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Judge: Redo part of analysis for Dakota Access pipeline – APTN

June 15, 2017 U.S. District Judge James Boasberg said in a 91-page decision that the Corps failed to take into account how a spill might affect “fishing rights, hunting rights, or environmental justice, or the degree to which the pipeline’s effects are likely to be highly controversial.” The judge said the Army must redo its […]

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Government of Canada Helps Improve Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing Pow-wow Grounds

June 15, 2017 – Morson, ON – Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario – FedNor The Government of Canada is investing $50,000 to help the Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing First Nation renovate its pow-wow grounds. Originally built in 1990, the community’s pow-wow grounds have been the scene of countless celebrations, ceremonies and special events, including […]

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First Nations front and centre this Canada Day – Cochrane Eagle

Jun 15, 2017 First Nations traditions and culture will be front and centre at this year’s Canada Day celebrations at Mitford Park, with the largest participation from aboriginal people in the event’s history. Tracy Brooker, the town’s manager of recreation, culture and arts, said Morley’s Twoyoungmen family will erect a teepee at Mitford Park to […]

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Spirit of 150 Victoria is June 21 – July 1 at Victoria’s Inner Harbour

June 14, 2017 Join us downtown for 11 days of 100+ live music performances which kick off next Wednesday at Victoria’s Inner Harbour to commemorate Canada’s 150th. Spirit of 150 Victoria events will run from June 21 – July 1, 2017 featuring family-friendly activities, multicultural performances and local food vendors. Canada’s 150th will culminate in spectacular […]

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New Members Appointed to the CRD Arts Advisory Council

Jun 12, 2017 Victoria, BC–- The Capital Regional District’s Arts Commission is pleased to announce the appointments of Deborah Etsten, Emmy Humber, Bronwyn McLean and Ian Piears to the CRD Arts Advisory Council. The Arts Advisory Council is a volunteer committee that provides advice on arts policy and program development to the CRD Arts Commission. They […]

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Bradley Museum Turns 50 and You’re Invited

Jun 15, 2017 Much like Canada, Mississauga’s Bradley Museum is also celebrating a milestone anniversary this year. Bradley Museum turns 50 this summer and the City wants to celebrate with you. The celebration includes an official ceremony and cake cutting with Mayor Bonnie Crombie and Members of Council. Following the ceremony, the museum is hosting […]

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The NAC Names First Ever Artistic Director of Indigenous Theatre

June 15, 2015 – OTTAWA (Canada) –The National Arts Centre’s President and CEO, Peter Herrndorf announced today that Kevin Loring will be the first ever Artistic Director of Indigenous Theatre at the NAC, taking up his post on October 16, 2017. The first season of the Indigenous Theatre Department will coincide with the NAC’s 50th […]

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Artist Launches Campaign to Celebrate Canada’s 150th One Penny at a Time

TORONTO, June 14, 2017 – When Canadian pennies went out of circulation in 2012, Canadian artist Lucya Almeida began to use pennies, especially 1967 Centennial pennies featuring the art work of artist Alex Coleville (1920-2013), in many of her jewellery designs.  When 2017 rolled around she saw an opportunity to market her Centennial penny jewellery for […]

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Media Advisory: Government of Canada, Métis, Inuit and First Nations Leaders to Meet on Co-Development of Legislation for Indigenous Languages

From Canadian Heritage OTTAWA – The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will be in Ottawa today to meet with Métis, Inuit and First Nations leaders on the co-development of legislation for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis languages. Present at the meeting will be Minister Joly, Clément Chartier, President of the Métis National Council, […]

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TDSB: June is National Aboriginal History Month

During the month of June, people across the country mark National Aboriginal History Month in recognition of the rights, histories and extraordinary achievements of Indigenous peoples in Canada. The unique cultures and perspectives of First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities are celebrated nationally and locally. June 21 is National Aboriginal Day. It is held around […]

