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Indigenizing settlement’: Building bridges between newcomers and Indigenous people in Sask. – CBC

Saskatoon students from different parts of the world say their friendship contributes to reconciliation Feb 27, 2019 Azwa Alam and Daniell Sunshine say being from two very different parts of the world has helped them develop an important and gratifying friendship. Their relationship is part of an ever-evolving dynamic between newcomers and Indigenous people in Saskatchewan. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 201984 Views

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Lost in translation: The lasting effects of separating Indigenous children from culture and language – The Calgary Journal

Feb 26, 2019 Whenever one culture imposes its definition of family on another, nothing good follows, says Peter Choate, a social work professor at Mount Royal University. “I don’t think we have a single example anywhere in the world where one culture defining family for another culture has worked,” says Choate. Take the Blackfoot language, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 201991 Views

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What to do over spring break? More than 15 activities at The Old Port from March 2 to 10

Montreal, February 26, 2019 – With activities for the entire family, the Old Port of Montréal is the place to be during spring break. The Science Centre: last chance for Indigenous Ingenuity This is your last chance to (re)discover the Indigenous Ingenuity exhibition, showcasing inventions of the First Peoples of North America, before it leaves […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 201993 Views

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Expert says Indigenous language preservation in NWT critical to protecting culture and identity – CKLB News

February 26, 2019 The preservation of Indigenous languages in the Northwest Territories is absolutely critical to protecting Indigenous culture and identity. That message rang loud and clear on Tuesday in Yellowknife as a three-day Indigenous languages and education symposium got underway at the Explorer Hotel. It’s the first event of its kind ever held in […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 201982 Views

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Inuit leaders ask for amendments to language act at committee – APTN News

February 25, 2019 Inuit leaders pressed the Canadian Heritage committee Monday in Ottawa to add special additions to Bill C-91, the Liberals proposed language act. “Bill C-91 as it is currently drafted completely overlooks the unique status of Inuktut and the practical needs of its speakers,” Natan Obed, president of the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami told […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 201954 Views

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6 Spots In Quebec Where You Can Try Indigenous Food – MTL Blog

A cuisine close to home but not well-known to most. Canada’s culture is pretty bizarre in a lot of ways, mainly because of how non-homogenous it is. I’m sure that you, like me, have often been asked “What is Canadian TV like?” “What is Canadian food like?” “What is Canadian music?” and been at a […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 201984 Views

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$10M gift to Banff Centre one of the largest ever received – CBC

The money from the Suncor Energy Foundation will go toward Indigenous and social leadership programs Feb 26, 2019 The Suncor Energy Foundation has donated $10 million to the Banff Centre, one of the largest gifts in the facility’s history. The money, doled out over five years, will go toward Indigenous leadership programs and social impact and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 201964 Views

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Gala planned to honor area’s Indigenous community contributors – Westman Journal

February 25, 2019 The inaugural “Honoring The Good Road” Gala will honor 10 individuals for their community work based on the Seven Sacred Teachings. The event is scheduled to take place at the Dome Building on May 23. What has been called a “grassroots” committee is developing a gala event honoring Indigenous individuals in the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 201946 Views

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Comment: Indigenous languages are central to culture and survival – Grand Chief Edward John (AKILE CH’OH) and Tracey Herbert / Times Colonist

February 24, 2019 On Thursday, we celebrated International Mother Language Day to recognize the importance of language diversity worldwide. This month, the B.C. government announced it would introduce historic legislation to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. This follows an unprecedented $50-million investment in Indigenous languages in last year’s budget, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 201981 Views

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Coyote stands sentinel over TRU Library initiatives

February 22, 2019 Artist John McEwen’s Coyote sculpture stands atop TRU Library headquarters in the Brown Family House of Learning, facing the rising sun as a symbol of commitment to realizing our potential. The library is taking steps to embrace and contribute to Indigenization efforts, as part of TRU’s Coyote Project—a campus-wide initiative to foster […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 201963 Views

