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Residential school cemetery in Regina to get provincial heritage designation – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 26, 2017  REGINA _ The chief of the group representing Saskatchewan First Nations says designating a residential school cemetery as a provincial heritage property is a sign of recognition and respect. Chief Bobby Cameron of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations says people went through a horrific time at the Regina Indian […]

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Federal, provincial and Indigenous leaders join CP to launch special Canada 150 train and cross-country block party tour

July 25, 2017   Calgary, AB Canadian Pacific (CP) today officially launched its CP Canada 150 train tour with a kickoff ceremony at its Calgary headquarters with federal and provincial government officials and members of the Tsuut’ina Nation, who blessed the train. The train is now heading west to Port Moody, B.C., for the first event […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 2017261 Views

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Province reveals Culture Days celebration sites – Government of AB

July 25, 2017 This year marks the 10th anniversary of Alberta Culture Days, the province’s largest celebration of arts, heritage, diversity and community spirit. Sixty-eight organizations have been named official celebration sites, 12 more than in 2016. The sites will receive a total of $200,000 to hold events Sept. 29 to Oct. 1. During Culture […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 2017123 Views

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New musical explores dreams of young Canadians

Free admission for Canada 150 Signature event from Prince Edward Island Winnipeg – July 24, 2017 – Take hip hop, spoken word and folk music. Blend in contemporary and Indigenous dance, mix it with diverse young performers from across the country. The result is “The Dream Catchers,” a new musical full of original Canadian works that […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 2017113 Views

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Aimia | Ago Photography Prize announces 2017 shortlist and 10-year anniversary celebration program

Jury selects four international finalists; public vote for C$50,000 prize begins on September 6 TORONTO, July 25, 2017  – Four outstanding international artists have been shortlisted for this year’s Aimia | AGO Photography Prize, marking the 10th anniversary of Canada’s most significant award for photography. Co-presented by Aimia, the Canadian global leader in data-driven marketing and loyalty analytics, and the Art Gallery […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 2017106 Views

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Spirit of our Nations Cultural Celebration & Pow Wow

July 24, 2017 The Federation of Saskatchewan Indigenous Nations is hosting the 24th annual Spirit of Our Nations Pow Wow. For 2017 the event will be taking place in Treaty 4 Territory just west of Regina, SK in conjunction with Sakimay First Nation on July 26 & 27. NT5

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New photography award for young Canadian artists

July 25, 2017 Three cash prizes of $10,000 and group exhibition at the Canadian Photography Institute PhotoLab Nominees are lens-based artists 30 years old and under Winners to be announced January 2018 TORONTO, July 25, 2017  – Scotiabank, in partnership with the Canadian Photography Institute of the National Gallery of Canada, announced today the inaugural New Generation Photography Award. The prize, […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 201796 Views

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Fine Canadian art exhibited at Gallery on the Lake near Buckhorn – The Peterborough Examiner

July 25, 2017 BUCKHORN – If you want one more boost to your Canadian pride go to the Gallery on the Lake, 65 Gallery on the Lake Rd. in Buckhorn, and visit the exhibit celebrating Canadian artists. It is an outstanding display of talent from area artists. Andrew Neil Olscher is one of those artists […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201746 Views

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It feels good’: Mural in Whitehorse will honour 2 homicide victims – CBC

Jul 25, 2017 Painting features Wendy and Angel Carlick, mother and daughter killed 10 years apart in Whitehorse Young painters in Whitehorse are busy working on a tribute to two Yukon women whose murders remain unsolved. Angel Carlick was 19 when she was found dead in 2007. In April of this year her mother, Wendy […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201770 Views

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Canoes coming to Campbell River – Tribal Journeys 2017 lands at Tyee Spit Aug. 5

Approximately 100 canoes carrying First Nations families will draw thousands of visitors to Campbell River in August for Standing Together – Tribal Journeys 2017. The Aug. 5 event will take place over several hours. Canoes will leave the shores of Cape Mudge starting at 10:15 that morning and arrive at noon at the Tyee Spit. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 2017190 Views

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City unveils new Indigenous murals as part of Canada 150+ program – City of Vancouver

