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Media Advisory – Métis Nation of Ontario

TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2018 – On November 16, the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) and Métis communities across Ontario are commemorating Louis Riel, the Métis leader who was executed by the Canadian Government, for leading the Northwest Resistance in defense of Métis rights. The MNO is holding the provincial Louis Riel Day Ceremony at Queen’s […]

by aanationtalk on November 15, 201825 Views

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Events planned to commemorate 100th anniversary of Spanish flu in Okak

In October 1918, the supply vessel SS Harmony set sail from St. John’s for northern Labrador bringing with it a deadly virus that changed the course of history for Labrador Inuit. The virus, which has become known as the Spanish flu, spread quickly, killing entire families and leaving many children orphaned. No community was impacted […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 201821 Views

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Business Exchange Day Returns for a 15th Edition

The Secretariat to the Cree Nation Abitibi-Témiscamingue Economic Alliance is launching a new tool for developing partnerships between Native communities and the municipalities of Abitibi-Témiscamingue and the Eeyou Istchee Baie-James territory. VAL-D’OR, QC, Nov. 14, 2018 – The Secretariat to the Cree Nation Abitibi-Témiscamingue Economic Alliance (the Secretariat) will be holding its 15th Business Exchange Day from 8:30 a.m. […]

by pmnationtalk on November 15, 201825 Views

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MNBC: Louis Riel Day 2018

November 14th, 2018 “Louis Riel Day” is the most significant day in our history as Métis people. This day is a day of celebration of who we are as a unique people, our unique culture and traditions independent of other Aboriginal peoples. Louis David Riel, a transformative figure of Canadian history, born in St. Boniface […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 201849 Views

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Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival 2K18 – Now Accepting Submissions

November 28th – December 2nd Welcome to the 17th Annual Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival, celebrating the best Indigenous Cinema from Canada and around the world! We have an exciting line up of films, special guest speakers and events planned this year, so we hope to see you all & Welcome you to the 2018 WAFF […]

by aanationtalk on November 14, 201833 Views

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MUN: Fisheries and Marine Institute hosts symposium on Northwest Atlantic redfish

What could sustainable Canadian commercial fisheries for redfish look like in the future? To help answer the question, the Fisheries and Marine Institute (MI) of Memorial University is bringing together scientists from Canada and around the world, as well as fisheries managers, industry, Indigenous representatives and non-governmental organizations to participate in the Northwest Atlantic Redfish Symposium […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 201838 Views

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Anishinabek Nation hosts Treaties Recognition Week education events

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (November 5, 2018)— Anishinabek Nation leaders and educators highlighted treaty education resources at a living library event held at the Harris Learning Library at the Nipissing University and Canadore College campus today to kick off Treaties Recognition Week in Ontario. “Our treaty education resources for elementary and high school classrooms help […]

by ahnationtalk on November 5, 201846 Views

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NADF: Community Futures Conference

NADF will be hosting a Community Futures Conference in Lac Seul First Nation on November 5-6, 2018. Participants from any of the 33 communities we service under the Community Futures Development Corporation agreement with FedNor are invited to apply. View Image NT5

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 201850 Views

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Media Advisory: Carleton to Host Shannon Lecture on the Use of Canadian Archaeology Against Indigenous People

November 02, 2018 Carleton University’s Department of History will host the Shannon Lecture Good Intentions, Bad Archaeology: The uses and abuses of Canadian archaeology against Indigenous peoplepresented by Kisha Supernant (University of Alberta). When: Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Where: Room 2017, Dunton Tower, Carleton Info: This event is free and open to […]

by pmnationtalk on November 2, 201842 Views

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MUN: Hands-on fun at Health for All Festival

Oct. 31, 2018 Bring the whole family to celebrate Memorial University’s second annual Health for All Festival! The Health for All Festival is an opportunity for research teams and members of the public to engage and learn from one another with interactive exhibits, games and other activities. Kids can have fun learning about topics in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 201843 Views

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Mount Royal U: “Seed to runway” – More than just a fashion show, it’s Otahpiaaki 2018