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Sask. models ready to shine at 1st international Indigenous fashion week – CBC

Olivia Saulteaux started modelling in 2018 and Scottlynn Reil-Letourneau has been at it for 6 years Feb 25, 2019 A show two years in the making is about to come to life and Olivia Saulteaux would never have guessed she’d be a part of it. International Indigenous Fashion Week fashion show happening on March 1st in Paris […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 201962 Views

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Top Indigenous chefs take the stage at the Restaurants Canada Show – Toronto.com

Panel discussion will explore the rapid growth in Indigenous culinary tourism within Canada For some people, the eat-local movement is a trend, but for Indigenous communities, it is a continuation of a way of life that has been handed down through countless generations. Keeping those traditions alive and sharing them with others has inspired Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 201974 Views

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Teachers and artists bring curriculum to life for students through ArtsSmarts

Island teachers and artists are working collaboratively to enrich learning and engage students in new and creative ways. There are eight projects happening Island wide right now during the 15th year of ArtsSmarts, a national initiative that fuses everyday learning with the arts. Projects allow students to apply what they are learning in various subjects […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 201998 Views

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Reconciliation Lecture Series Part of Trent’s 50th Anniversary of Indigenous Studies

February 22, 2019 Internationally renowned advocate & honorary degree recipient Sylvia Maracle to speak on Monday at First Peoples House of Learning As Trent University celebrates its 50th anniversary of Indigenous Studies, the University is offering a lecture series focusing on reconciliation with the final lecture in the series on Monday, February 25. The Provost’s […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 2019109 Views

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Why Canada’s Jewish community supports revitalizing Indigenous languages – Toronto Star

Feb. 22, 2019 “The very foundation of each and every nation is its national tongue,” observed Hebrew writer Yehuda Burla. These words illustrate why Indigenous leaders are rightly concerned by growing evidence of the loss of Indigenous languages. According to Statistics Canada, the proportion of the Indigenous population able to converse in an Indigenous language […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 201991 Views

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Indigenous designers from BC and beyond head to Paris fashion week – The Crag and Canyon

February 22, 2019 March 1 will be a special day for Linda Kay Peters. Standing beneath the Eiffel Tower, the Hope-based designer will watch as 15 of her handmade, couture-quality creations are showcased on the runway as part of Indigenous Fashion Week. It will be a proud moment that she will never forget. The Paris fashion week appearance will […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 2019118 Views

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Study suggests applying Indigenous cultural lens to Winnipeg homeless programs – Globalnews.ca

A report on the health status, housing, and social service needs of Winnipeg’s homeless population was launched Wednesday as part of a 10-year plan to end homelessness in the city. The 2018 Winnipeg Street Health Survey Report is based on interviews with 406 homeless Winnipeggers between July and October of 2018. Among the report’s recommendations […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 201965 Views

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CMHR building national and global reputation: Annual Public Meeting

Winnipeg – February 19, 2019 – Four years after opening its doors, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) is already becoming an iconic global landmark and destination, participants at its Annual Public Meeting heard today. “Just as Winnipeg’s skyline changed with the arrival of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, so too did Manitoba’s […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 201958 Views

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AB Government: Grants now available for Alberta Culture Days

Albertans have the chance to discover, experience and celebrate arts and culture in their communities during Alberta Culture Days, Sept. 27–29. “Our government is proud to support Alberta’s vibrant culture. Alberta Culture Days help us all better understand the arts, culture, diversity and community spirit in our province. Last year was one of our best […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 201971 Views

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Saugeen First Nation Wants More Work On Amphitheatre – Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre

February 21, 2019 Saugeen First Nation wants work on its historic Amphitheatre to begin again. Employment and Training Officer for Saugeen First Nation, Jennifer Kewageshig says a committee featuring elders, Project managers, stone workers and Chief Lester Anoquot (ANA-Quit) have been meeting and have finalized a proposal for funding. Kewageshig says if they received funding […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 201949 Views

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Community and Culture Groups in Mississauga to Receive Grant Funding for 2019