July 22, 2017 As part of our Canada 150+ program, we commissioned a series of six paint and print murals created by Indigenous artists and artist teams, four of which have been completed this week. The new public art is part of our ongoing commitment to reconciliation and strengthening of relations between Indigenous communities and […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 2017112 Views

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Asinabka Film & Media Arts Festival, August 9-13, 2017

Asinabka Film & Media Arts Festival “Celebrating Indigenous Arts in Algonquin Territory” August 9-13, 2017 Ottawa, Ontario Canada The 6th annual Asinabka Festival is excited to present the best contemporary Indigenous film, art and music from Canada and around the world. The Festival takes place over 5 days at Asinabka (Victoria Island), the Canadian Museum of Nature, […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 2017122 Views

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Media are invited to CP Canada 150 Train kickoff launch

CALGARY, July 21, 2017 – Canadian Pacific (CP) is proud to announce that CP’s Canada 150 train and cross-country block party is ready to go. Media are invited to a launch event with federal and provincial government officials that will feature a First Nations blessing of the train and performances from the bands that will be travelling on […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 2017104 Views

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Oromocto First Nation powwow celebrates unity – Globalnews.ca

Visitors from many cultures arrived in Oromocto this weekend for a celebration of nations coming together as one. The Oromocto First Nation PowWow featured colourful regalia and traditional music as part of the festivities. Elders described the powwow as a celebration of many things — including unity, culture, language, dance and friendship, just to name […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 201774 Views

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First Nations lawsuit blames government inaction for Husky oil spill – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 21, 2017  A First Nation’s lawsuit says government inaction is at least partly behind a Husky Energy oil spill that fouled water supplies for tens of thousands of people along the North Saskatchewan River last summer. The James Smith band in Melfort, Sask., says the province ignored recommendations from its own auditor […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 2017165 Views

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Nunavut boy uses Children’s Wish to fly grandparents 3,400 km for a visit – CBC

‘It was one of the most heartwarming wishes ever,’ says Children’s Wish Foundation coordinator Jul 21, 2017 Four-year-old Jake Amarualik moved to Ottawa from Resolute Bay, Nunavut, almost two years ago to fight leukemia. His grandparents still live in Resolute Bay, so when Jake’s nurse filled out the paperwork to qualify him for a wish […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 201782 Views

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Swift Current resident shows gratitude to regional park with unique donation – Prairie Post

A blessing ceremony for a full-size replica of a Red River cart took place at Lac Pelletier Regional Park, July 13. Swift Current resident John Froese built the cart and donated it to the park. The cart is mounted on a cement pad in a visible location near the Meadows campground next to the main […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 2017202 Views

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Library and Archives Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission Web Archive collection is now available

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is pleased to announce the launch of its Truth and Reconciliation Commission Web Archive collection. This collection was created in collaboration with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, and the University of Winnipeg and University of Manitoba libraries, both of which have also launched their own web archival collections. LAC’s […]

by pmnationtalk on July 21, 2017138 Views

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Government of Canada Invests in Hopedale Mission National Historic Site

July 21, 2017         Hopedale, Newfoundland and Labrador          Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada is responsible for protecting and presenting nationally significant examples of Canada’s natural and cultural heritage. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation, the Government of Canada invites Canadians to experience nature and discover our rich and varied history. The Government of Canada […]

by pmnationtalk on July 21, 201798 Views

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imagineNATIVE TV and Web Series call for Mediatheque submissions

July 20, 2017 Get your latest production broadcast, programmed or sold to our attending Buyers, Distributors and Programmers! Deadline: September 5, 2016 imagineNATIVE is now accepting TV and Web series submissions produced and led by Indigenous owned production companies to the Festival’s on-site Mediatheque. The imagineNATIVE Mediatheque is an on-site video library of all imagineNATIVE’s […]

by pmnationtalk on July 21, 2017116 Views

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Giant National Dreamcatcher on Display in Confederation Centre’s Memorial Hall

Dreamcatcher installation  celebrates the hopes of young Canadians from coast to coast to coast CHARLOTTETOWN, July 20, 2017  – The dreams of our youth are centre stage this summer as the TD Confederation Centre Young Company tour the country, celebrating the ambitions of the next generation of Canadians through the new musical The Dream Catchers. The inspiration and central […]

by pmnationtalk on July 21, 2017104 Views

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The masks reveal their stories – Pique Newsmagazine

Visiting curator Bill McLennan explores the Audain Art Museum’s spectacular Indigenous art collection July 20, 2017 The complex stories and cultures behind exquisite 19th-century masks and other artifacts at the Audain Art Museum, will be explored by visiting expert Bill McLennan this weekend. Curator emeritus, Pacific Northwest, at the UBC Museum of Anthropology (MOA), McLennan […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 201752 Views

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A proud welcome to Edmonton’s K-Days

July 20, 2017 “K-Days offers a bounty of excitement and fun for Albertans and visitors from all over, and is a great way to experience everything Alberta has to offer during Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation. “As a modern festival nearly as old as our country, K-Days celebrates Alberta’s vibrant culture and rich history. The […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 2017102 Views

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Canadian tribe opposes proposed powerline project in US – CP

Source: The Associated Press Jul 20, 2017  By Michael Casey THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CONCORD, N.H. _ A Canadian tribe is opposing a powerline project in the U.S. saying it would accommodate a hydro-power company that has decimated a salmon fishery in Quebec that the tribe depends upon. Members of the Pessamit Innu testified Thursday at a New […]

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 2017117 Views

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Proud Métis Nation BC Veteran Participates in Flag Party for New Cenotaph

July 19, 2017 Regional Veterans Representative for the Kootenay’s (region 4), Gordon McGregor, was pleased to participate in the flag party for the new Cenotaph dedication in Kimberley on July 8th, 2017. The original Cenotaph was erected in October 1956. Work on the new Cenotaph began in June 2016 when the group, Military Ames, received […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201742 Views

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George Brown theatre grads win in two categories at Dora Awards

Graduates of George Brown College’s Theatre Arts program won in two categories at the 2017 Dora Mavor Moore Awards. The awards, also referred to as the Doras, celebrate achievements in Toronto theatre, dance and opera. The 2017 awards were presented on June 26. Our graduates were nominated in seven categories. Andre Sills (2004) took home […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 2017113 Views

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Early Saskatoon revisited: City explored in new history book – StarPhoenix

Amy Jo Ehman sees Saskatoon differently these days. While researching her third book, Saskatoon: A History in Words and Pictures, she learned some fascinating context for many familiar places. “These are things in Saskatoon we see every day. The stories behind them were the things that really interested me, those things that I’d never heard […]

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 2017109 Views

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Enhancing Safety and Quality of Care for Children and Youth Across Ontario – Government of Ontario

Province Reforming Licensed Residential Services July 19, 2017 Ontario is releasing a new plan to strengthen residential services — including foster care, group care, custody and respite care — to provide children and youth with safe and healthy places to live, support their growth and help them reach their full potential. Today, Ontario released Safe […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 2017143 Views

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Exhibit Explores Nationhood, Canada’s Indigeneity – University of Guelph

July 18, 2017 Beginning this fall, the Art Gallery of Guelph (AGG) will explore nationhood and Canada’s Indigeneity with an exhibition funded by nearly $200,000 from the federal government. “150 Acts: Art, Activism, Impact” will draw on the gallery’s collection and work by contemporary Indigenous artists to tell Indigenous stories through paintings, sculpture, drawings, textiles, […]

by pmnationtalk on July 19, 2017114 Views

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Métis Footprints opens at Chimczuk Museum – MNO

Métis Footprints, a new exhibition at the Chimczuk Museum is now open in Windsor. The exhibition started on June 14, 2017. It is a collaboration between the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Windsor-Essex-Kent Métis Council (WEKMC) and the MNO Veterans’ Council plus local MNO citizens. It includes the Métis history timeline from the MNO Education […]

by pmnationtalk on July 19, 201775 Views

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Tingling tastebuds: Taste of Edmonton starts serving Thursday – Edmonton Sun