Set to take place from Nov. 5 to 10, Otahpiaaki Fashion Week was developed by a team of Blackfoot elders, Mount Royal students and faculty of the Bissett School of Business. Much more than just a fashion show, Otahpiaaki’s “goal is to invite and contribute to significant social, cultural, restorative, and economic reconciliation across reserves, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 201869 Views

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MNBC: Louis Riel Day 2018

October 23rd, 2018 “Louis Riel Day” is the most significant day in our history as Métis people. This day is a day of celebration of who we are as a unique people, our unique culture and traditions independent of other Aboriginal peoples. Louis David Riel, a transformative figure of Canadian history, born in St. Boniface […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 201839 Views

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Susan Aglukark at Lillian H. Smith Toronto Public Library

Visit the Lilliam H. Smith Toronto Public Library on Saturday, November 3rd at 2-3pm to meet Susan Aglukark, author of Una Huna?: What Is This? Susan will be doing a reading from her new picture book as well as performing a song from her newest album The Crossing. To read more about the event click here. Lilliam […]

by aanationtalk on October 23, 201864 Views

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Nordik Institute: Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Development Webinar Series – Oct. 29 – Nov. 1

October 19, 2018 Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (SEE) is delivering a series of development webinars for business developers and social enterprises, from Oct. 29 – Nov. 2.  Below is webinar registration links. The webinars will be recorded and posted at www.seethechange.ca at a later date. Please refer to the attached poster for more details. We look forward to […]

by pmnationtalk on October 19, 201854 Views

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2018 APC Health Conference – November 13, 2018 to November 15, 2018

November 13, 2018 9:49am to November 15, 2018 2:00pm Details 2018 APC Health Conference Registration Package Registration + Nomination Agenda Register online at afnhc.eventbrite.ca All delegates must register by October 31, 2018. Please complete one form for each conference delegate. If not submitting registration online, please return completed form by email at events@mcarrollconsulting.ca or by […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 201851 Views

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What’s On at Trent University

October 15, 2018 Upcoming events include Peterborough Open House and Lecture by Holocaust Survivor Dr. Max Eisen Every week new and exciting things are happening at Trent University. Come and be inspired through a range of events, public lectures, panel discussions and debates, all open to the community. Here’s what’s on at Trent University this […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 201854 Views

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SPU is invited to demonstrate against violence

On Thursday, October 18, the Moose Hide Campaign organization will hold its national day of fasting and support in the struggle to end violence against women and children. On this day, the entire Saint Paul University community is invited to wear the moose hide and to march from Confederation Park to Parliament Hill from noon […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 201862 Views

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Dilico Anishinabek Family Care: 2018 Anishinabek Health Conference: Advancing Reconciliation

Dilico Anishinabek Family Care is honoured to host the Anishinabek Health Conference: Advancing Reconciliation on December 12th and 13th, 2018. The conference is focused on Reconciliation in Health and will feature keynote speakers, plenary, and interactive workshops open to diverse groups to engage in conversation. We invite you to attend the 2018 Anishinabek Health Conference: Advancing Reconciliation. […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 201895 Views

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City of Waterloo: Amplify Culture Summit explores possibilities in art and technology

(Waterloo, Ont. – Oct. 2, 2018) Challenging thinking, networking with peers and nurturing new ideas are the goals behind Amplify 2018, Waterloo region’s culture summit. What: Amplify When: Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 Where: Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), 67 Erb St. W., Waterloo The Amplify Culture Summit showcases innovative projects happening locally and throughout North America […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 201864 Views

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Boundary Métis Community Association AGM

September 26, 2018 Join Boundary Métis Community Association for their 2018 Annual General Meeting! Date – Sunday, October 21st Pot luck at 5pm Meeting at 6pm Slavonic Seniors Hall – 686 – 72nd Avenue Grand Forks, BC. All Métis in the area are welcome. NT5

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 201855 Views

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South Okanagan Similkameen Métis Association AGM

A personal invitation for you and your family join South Okanagan Similkameen Métis Association (SOSMA) for their 2018 Annual General Meeting, to be held Wednesday, November 7,2018 at 6:00 pm. The Meeting will be held at the Kinsmen CPR Station, Meeting Room A ( upstairs), 216 Hastings Avenue, Penticton, BC. All positions on the Board […]

by aanationtalk on September 28, 201849 Views

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IndigoKids Presents: Storytime with Susan Aglukark

