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Living Languages looks at how Indigenous languages are being revitalized in northern Ontario – CBC

CBC Sudbury’s afternoon show Up North highlights Indigenous languages Mar 05, 2020 The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages to raise awareness of the critical situation of indigenous languages. Languages are key to understanding Indigenous culture and history in northern Ontario. Yet, they are in danger of disappearing. […]

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Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre at Algoma University recognized as “Best Cultural Organisation” at International LCD Berlin Ceremony

(BERLIN, Germany- March 4, 2020): Algoma University’s Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre (SRSC) received the prestigious LCD Berlin award for “Best Cultural Organisation” during the 2020 LCD Berlin Academy, a renowned international event celebrating the world’s best new and established cultural destinations. The annual awards highlight the most exceptional and emerging cultural initiatives around the world, […]

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Camosun students and Songhees Nation host evening of reconciliation and food sovereignty

March 4, 2020 A delicious four-course dining experience featuring seasonal and local cuisine, live entertainment by the Lekwungen Dancers and cultural immersion in Indigenous culinary traditions await guests at the third annual “Evening of Food Sovereignty and Cooking for Reconciliation” on Friday, Mar. 27 at the Songhees Wellness Centre. All proceeds support student scholarships. The […]

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965 Indigenous artifacts found in Kitchener during road construction – CBC

Archaeological assessment that involves hand excavation could take 7 months Mar 04, 2020 Indigenous artifacts and evidence of a longhouse and First Nations village have been found at a location in south Kitchener where road construction is set to start on Fischer-Hallman Road this spring. The Region of Waterloo has ordered what’s called a stage […]

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The Daily Thursday, March 5, 2020

March 5, 2020 Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey, 2019 In 2019, 15% of Canadians aged 15 to 19 reported having used a vaping device in the 30 days preceding the survey, compared with 3% of Canadians aged 25 and older. Younger users were also more likely than older users to vape for recreational purposes. Continue […]

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Sign project in Inuvik, N.W.T., on pause after questions over Gwich’in wording – CBC

3 signs put up in town on Monday, to be taken down for new translation Mar 05, 2020 The group behind newly translated signs in Inuvik, N.W.T., is pausing their project after people began questioning the Gwich’in translation that was used. Three new signs with translations in both Inuvialuktun and Gwich’in were put around town […]

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Submit Your Work for the 21st Annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival

Submissions Deadline: May 29, 2020 Click for below for imagineNATIVE’s Vision, Mission, Mandate and Artistic + Programming Policy. Vision + Mission + Mandate Artistic + Programming Policy Please contact submissions@imaginenative.org for more information NT5

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A Special One Book, One Province Event At The RSM

March 4, 2020 The Royal Saskatchewan Museum’s (RSM) is celebrating March as book club month by partnering with the Saskatchewan Library Association and the Regina Public Library on One Book, One Province – a way to increase literacy and engagement through shared story. To mark the occasion, Elder Jean Francis Oakes of Nekaneet First Nation […]

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Experience art in all its forms this spring and summer at the National Gallery of Canada

Highlights: The exhibition Àbadakone | Continuous Fire | Feu continuel extended until August 23, with new events and activities A solo show of internationally-renowned Canadian artist Moyra Davey Recently donated paintings by Emily Carr, Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Lawren S. Harris and Tom Thomson on view for the first time at the Gallery The Group of Seven […]

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Brock U: Marilyn Rose Lecture to explore Indigenous-settler relations through poetry

This year’s Marilyn Rose Lecture Series talk and reading will honour the late professor’s commitment to justice, communication and the role art can play in facilitating new relationships. “Marilyn Rose was an excellent scholar deeply committed to thinking through the hardest, knottiest problems facing the country,” says Gregory Betts, Professor with the Department of English […]

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Open seminar on Indigenous Languages at University of Lapland

