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Winnipeg Art Gallery and National Gallery of Canada Bring David Altmejd to Winnipeg

—Français à suivre— Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 29, 2017: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is pleased to present an exhibition of work by internationally acclaimed Canadian sculptor David Altmejd as part of an ongoing partnership with the National Gallery of Canada (NGC). NGC@WAG: The Vessel by David Altmedj opened at the WAG this past Saturday and runs […]

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Algonquin artist Caroline Monnet opens new exhibition commissioned by Walter Phillips Gallery

November 28, 2017 Like ships in the night An exhibition by Caroline Monnet January 26 – May 6, 2018 Walter Phillips Gallery (107 Tunnel Mountain Drive Banff, Alberta, Canada) banffcentre.ca/walter-phillips-gallery |  @walterphillipsgallery BANFF, AB, November  28, 2017 –  Walter Phillips Gallery at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is pleased to present Like ships in the night, […]

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It’s here: NSI’s 2016-17 annual report

The National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) is pleased to present our 2016-17 annual report. Click the link above to read interviews with NSI staff and grads, including: Board Chair Norm Bolen on the importance of diversity CEO John Gill on the challenges and rewards of training storytellers NSI Features First grad Kirsten Carthew on creating new […]

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For my spiritual health’: Mi’kmaq drum group connecting to heritage – CBC

During weekly meetings in Charlottetown, participants learn traditional Mi’kmaq hand drumming Nov 29, 2017 Once a week the sound of drumming and singing fills the basement of the Native Council of P.E.I. office in Charlottetown. Since April, a group has been meeting weekly to learn traditional Mi’kmaq hand drumming — and to connect with their […]

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Sacred Water Ceremony – BCGEU

November 28, 2017 National Aboriginal Peoples Circle BCGEU Vancouver Island Human Rights Committee PSACBC Presents a SACRED WATER CEREMONY According to Vice News Canada, as of July 31 2017, there were a total of 121 First Nations under 172 drinking water advisories across Canada. ACCESS TO CLEAN AND SAFE WATER IS A BASIC HUMAN RIGHT Join […]

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National Arts Centre Orchestra’s Canada 150 music and education tour comes to Iqaluit December 4 to 6

November 28, 2017 Members of Canada’s National Arts Centre (NAC) Orchestra, along with Music Director Alexander Shelley, will visit Iqaluit December 4 to 6, and Yellowknife on December 9, for concerts and music education activities as part of the final segment of its Canada 150 Tour. One of the week’s highlights is a unique and intimate […]

by pmnationtalk on November 30, 201786 Views

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Women​ ​Filmmakers​ ​Rise​ ​to​ ​the​ ​Top​ ​at​ ​Whistler​ ​Film​ ​Festival

Susan Cartsonis confirmed for Women on Top Keynote. WFF features a record number of films directed by women and female participation in talent programs plus three female-focused awards. Whistler,​ ​B.C.​ ​(Novembe​r​ ​27,​ ​201​7)​ — At a time when the call for gender parity is more prevalent than ever, the Whistler Film Festival (Nov 29 – […]

by pmnationtalk on November 30, 201761 Views

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Telefilm Canada more than doubles its commitment to support emerging talent

50 films to be funded, with more diverse opportunities Canada-wide Automatic financing for second features; help for short filmmakers graduating to feature films Toronto, November 27, 2017 – Important changes to the successful Talent Fund-supported Micro-Budget Production Program will be announced tomorrow during Telefilm Canada’s Annual Public Assembly in Ryerson University. Telefilm is accelerating its […]

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Controversial seal meat to be served at Inuit film screening – CBC

‘That’s always a concern that people may be vocal about the fact that we are serving it.’ Nov 30, 2017 Seal meat jerky will be served at a Windsor screening of the film Angry Inuk, which highlights the importance of seal hunting to the Inuit people. The National Film Board movie also looks to challenge […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 201728 Views

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MNO citizen and veteran interviewed by CBC News Windsor – MNO

Submitted by: MNO Windsor-Essex-Kent Métis Council President Donna Grayer from a story written by CBC reporter Chris Ensing and first posted at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/poppy-a-sign-of-friendship-says-91-year-old-m%C3%A9tis-wwii-vet-1.4398452] Wilfred Rochon’s face bursts in to a warm glow when he talks about leaving his small, northern Ontario town of Gogama to join the army during the Second World War. Interviewing with […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201754 Views