Feb 20, 2019 The City of Mississauga is investing more than $3 million to support community and culture groups in Mississauga. Today, Mississauga City Council approved the grant funding for various community and cultural organizations and projects throughout the city. A total of $3,816,595.56 in grant funding was approved to support the following programs: • Community […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 201964 Views

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14th Annual Gathering at the Rapids Pow Wow – SaultOnline.com

February 21, 2019 Algoma University, the Anishinaabe Initiatives Division (AID), and the Shingwauk Anishinaabe Students’ Association (SASA) welcome everyone to come and indulge in indigenous culture and customs at the 14th annual ‘Gathering at the Rapids Pow Wow: Celebrating Life Long Learning’, taking place at the George Leach Centre (GLC) located on the campus of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2019105 Views

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Gallery seeking submissions for Reconciliation show – Prince George Citizen

February 20, 2019 The Two Rivers Gallery is calling for the Aboriginal artists of B.C. to submit whatever art they wish to create with this term – Reconciliation – as the central theme. It might be the most important word in Canada at the moment. It might be the word that one day defines this […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 201969 Views

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New federal investment to strengthen the economic security and prosperity of Indigenous women in Haute-Mauricie

Project will support the participation of women in agricultural planning and marketing February 21, 2019 – Wemotaci, Québec – Department for Women and Gender Equality Indigenous women hold important places as leaders in their families and communities, as givers and caretakers of life, as peacemakers, peacekeepers, and protectors. By creating the conditions for Indigenous women […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 2019110 Views

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International Indigenous languages conference set for June in British Columbia

  International Indigenous languages conference set for June in British Columbia Gathering organized by and for Indigenous people to support language revitalization best practices FEBRUARY 21, 2019 – COAST SALISH TRADITIONAL TERRITORY / BRENTWOOD BAY, B.C. – In celebration of the United Nations 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages, the First Peoples’ Cultural Foundation (FPCF) […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 2019441 Views

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UINR: Annual Salmon Assessments

Annual Salmon Assessments February 19, 2019 Read: Annual Salmon Assessments NT5

by aanationtalk on February 20, 201986 Views

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Okanagan College: College to launch Indigenous-knowledge infused professional cook training

Okanagan College is turning to Indigenous knowledge keepers, chefs and foragers to help incorporate traditional knowledge and practices into an intake of its professional cook training program this spring – and any interested future chefs can step into the College’s kitchen this week to learn more and have their questions answered. The Culinary and Pastry […]

by ahnationtalk on February 20, 201987 Views

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Indigenous food, culture added to culinary program – The Daily Courier

Feb 20, 2019 A pilot project to incorporate Indigenous practices and knowledge into Okanagan College’s chef training program is being launched. The Culinary and Pastry Arts department at OC will host an information session about the pilot program Thursday at 5 p.m. in Infusions Restaurant. Advance registration is not necessary. Attendees will hear from OC’s […]

by ahnationtalk on February 20, 201977 Views

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Capilano U: 50th Anniversary Legacy Canoe Project

NORTH VANCOUVER B.C. February 19, 2019 – Capilano University President Paul Dangerfield is pleased to announce that master carver Ses Siyam (also known as Ray Natraoro) will carve a ceremonial and sea-worthy canoe as a legacy of the University’s 50th anniversary. The 30-foot-long canoe will symbolize the University’s commitment to Truth and Reconciliation and will […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 201981 Views

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David Abel named as New Managing Director of National Arts Centre’s English Theatre

Renewed leadership of English Theatre also includes the extension of Jillian Keiley’s term as Artistic Director until 2022 OTTAWA, February 19, 2019 — The National Arts Centre today announced the appointment of arts manager David Abel as Managing Director of the National Arts Centre’s English Theatre. He will work alongside Artistic Director Jillian Keiley, whose term has […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 201980 Views

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Community members and artists help bring life to museum’s new Indigenous exhibit – Prince Albert Daily Herald