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TRU: McNeil-Seymour’s art on display in Montreal exhibition

June 13, 2017 A powerful piece of art by Jeffrey McNeil-Seymour, Sessional Lecturer in the School of Social Work and Human Service (Faculty of Education and Social Work), is currently on display at Centre Never Apart in Montreal, QC. McNeil-Seymour’s “Unsettl(er)ing” is part of an exhibition entitled Two-Spirit Sur-Thrivance and the Art of Interrupting Narratives, curated by […]

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City celebrates Aboriginal Day June 21 – City of Guelph

Guelph, Ont., June 14, 2017 – On June 21, the City will host Guelph’s annual Aboriginal Day celebration in Market Square. Members of the public are invited to share in the celebration from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aboriginal Day invites Canadians from all walks of life to celebrate the rich culture, unique heritage and notable […]

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A Host of Activities to Promote Discovery of Indigenous Cultures

The Government of Canada supports the 27th Montréal First Peoples Festival MONTRÉAL, June 13, 2017 – The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced funding of $105,000 for the presentation of the 27th Montréal First Peoples Festival, which will take place from August 2 to 9, 2017. This support, made available through the […]

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Media Advisory: APTN Partners with Radio Stations to Broadcast Aboriginal Day Live

MEDIA ADVISORY APTN PARTNERS WITH RADIO STATIONS TO BROADCAST ABORIGINAL DAY LIVE June 14, 2017, Winnipeg, Manitoba – Live and on location from Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Yellowknife, Edmonton, and Vancouver, Aboriginal Day Live will feature some of the most recognized entertainers in Aboriginal music and television, including award-winning and those on the rise. […]

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ACHoRd – Collaborative Art Piece to Take Place on Legislature Steps – City of Victoria

June 13, 2017 The ACHoRd performance art piece co-created by a group of 13 Indigenous and non-Indigenous women will be performed on the steps of the Legislature as a part of the lead-up to Canada’s 150th on Sunday, June 25, 2017 from 7 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Co-facilitated by Indigenous Artist in Residence Lindsay Delaronde […]

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Aboriginal Day celebrations coming up Wednesday, June 21 – Williams Lake Tribune

Aboriginal Day celebrations include a parade and activities in Boitanio Park Jun 14th, 2017 Aboriginal Day Celebrations coming up The Northern Shuswap Tribal Council invites everyone to join them for the annual Aboriginal Day Celebrations coming up on Wednesday, June 21. The parade will begin from the Elks Hall starting at 10 a.m. and moving […]

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This Year’s Art in the Courtyards Presents “Traces: Indigenous Artists Moving Through Memory”

OTTAWA, June 14, 2017 What is memory and why is it important? Can it shape our sense of ourselves as individuals? As citizens? As Indigenous people? These are some of the questions explored in the Art in the Courtyards public art exhibit “Traces: Indigenous Artists Moving Through Memory,” presented by the Department of Canadian Heritage. […]

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Learn about Métis traditions at this year’s First Nations, Métis and Inuit Celebration on June 21 – Huntsville Doppler

Do you know the significance of a Métis sash? Or what a Rendezvous is? Or what life was like for the voyageurs? Find out answers to these questions and more at the Town of Huntsville’s annual First Nations, Métis and Inuit Celebration, taking place in River Mill Park on Wednesday June 21 from 11:00 am […]

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NFB launches #Legacies 150 – interactive essays from across Canada

Features 13 interactive essays from NFB studios across Canada—now online June 14, 2017 – Toronto – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) Starting June 14, a new National Film Board of Canada series of interactive essays, #Legacies150, offers a dazzling array of 13 first-person perspectives on the themes of legacy and inheritance, as Canada’s public […]

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Celebrate Aboriginal Day at City Centre Community Centre – City of Richmond

13 June 2017 Spend this Saturday afternoon taking in a traditional drumming ceremony and blessing, live music and dancing and a community art session at City Centre Community Centre. This free family event on June 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. is a unique and local way to celebrate this year’s National Aboriginal Day. Elder […]

