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Coady at Women Deliver Conference 2019

May 24, 2019 The world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women, Women Deliver, will take place in Vancouver, Canada in June 2019. Eileen Alma (Director Women and Indigenous Programming) and Robin Neustaeter (Program Teaching Staff) will attend on behalf of Coady International Institute. Coady graduate Musola Cathrine […]

by aanationtalk on May 24, 201923 Views

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Yukon College: Bachelor of Education alumni gather to celebrate program’s 30th anniversary

May 22, 2019 WHITEHORSE—Alumni, former and current instructors and program coordinators of the Yukon Native Teacher Education Program (YNTEP) will gather Friday to celebrate 30 years since the first students began classes. The Bachelor of Education, offered in partnership between Yukon College and University of Regina, aims to foster critical awareness of the negative consequence of historical colonized […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 201917 Views

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Explore Behind-the-Scenes at Billy Bishop Airport This Saturday for Doors Open Toronto

Toronto (May 23, 2019) – On Saturday, May 25, 2019, media are invited to tour Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport as part of the 20th annual Doors Open Toronto, presented by Great Gulf. Throughout the day, thousands of people are expected to visit Billy Bishop Airport as part of the annual city-wide event. This year’s […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201925 Views

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First Moose Hide Campaign Day – Energeticcity.ca

May 23, 2019 FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Moose Hide Campaign with a walk and barbeque is being hosted by the City of Fort St. John in partnership with Shell Canada. Residents of the Fort St. John community are being invited to take a stand against violence towards women and children by taking the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201932 Views

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Hotel Mira’s Charlie Kerr Takes His Battle with Mental Illness to the Stage in Support of the B.C. Schizophrenia Society

VANCOUVER, May 23, 2019 – Charlie Kerr and his band, Hotel Mira (https://www.hotelmiramusic.com/), will headline Re-Mind: An Evening of Art, Music, & Readings, a free all ages party taking place at Beaumont Studios in Vancouver on Friday, May 24th from 7 pm to 11 pm to mark National Schizophrenia and Psychosis Awareness Day. National Schizophrenia […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201927 Views

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Tomson Highway project, Songs in the Key of Cree, visits Brandon

May 16, 2019 BRANDON – Acclaimed Cree playwright Tomson Highway’s latest project will come to Brandon University’s (BU’s) Evans Theatre on Tuesday, June 11 as part of a Manitoba tour. Songs in the Key of Cree, written and composed by Highway, is a new country and western musical theatre project being developed by the Manitoba-born […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201923 Views

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Media Advisory – International Astronomy Day at the Ontario Science Centre May 11

TORONTO, May 9, 2019  – Calling all sun observers, planet lovers and star watchers!   Come join us on May 11 at the Ontario Science Centre to celebrate International Astronomy Day, with a fun-filled day – and night — of exciting programs and experiences for visitors of all ages.  Head outside and try your hand at solar telescope observing.  […]

by pnationtalk on May 10, 201944 Views

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NCC: National Indigenous Day

Thursday, June 20, 2019, 12:00 am to 12:00 am The erosion of shorelines is presenting as a global challenge. This is of particular concern for Canada, which has the largest coastline in the world — and especially for Indigenous nations. Important heritage and legacy traces are being literally washed away. What exactly are the challenges […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 201933 Views

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Taking Care of Our Land Symposium 2019 – gdo akiiminaan ganawendanaan – May 6-9, 2019

(SAULT STE. MARIE, April 30, 2019): The third biennial ‘Taking Care Of Our Land Symposium’(gdo akiiminaan ganawendanaan) will be taking place at the Delta by Marriott Sault Ste. Marie Waterfront from May 6th, 2019 to May 9th, 2019. This year’s theme is ‘Climate Change and the Four Elements.’ The Symposium, hosted by the Algoma University […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 201991 Views

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Media Advisory – Largest KAIROS Blanket Exercise and Colombian activist come to Mount Allison University, May 3-4

SACKVILLE, NB, May 1, 2019 – Atlantic Canada’s largest KAIROS Blanket Exercise, and a celebration of arts and activism with a Colombian activist will highlight the first May weekend at Mount Allison University. These events are open to all and are part of Streams of Justice: KAIROS Atlantic Gathering 2019, held May 2-5 at Mount […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 201963 Views

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NAN Chiefs Spring Assembly

The NAN Chiefs Spring Assembly has been confirmed for May 7 & 8, 2019 at the Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard Street West, Toronto, Ontario CONFIRMATIONS/REGISTRATION Chiefs/Proxies are asked to complete the attached registration form to confirm his/her attendance and forward to the attention of Narene Barkman via email nbarkman@nan.on.ca or by fax (807)623-7730. TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 201964 Views

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Hopedale set to hold Labrador Inuit Youth Symposium

April 23, 2019 This year’s Labrador Inuit Youth Symposium will center on land-based programming with a focus on cultural healing. The annual event, taking place at the Department of Health and Social Development’s Healing Lodge at Little Bay near Hopedale from April 24-29, will gather youth from each of the five Labrador Inuit communities and […]

by pnationtalk on April 23, 201968 Views

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Award-winning Canadian and U.S. journalists mark World News Day on May 2 in Toronto

Event celebrates the importance of fact-based journalism and why news matters TORONTO, April 23, 2019 – Grammy award-winner Lucinda Williams and a host of top Canadian and U.S. journalists will mark the Canadian Journalism Foundation’s (CJF) second World News Day on May 2 in Toronto. Brian Stelter, chief media correspondent for CNN Worldwide and host […]

by aanationtalk on April 23, 201984 Views

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City of Campbell River: City Economic Development announces 2019 Modern Entrepreneur Series

Apr 18, 2019 Campbell River’s Modern Entrepreneur Series launches with power-driven topics that touch on the many areas of economic development. From tools to help drive your business to Campbell River’s first-ever Youth Hackathon, industry, housing and technology, these events highlight the trends and innovation facing today’s business. These free events will be sure to […]

by pnationtalk on April 23, 201952 Views

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Wilfrid Laurier University Press celebrates book design with panel discussion, exhibit

April 22, 2019 Waterloo – Wilfrid Laurier University Press is inviting a panel of award-winning designers to a discussion on book and cover design. Form and Function in Great Book Design will take place April 25 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Robert Langen Art Gallery in the Library on Laurier’s Waterloo campus. The Robert Langen Art Gallery will also be the site […]

by pnationtalk on April 23, 201983 Views

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Media Advisory – Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security to Host Food Security Symposium

Advancing collaborative action on the issue of hunger that affects 4 million Canadians MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 23, 2019  – The Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security will host its second annual Food Security Symposium on Friday, April 26th in Toronto, bringing together more than 175 participants representing a broad range of skills, resources and interests from across Canada. The […]

by pnationtalk on April 23, 2019104 Views

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Media Advisory: National Day of Remembrance and Action on Mass Atrocities Youth Conference to take place at Carleton

Carleton University will host the seventh annual National Day of Remembrance and Action on Mass Atrocities Youth Conference, organized by students and teachers from the Ottawa District School Board. The conference is supported by Carleton’s Faculty of Public Affairs. Bringing together 750 students and teachers, the conference will feature workshops on important topics, including Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 201957 Views

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Gathering Our Voices 2020: Indigenous Youth Leadership Training, Kamloops, BC

The BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (BCAAFC) alongside the Provincial Aboriginal Youth Council (PAYC) are honoured to announce the Kamloops Aboriginal Friendship Society (KAFS) as the co-hosts for Gathering Our Voices (GOV) 2020, to be held March 16-20, 2020 on the traditional territory of the Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc. In the spirit of bringing people […]

by pnationtalk on April 17, 2019108 Views

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UBCIC: First Nation Opioid Healing Conference

April 16, 2019 Wiping the Tears Healing the Pain FACT!  In some provinces, First Nations women aged 50 and above represent the highest proportion of all opioid-related fatalities FACT!  In the last two-years, opioid overdose and emergency admission rates have tripled in the age groups of 15 to 44 years-old. Please understand, this is not just […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 201988 Views

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U of Regina Media Advisory: Cross-Cultural Engagement and Experience