Feb 20, 2019 History, art and community are coming together at the Prince Albert Historical Museum this week as members of the public and two Indigenous artists team up to help bring some more colour to the museum’s upcoming Indigenous section. The project, funded through a handful of grants, is seeing members of the public […]

by ahnationtalk on February 20, 201975 Views

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Heart of Our Nation – Nigel Irwin

Cree singer/songwriter Nigel Irwin is relatively new to the Native music scene but has captured the interest of producers and audiences alike. Irwin was raised in Ontario, but his family and people are from the Enoch Nation in Alberta. Nigel, talks about his musical journey from beginnings as a tap dancer and musical theater through […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 2019741 Views

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Indigenous languages highlighted at Regina Elders Gathering – CTV News

February 19, 2019 Elders have gathered at the First Nations University this week to discuss the importance of preserving Indigenous languages. There will be three gatherings in Saskatchewan this year — one in Saskatoon, one in Regina and one in Prince Albert. Elders met in Saskatoon in January and will head to Prince Albert in […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 201983 Views

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Office of the Child and Youth Advocate releases videos in Indigenous languages to improve service accessibility

February 19, 2019 Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA) has released two videos about the organization in the Blackfoot and Cree languages. These videos, which include information about what a young person can expect when they call the OCYA and how the office can help advocate on their behalf, are unique new […]

by aanationtalk on February 19, 201994 Views

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Minister Garneau announces appointments in the transportation sector

February 19, 2019                      Ottawa, Ontario             Transport Canada The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, today announced the following appointments in the transportation sector: The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited: Ms. Natalie Kinloch (appointed as Chief Executive Officer, term of five years); She is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA), and has occupied the position of Chief […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 201982 Views

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NL Government: Provincial Government Celebrates National Heritage Day

February 19, 2019 The Honourable Christopher Mitchelmore, Minister of the Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, attended National Heritage Day festivities held today at St. Bonaventure’s College in St. John’s. As part of event, Minister Mitchelmore presented the Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Foundation’s overall winner of the 2019 Heritage Day Poster Contest to Brooklynn […]

by pmnationtalk on February 19, 201982 Views

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Kent Monkman’s latest exhibit inspires resilience – McGill Tribune

February 19, 2019 Canadian artist Kent Monkman’s solo exhibition, Shame and Prejudice: a Story of Resilience, on display at the McCord Museum until May 5, offers a selection of the artist’s re-appropriated paintings and sculptural works focusing on indigenous experience, including well known pieces such as The Scream. Monkman is one of Canada’s prevailing contemporary artists […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 201989 Views

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Alberta’s artist-in-residence plans large-scale map focusing on Indigenous culture – Edmonton Journal

February 19, 2019 Alberta’s first artist-in-residence is an Indigenous woman who plans to travel the province and to create a large-scale painted map highlighting Indigenous culture, language and deep connection to the land. Lauren Crazybull, 24, said her collage will focus on Indigenous stories and the natural world at a time of “ecological disaster.” Climate […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 2019104 Views

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‘We are still here and standing strong together’: Regina model heading to Paris – Globalnews.ca

February 18, 2019 If you told Olivia Saulteaux she would one day be modelling in Paris, she wouldn’t have believed it. But in March, the 21-year-old from Regina will spend four days as a model at Paris Indigenous Fashion Week representing Whitebear First Nation. “I just started in the fall and now I’m going to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 201963 Views

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Minister’s statement on Heritage Week

Feb. 16, 2019 VICTORIA – Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, has issued the following statement: “Government is proclaiming Feb. 18 to 24, 2019, as Heritage Week in B.C. to give British Columbians the opportunity to discover the past, as well as to acknowledge, explore and enjoy the province’s diverse and interwoven […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 201961 Views

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Festival du Voyageur Receives Celebrate Manitoba Designation

Organization Celebrating 50th Anniversary February 15, 2019 Manitoba’s iconic Festival du Voyageur has received special designation under the Celebrate Manitoba program, which honours long-running community events, fairs and festivals, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today. “Festival du Voyageur is the largest annual winter festival in Western Canada, and for half a century […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 201957 Views

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Mural tribute to Alanis Obomsawin. MU inaugurates a 20th mural dedicated to Montreal’s great artists.