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Kent Monkman talks Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience, his new exhibition at the Glenbow – Calgary Herald

June 14, 2017 Renowned Cree artist Kent Monkman is the perfect provocateur to offer an alternative viewpoint to Canada 150. With his new exhibition at the Glenbow, Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience, he tells tough tales drawn from Canadian history. The show, curated by the artist, places Monkman’s paintings, drawings and sculptures alongside […]

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Parks Canada Kicks off Canada 150 Celebrations at Louis S. St-Laurent National Historic Site

June 14, 2017   Compton, Quebec  Parks Canada Agency Starting on June 24, Louis S. St-Laurent National Historic Site will begin welcoming visitors for the 2017 season. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation, the Government is very pleased to offer free admission to all Parks Canada places in 2017. The FREE Parks Canada 2017 Discovery […]

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Minister Joly Unveils the Winners and Finalists of the 2017 Canada Day Challenge

GATINEAU, June 14, 2017 The Honorable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced the three national winners and six finalists of the 2017 Canada Day Challenge. Two aspiring young filmmakers also received an Early Bird Participation Prize in the “Here’s My Canada” contest, a collaboration between Historica Canada and Canadian Heritage. The national winners […]

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Celebrate National Aboriginal History Month at Guelph Museums

June 13, 2017 Guelph, Ont., June 13, 2017 — National Aboriginal History Month will be marked at Guelph Museums with several events planned in partnership with local First Nations, Metis and Inuit leaders. On Wednesday, June 14, as part of the Building Canada Lecture series, the Museums and University of Guelph will host a panel […]

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City of Regina – National Aboriginal Day

In recognition of the significant contributions, diversity and heritage of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples, the City of Regina is honoured to host its 5th celebration of National Aboriginal Day. On Wednesday, June 21 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., please join us in Victoria Park for: Grand Entry Opening Prayer – Elder Norma-Jean […]

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Bridge communities and break stereotypes’: Art project begins northern tour in Inuvik – CBC

Jun 13, 2017 After Inuvik, Art Express’d will travel to Whitehorse, Yellowknife and Rankin Inlet Art Express’d, an art project created by the Winnipeg Art Gallery to mark Canada 150, is in Inuvik this week on a mission to unite people and communities through art. From Winnipeg, three artists are travelling to 16 communities across […]

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Parks Canada Kicks off Canada 150 Celebrations at Fort Témiscamingue National Historic Site

June 14, 2017    Duhamel-Ouest, Quebec     Parks Canada Agency Starting on June 17, Fort Témiscamingue National Historic Site will begin welcoming visitors for the 2017 season. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation, the Government is very pleased to offer free admission to all Parks Canada places in 2017. The FREE Parks Canada 2017 Discovery […]

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New ROM exhibit looks at centuries of Anishinaabe history – CBC

‘Anishinaabeg: Art & Power’ opens this weekend Jun 14, 2017 A new exhibition detailing the lives, stories and traditions of the the Anishinaabeg is set to open this weekend at the Royal Ontario Museum. Anishinaabeg: Art & Power goes back through several hundred years of art, focusing on beadwork and paintings of the Woodlands School, […]

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Fourth annual Aboriginal Cultural Festival comes ashore in Victoria – Sooke News Mirror

Traditional entertainment, food part of event at Royal B.C. Museum On Friday (June 16), a group of traditional canoes will depart from Songhees Point near the Delta Ocean Pointe Resort and make a symbolic journey to the Inner Harbour’s Commonwealth Corner. It’ll make for a dramatic opening to the fourth annual Aboriginal Cultural Festival, being […]

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Local artists celebrate Yukon with new tourism banner designs