An open seminar on Indigenous Education will discuss educational contexts of indigenous people in Greenland, Canada and Australia. The second part of the seminar includes the launch of the international book Indigenous postgraduate education: Intercultural perspectives. The seminar will take place at the University of Lapland, Department of Education, and is hosted by ADVOST research […]

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Scotiabank and the National Gallery of Canada announce the longlist for the 2020 New Generation Photography Award

TORONTO, March 4, 2020 – Scotiabank and the National Gallery of Canada are pleased to announce the longlist for the third annual New Generation Photography Award. “Scotiabank has a deep passion for supporting the arts, culture and young people,” says Mike Tasevski, Vice President, Global Sponsorships at Scotiabank. “We are proud to continue to play […]

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Sweetgrass conference rallies area Métis – St. Albert Today

Bruce Gladue, president of the St. Albert/Sturgeon Métis local, said this free event was meant to bring Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities together to promote understanding and social change. Bullies didn’t pick on you for being Métis back in the 1970s, recalls Bruce Gladue. That’s because they didn’t acknowledge that the Métis existed – to the […]

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Major Kitchener road faces extended closure after ‘significant’ find of Indigenous artifacts – Globalnews.ca

March 4, 2020 A major Kitchener, Ont., roadway will likely be closed for months, due, in part, to a “significant” finding of Indigenous artifacts. A Waterloo region staff report says that 965 Indigenous artifacts were discovered along the west side of Fischer-Hallman Road during a recent archaeological assessment. The report says the company contracted to […]

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The Government of Canada Invests in Cultural Infrastructure in Inuvik

From: Canadian Heritage INUVIK, Northwest Territories, March 2, 2020 Arts and culture events bring people together, stimulate tourism and economic development, and contribute to vibrant, healthy communities. That is why the Government of Canada is committed to investing in the creation and renovation of cultural spaces that host a wide range of events, including festivals, […]

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Georgian celebrates Indigenous culture at annual Pow Wow March 14

March 02, 2020 Staff, students and the public are invited to Georgian College’s 15th Traditional Pow Wow – Honouring Elders and Knowledge Keepers – to celebrate and learn about Indigenous culture, songs and dance. The annual Pow Wow, organized by the Indigenous Resource Centre’s staff and students, takes place in the Barrie Campus Athletic Centre […]

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Brantford-based Indigenous artist to receive Ontario Arts Foundation award at Laurier public lecture

March 2, 2020 Waterloo – Shelley Niro, a Brantford-based multimedia artist whose photography is currently on display at Wilfrid Laurier University’s Robert Langen Art Gallery, will receive the Ontario Arts Foundation’s Paul de Hueck and Norman Walford Career Achievement Award on March 5. The $30,000 achievement award will be presented by Alan Walker, the foundation’s […]

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Anishnaabwe Endaat “Where We Live” Exhibition Receives Ontario Heritage Trust Award

The Museum is humbled to announce that this collaborative project has been recognized with the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation. More than three years ago the Museum and Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON) began a journey to create a new space dedicated to showcasing local Indigenous heritage and culture. The “Anishnaabwe Endaat […]

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98-year-old Métis veteran recognized for her contributions during World War II – APTN News

March 2, 2020 In the small town of Rivers in Manitoba a mural honouring the community’s veterans is displayed on a commercial building. It reads, “Rivers: Remember when…,” and among the four burly men is a depiction of Phyllis Eastcott. The 98-year-old Métis veteran has been recognized locally for a number of years. Now for […]

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Life, love and Louis Riel: New play Women of the Fur Trade opens in Winnipeg – APTN News

March 2, 2020 A play that won Best New play at the fringe festival in Toronto in 2018 is on stage in Winnipeg. Women of the Fur Trade is an old story but told with modern language. The play follows three 19th Century women as they navigate the rapidly changing world of the fur trade. […]

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Investing in an Inuvialuktun Language Immersion Program in the Northwest Territories