Susan Aglukark, author of Una Huna: What Is This?, will be at Indigo Bay Bloor on October 21st to discuss her new book! She will also be performing a song from her newest album The Crossing. Indigo Bay Bloor – 55 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M4W 1A5 October 21st 11am – 12pm Find the event on […]

by aanationtalk on September 27, 201870 Views

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Songs of Hope by Edmonton Opera

DESCRIPTION In partnership with University of Alberta’s Faculty of Extension, Edmonton Opera presents a showcase of music to bring people together in the spirit of hope and reconciliation on Orange Shirt Day. The event includes: Performances of opera arias, Cree songs, African folk music, and a fiddle group from Prince Charles School starting at noon. […]

by aanationtalk on September 27, 201852 Views

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University of SK: The Power of Partnerships – Muskeg Lake Cree Nation’s 30th Anniversary as Canada’s first commercial urban reserve.

Event Details Location: Gordon Oakes Red Bear Centre, University of Saskatchewan Date: Thursday, September 27th, 2018 Time: 1.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m. A 3-part panel series will be held on Thursday, September 27 to commemorate Muskeg Lake Cree Nation’s 30th Anniversary as Canada’s first created commercial urban reserve. The signing of the Treaty Land Entitlement for […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 201887 Views

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Rupertsland Institute: Community Consultations – Whitecourt Sept. 27, 2018

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! Your voice is important to the development of training programs for Métis in the Central region. Participate in our in-person workshop. Thursday, September 27 5:00 – 7:00 pm Holiday Inn Express 4721 49 Street, Whitecourt Stew and bannock will be served. This workshop is open to all Métis in […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201861 Views

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The Community Justice Centre and NIC present: Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould

Sep 13, 2018 The Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould, Canada’s minister of justice and attorney general, is this year’s speaker at the Annual Campagnola Lectures in Restorative Justice. Date: Sep 27, 2018 Time: 07:30 PM Location: Sid Williams Theatre, Courtenay Cost: $25 – Adults, $21.50 – Sid Williams members, $20 – High school students (with ID) The annual lectures are hosted […]

by pmnationtalk on September 14, 2018115 Views

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*Invite* Stand For Water! Uprivers film & Indigenous Panel on consent, water & mining

Sep 14, 2018 Stand for Water! Vancouver premier of the documentary film “Uprivers” follows the story of two indigenous women from BC and Alaska fighting to protect water and way of life in the aftermath of the 2014 Mount Polley Mine disaster and a dozen new uprivers mines across British Columbia. Trailer: https://vimeo.com/200713997 Panel discussion to […]

by pmnationtalk on September 14, 2018104 Views

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Tanya Talaga: Massey Lecturer 2018 – RCI

13 September, 2018 Tanya Talaga is an award-winning journalist and the author of ‘Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City’. And now she is the 2018 Massey Lecturer in the series that the CBC has been sponsoring since 1961. Entitled “All Our Relations: Finding the Path Forward” the series will […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 201883 Views

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University of SK: Building Reconciliation Internal Forum – Tuesday September 18, 2018

2018 Forum Details māmowi āsohtētān “Let’s Cross This Together” Now in its second year, this daylong event is a response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action of Canada and provides another opportunity to gather to constructively and respectfully (Nīkānītān manācihitowinihk | Ni manachīhitoonaan – “Let us lead with respect”) dialogue and plan […]

by pmnationtalk on September 14, 201885 Views

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27th Annual Nunavut Trade Show & Conference, September 18th-20th, 2018

Aside from the incredible opportunity to meet with countless businesses and organizations during the trade show, the opportunity to join workshops and conference sessions on current issues and trends in Nunavut, the Nunavut Trade Show and Conference also offers three nights of excellent networking opportunities, allowing participants to interact and get a taste for the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 201876 Views

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Halton District School Board proud to host Human Rights Symposium on Tuesday, December 4

Sep 11, 2018 The Halton District School Board is proud to be hosting a Human Rights Symposium this year to bring together educational and community partners to engage in vital conversations focused on Indigenous Rights and the current realities faced by Indigenous Peoples. The Symposium will take place on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 2018115 Views