Six new tourism banner designs were unveiled today at the Yukon Visitor Information Centre in Whitehorse. The artwork on the new banners was designed by Yukon artists and will be displayed outside the six Yukon visitor information centres, at visitor attractions and along roadways across the territory. Designs in the new collection highlight Yukon tourism […]

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National Aboriginal Day and Indigenous Arts Festival celebrations at Fort York National Historic Site begin June 21

In acknowledgement of National Aboriginal History Month, the City of Toronto continues its tradition of producing and presenting the largest free National Aboriginal Day celebrations in Toronto, with the Indigenous Arts Festival from June 21 to 25 at Fort York National Historic Site. The five-day festival will include more than 30 performances by indigenous artists […]

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Many Voices of Confederation at Bellevue House National Historic Site

From Parks Canada New exhibit and programs explore history beyond Canada 150 June 14, 2017 This year, Bellevue House National Historic Site is the place to commemorate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation. Parks Canada invites Canadians to discover Many Voices of Confederation through exciting new interactive activities, meaningful exhibits, art installations, and events throughout the […]

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Tidal wave of interest: The Dunk launches Ebb and Flow artist-in-residence program – CBC

The Dunk is hosting a summer solstice concert to kick off the program The Dunk will be hosting a summer solstice concert on June 21 again this year, but this time it is kicking off Ebb and Flow, the venue’s first artist-in-residence program and concert series. A free concert on June 21, which is also National […]

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RE:collection Puts the Spotlight on Five Decades of Art Collecting

June 13, 2017 Canada 150 Exhibition set to take over the CCAG; official opening this Saturday June 17 at 7 p.m. (Charlottetown, P.E.I.) – The Confederation Centre Art Gallery is transforming this month as one of the Centre’s largest ever art exhibitions, RE:collection, comes to life. Taking over the entire 1,000 square meters of gallery […]

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Celebrate Canada’s Indigenous Culture with Parks Canada on Aboriginal Day Traditional art and culture presented at Thousand Islands National Park

From Parks Canada June 13, 2017 Mallorytown, Ontario Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada is committed to a system of national heritage places that commemorates the contributions of Indigenous Peoples, their history and cultures, as well as the special relationship Indigenous Peoples have with the land. While we are celebrating Canada 150 in 2017, the history […]

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Qalipu FN: A Taste of the Great Outdoors

June 12, 2017 We’ve all roasted hot dogs and made smores but, you would be surprised about the culinary delights that can be prepared around an open fire. Let Executive Chefs Frank Widmer and Alain Bosse be your guide to exploring the possibilities! Accompanied by songs and storytelling by Mi’kmaq Park Interpreter Kevin Barnes and […]

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June 15th Cultural Gathering with Fraser Valley Metis Association

Join Fraser Valley for their event on June 15th for fun activities for all ages! Read more: http://www.mnbc.ca/news-events/posts/june-15th-cultural-gathering-with-fraser-valley-me NT5

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Here in the 6ix: Celebrate Multiculturalism Day – Red Sky Performance

June 27, 2017 at 7:00 am – 8:30 am As part of Multicultural Day at the Harbourfront Centre, we will hold a sunrise ceremony with Elders and singers on the shore of Lake Ontario followed by a dance duet and live music performance in the pond. Not to be missed. Natrel Pond Harbourfront Centre, Toronto […]

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Canada 150 Initiative Rhythm of the Nation to have inaugural performance in Toronto

TORONTO, June 13, 2017 – Rhythm of the Nation, an original music and street dance performance featuring a multicultural Canadian cast, is coming to Toronto’s waterfront July 1-3 for the seventh annual Redpath Waterfront Festival (RWF) presented by Billy Bishop Airport. Written to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada’s Confederation and funded by the Canada […]

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NCC: Indigenous Place Making in the Capital

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 6:30pm – 8:30pm Capital Urbanism Lab, 40 Elgin Street, 2nd Floor, Ottawa As part of National Aboriginal Day, Indigenous youth from across the country will come together to participate in a design workshop. The aim is to provide opportunities for young professionals to help transform the fabric of our capital […]

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This Thursday, June 15! Plan on Attending the City’s 43rd Annual Civic Pancake Breakfast!

