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Government of Canada announces design of Parks Canada’s new home for 25 million artifacts

Facility will ensure that archaeological and historical objects are safeguarded and conserved for future generations July 23, 2019            Ottawa, Ontario         Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada is responsible for protecting nationally significant examples of Canada’s natural and cultural heritage and enabling the stories of these treasured objects and places to be shared with Canadians. […]

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Warehouse that burned ‘a beacon of hope for a lot of people’; artists, musicians and entrepreneurs speak on what was lost – CTV News

July 22, 2019 The impact of a fire that tore through a warehouse Monday will be felt throughout Winnipeg’s entire visual arts community, according to one of the artists who worked in the space. Firefighters responded to the fire at a warehouse at 274 Jarvis Avenue very early Monday morning and are expected to remain […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 201968 Views

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YT Government: 28 community projects receive support from Community Development Fund

July 22, 2019 28 community projects across Yukon are receiving a total of $909,409 in Tier 1 and Tier 2 funding through the Community Development Fund. Funding recipients include Watson Lake Riding Association for construction and building improvements, Kluane First Nation for a memorial park, Whistle Bend Community Garden Coalition to establish a community garden, […]

by pnationtalk on July 23, 201957 Views

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Government of Canada Supports Festivities Marking Nouvelle City’s 150th Anniversary

From: Canadian Heritage NOUVELLE, Quebec, July 22, 2019 Mr. Rémi Massé, Member of Parliament for Avignon–La Mitis–Matane–Matapédia, announced today 311,500 dollars in funding to support community celebrations and festivities to mark Nouvelle City’s 150th anniversary. Mr. Massé made this announcement on behalf of the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism. From this […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 201943 Views

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Plant walk a peek inside traditional medicine chest – APTN News

July 22, 2019 A First Nation Elder says you can make a salad with wild plants growing in your backyard if you know what to look for. “Pigweed is more nutritious than kale,” said David Daniels, who hosted a medicine-picking tour on Manitoba’s Long Plain First Nation last month. “But some plants will kill you.” […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 201949 Views

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Ame Papatsie uses art to share his Inuit culture with the people of Guelph – GuelphToday

‘I want to show people who I am and where I come from,’ says Ame Papatsie Ame Papatsie’s art hangs in big city galleries, on the walls of fancy hotels, on commissioned medals for soccer championships and can be seen in a National Film Board short. But today he’s laughing about selling works for $5. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 201975 Views

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NL Government: Provincial Government Proclaims Museum Day

July 22, 2019 Sarah Stoodley, Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, recently joined members of Bell Island’s Heritage Society at the Miner’s Museum to proclaim July 20 as Museum Day. Through the Cultural Economic Development Program, the Provincial Government contributes over $892,000 to support community heritage organizations such as museums, archives, and historical […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 201954 Views

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U of Lethbridge: Indigenous artist Sarah Russell seeks support for community art installation

July 19, 2019 In the summer of 2017, the community of Lethbridge came together to support artist Sarah Russell, a University of Lethbridge student studying indigenous art studio, after her hillside art installation was vandalized near Fort Whoop Up. Inspired by the original artwork, and the strength of the community coming together to rebuild the […]

by pnationtalk on July 22, 201959 Views

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Strength of Mi’kmaq women focus of new exhibit – CBC

Jul 21, 2019 Patricia Bourque’s Beyond The Regalia on now at The Guild Island photographer Patricia Bourque hopes her new exhibit featuring portraits of Mi’kmaq women will help people see beyond some of the stereotypes and assumptions associated with Indigenous women — and focus on their strength and grace instead. The exhibit is called Beyond […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 201949 Views

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The NRC welcomes visiting scholar Dr. Marie-Odile Junker, expert in information technologies for Indigenous languages

July 22, 2019 Dr. Junker will contribute to the NRC’s Indigenous Languages Technologies Project The NRC’s Indigenous Languages Technology Project is honoured to welcome leading Indigenous language technology expert Dr. Marie-Odile Junker as a visiting scholar to the NRC. Dr. Junker is a Full Professor at the University of Carleton’s School of Linguistics and Language Studies, a Killam […]

by pnationtalk on July 22, 2019126 Views

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Largest ever’ sunrise ceremony in St. John’s marks start of Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations – CBC