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Orange Shirt Day – Melfort

Cumberland College, the Marguerite Riel Centre, and the North East School Division invite you to show your support and commitment that Every Child Matters by attending the following Orange Shirt Day event: A Round Dance will be held over lunch from 11:50 am – 12:25 pm on Friday, September 28, 2018 at Cumberland College in Melfort […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 201899 Views

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Orange Shirt Day – Nipawin

Cumberland College, the Town of Nipawin, Saskatchewan Health Authority, North East School Division, Kids First and Nipawin Rotary invite you to show your support and commitment that Every Child Matters by attending: A Round Dance will be held starting at 11:30 am on Friday, September 28, 2018 at Central Park School Orange Shirt Day is […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 201876 Views

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SFU’s President’s Dream Colloquium explores Making Knowledge Public

September 06, 2018 This fall, Simon Fraser University’s President’s Dream Colloquium will focus on Making Knowledge Public. The six-part public lecture series, beginning on Thursday, September 13, will explore how scholarly research serves and engages the public through topics such as government policy, and the role of research in the public sphere. Juan Pablo Alperin, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 201890 Views

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Cape Breton University: Atlantiar Knekk Tepaw- Exploring Indigenous Roots in the North Atlantic

Sep 06, 2018 Upon the coastal lands of Northern Spain and Southern France, there lives a culture and people that has called this territory home for over six-thousand years. They communicate in the most ancient language spoken in all of Europe and contain a genetic makeup that has baffled anthropologists for years. They are the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 201897 Views

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NCC: Anishinabe Nibin (Algonquin Summer)

Join us on October 6 and 7, 2018, as Gatineau Park celebrates Algonquin culture. Anishinabe nibin, or “Algonquin summer” is a great opportunity to learn more about the traditional Algonquin way of life, as well as a chance to see artisans at work. Featuring Demonstrations: How to build a birchbark canoe; how to make snowshoes; […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 201869 Views

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Inaugural Canadian SDG Business Forum will be hosted in Toronto

TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2018  – The Canadian SDG Business Forum 2018, taking place on September 7th in Toronto, will bring together senior leadership from the private sector, government, and civil society to advance the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for a more sustainable Canadian private sector. “Since the inception of the SDGs, the Global […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 201884 Views

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Experience a transformed Toronto as Indigenous futurism comes to life, September 18–24. NFB’s Biidaaban: First Light offers a stunning virtual reality vision of the city’s future from Nathan Phillips Square.

August 23, 2018 – Toronto – National Film Board of Canada Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square is flooded. Its infrastructure has merged with the local fauna; mature trees grow through cracks in the sidewalks and vines cover south-facing walls. People commute via canoe and grow vegetables on skyscraper roofs. Urban life is thriving—and so are the […]

by pmnationtalk on August 29, 2018118 Views

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Invitation to the media – Opening ceremony – KWE! Meet with Indigenous Peoples

WENDAKE, QC, Aug. 29, 2018 – The KWE! Meet with Indigenous Peoples team is pleased to invite the media to participate to the event that will be taking place from August 30th to September 3rd at the place de l’Assemblée-Nationale. Media are invited to attend throughout the weekend, but more specifically for the opening ceremony […]

by pmnationtalk on August 29, 2018107 Views

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City of Thunder Bay: Live on the Waterfront to Close with Welcome to New Students

August 27, 2018 The City of Thunder Bay’s last Live on the Waterfront of the season invites the entire community in welcoming new students to Thunder Bay with an exciting evening of excellent music and a fireworks finale on Wednesday, Aug. 29 in Marina Park. Closing out the entertainment for the most successful Live on […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 2018139 Views

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Media Advisory – Unifor sponsors 10th annual No Stone Unturned concert

WINNIPEG, Aug. 23, 2018 – Unifor is proud to sponsor this weekend’s “No Stone Unturned” free concert honouring Manitoba’s missing and murdered. “We will never forget Winnipeg’s missing and murdered. This weekend is another opportunity to raise awareness and commit to ending systemic violence and work for reconciliation,” said Jerry Dias, Unifor National President. WHAT: […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018203 Views