April 12, 2019 The Conservatory of Performing Arts at the University of Regina is pleased to partner with the National Arts Centre and the Regina Public Library to host a weekend of cross-cultural events with Samantha Whelan Kotkas and Walter MacDonald White Bear. Walter MacDonald White Bear, a Cree singer/songwriter/facilitator and Samantha Whelan Kotkas, a […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 2019141 Views

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St. Lawrence College dedication ceremony – installation of canoes

April 11, 2019 St. Lawrence College (SLC) will hold a dedication ceremony for two canoes created for the college by Algonquin Master birch bark canoe builder Chuck Commanda, from Kitigan-Zibi, Quebec. The ceremony will take place on Monday, April 15 from 3 to 4 pm in the new Student Life and Innovation Centre on the Kingston campus. The installation […]

by pnationtalk on April 12, 201956 Views

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Surrey Releases 2019 Party for the Planet Performance Schedule

April 3, 2019 Surrey, BC – The City of Surrey announced today the release of this year’s Party for the Planet performance schedule and site map, which are now available for download at surrey.ca/partyfortheplanet.  The free event, which is B.C.’s largest Earth Day celebration, will feature the new undercover Live Green World, the popular Adventure Zone […]

by pnationtalk on April 8, 2019147 Views

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120 Indigenous Students From Across The Country Gather in Toronto for the Ultimate Dance Performance

Presented by Outside Looking In, the 12th Annual “Indigenous Youth Dance Show” takes place at Toronto’s Sony Centre, Thursday, May 23rd – Tickets on sale now – TORONTO, April 8, 2019  – In Indigenous communities across Canada, students have been preparing for the performance of their lives since the beginning of the school year. All of their hard work, dedication and creativity culminates […]

by pnationtalk on April 8, 201988 Views

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Saw Video: Plan F – Remembering the Future

April 6 2019, 1:00 – 5:00 pm An Indigenous Feminism Strategy This is a free event for SAW Video members and members of the arts community at large. You are eligible to attend this lecture if you are: a SAW Video member, professional artist, creator, arts worker, cultural worker, admirer and or advocate for video and […]

by pnationtalk on April 5, 201996 Views

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First Nations Provincial Justice Forum

The First Nations Justice Council (FNJC) is pleased to invite one representative from each BC community, either the Chief or an approved alternate, to the First Nations Provincial Justice Forum, which will be held April 24-25, 2019 at the Westin Wall Centre, Vancouver Airport. The FNJC (formerly the British Columbia Aboriginal Justice Council) was formed […]

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 2019174 Views

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UNB’s 5th Powwow celebrates Indigenous languages

The Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at the University of New Brunswick will host the 5th UNB Powwow on Thursday, April 4. This year’s theme is Nikana’tunej (carrying language forward) / Namkomihptune ‘Ciw Weckuwapasihtit (carrying language forward for the ones not yet born). The UNB Powwow celebrates the language revival of Mi’kmaq, Wolastoqey and Passamquoddy languages. It is […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 201970 Views

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30th Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow – Saturday, May 4, 2019

The 30th Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow will take place on Saturday, May 4th, 2019 at the Investors Group Athletic Centre. Please join us in celebrating the achievements of the 2019 University of Manitoba’s Indigenous graduates. A Pow Wow is a celebration; it is a cultural event that brings people and nations together; it is an opportunity to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 201993 Views

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MFNERC: Lighting the Fire Registration Online

“Honouring Our Heritage — Celebrating the International Year of Indigenous Languages” REGISTER ONLINE NOW May 8-10, 2019 Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre Winnipeg, Manitoba The United Nations declared 2019 the International Year of Indigenous Languages* in appreciation for the rich contribution languages make to world-wide cultural diversity. Languages play a critical role in our […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 2019157 Views

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BCAFN Youth Forum: March 29 – 31, 2019

March 18, 2019 The BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) Youth Representatives will be hosting a Youth Forum on March 29-31, 2019 at the Westin Wall Centre, Vancouver Airport, 3099 Corvette Way, in Richmond, BC. The session is intended to bring together BC First Nations Youth to dialogue around priorities and strategic approaches with respect […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 2019129 Views

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Confederation College – Author on Campus: Tanya Talaga – March 21st

