNIFE (September 22, 2017) – Celebrate Northwest Territories (NWT) Arts Week, September 25-29, by popping into the first-ever NWT Arts Pop Up Gallery and other exciting events. The week-long Pop Up Gallery, hosted in Yellowknife, will feature a curated selection of local artwork, live demonstrations by NWT artists, and a content-collection area for artists to have […]

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Thelma Chalifoux, former senator and Metis activist, dies in Alberta at 88 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 25, 2017  ST. ALBERT, Alta. _ Metis activist and retired senator Thelma Chalifoux has died. Chalifoux’s daughter, Debbie Coulter, says her mother passed away Friday evening at a care home in St. Albert, near Edmonton, and had been in declining health for some years. She was 88. Chalifoux was appointed to the […]

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Reconciliation workshops foster greater understanding – Government of BC

Sept. 24, 2017 VANCOUVER – Over the past year, more than 400 people came together in communities throughout B.C. to listen and talk about how reconciliation with Indigenous people can shape a better future through workshops held by Reconciliation Canada. “Dialogue is one of the foundations of this journey we are all on,” said Chief […]

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Mounties make deal to transfer Louis Riel items to future Metis facility – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 23, 2017 WINNIPEG _ Three items, including a crucifix, that belonged to North-West Rebellion leader Louis Riel, which have been held by the RCMP for decades, will soon return to Metis possession. RCMP Deputy Commissioner Kevin Brosseau and Manitoba Metis Federation president David Chartrand signed a memorandum of understanding on Saturday that […]

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NunatuKavut files application to amend Muskrat Falls injunction

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, September 22, 2017 – NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) President Todd Russell today issued the following statement: “Today, NCC filed an application in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador in Happy Valley-Goose Bay to vary an injunction filed by Nalcor on October 16, 2016 which, in our view, overly restricts individuals […]

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Free fun for all during Alberta Culture Days

Alberta’s historic sites and museums open their doors to the public to celebrate Alberta Culture Days from Sept. 29 to Oct. 1. September 22, 2017 As part of the celebrations, all provincial historic sites and museums that are open for the weekend will offer free admission and family friendly activities for visitors. Three creative and […]

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ITK: Inaugural Inuit Cultural Repatriation Award Recognizes Work To Rectify Cultural Appropriation

September 20, 2017 – Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) is proud to announce its inaugural Inuit Cultural Repatriation Award presented to organizations that demonstrate leadership in recognizing and respecting Inuit cultural rights and working to overcome the misappropriation of Inuit cultural heritage. The Nunatsiavut Government and The Field Museum in Chicago are jointly receiving ITK’s 2017 […]

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CUAG introduces fall exhibits – The Charlatan

The opening remarks were delivered by Alastair Summerlee, Carleton’s interim president, who expressed his excitement and how all four exhibits, although different, blend nicely together. The turnout was great and many guests were able to interact with the artists and curators. Alexandra Kahsenni:io Nahwegahbow is the curator for the Indigenous art exhibit, Always Vessels. This […]

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Three National Arts Centre Tours to Bring the Best of the Arts to Canadians this Fall

September 19, 2017 The National Arts Centre (NAC) will be criss-crossing Canada this Fall with three performing arts tours bringing the best theatre artists and musicians this country has to offer: From September 28 to October 14, NAC English Theatre will present Molière’s play Tartuffe – as re-imagined by east-coast comedy genius Andy Jones under the direction of Artistic […]

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WAG and Nunavut Art Collections at New Iqaluit Airport

Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 14, 2017: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) in partnership with the Government of Nunavut (GN) is pleased to announce a display featuring Inuit art at the new Iqaluit International Airport, which celebrated its grand opening yesterday. Billed as ‘big and beautiful,’ the 9,000-square-foot-terminal offers significant exhibition space for artwork. When Nunavut asked […]

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Finalists announced for Canadian Museum of Nature’s 2017 Nature Inspiration Awards

Ottawa, September 18, 2017—The Canadian Museum of Nature, Canada’s national museum of natural history and natural sciences, is pleased to announce the 26 finalists for the 2017 Nature Inspiration Awards. These honours recognize individuals, groups and organizations whose leadership and innovation connect Canadians with the natural world. Some of the finalists are naturalists and scientists, […]

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NAC Gala Featuring k.d. lang Raises $747,000 for Arts Educations Programs Across Canada

September 16, 2017 Tonight’s 2017 National Arts Centre Gala presented by Rogers and featuring five Grammy- and Juno-Award winning singer/songwriter k.d. lang and the NAC Orchestra, under the leadership of its Music Director Alexander Shelley, has raised $747,000 (net) for the National Youth and Education Trust (NYET) in support of the NAC’s arts and education programs across […]

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OTC: Treaty 4 flags fly in Regina

September 18, 2017 The City of Regina commemerated the official signing of Treaty 4 on Sept. 15, 1874, by flying Treaty 4 flags on the Albert Street Bridge. “Regina is located on Treaty 4 land and within the traditional territory of the Métis,” said the city’s mayor Michael Fougere, in a release. “Raising Treaty 4 […]

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Bradley Museum hosts first Sunrise Ceremony

Sep 18, 2017 On Saturday, September 23, the City of Mississauga’s Bradley Museum will be hosting a traditional First Nations Sunrise Ceremony. Residents and visitors are welcome and encouraged to celebrate and experience this traditional Indigenous ceremony later this month. Event Details & Photo Op What: First Nations Sunrise Ceremony As part of the morning event, members […]

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The Government of Canada Honours Dunkirk Piermaster Commander J. Campbell Clouston as a Hometown Hero at the Lachine Canal National Historic Site

September 21, 2017   Montreal, Quebec  Parks Canada Canada’s national parks, historic sites and marine conservation areas enable Canadians to experience their rich and varied history in a special way. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017, the Government of Canada invites Canadians to experience nature and learn more about our history. Parks Canada […]

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Everyone invited to help name new bridge to honour Indigenous people – StarPhoenix

September 20, 2017 For Harry Lafond, naming Saskatoon’s new north commuter bridge means a lot more than just applying a label to a piece of municipal infrastructure. Lafond, a residential school survivor who serves as executive director of the Office of the Treaty Commissioner, was among the dignitaries who gathered Wednesday on a bluff overlooking […]

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Chicago museum gets ‘cultural repatriation’ award for returning Inuit remains to Labrador – CBC

Remains of 22 Inuit removed from grave sites in 1927 and brought to Chicago were returned to Labrador in 2011 Sep 21, 2017 A renowned American museum and an Inuit government have received an award for returning Inuit bodies that had been dug up and taken for scientific study. Chicago’s Field Museum and the Nunatsiavut […]

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Three grant programs open through Indigenous Culture Fund – NorthBayNipissing.com

Sep 20, 2017 TORONTO — Three grant programs are currently accepting submissions through the Ontario Arts Council’s Indigenous Culture Fund, Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli announced recently. Details of the programs are as follows: ICF Small Grants Supports short-term community, culture and way-of-life projects in Ontario with grants of up to $5,000. Ontario-based Indigenous organizations, groups […]

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