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Bringing Self into the Academy: A Journey of Recovery & Reclaiming

This event is open to anyone who may be interested in attending including friends and community members at Ryerson University and the greater aboriginal community. Kathy Absolon is an Anishinaabe-kwe, and a member of Flying Post First Nation. Her academic and cultural work has been toward restoring, reclaiming, re-righting indigenous history, knowledge, cultural worldviews and […]

by aanationtalk on March 9, 2015913 Views

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CSSE Conference 2015

CASIE/ACEEA promotes the study and dialogue of professors, students, researchers and practioners in the field of Aboriginal/Indigenous education. CASIE is a constituent association of the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE). CSSE Conference 2015 University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON 30 May – 3 June 2015 The CSSE Annual Conference is held in conjunction […]

by aanationtalk on March 9, 2015829 Views

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2014 Annual Gala Dinner – November 20th, 2014

Articulate, straightforward and funny, Dianne Buckner is a respected journalist and television producer. She has hosted programs on both of Canada’s major networks,from national newscasts to quirky magazine shows. Dianne Buckner is best-known as the host of CBC Television’s Dragons’ Den; other viewers may remember her 10 years as the host of Venture. In addition, Buckner […]

by aanationtalk on October 8, 20141019 Views

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Bi-Giwen Indigenous Adoptee Gathering 2014

September 20/21st 2014 RICHELIEU-VANIER COMMUNITY CENTER 300 PERES-BLANCS AVE OTTAWA ONTARIO **Update August 14th**As of today we are at 50 registrants and have space left for 30 more adult Indigenous adoptees/foster care survivors.Please register as soon as possible to guarantee a spot** Recently the IAG Comittee was given the Algonquin word Bi Giwen which means […]

by aanationtalk on August 22, 20141236 Views

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Author Receiving Literature Award at All Ontario Chiefs Conference

Toronto, June 9, 2014 — Julie Flett will become the first-time recipient of the $5,000 Aboriginal Literature Award on Monday, June 9, at the Chiefs of Ontario annual Conference in Toronto. The award, sponsored by the Periodical Marketers of Canada, is presented to the creators of the First Nation Communities READ program’s annual title selection. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 9, 20141042 Views

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Media Advisory – First Nations from Across Canada to Gather in Ottawa for AFN Special Chiefs Assembly

OTTAWA, May 26, 2014  – First Nation leaders, Elders, youth and delegates from across Canada will gather in Ottawa on Tuesday May 27, 2014 for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Special Chiefs Assembly. This Special Chiefs Assembly called by the AFN National Executive will focus on the timing and location for the election of National […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 20141444 Views

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CMHR needs 250 volunteers to create inspiring encounters with human rights

Winnipeg – April 14, 2014 – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) is building a team of 250 diverse and committed volunteers as it ramps up for opening day on September 20, 2014. A series of information sessions for interested candidates begins today at the Museum. Several sessions will be offered in French. A […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 20141130 Views

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Human Rights Conference May 9-10, 2014 – Human Rights in Times of Austerity

The 2014 OSSTF/FEESO Human Rights conference will take place at the International Plaza Hotel Toronto Airport on Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10. The conference will be an opportunity to discuss and learn more about our current challenges in protecting and expanding human rights in Canada in Times of Austerity. It will be a […]

by aanationtalk on March 19, 20141067 Views

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2014 Québec Aboriginal Science Fair

The Québec Aboriginal Science and Engineering Association and École Ts8taÏe of Wendake are proud to present The 2014 Québec Aboriginal Science Fair” Discovering the elements of our Mother-Earth “ On March 25 – 26 2014 For further information, please contact: Cynthia Gros-Louis: 418 845-5909 p. 235 cynthia.groslouis@cnhw.qc.ca   NT3

by aanationtalk on October 28, 2013691 Views

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Register now for OCAMP!

September 30, 2013 — