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Raise Your Voice: NFB & imagineNATIVE launch call for Indigenous Voice Artists

Calling all Hip Hop, Rap, Spoken Word Artists, Poets, Singers, Audio Storytellers, and Podcasters. The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) and imagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts Festival are partnering for the eighth annual Digital Project Prize. This year we’re inviting Indigenous voice artists to apply to create something new, a digital or interactive experiment. […]

by aanationtalk on July 23, 2019282 Views

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Alanis Obomsawin, 15 other Quebecers to receive Order of Canada – Montreal Gazette

June 27, 2019 Alanis Obomsawin and Mitch Garber were among 16 Quebecers and 83 Canadians whose achievements were recognized by the Order of Canada on Thursday. Obomsawin has been here before. In 1983, the Abenaki filmmaker was named a Member of the Order of Canada for her engaged documentaries about the Indigenous experience. In 2002, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 2019269 Views

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Métis author and illustrator publish new childrens’ book

June 24, 2019 The Story of the Tamarack is one that Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) citizen Tobias Clarke has shared many times. But now, her heartwarming tale of family and natural world has been published and is available to a wider audience. Clarke partnered with illustrator Jeffery Wilson for The Story of the Tamarack which weaves a […]

by pnationtalk on June 24, 2019225 Views

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It’s time,’ says first Inuk woman to become honorary colonel at 5 Wing Goose Bay – CBC

Veteran, former Nunatsiavut President Sarah Leo makes history Jun 23, 2019 An Indigenous woman has been named honorary colonel of a squadron based at 5 Wing Goose Bay for the first time. Sarah Leo, a former president of Nunatsiavut and Canadian Army veteran, is taking on the civilian role, which bridges the divide between members […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 2019210 Views

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Indigenous elders honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award – RdnewsNOW

Jun 20, 2019 Two well-respected local Indigenous elders have been given a special honour. Theresa “Corky” Larsen-Jonasson and Doreen Bergum received the Lifetime Achievement Award Wednesday night at the 2019 Women of Excellence Awards at the Cambridge Inn and Suites. “When you nominate one woman, you nominate a whole bunch. And I’ll tell you something, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 2019267 Views

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Winner of the 2019 Chief David Crowchild Memorial Award announced

The recipient of the award this year goes to Steve Kootenay-Jobin, of the Stoney Nakoda Nation. This also marks the first time this award has been given to an individual from that Nation, which is given to a Calgarian who builds relationships with the Indigenous community and is a leader among peers. The award is […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 2019225 Views

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Trent University awards honorary doctorate to Jeannette Corbiere Lavell – Manitoulin Expositor

June 5, 2019 PETERBOROUGH – You might think Jeannette Corbiere Lavell of Manitowaning would be getting a bit jaded about receiving an honourary Doctor of Laws degree today (June 5) from Trent University during its 2019 convocation ceremonies, considering all of the honourary degrees currently adorning her wall, but nothing could be further from the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 2019183 Views

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Minister Abernethy Congratulates Recipients of the 2019 NWT Disability Awareness Awards

Minister Responsible for Persons with Disabilities, Glen Abernethy, congratulated recipients of the 2019 NWT Disability Awareness Awards presented as part of the annual Disability Awareness Tea today in the Great Hall of the Legislative Assembly. Minister Abernethy issued the following statement recognizing this year’s award recipients: “This year, the recipient of the Minister Responsible for […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 2019157 Views

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Order of Nunavut Investiture Ceremony to be held on June 4, 2019

IQALUIT, Nunavut (May 30, 2019) – Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and Chairperson of the Order of Nunavut Advisory Council Simeon Mikkungwak today announced that Mr. Zacharias Kunuk will be invested into the Order of Nunavut at a ceremony to be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at 6:00pm (EST) in the Chamber of the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 2019609 Views

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NT Government: 2019 Outstanding Volunteers Honoured

Today, Alfred Moses, Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs will present the Northwest Territories (NWT) 2019 Outstanding Volunteer Awards at a ceremony in Yellowknife.  These annual awards provide an opportunity to show our appreciation to volunteers and volunteer organizations for their outstanding contributions in communities across the territory. Recipients of the 2019 NWT Outstanding Volunteer […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 2019197 Views

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