Events across Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada to recognize culture, contributions Jun 21, 2019 As the sun rose in St. John’s Friday, people gathered in Bannerman Park to greet it, marking the start of events for National Indigenous Peoples Day. More than 130 people showed up for the early morning celebration. “I think this may be […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 201965 Views

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Reclaim Inuktut names, NTI encourages Nunavut hamlets – Nunatsiaq News

22 July, 2019 “It has to come from the community” What’s in an Inuktut name? The reclaiming of Inuit history and language, Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. says. The Inuit birthright organization has encouraged 14 municipalities in the territory that still use English names to consider a switch to their original Inuktut names. “With 2019 being the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 201948 Views

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P.E.I. artists receive $50K in grants from province – CBC

Successful applicants were chosen from panel of peers Jul 21, 2019 P.E.I. photographer Patricia Bourque’s exhibition called Beyond the Regalia is now on display at the gallery at The Guild in Charlottetown. The exhibition was put together with a grant she received from the provincial government. Bourque is one of 14 Island artists who recently […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 201952 Views

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National Indigenous Peoples Day 2019

Credits: Spirit Bay Every year, the region celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day with a festival of culture, sport, art and tradition.  Watch our video capturing some of the highlights of the day in the inner harbour and at Royal Roads.  The canoe  in the opening sequence is from the Sci’anew First Nation. https://spiritbay.ca/indigenous-peopl…

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 2019180 Views

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Media Advisory: Sacred Eagle Feather ceremony

23 July 2019 EDITOR’S NOTE: A ceremony and reception will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23, at Government House, 51 Woodstock Rd., Fredericton, to celebrate the partnership between First Nations and the provincial government to introduce the Eagle Feather into New Brunswick’s court system. Elders will be gifting sacred Eagle Feathers during […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201991 Views

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Building the legacy of the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

July 19, 2019 The 12th session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), which took place from 15 to 19 July in Geneva, Switzerland, celebrated the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages. During the Opening Session, H.E Mr Coly Seck, President of the Human Rights Council, and Ms Mona Rishmawi, Chief of […]

by pnationtalk on July 19, 201939 Views

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NS Government: Profits from Gaming Distributed Across the Province

Profits from the Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation, which are used to help fund public services, like health care, education sport and culture, increased this year. In 2018-19, the payment to the province was $145.2 million, an increase of 2.2 per cent from $142.1 million in 2017-18. “The proceeds from gaming are used to pay for […]

by pnationtalk on July 19, 201937 Views

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Style statements: Edmonton’s Amazing Racers are wearing what they believe – CBC

‘Bringing awareness and perspective in a national platform to people in their living rooms’ Jul 18, 2019 James Makokis and Anthony Johnson’s red skirts flapped and bounced as they ran up the stairs of the Old Strathcona Antique Mall in Tuesday’s episode of Amazing Race Canada. The skirts are a detail that some viewers may […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201945 Views

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Funding continues for Island artists

Photographer Patricia Bourque’s solo exhibition, Beyond the Regalia, is now on display at the gallery at The Guild, with the support of an Arts Grant she received from the Prince Edward Island Government. Bourque is among 14 Island artists, out of 63 applicants, who recently received a total of $50,000 through the provincial government. Her […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201935 Views

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Cooking with kokum: McMurray Métis creating cookbook of traditional recipes – CBC

‘It’s traditional recipes that will mostly be in the book. So we are able to keep our culture alive.’ Jul 18, 2019 In an effort to preserve Métis culture and pass recipes on to the next generation, the McMurray Métis are putting together a cookbook full of recipes from elders. Heather Hagerman, with the McMurray […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201978 Views

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Respectful hunting in Yukon

The Government of Yukon is reminding hunters that conservation and cooperation should be a priority when out on the land as they prepare for another hunting season. The Wildlife Act and hunting regulations continue to apply across the territory, including in the Ross River area. Only a valid 2019–20 Yukon hunting licence with applicable tags, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201967 Views