March 18, 2019 Please join us this Thursday, March, 21 from 2-4pm in the Shuniah Lecture Theatre (Room 351) for a talk by journalist and author, Tanya Talaga. Students and employees in our regional campuses can join the event using the information below. To join, select from the following options: 1) Web Browser https://primetime.bluejeans.com/a2m/live-event/axejdgfw 2) Joining via a mobile device? […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 201957 Views

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UWinnipeg readies for 17th annual Spring Pow Wow

March 15, 2019 One of The University of Winnipeg’s staple events is back for its 17th year. The annual Spring Pow Wow, which celebrates the academic achievements of UWinnipeg’s First Nation, Métis, and Inuit graduates, is taking place Saturday, March 23 at the Duckworth Centre. UWinnipeg alumna Grace Redhead has been helping organize the annual […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 2019134 Views

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BCAFN: Register for First Nations Cannabis Forum – March 27, 2019

March 13, 2019 REGISTER A travel subsidy will be made available for one Chief or delegate per First Nation to attend the BC Forum only. Details to follow. If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Froese at Sarah.Froese@bcafn.ca or 1 (778) 855-7439. NT5

by aanationtalk on March 14, 2019158 Views

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Georgian celebrates Indigenous culture at annual Pow Wow March 9

Staff, students and the public are invited to Georgian College’s 14th 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 on Saturday, March 9. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2019139 Views

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BCAFN – First Nations’ National Guardians Gathering: Save The Date (March 12 & 13th)

Save the Date! Date: March 12 and 13th, 2019 Location: Vancouver, British Columbia On behalf of the Indigenous Leadership Initiative (ILI) and the British Columbia Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN), in partnership with Environment and Climate Change Canada, we are pleased to announce the First Nations’ National Guardians Gathering to be held in Vancouver, British […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2019146 Views

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Dilico Anishinabek Family Care: Career Fair – February 28

Career Fair – February 28 2pm-7pm at the Victoria Inn… NT4

by aanationtalk on February 13, 2019127 Views

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AIAI: World Water Day Rally

On March 22nd AIAI will be holding a special rally on World Water Day.  We want to spread awareness on how bottling companies are taking everyone’s water and selling it back to us.  It damages the environment, steals from communities both environmentally and economically and they make billions while only giving back a small amount. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 2019110 Views

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What’s On at Trent University February 11, 2019 – March 8, 2019

February 11, 2019 Monday, February 11, 2019 Reconciliation: Taking Stock, Moving Forward Part 3 of the Provost Lecture Series Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Location: The Gathering Space, First Peoples House of Learning About: James Cullingham, an award winning documentary filmmaker and president of Tamarack Productions discusses his work and career. Gunfire, Phonographs, Laughter: […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 2019153 Views

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Skills Ontario hosts Trades & Tech Day for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Students in Sault Ste. Marie – SaultOnline.com

February 05, 2019 Skills Ontario will be hosting a Trades & Tech Day at Sault College on February 12, 2019. This event is an opportunity for Indigenous youth to meet and network with community members who have chosen a career in the skilled trades and technologies. Youth explore their interests and career options through hands-on […]

by pmnationtalk on February 5, 2019106 Views

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U of Calgary: Indigenous Knowledge Public Lecture Series: Carrie Bourassa

Date & Time: February 7, 2019 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm Location: Downtown Campus 906 8th Avenue S.W. Description: Join ii’ taa’poh’to’p, UCalgary’s Indigenous Strategy, as we welcome accomplished Indigenous scholars to share Indigenous knowledge and research methodologies with our community. This five-part series will support us on our path of transformation through intercultural capacity building as […]

by pmnationtalk on February 5, 2019118 Views

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Sault College Hosts Annual Pow Wow – An Exciting Weekend Of Culture And Expression

January 31, 2019 “Love and Unity” will fill the air on Saturday, February 9 and Sunday, February 10 at Sault College’s annual Pow Wow taking place in the College’s Health and Wellness Centre! Sault College is proud to continue the tradition of hosting the Pow Wow on campus and, for the fifth year, partner with the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 2019113 Views

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First Nation Land Governance Readiness Conference Live Stream