June 12, 2017 Come celebrate the start of summer! Join us for the City of Saskatoon’s 43rd Annual Civic Pancake Breakfast this Thursday, June 15 between 7:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. The pancake breakfast is held outside, rain or shine in Civic Square at 23rd Street, beside City Hall. Delicious pancake breakfast is $5 per plate including coffee and juice. -Celebrity […]

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Join MNBC in Surrey at Bridgeview Community Centre for National Aboriginal Day

Join us for this FREE celebration where we recognize, share, and honour the unique and diverse cultures and traditions of the Métis, First Nations and Inuit peoples of Canada on June 21st on the unceded traditional territories of the Semiahmoo, Kwantlen and Katzie First Nations at the Bridgeview Community Centre at 11475 126A Street from […]

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Canadian artist Sandra MacGillivray opens “O Canada” show at Toronto’s Dimensions Gallery

If a picture paints a thousand words, what would our national anthem look like on canvas? TORONTO, June 12, 2017 – Award-winning Canadian artist Sandra MacGillivray of Peterborough has recently completed what some might call the most Canadian of artistic undertakings, bravely taking on the challenge of interpreting and painting each verse of our beloved national anthem, […]

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Adäka Workshop Registration Now Open

Jun 9, 2017 Workshop Registration Now Open Choose from over 40 hands-on workshops – from Ravenstail weaving, to qiviut spinning; from knife making to cartooning; and from moose hair tufting to traditional beadwork, and so much more. There is something for the artist in you! NT5

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Denise Bolduc honoured with 2017 Ontario Arts Council Indigenous Arts Award

June 12, 2017 Arts leader Denise Bolduc is the recipient of the 2017 Ontario Arts Council Indigenous Arts Award. This award, created in 2012, celebrates the work of Indigenous artists and arts leaders who have made significant contributions to the arts in Ontario. Denise will receive this $10,000 award on Wednesday, June 14 during Tributaries […]

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Canada 150: Prince Edward Islanders at the Heart of the Celebration

From Canadian Heritage May 12, 2017 – Charlottetown – Department of Canadian Heritage Sean Casey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Member of Parliament (Charlottetown), today announced funding for a series of community projects in Prince Edward Island that will help mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017. He made the announcement on behalf […]

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Alberta is Ready to Celebrate the True North Strong and Free!

From Canadian Heritage EDMONTON, June 9, 2017 The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and Member of Parliament (Edmonton Mill Woods), and Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament (Edmonton Centre), today announced support for the City of Edmonton’s Canada Day 2017 celebrations, presented in partnership with the Legislative Assembly of Alberta and the Edmonton […]

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First Nations to host summer powwows – Government of New Brunswick

June 12, 2017 FREDERICTON (GNB) – First Nation communities in New Brunswick will host a series of annual powwows across the province this summer. “Powwows are a celebration of cultural awareness, pride and respect for First Nations heritage,” said Service New Brunswick Minister Ed Doherty, who is also minister responsible for Aboriginal Affairs. “They are […]

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Key audiovisual industry organizations collaborate to create an Indigenous Screen Office for Canada – CMF

June 12, 2017 Banff, June 12, 2017 – Today at the Banff World Media Festival, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage announced that the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN), the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation/Radio-Canada (CBC/SRC), the Canada Media Fund (CMF), Telefilm Canada, the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA), and the National Film Board of […]

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Last Call for Submissions: imagineNATIVE 2017

The Final Deadline for Submissions to the 18th Annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival is June 15, 2017 To access the online submission form, please click here. There is no Submission Fee for our Submissions this year. If you have any questions or need support, please contact submissions@imaginenative.org. Click here to access imagineNATIVE’s Vision, Mission, Mandate […]

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