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Legislative Assembly of Ontario – Call for submissions: Indigenous artwork

The Legislative Assembly of Ontario invites Ontario-based Indigenous wood artists to submit for consideration an expression of interest to design and carve a fixed art piece for the Legislative Chamber. Background As the seat of Ontario’s provincial Parliament, the Legislative Building is a physical symbol representing our province. At the heart of the building is […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201980 Views

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The International Visitors Programme Announces its 2019 participants, the Canadian Editorial Fellow and Keynote Speaker

July 16, 2019 TORONTO, ON — The International Visitors (IV) Programme, in association with the Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA), announces its 2019 participants, the Canadian Editorial Fellow, as well as the 2019 keynote address. This October, the Programme celebrates its 13th year of hosting publishing professionals from around the world during the Toronto […]

by pnationtalk on July 17, 2019107 Views

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“That’s a place for me” : Confederation Centre raises the Mi’kmaq Nation Flag

Confederation Centre of the Arts proudly displays the provincial and territorial flags on the corner of Queen and Grafton Street as the “Centre for All Canadians”. For National Indigenous Peoples Day a new, permanent flag was added during a public ceremony: the Mi’kmaq Nations Flag. “It is a physical way of acknowledging the land on […]

by pnationtalk on July 17, 201957 Views

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General Auditions – Toronto: Toronto National Arts Centre Indigenous Theatre Artistic Director Kevin Loring and English Theatre Artistic Director Jillian Keiley will be conducting general auditions in Toronto on Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11, 2019.

July 16, 2019 GENERAL AUDITIONS – TORONTO National Arts Centre Indigenous Theatre Artistic Director Kevin Loring and English Theatre Artistic DirectorJillian Keiley will be conducting general auditions in Toronto on Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11, 2019. NAC Indigenous Theatre and English Theatre are committed to inclusive casting. We encourage submissions from professional artists who self-identify as members of under-represented […]

by pnationtalk on July 17, 201985 Views

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Discover Mississauga Landmarks With Transit

Consider a low-cost trip by discovering Mississauga landmarks using transit. Plan your trip using the online trip planner or by calling 905-615-4636 (INFO) to speak to a friendly customer service representative. Snap a pic and share it with us on Twitter through @MiWayHelps. Route 23, Route 19 Hurontario: Port Credit Light House The red and white lighthouse can be seen from afar, […]

by pnationtalk on July 17, 201943 Views

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OC’s Vernon campus flies Syilx flag permanently

July 16, 2019 A Syilx Okanagan Nation flag has found a permanent home at Okanagan College’s Vernon campus, after a historic ceremony today. Representatives of the Okanagan Nation Alliance (ONA), Okanagan Indian Band and Okanagan College gathered today for a flag raising ceremony recognizing the traditional unceded territories of the Syilx (Okanagan) people. “We are […]

by pnationtalk on July 17, 201938 Views

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New Zealand team bridges Indigenous cultures with haka at Sask. Powwow – CBC

‘We’re all the same Indigenous people’: Kahkewistahaw First Nation Chief Evan Taypotat Indigenous cultures converged at a Saskatchewan powwow when a New Zealand softball team performed the haka, a traditional dance of that country’s Māori people. In 2001, Evan Taypotat was 21-years-old and travelled to play fastball in New Zealand. Now, 18 years later, Chief […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201957 Views

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Weengushk International Film Festival celebrates global Indigenous talent – Manitoulin Expositor

July 17, 2019 AUNDECK OMNI KANING – They came, they saw, and then they watched some more. The offerings at the Weengushk International Film Festival proved addictive to most of the audience who took in the films from Indigenous communities across the globe. The opening night ceremonies were enhanced with a dance and song performance […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201941 Views

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Hinterland Who’s Who releases vignette on ravens in 6 Indigenous languages – CBC