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Raising the Métis flag across the Niagara Region – MNO

On November 15, 2017, Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Niagara Region Métis Council (NRMC) hosted a Louis Riel Day event at the Niagara Region headquarters in Thorold. In addition to local MNO citizens, the MNO NRMC invited representatives from all twelve municipalities in the region. The MNO NRMC citizens present raised the Métis flag together, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 201730 Views

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Honouring the legacy of residential schools survivors

Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre Honouring the legacy of residential schools survivors Launch event for the Restoration of Identity project: Turtle Sculpture coming to Nathan Phillips Square November 27, 2017 (Toronto, ON) Nathan Phillips Square will soon be home to a new Indigenous “Teaching, Learning, Sharing & Healing Space” in which the centre-piece will […]

by pmnationtalk on November 28, 201764 Views

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A Cree word a day puts reconciliation in play – CBC

North Battleford, Sask., couple publishes calendar of Cree words Nov 28, 2017 Liz and Les Hurlburt have spent 47 years of their marriage learning and promoting the Cree language and culture together. Now the North Battleford, Sask., couple is putting words to the story of reconciliation, with a perpetual calendar and a Cree word of […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 201756 Views

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Tlingit bingo: How a Yukon daycare is passing on an Indigenous language – CBC

The Carcross/Tagish ‘language nest’ aims to get kids learning as early as possible Nov 27, 2017 It’s Friday morning, and while much of Yukon is starting work, a group of preschoolers in the village of Carcross is playing bingo. It’s part of the daily “language nest” at the Haa Yatx’i Hidi early childhood education centre […]

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Fort St. Joseph’s Management Plan Tabled in Parliament

Parks Canada announces plan to connect Canadians to heritage in Northern Ontario November 27, 2017    Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario    Parks Canada Agency The management plan for Fort St. Joseph National Historic Site was tabled in Parliament recently. Reviewed every 10 years, management plans are a legislative requirement of the Canada National Parks Act and guide the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 28, 201746 Views

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Creative Canada reunites art and technology for a brighter future – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 27, 2017 14:43 By Patrick Finn, Associate Professor in the School of Creative and Performing Arts, University of Calgary THE CANADIAN PRESS This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. ___ Author: Patrick […]

by pmnationtalk on November 27, 201741 Views

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Minister Joly Announces Government of Canada Support for the Coalition for Cultural Diversity

OTTAWA, November 27, 2017 Over the last few years, the Government of Canada has made active efforts, both in Canada and abroad, to convey the importance and the need to celebrate cultural diversity. Today, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, underscored that commitment by announcing a one-time investment of $100,000 in the Coalition for Cultural Diversity. […]

by pmnationtalk on November 27, 201736 Views

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Tungasuvvingat Inuit and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Annual Christmas Party

ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARTY Saturday December 9, 2017 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Knights of Columbus 260 McArthur Ave There will be food, games, Airline ticket draw, entertainment and our Special Guest: Santa Claus! Limited Parking is Available For more info contact: Tungasuvvingat Inuit 613-565-5885 EXT 224 Or ITK at 613-238-8181 NT5

by pmnationtalk on November 27, 201746 Views

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Trying to keep our culture alive’: Inuit story shared at Winnipeg workshop – CBC

Non-Inuit folks learn story about fish, how to make storybook Nov 26, 2017 A little slice of Inuit culture was shared at a storytelling workshop in Winnipeg Sunday. Mattiusi Iyaituk, an abstract artist from the northern Quebec village of Ivujivik, along with his wife, Qumaq and Montreal artist Kathryn Delaney, showed non-Inuit folks at the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 201754 Views

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The MNO Toronto and York Region Métis Council hosts first Rendezvous – MNO

On October 14, 2017, the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Toronto and York Region Métis Council (TYRMC) hosted its first ever Rendezvous at Black Creek Pioneer Village on the border of the MNO TYRMC’s jurisdiction. The MNO TYRMC Rendezvous was a celebration of Métis culture and provided an opportunity for Indigenous and Non-Indigenous people alike […]

by pmnationtalk on November 24, 201747 Views

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Chilliwack Métis Association – Annual Christmas Potluck