From: Canadian Heritage INUVIK, Northwest Territories, March 2, 2020 The Government of Canada is committed to supporting the efforts of Indigenous Peoples to reclaim, revitalize, maintain and strengthen Indigenous languages across the country. Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament (Northwest Territories), announced $ 150,000 in funding for the development of an Inuvialuktun Language Immersion Program in […]

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‘Walk with me’ – a lesson plan towards reconciliation – Kairos

Education is key to reconciliation and the key to good education is a lesson plan that sticks. The Blanket Exercise is one such lesson plan. Developed by KAIROS, the Blanket Exercise is based on a method that uses participatory education to weave storytelling and land-based learning into a one-hour exercise. Participants are walked through different […]

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Optimizing Alberta parks

Government is making changes to the province’s parks model in order to find efficiencies and create partnership opportunities for Albertans and non-profits. Changes to the Alberta Parks system will allow government to focus its energy on renowned signature destinations and examine opportunities for other groups to operate smaller parks and day-use areas. “Albertans have expressed […]

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Indigenous fashion show draws crowd (7 photos) – Tbnewswatch.com

Event celebrates Indigenous artists from across the region. THUNDER BAY – An Indigenous fashion show packed a storefront at the Intercity mall over the weekend, drawing hundreds of people of all ages. The event, titled Ziigwan: Honour our stories through fashion, was part of Lakehead University’s Research and Innovation Week. Denise Baxter, Lakehead’s Vice-Provost, Aboriginal […]

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It makes me feel like me again’: Cooking eel stew with the Native Council of P.E.I. – CBC

Eels have been an important food source for the Mi’kmaq people for thousands of years Mar 01, 2020 The Native Council of P.E.I. invited members of the Indigenous community to experience traditional Mi’kmaq food on Saturday in western P.E.I. The event aimed to preserve and pass on Mi’kmaq culture. Smelts, halibut, eel stew and other […]

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15th Annual Gathering at the Rapids Pow Wow Taking Place at Algoma University March 7th and 8th

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – February 28, 2020): Shingwauk Anishinaabe Students’ Association (SASA) and Anishinaabe Initiatives Division (AID) of Algoma University welcome everyone to come and indulge in indigenous culture and customs at the 15th annual ‘Gathering at the Rapids Pow Wow: Celebrating Life Long Learning’, taking place at the George Leach Centre (GLC) located […]

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Manitoba Aboriginal Languages Strategy—2020 Aboriginal Languages Symposium

The Manitoba Aboriginal Languages Strategy (MALS) was created to revitalize First Nations languages. MALS is committed to promoting and developing First Nations language resources throughout the province. On February 20–21, MALS hosted the 2020 Aboriginal Languages Symposium, also called Ki kiikidowininaand Maamawi’opiwin (Gathering of Our Languages). “My hopes for this conference are that everyone leaves […]

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Announcing the 2020 TAC Leaders Lab Fellows

Arts leaders will work together to create change in Toronto’s arts and culture sector TORONTO – Toronto Arts Council and Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity are pleased to announce the 2020 TAC Leaders Lab fellows, a dynamic group of forward-thinking arts professionals who will work together over a one-year period to strengthen Toronto’s arts […]

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Council of Yukon First Nations and Government of Yukon collaborate on Whitehorse Correctional Centre cultural programming

The Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN) and the Government of Yukon have jointly developed and implemented Yukon First Nations cultural programming at the Whitehorse Correctional Centre (WCC). Cultural practices, such as sweat ceremonies and drumming circles, have been incorporated into the correctional centre’s regular operations, along with cultural awareness training for staff, the hiring […]

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Full Cast Announced For ‘DEAR RITA’ at The Charlottetown Festival

February 26, 2020 -World premiere will feature six actor-musicians channeling Rita MacNeil’s songs and spirit- Tickets are ‘flying on their own’ for this summer’s new cabaret production, Dear Rita, playing June 25 to September 25 at The Charlottetown Festival. Sponsored by Key Murray Law, Dear Rita is a musical toast to Canadian icon and songwriter […]