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City of Windsor: 2nd Annual Diversity BBQ Set for August 25

August 20, 2018 In partnership with Windsor Police Services, Unemployed Help Centre, New Beginnings and the Multicultural Council, Windsor Fire and Rescue Services celebrates their 2nd Annual Diversity BBQ on Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Lanspeary Park (Ottawa at Langlois). There will be a free BBQ with all the […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 201876 Views

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Event: Arctic Resilience Forum, 10-11 September 2018

22 August 2018 The Arctic Resilience Forum, an international conference organised by Finland’s Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry in Rovaniemi on 10–11 September 2018, seeks to develop the resilience of the Arctic region to climate change. —– The acceleration of climate change has stronger impacts on the Arctic region than elsewhere on Earth, posing a […]

by aanationtalk on August 22, 201863 Views

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NAMHR Annual Meeting – August 24, 2018

August 24, 2018 Indigenous Healing, Resilience and Well-Being Intergenerational Determinants of Health • Opiate Use Culturally Based Mental Health Promotion Cultural Safety and Research Mentorship Presenters will include Amy Bombay • Jacob Burack Mario Incayawar • Suzanne Stewart Melissa Walls • Dennis Wendt The Network for Aboriginal Mental Health Research (NAMHR), established with funding from […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 2018197 Views

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The North West Company to Host Volunteer Day at Siloam Mission

Renowned Canadian Singer and Songwriter Tom Jackson to Perform Concert for Patrons Winnipeg MB, August 13, 2018– As part of The North West Company’s ongoing community engagement initiative, North West will be dedicating a day on August 14, 2018 to “Give Back” to the community. Since 1987, Siloam Mission has provided meals, clothing, and hope […]

by pmnationtalk on August 13, 2018139 Views

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REGISTER NOW for the AFN’s Jordan’s Principle Summit in Winnipeg on September 12-13, 2018

REGISTER NOW for the AFN’s Jordan’s Principle Summit in Winnipeg on September 12-13, 2018 Greetings, The Assembly of First Nations will be hosting a Jordan’s Principle Summit on September 12-13, 2018 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  You can now register online for the Summit at http://meetings.smudging.ca/AFN. Please watch for regular updates at the AFN website (www.afn.ca).  Should […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 2018594 Views

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Femtorship: Equality through Empowerment, hosted by Senator Marilou McPhedran – Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre

Femtorship: Equality through Empowerment, hosted by Senator Marilou McPhedran Date: August 14, 2018 Time: 7 pm to 9 pm Location: Round Room at Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre (445 King St). Summary: The event is in support of the nation-wide mobilization for Women Deliver 2019, and will highlight the importance of women supporting women as […]

by pmnationtalk on August 9, 2018156 Views

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The 28th Edition of the First People’s Festival Plays Its Score in Tune with the Harmony Between Peoples

From August 7 to August 15 2018 at the Quartier Des Spectacles de Montreal Today, at a press conference at the Grande Bibliothèque, Artistic Director André Dudemaine, unveiled the programming for the 28th festival edition. “The First People’s Festival is the quiet and unstoppable force behind emerging voices that will never be confined to silence […]

by aanationtalk on August 8, 2018108 Views

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Pathways: Following Traces Of Indigenous Routes Across Ontario – NOW Toronto

Aug 18, 2018 The Pathways exhibit explores Indigenous routes through time across Ontario, and features works by contemporary Indigenous artists as well as historical materials from the collections of the Toronto Public Library and Library and Archives Canada. Aug 18-Oct 28. Free. In the TD Gallery. Read More: https://nowtoronto.com/events/Pathways-Following-traces-of-Indigenous-routes-across-Ontario-eeb8c47c/

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 2018132 Views

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Save the dates: Wild Salmon Summit

August 02, 2018 Save the Dates September 19 – 21 2018 9:00AM – 4:30Pm Join us for the Wild Salmon Summit at the Westin Wall Centre Hotel in Richmond, B.C. hosted by the First Nations Leadership Council. This three-day summit will focus on developing a comprehensive approach to safeguarding wild salmon for generations to come. […]

by pmnationtalk on August 3, 2018127 Views

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