November 23rd, 2017 RSVP to this event You are invited to Chilliwack Métis Association’s Annual Christmas Potluck! Join us for an evening of food, music, dancing, games and Christmas cheer! Hope to see you there! >> FLYER Don’t forget to RSVP NT5

by aanationtalk on November 24, 201746 Views

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WAG to Host Symposium on Indigenous Futures

Speakers coming to Winnipeg from around the globe Nov 28-Dec 2 to discuss Indigenous art, media, scholarship, and cultural innovation Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 23, 2017: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is pleased to be a host for the third annual Symposium on the Future Imaginary, bringing together a critical mass of artists, community activists, curators, […]

by pmnationtalk on November 24, 201761 Views

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Woodland Cultural Centre is happy to announce we have been approved for funding assistance to continue supporting Indigenous artists!

Please click on the following links for more information: EXHIBITION ASSISTANCE The minimum grant is $500; the maximum is $1,500. Woodland Cultural Centre will be accepting applications up until January 15, 2018. INDIGENOUS VISUAL ARTISTS’ MATERIALS The grant amount is $500. Woodland Cultural Centre has set the following two deadlines for applications; October 22, 2017 and January […]

by pmnationtalk on November 24, 201755 Views

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New Highway 407 bridge recognizes Huron-Wendat First Nation heritage – kawarthaNOW.com

Around 150,000 items found during archeological investigations before construction of Highway 407 East Phase 2 November 24, 2017 The Huron-Wendat First Nation was honoured at a commemoration ceremony last week, which included the unveiling of embossments on the new Solina Road bridge in Clarington. The Huron-Wendat was a confederacy of eight clans of Iroquoian-speaking nations. […]

by pmnationtalk on November 24, 201774 Views

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2018 Arctic Winter Games: Call For Cultural Performing Delegates – IRC

November 23, 2017 Sport North, in conjunction with NWT Arts Council, is now accepting applications for Cultural Performing Delegates for Team NWT to perform at the 2018 Arctic Winter Gamesheld from March 18 to 24 in Fort Smith and Hay River. They are seeking six cultural delegates and one manager who are interested in participating at the Games. […]

by pmnationtalk on November 24, 201735 Views

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Poets wanted: Vancouver seeks nominations for poet laureate from local First Nations – CBC

‘We have incredible talent within the local nations here,’ says Vancouver’s Ginger Gosnell-Myers Nov 24, 2017 The call is out for nominations for Vancouver’s next poet laureate and the city is looking to award the role to someone from Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh or Squamish Nation as part of its commitment to being a “city of reconciliation.” […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 201733 Views

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Manitoba Judge Vic Toews drops court challenge of ethics commissioner ruling – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 23, 2017  WINNIPEG _ Manitoba Judge Vic Toews has dropped his court challenge of a federal ethic’s commissioner ruling that found he violated the Conflict of Interest Act when he received money from two Manitoba First Nations. A Federal Court document shows Toews, a former federal Conservative cabinet minister, filed a notice […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 201735 Views

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Celebrating the Manitoba Museum – Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Museums: History Alive! 2017

OTTAWA, November 22, 2017 — The Canadian Museums Association (CMA) is delighted to announce the Manitoba Museum as the recipient of the 2017 Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Museums: History Alive! for their special project: Spirit Lines. Her Excellency Julie Payette will present the award to the Manitoba Museum today at Rideau Hall, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 201769 Views

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National Gallery of Canada’s Our Stories interactive learning centre wins gold at the 10th annual International Design Communications Awards

November 21, 2017 The National Gallery of Canada (NGC) won the International Design Communications Awards (IDCA)’s prestigious gold award for Best Scenography for a Temporary Exhibition. The Gallery’s special interactive learning centre, titled Our Stories, was created as part of the 2017 summer offering Our Masterpieces, Our Stories. The top prize was awarded on November 8, 2017, during […]

by pmnationtalk on November 23, 201758 Views

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Language Lessons With Barbara Nolan – Mmninoeyaa.ca

November 22, 2017 Below are a series of language lessons by Barbara Nolan Anishinaabemowin – A Language of Description and Movement Read More: http://www.nmninoeyaa.ca/language-lesson-with-barbara-nolan/

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 201772 Views

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One-of-a-Kind Fashion Designer “On Tour” with Fall Line

Winnipeg MB (November 22, 2017) — This autumn, fashion fans will have the chance to meet-and-greet with rising fashionista Andréanne Dandeneau when she takes her fabulous Francophone/Indigenous-inspired clothing collection on the road. Andréanne is the proud proprietor of Winnipeg-based French Métis fashion label VOILÀ, and is excited to be bringing her fall line a number […]

by aanationtalk on November 23, 201758 Views

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Wrapping up Canada 150 with Free Activities for the Whole Family!

From Canadian Heritage OTTAWA – November 22, 2017 Today, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, and the Honorable Minister Kent Hehr, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, revealed the wide range of free, family-friendly activities happening throughout December to bid farewell to Canada 150. They posed for a photo on Parliament Hill […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 201765 Views

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MNO Grand River Métis Council participates in Waterloo Pow Wow – MNO

On September 23, 2017, the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Grand River Métis Council (GRMC) participated in St. Paul’s University College’s 14th Annual Traditional Pow Wow at the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre. This year marks the fourth consecutive year that the MNO GRMC participated in the event. André Nault who was a member of the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 201762 Views

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PSA – Amiskwaciy History Series: The Michel Band

November 22, 2017 Join Celina Loyer as she presents the story of the Michel Band. The session is part of the Amiskwaciy History Series. Date: Thursday, November 23, 2017 Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Location: Edmonton Public Library, Whitemud Crossing Branch, 4211 – 106 Street Cost: Free Loyer is a member of Michel First Nation. […]

by aanationtalk on November 22, 201742 Views

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The MNO hosts a Service Provider Gathering in Mattawa – MNO

On September 25, 2017, Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) staff hosted a Service Provider Gathering in Mattawa. MNO programs that participated included the Métis Family Wellbeing, the Métis Healthy Babies/Healthy Children, Community Wellness Worker and Community Support Services programs as well as Employment and Education program staff. The Service Provider Gathering brought together MNO staff […]

by pmnationtalk on November 22, 201732 Views

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City of Victoria – Performance as Medicine: Indigenous Performance Art Symposium is November 25

VICTORIA, BC – The community is invited to attend the Performance as Medicine: Indigenous Performance Art Symposium on Saturday, November 25 hosted at the Royal BC Museum. Developed by City of Victoria Indigenous Artist in Residence Lindsay Delaronde, the one-day, interdisciplinary and inter-generational event will present and explore Indigenous philosophies and contemporary expressive art forms. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 201766 Views

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Shakespeare meets Indigenous cultures in Pawâkan Macbeth – St. Albert Gazette

Nov 22, 2017 Shakespeare’s plays are some of the most malleable on the planet, easily adapted to every era and culture. Written by the first Indigenous woman to direct at Stratford Festival, Pawâkan Macbeth features a cast of 11 Cree actors including Theron Auigbelle from Alexander Reserve. Playwright Reneltta Arluk, artistic director of Akpik Theatre, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 201741 Views

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Lheidli T’enneh First Nation and Prince George museum receive Governor General award for historic partnership – CBC

Nov 21, 2017 2 B.C. teachers and North Vancouver writer Daniel Francis also honoured A historic partnership between the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation and Exploration Place Museum in Prince George is being honoured with a Governor General’s History Award in Ottawa Nov. 22. The permanent gallery Hodul’eh-a: A Place of Learning is one of two […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 201767 Views

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CMF contributes $3M to fund 11 Diverse Languages Projects

Toronto, November 16, 2017 – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today $3M in funding to 11 convergent projects that applied to the Diverse Languages Program. The Program supports productions that reflect Canada’s diversity by funding projects in languages other than English, French, or Aboriginal languages. Of the 11 projects, four are children’s and youth […]

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Former Canadian Museum of History Archaeologist, Dr. David Morrison, Recipient of The Massey Medal

Gatineau, Quebec, November 17, 2017 — The Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) and the Canadian Museum of History congratulate archaeologist Dr. David Morrison for receiving the RCGS Massey Medal. The award was co-presented to Dr. Morrison by Alex Trebek, celebrity host of the popular game show Jeopardy! and honorary president of the RCGS, and The […]

by aanationtalk on November 22, 201772 Views

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YVR: 2018 Call for Applications – Youth and Mid-Career Scholarship Awards