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Sharing our expertise with Montreal’s arts community – McCord Museum chosen by Conseil des arts de Montréal for its engagement with Indigenous communities

Montreal– The McCord Museum is one of eight Montreal cultural institutions selected by the Conseil des arts de Montréal to share its expertise, resources and networks with the arts community. Under the agreement, the Museum will carry out two projects focussed on creating stronger ties with Indigenous creators and increasing awareness of Indigenous realities and […]

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Indigenous Governor General’s arts award winners reflect on recognition, challenges in Canada – Globalnews.ca

February 27, 2020 First Nations star Tantoo Cardinal has a theory that she likes to hold onto in crucial times: That someone with a good heart and strong mind will “stand up” or “swing by” at just the right moment to offer support and keep the light on. “That’s my hope, because sometimes that’s all […]

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The Passamaquoddy people could be close to gaining recognition in Canada – CBC

After two years of talks, recognition for the First Nation – now known as Peskotomuhkati – could be close Feb 28, 2020 The Passamaquoddy people in New Brunswick are getting closer to gaining formal recognition as a First Nation from the federal and provincial governments. The First Nation group – now known as the Peskotomuhkati […]

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Coast Mountain College – Student spotlight: Hobiyee 2020

Feb 27, 2020 Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art student Smiddy Grandison explains what it’s like to celebrate the Nisga’a new year, Hobiyee. The Nisga’a People watch for the positioning of the moon and the stars during this time of year to predict the coming harvest. Hobiyee 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of bringing […]

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George Brown College: New Indigenous Student Centre opens at Casa Loma Campus

Indigenous students have a new to space to study, socialize and access supports and services at Casa Loma Campus. We celebrated the official opening of the new Indigenous Student Centre on February 25, 2020 with First Nations, Métis and Inuit performances. The new space is bigger, brighter and better for hosting events, delivering services, and provides a […]

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P.E.I. Indigenous photographer has ‘amazing experience’ at Banff school – CBC

Feb 27, 2020 ‘That’s what I needed. That’s what I was looking for’ P.E.I. Mik’maq photographer Patricia Bourque feels she’s ready to take the next step forward as an artist after a three-week residence at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Bourque said she applied for the course when online advertising for it caught […]

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Indigenous seed, land practices highlight of Newmarket’s Seedy Saturday – NewmarketToday.ca

York Region Food Network on a mission to connect, empower people to access healthy food Gardening enthusiasts, families, foodies, and those wanting to learn, connect and celebrate spring’s renewal are invited to the Newmarket Community Centre and Lions Hall on Saturday, March 7 for York Region Food Network’s 8th annual Seedy Saturday. The purpose of […]

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Bringing Indigenous languages to trails – Winnipeg Free Press

Healing Trails project mixes traditional knowledge, active transportation To move forward, you need to take that first step. That’s the idea behind Healing Trails, an Indigenous-led initiative of the Winnipeg Trails Association that intends to “re-think transportation through policy work, capacity building, education and tangible real-world projects.” Transcona’s Janell Henry, a member of Roseau River […]

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Media Advisory – Métis Nation Honours Second World War Veteran in Rivers, Manitoba

February 27, 2020 The Métis Nation Minister of Veterans Affairs David Chartrand will be honouring Métis veteran of the Second World War at a ceremony in Rivers, MB. The ceremony will include the presentation of a $20,000 cheque to the veteran under the terms of the $30 million Canada-Métis Nation Métis Veterans Recognition Payment Agreement. Media […]

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North Cowichan to seek suggestions from First Nation in renaming street – Chemainus Valley Courier

Section of Humbird Street in Chemainus was to be renamed MacMillan Street North Cowichan will reach out to the Penelakut Tribe in efforts to find a new name for a portion of Humbird Street, located close to Echo Heights Park in Chemainus. The municipality is looking to rename portions of Humbird Street and Green Road […]