Videos on turtles and wolverines in Indigenous languages available since 2017 July 17, 2019 Hinterland Who’s Who, the series of iconic public service announcements about Canadian wildlife, has released a new video on the common raven available in six Indigenous languages. The 30-second vignette joins the profiles on freshwater turtles and wolverines released in 2017 that are available with […]

by pnationtalk on July 17, 201947 Views

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City to look at Guelph’s founding story through an Indigenous lens for 2027 bicentennial – GuelphToday

City staff will use the next eight years to learn as much as possible about the founding of Guelph as seen through an Indigenous perspective The City of Guelph is looking ahead to the Royal City’s two-hundredth anniversary in 2027 and When Guelph was celebrating its 190th birthday in 2017, Guelph City Council asked city […]

by pnationtalk on July 17, 201965 Views

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AB Government: Powwow gatherings

A powwow gathers people together to celebrate family, community and Nations through song and dance, ceremonies, and displays of hospitality and unity. Powwows typically take place on First Nations and in urban centres across Canada during the summer. Powwow songs and dances change with each generation. Powwows are a social, artistic and spiritual expression of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 201979 Views

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What do turtles, calendars have in common? Storyteller brings Ojibway language to life (5 photos) – Barrie Today

Presentation was related to a Norval Morrisseau art exhibit at Innisfil library, which is on display until the end of the month It’s important to know who you are and where you came from. That was the essence of storyteller Will Morin’s session called Grandfather Teachings at the Lakeshore library in Alcona recently, as he […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 201971 Views

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‘I’m interested in engaging people’: Rebecca Belmore exhibit opens in Montreal – APTN News

July 15, 2019 The award winning artist Rebecca Belmore has a new exhibition in Montreal. The Anishinaabe artist from Lac Seul in northern Ontario is presenting “Facing the Monumental at Montreal’s Contemporary Arts Museaum. “I am the artist, that’s my role within our community,” Belmore told APTN News. For Belmore, the ongoing violence against Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 201951 Views

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Museums need to be updated to reflect integrated rather than segmented histories – The Peak

July 15, 2019 Museums are crucial cultural depictions of history. To represent history responsibly, they should be updated to reflect a more inclusive history. Recently, Victoria’s Royal B.C. Museum has planned to modernize its building to address structural issues, and, more importantly, to reassess how the museum represents history in order to move away from […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 201939 Views

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Dilico Pow Wow July 18: Gakina Maamawedaa (Everyone Together) 3rd Annual Pow Pow

Poster: http://www.dilico.com/upload/documents/2019-dilico-pow-wow-poster-july-18-2019-.pdf NT5

by aanationtalk on July 15, 2019105 Views

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Kahnawake Pow Wow kicks off for the 29th year: ‘It brings people together’ – Globalnews.ca

Eabametoong First Nation declared emergency after tests showed high THMs level in the water Jul 15, 2019 Another fly-in First Nation in Ontario has declared a state of emergency over of its water quality. Eabametoong First Nation, an Ojibway community that sits about 360 kilometres north of Thunder Bay, passed a band council resolution declaring […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201955 Views

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This is my lifelong dream’: Elder revives Mi’kmaq language, medicine – CBC

Jun 28, 2019 Rebecca Labillois of Ugpi’Ganjig shares the links between the Mi’kmaq language and traditional medicine As we drive along the shore of the Bay of Chaleur to the Aboriginal Heritage Garden in Ugpi’Ganjig, Rebecca Labillois is picturing her grandmother walking along that same beach as a girl, crying. At the end of the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201938 Views

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Press Statement from Grand Chief Arlen Dumas and The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs

July 12, 2019 Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, Manitoba “The statement that I made on Wednesday, July 10th, 2019 is true. I never operated a fake Facebook account called Charles Forbes. This appears to be a manufactured political smear. This is not the first time false social media allegations have been made against me or many […]

by pnationtalk on July 15, 2019156 Views

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Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association picks new board – Nunatsiaq News

15 July, 2019 Leadership includes veteran artists like Abraham Tagalik, Elisapi Gordon and Lucie Idlout Nunavut artists have a new team with greater Inuit representation advocating on their behalf, who say there’s a huge need for studio spaces and support for artists. Members of the Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association elected 12 board members at […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201941 Views