Edmonton is about to get a little more flavourful as Taste of Edmonton spices up Churchill Square again. Starting Thursday, 47 restaurant vendors and 14 food trucks will offer a variety of food and beverage choices from cuisines across the globe. Events Edmonton general manager Paul Lucas said the festival has eight new vendors this […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 2017116 Views

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Stunning Mohawk Mural Unveiled at OPG St. Lawrence Visitor Centre

TORONTO, July 17, 2017  – An expansive mural showcasing Akwesasne culture and history was unveiled July 17 at OPG’s St. Lawrence Power Development Visitor Centre in Cornwall. The impressive work of art, titled “Kaniatares”, or Long River, captures a typical day in a Mohawk village on the St. Lawrence River in the 1700s, before the construction of the early canal […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 201772 Views

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Submit songs for Qilaut 2017

July 17, 2017 Are you between the ages of 13 – 30? Are you an aspiring songwriter? Do you want your song to be part of Nunavut’s cultural heritage? Submit an original Inuktut song for Qilaut 2017, Nunavut’s annual Inuktut songwriting contest. Qilaut celebrates Nunavut’s vibrant Inuktut music scene and promotes the use of Inuktut. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 201762 Views

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General Auditions – National Arts Centre English Theatre will be conducting general auditions in Toronto on Monday, August 14 and Tuesday August 15, 2017.

July 14, 2017 GENERAL AUDITIONS – TORONTO National Arts Centre English Theatre Artistic Director Jillian Keiley will be conducting general auditions in Toronto on Monday, August 14 and Tuesday August 15, 2017. NAC English Theatre is committed to inclusive casting. We encourage submissions from professional artists who self-identify as members of under-represented communities, a concept we understand very broadly. Please […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 201755 Views

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MNO Veteran meets Joseph Boyden and Les Stroud – MNO

On February 23, 2017, Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) veteran and Staff Sergeant R.M. (Rob) Baskey of the Moosonee Office in the James Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment met with renowned Canadian author Joseph Boyden and Les Stroud (The Survivorman) at the home of Pam and William Tozer in Moosonee. The Tozers run a […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201731 Views

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Indigenous Art Exhibit Opening at Sherbrooke Village

July 14, 2017 Visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy an Indigenous art exhibit at the Sherbrooke Village Exhibit Centre in Guysborough County. The exhibit will feature the work of artist Alan Syliboy and display pieces from Chelsea Brook, Loretta Gould, Amanda Julian, Darren Julian, Lorne Julien and Jay Red Bird. The exhibit is open […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 201746 Views

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Anishinaabeg: Art And Power’ at Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto – Blouin Artinfo Canada

July 16, 2017 Royal Ontario Museum will be hosting ‘Anishinaabeg: Art and Power,’ an exhibition depicting the artistic evolution of the Anishinaabeg community at the gallery’s venue in Toronto. Anishinaabeg are the indigenous people of North America. Ontario was their homeland and they dwelled between the stretch from Quebec to Alberta and Michigan to Montana. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201732 Views

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Spirit Way gets a facelift – Thompson Citizen

After decorating the local landscape for a decade, Spirit Way is finally getting an upgrade. Throughout the last couple months, members of Spirit Way Inc. have gone about updating and modernizing the 20 different signs and displays that populate this two-kilometre pathway that runs from the Heritage North Museum to the Miles Hart Bridge. “Some […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201728 Views

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Franklin exhibition in London features items from shipwreck, Inuit artifacts – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 16, 2017 By Rob Drinkwater THE CANADIAN PRESS When the Canadian Museum of History began planning a new exhibition on the Franklin expedition now showing in the United Kingdom, neither of the voyage’s two doomed ships had been found. But after HMS Erebus was located in 2014 and HMS Terror was found […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201744 Views

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Charlottetown publisher releases bilingual book about Mi’kmaq’s P.E.I. creation story – CBC

Minegoo tells story through illustrations and text in Mi’kmaq and English Jul 14, 2017 Charlottetown-based Acorn Press has just published its first bilingual book in English and Mi’kmaq. Minegoo tells the Mi’kmaq creation story of P.E.I. in text and watercolours. Author and illustrator Sandra Dodge told CBC Radio’s Mainstreet P.E.I. that she first had the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 201797 Views

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Mi’kmaq History Coming Alive at Port-la-Joye-Fort-Amherst National Historic Site

Traditional birch wigwam building to begin July 19th July 14, 2017       Charlottetown, PEI     Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada and the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI are pleased to partner once again to bring alive the Mi’kmaq history of Epekwitk at Port-la-Joye–Fort Amherst National Historic Site this summer. Join Mi’kmaq Elders on site and immerse […]

by pmnationtalk on July 14, 201758 Views

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Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre would like to announce our new Artistic Director!

The Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre (GTNT) is pleased to officially welcome Jennifer Dawn Bishop as our new Artistic Director. GTNT is thrilled with the addition of the new leader of the artistic team to the company. The GTNT Board of Directors and management believe Jennifer’s direction will complement and enhance GTNT’s ongoing professional and community […]

by aanationtalk on July 14, 201755 Views

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First Nations Medicine Sound Journey

LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER! Let First Nations healers Medicine Song Woman Brenda MacIntyre and Heather Clear Wind Blows Over the Moon take you on a one-of-a-kind medicine sound journey of soul-soothing songs. Brenda’s powerful Juno Award-winning healing voice connects you with your spirit while Heather drums the big drum; its rich nurturing sound guides your […]

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Petroglyph Paint Night with Mi’kmaq Artist Marcus Gosse: St. George’s, Stephenville and Corner Brook

July 13, 2017 Sign up Now! Experience Qalipu presents Petroglyph Paint Night with Host Marcus Gosse. A paint night with a cultural twist.  Join Marcus as he leads you through a discovery of ancient Mi’kmaq petroglyphs, and then have fun incorporating them into your own painting.  You will leave with your own beautiful piece of […]

by pmnationtalk on July 14, 201749 Views

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Native Dance And Heritage Celebrated At Boot Hill Gallery – OkotoksOnline.com

14 July 2017 It was a celebration of First Nations culture and tradition at Boot Hill Gallery in Okotoks. Shirley Hill and her dancers came out to preform, engage and educate those that came to watch the show. Hill says it’s important to her to share her culture with others. “The importance of highlighting my […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 201745 Views

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Gathering of Canoes landing at Vanier Park – Vancouver Courier

July 13, 2017 Vancouver’s Canada 150+ events start Friday. The city, under direction from Vancouver’s Urban Aboriginal Peoples Advisory Committee, and with permission from Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations, is presenting several events this month. The first signature event of the Canada 150+ program is the Gathering of Canoes landing at Vanier Park July […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 201784 Views

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Groundbreaking Indigenous Art Exhibition Coming to WAG this Fall

Winnipeg, Manitoba, July 13, 2017: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is excited to announce INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE, a groundbreaking exhibition focused on leading and emerging Indigenous artists from across Canada. Opening September 22 and on view until April 2018, it is the WAG’s largest exhibition of contemporary Indigenous art to date. Representing the north, south, east, and […]

by pmnationtalk on July 14, 201754 Views

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MNA: Back to Batoche Days

July 13th, 2017 Join in one of the most celebrated Métis Festivals in North America – Back to Batoche Days. This celebration has been enjoyed for nearly 50 years by Métis across North America. This year, events will also include Alberta Day celebrations on Friday, July 21, featuring a number of performers from all over […]

by aanationtalk on July 13, 2017124 Views

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6 Indigenous experiences near Calgary – Thestar.com

These educational and immersive experiences will allow visitors to delve into the history and culture of First Nations people. July 13, 2017 The city of Calgary and its surrounding lands are rich with the history and vibrant culture of its First Nations peoples. Here are six immersive, authentic and educational experiences offered to visitors by […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 201746 Views

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Billy-Ray Belcourt Joins Canadian Art for Special Summer Internship – Canadian Art

Poet, scholar and critic to write series of articles under mentorship of Indigenous editor-at-large and staff. July 13, 2017 Poet, critic and scholar Billy-Ray Belcourt is joining Canadian Art this summer as a part of the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective’s summer internship program. In this role, Belcourt will pitch, research and write three articles for Canadian […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 201771 Views

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