The YVR ART FOUNDATION is pleased to announce a Call for Applications from BC and Yukon First Nations artists interested in applying for Youth Art Scholarships or Mid-Career Artist Scholarships of $5,000 each. Youth Art Scholarship (ages 16 – 26): YVR Art Foundation offers Youth Art Scholarships to British Columbia and Yukon First Nations youth between […]

by pmnationtalk on November 22, 201736 Views

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Thunder Bay Art Gallery – Converging Lines: Recent Art From the Northwest

Converging Lines features the work of regional Indigenous artists and draws inspiration from the connective, emanating power lines found in the works of established Anishnaabe artists such as Norval Morrisseau, Roy Thomas and Ahmoo Angeconeb. Though each artist shares elements of their artistic approach and conceptual underpinnings with the innovative and groundbreaking work of their […]

by pmnationtalk on November 22, 201746 Views

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Royal BC Museum welcomes members of the First Nations Advisory Committee

November 20, 2017 First Nations community and cultural leaders join the Royal BC Museum’s First Nations Advisory Committee VICTORIA, BC–Today, the eight Indigenous members of the newly-formed First Nations Advisory Committee (FNAC) meet at the Royal BC Museum to confirm their terms of reference, meet museum staff and review the progress and future plans of […]

by pmnationtalk on November 21, 201785 Views

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NBCC: Gelu’lg Maw-a-paw Gala to showcase Indigenous artists, in support of Indigenous Students

November 21, 2017 Media is invited to the 2017 NBCC Indigenous Gala. The evening will showcase Indigenous artists and performers from across New Brunswick. Proceeds from the event will support the Indigenous Student Bursary Fund established by the NBCC Foundation. What: 2017 Gelu’lg Maw-a-paw Indigenous Gala, hosted by the New Brunswick Community College, in support of the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 21, 201759 Views

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Last Living Akwesasne Mohawk Code Talker Honored in Front of a Crowd of 6,000 – USA Today

November 8, 2017 Pro Lacrosse Knighthawks honor 92 Year-Old Native American Silver Star Recipient Levi Oaks The Rochester Knighthawks professional lacrosse team honored the last surviving Akwesasne World War II code talker, Louis Levi Oakes, 92, Kanien’keha:ka (Mohawk) in front of a crowd of 6,000 Saturday night at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, NY. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 21, 201746 Views

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MNO – Resistance, Resilience and Remembrance: Louis Riel Day at Queen’s Park

The themes of resistance, resilience and remembrance figured prominently at the Louis Riel Day provincial ceremony at Queen’s Park in Toronto on November 16, 2017. Louis Riel Day is widely recognized as a day to pay respect to the legacy of Louis Riel and celebrate Métis culture and heritage. As in the past, Métis communities […]

by aanationtalk on November 21, 201739 Views

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Yellow Quill First Nation Round Dance

Saturday November 25, 2017, 6:00pm Nawigizigweyas Education Centre Everyone Welcome! Canteen on site. Event in conjunction with Family Violence Prevention Workshop Contact Mervin Young 306.322.2077 NT5

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201769 Views

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Western celebrates Indigenous Awareness Week

NOVEMBER 20, 2017 Western University will celebrate local Indigenous culture and scholarship with the fourth annual Indigenous Awareness Week from November 20-26. The week-long event, led by Western’s Indigenous Services, seeks to enhance relationships and promote the achievements of Indigenous students, faculty, staff, and alumni making vital contributions to campus and the London community. All […]

by aanationtalk on November 20, 201744 Views

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SKTC: Family Violence Prevention Workshop

Saturday, November 25, 2017 Community event! Keynote Speaker: J.R. LaRose Children’s Activities Door Prize Draws Round Dance The Yellow Quill Justice Program is hosting a one day workshop on the topic of Family Violence Prevention.  This is a free event open to all community members. Presentations will include:  Victim Services, Elder’s teachings, RCMP presentation, motivational […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201735 Views

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Investing in Arts and Culture in North Vancouver

From Canadian Heritage VANCOUVER, November 17, 2017 The Government of Canada supports Canada’s creative industries by providing funding to creators and cultural entrepreneurs throughout the country. Canada’s arts and culture sector is a $54.6-billion industry. It provides jobs for more than 630,000 people, supports middle-class families and builds strong communities. Jonathan Wilkinson, Member of Parliament […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201739 Views

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