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New LGBTQ2+ channel available for free at NFB.ca

July 11, 2019 – Montreal – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) Today, as the Rendez-vous de la fierté Acadie Love festival takes place in Caraquet, New Brunswick, the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is launching a brand-new selection of more than 40 LGBTQ2+-themed titles online. Comprising recent films as well as key works produced beginning […]

by pnationtalk on July 15, 201957 Views

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The Rooms reviewing exhibit referring to Beothuk people as ‘Indians’ – CBC

Panels on display since 2005 describe Beothuk, Paleo-Eskimo peoples as ‘Indian populations’ Jul 15, 2019 The Rooms in St. John’s is reviewing an exhibit that describes the first inhabitants of Newfoundland and Labrador as “Indians.” Several informational panels in an exhibit dedicated to the Paleo-Eskimo and Beothuk describe the life of these “Indian populations” before […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201937 Views

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2019 Pure Gold Arrival of the Europeans $200 Coin Unboxing – Early Canadian History Series

Credits:  The Canadian Press Check out the latest piece in the Royal Canadian Mint’s series of Early Canadian History gold coins! Celebrate the rich history of Indigenous Peoples in Canada. Collectors of all kinds will cherish this coin on its sheer merits as a work of art that opens a privileged window on the rich […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 2019200 Views

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Native Women’s Association of Canada Breaks Ground on New Social and Cultural Innovation Centre

(OTTAWA, ON)- On the morning of July 12, 2019, the staff of the Native Women’s Association of Canada gathered around a building in Hull, QB and each took their turn sprinkling tobacco at its base. It was a momentous occasion for NWAC staff, but an even greater one for Indigenous women, girls and gender diverse […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 2019119 Views

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Minister Bennett announces funding for Métis National Heritage Centre

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada July 12, 2019 — Winnipeg, MANITOBA — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Showcasing the history of the Métis Nation, and highlighting the rich heritage and contributions of Métis people to the development of Canada is key to advancing reconciliation. Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201948 Views

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ECUAD: The Creative Potential of Public Space

July 12, 2019 An ECU research team seeks out innovative solutions to real-world matters situated in shared spaces Public spaces most often change slowly and incrementally, say Laura Kozak and Charlotte Falk, Research Associates at Emily Carr University of Art + Design’s Living Labs. So what happens when an entire area — such as the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201968 Views

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The Qikiqtani Inuit Association is inviting proposals for the Qikiqtani Cultural Activities Program (QCAP)

July 12, 2019, Iqaluit, NU – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association is inviting proposals for the Qikiqtani Cultural Activities Program (QCAP) in the following communities: Arctic Bay, Clyde River, Hall Beach, Resolute Bay, Grise Fiord and Sanikiluaq. Individual Inuit and community groups from those communities are invited to submit proposals for projects that will run from […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201986 Views

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New Federal Funding for Metis National Heritage Centre

July 12, 2019 Winnipeg, MB– Today, the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) and the Government of Canada unveiled new funding for the construction of a Métis National Heritage Centre in Winnipeg. The centre will be the first of its kind in Canada and will showcase the history of the Métis Nation, highlighting the rich heritage and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 2019141 Views

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Government of Canada and Province of British Columbia partner to take bold action to conserve Steelhead Trout

July 11, 2019 Vancouver, British Columbia — Steelhead trout, an iconic British Columbia fish, have been in significant decline during recent years. The Thompson and Chilcotin Steelhead runs in particular have reached critically low levels. The Governments of Canada and British Columbia are working together to conserve, protect, and recover Thompson and Chilcotin steelhead populations. Today, […]

by pnationtalk on July 12, 201977 Views

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50 Years After Stonewall and Still Claiming our Rights!

MONTRÉAL, July 11, 2019 – The Montréal Pride Festival, presented by TD in collaboration with Casino de Montréal, wishes to remind the public that the first Pride event was an uprising and that political advocacy remains the cornerstone of the organisation. During the night of June 28 to 29, 1969, an uprising broke out in […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201969 Views

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