This conference being held on February 6th and 7th, 2019 at the River Cree Resort in Edmonton will be live streamed in English and French. For more information about the conference please go to www.fnlandgov.com/ CLICK HERE to view the English webcast on February 6th CLICK HERE to view the French webcast on February 6th CLICK HERE to view […]

by aanationtalk on February 5, 2019141 Views

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Provinces funds free activities in celebration of B.C. families

February 01, 2019 VICTORIA – Recreation facilities, art galleries, museums and Indigenous organizations are hosting free events this Family Day long weekend, including ice skating, swimming and other activities, thanks to support from the Province. “B.C. Family Day is a chance to take a break and spend time making memories with your family,” said Lisa […]

by pmnationtalk on February 4, 201999 Views

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Media Advisory/Photo Op – Great Bear Rainforest Takes Audiences on a Visually Stunning Journey To One of the Last Wild Places on Earth

Limited seats available:  please RSVP to Jana.Abed@osc.on.ca TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2019 – Join us for an exclusive VIP preview screening of the giant-screen documentary Great Bear Rainforest and discussion with film director Ian McAllister. Nestled in an ancient rainforest on Canada’s rugged Pacific coast and hidden from the outside world, the Great Bear Rainforest is home to the fabled all-white Spirit Bear, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 2019117 Views

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Draft agenda for NCC’s 2nd Annual Resource Stewardship Workshop released

January 30,  2019 NCC is hosting a 2nd Annual Resource Stewardship Workshop in Port Hope Simpson on February 5 and 6, 2019. It will be an important discussion on the self-management of our resources. Click on the link below to download a PDF of the two-day draft agenda. Agenda – 2nd Annual Resource Stewardship Workshop […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 2019155 Views

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Winter Celebration at Rideau Hall

January 30, 2019 OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, invites you and your whole family to Winter Celebration on Saturday, February 9, 2019, from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Rideau Hall. This year, Winter Celebration at Rideau Hall is officially part of Winterlude. Young and old alike will have […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 2019130 Views

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Canada’s Ambassador to the U.S. David MacNaughton to Speak at 2019 COFI Convention

January 28, 2019 Vancouver, B.C. – The BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) is pleased to announce that it will be welcoming Canada’s Ambassador to the United States, David MacNaughton, to speak at its annual convention. This year’s event, one of the largest annual gatherings of the forest sector in Canada, will take place from […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 2019119 Views

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Fort Nelson is Shooting for the Stars by Bringing Canada’s Best Music to Northern BC

FORT NELSON, BC, Jan. 29, 2019 – Fort Nelson is hosting the longest winter music and cultural festival that Northern British Columbia has ever seen. Sponsored by Young Living, the festival will run from the Opening Ceremonies on March 9th until the Closing Ceremonies on March 24th, 2019. The festival features two weeks of events and exclusive experiences with a two-night concert capping […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 2019510 Views

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Regalia Native Pride Photo Exhibit at CN Tower

Guests of the CN Tower and 360 Restaurant will have access to REGALIA, Native Pride, a limited time exhibition hosted on the new observation level of the CN Tower. Through 30 portraits, men, women, and children dressed in stunning and colourful regalia tell their personal stories as well as those of their people and their […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 2019198 Views

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Winterfest 2019 features Indigenous culture in special partnership

Friday, January 25, 2019 ​(Barrie, ON) The City of Barrie proudly presents Winterfest, one of the Top 100 Festivals & Events in Ontario, on February 2 and 3. This year, the City has partnered with the Barrie Native Friendship Centre in celebration of their 31st anniversary. The Barrie Native Friendship Centre helps bring Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities together […]

by pmnationtalk on January 25, 2019147 Views

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Register for the BCAFN Business Forum – February 19 & 20, 2019

January 24, 2019 Uda Dune Baiyoh/Hall of Our Ancestors 355 Vancouver Street Lheidli T’enneh Territory/Prince George February 19 & 20, 2019 The Chiefs of BC have provided BC Assembly of First Nations with the mandate to advance the work of the First Nations Sustainable Economic and Fiscal Relations Strategy. An important aspect of this strategy is […]

by pmnationtalk on January 25, 2019179 Views

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