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Seven new National Film Board of Canada shorts celebrate Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards laureates

February 27, 2020 – Montreal – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) For the 12th consecutive year, the National Film Board of Canada is bringing together acclaimed filmmakers to create short cinematic tributes to Canadian performing arts legends, as the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards (GGPAA) gets set to honour laureates at its 28th annual […]

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Celebrating Canadian Talent: 2020 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Laureates Announced

OTTAWA, February 27, 2020 – The Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of Canada’s highest honour in the performing arts. The laureates of the 2020 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards (GGPAA) for Lifetime Artistic Achievement, which recognize artists who have made an indelible contribution to cultural life in Canada […]

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The Daily Thursday, February 27, 2020

Canada’s balance of international payments, fourth quarter 2019 Canada’s current account deficit (on a seasonally adjusted basis) narrowed by $2.1 billion in the fourth quarter to $8.8 billion. The decrease mainly reflected a lower trade in goods deficit, as well as higher receipts from government transfers. Continue reading Non-residential capital and repair expenditures, 2018 (revised), […]

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Distant star and planet get new Cree names following national contest – Folio

February 26 2020 Winning Canadian entry renames star and exoplanet Nikâwiy and Awasis, translated as “my mother” and “child” in Cree. A giant planet 344 light-years from Earth and the star it orbits have new names in the Cree language, thanks to a national contest. The star HD136418 and its exoplanet HD136418b were renamed Nikâwiy […]

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Musqueam and Langara Establish Special Advisor Role

Feb 26, 2020 Vancouver, BC – To support their expanding working relationship, today Musqueam and Langara College have named Gail Sparrow Special Advisor to the President snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ Langara College. In this newly-created role, Ms. Sparrow will provide advice and support, and assist Langara in working with Musqueam on cultural and protocol issues. “For some […]

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Brandon U – Louis Riel portrait will hang in Louis Riel Room

February 25, 2020 Brandon University’s Louis Riel Room will now feature a large portrait of its namesake. During local Louis Riel Day celebrations, which were hosted at BU on Monday, Feb. 17, the Manitoba Métis Federation presented a portrait of the famed Métis leader to BU. The large framed portrait will soon be displayed in […]

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Reluctant’ activist and trans poet to participate in three-generation Indigenous panel – The Kingston Whig-Standard

In one of the final poems of Gwen Benaway’s fourth collection, day/break, she writes: “I have no monument big enough to hold my dead. Every day, a new name blossoms. This one shot outside a bar. This one strangled in her bed. This one stabbed 40 times by her lover. This one beaten by a […]

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Know History Honoured with International Award for Indigenous Video Project

Know History Honoured with International Award for Indigenous Video Project Film series showcases unique, vibrant history and culture of Ontario Métis OTTAWA, ON – February 25, 2020 – Canadian historical services firm Know History Inc. has been named the recipient of the U.S.-based National Council on Public History’s 2020 Excellence in Consulting Award for the […]

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Vancouver Art Gallery Launches Its Spring Season With Shuvinai Ashoona: Mapping Worlds, The Artist’s First Museum Exhibition in Western Canada

Also opening this spring, lineages and land bases explores the role of art in representing place highlighting a study on the connection between Emily Carr and Sophie Frank (Sḵwxwú7mesh)̱ Members of the media are invited to a preview of Shuvinai Ashoona: Mapping Worlds and lineages and land bases on Thursday, February 20, 2020, 9:00 AM […]

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Nunavik’s regional government gets behind artists’ grant – Nunatsiaq News

25 February 2020 Kativik Regional Government partners with Avataq as Quebec government steps away KUUJJUUAQ—The Kativik Regional Government has stepped up with $82,000 to fully support a funding program through Avataq Cultural Institute for Nunavik artists. Previously supported by the province of Quebec’s arts program, it is now 100 per cent funded by the regional […]

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