Montreal, November 5th, 2018 — MU, the charitable non-profit mural arts organization, inaugurated a new mural in the Ville-Marie borough paying tribute the great Abenaki filmmaker, Alanis Obomsawin. This new mural art piece is the 20th of MU’s collection Montreal’s Great Artists, an ambitious undertaking that has been a source of pride for the organization since 2010, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 15, 2019108 Views

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Minister Rodriguez receives update on construction of Winnipeg Art Gallery’s Inuit Art Centre

February 15, 2019 – Winnipeg Today, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, toured the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) and viewed the progress on the construction of the Inuit Art Centre. The $65 million project is receiving $15 million from the federal government, the largest ever investment in Manitoba under the Canada […]

by pmnationtalk on February 15, 201964 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Joly to attend the Festival du Voyageur in Winnipeg

February 14, 2019 — Winnipeg, Manitoba The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, will deliver remarks at the opening ceremony of the Festival du Voyageur, the largest winter festival in Western Canada. Minister Joly will also tour the festival grounds and engage with local visitors. The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage […]

by pmnationtalk on February 15, 201973 Views

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CCAB announces recipient of the 2019 Indigenous Women in Leadership Award

CCAB announces recipient of the 2019 Indigenous Women in Leadership Award Toronto – February 15, 2019 – The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) today announced it will present the 2019 Indigenous Women in Leadership Award (IWIL) to Nicole Bourque-Bouchier, CEO, Bouchier Group, on April 16 at the Design Exchange in Toronto. The Founder and […]

by pmnationtalk on February 15, 2019783 Views

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From February 16 to April 21, 2019 – Manif d’art 9 – The Quebec City Biennial is taking over the city – The spotlight is on talent from here and abroad, monumental works, and Indigenous art

Feb 14, 2019 QUEBEC CITY, Feb. 13, 2019  – Manif d’art – The Quebec City Biennial, produced in collaboration with the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (MNBAQ), is pleased to announce the official launch of its ninth edition. All the exhibits in the winter biennial will be open from February 16 to April 21, 2019, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201975 Views

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Festival envisions Indigenous resurgence – Queen’s Journal

February 14, 2019 Attendees at the Ka’tarohkwi Indigenous Arts Festival will see artwork free of restrictions. The Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts is hosting the festival throughout February and March. It’ll feature Indigenous performance artists, films, and musicians, celebrating their work and innovation in Canada. The festival is being held alongside the Soundings exhibit currently on display at […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201970 Views

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Canada’s exploitation of Indigenous Art – Queen’s Journal

February 14, 2019 Canadian international relations are taking precedence over Indigenous artists’ representation—and it’s a bad look for reconciliation. A recent article from The Walrus commented on Canada’s relationship with Indigenous art and artists—claiming it’s exploitative for means of forging international relations. In the article, the Canadian Embassy in Paris showcased Maria Hupfield, a Wasauksing First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201969 Views

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Congress of Aboriginal Peoples Statement: Preservation of Indigenous Languages a Priority for Off-Reserve and Urban Indigenous People

The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples welcomes Bill C-91, the Indigenous Languages Act, and the establishment of an Office of the Commissioner of Indigenous Languages which promises to work toward meaningful solutions to the loss of Indigenous language in Canada. There is a great cultural diversity in Canada; there are 58 unique Indigenous languages and some […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 2019103 Views

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BC Government: Premier’s statement on the Moose Hide Provincial Gathering and Day of Fasting

VICTORIA – Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement in support of the Moose Hide Campaign’s Provincial Gathering and Day of Fasting on Feb. 13, 2019: “Today we recognize the Moose Hide Campaign and its work to end violence against Indigenous women and children, and encourage men to speak out and hold each other […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 201979 Views

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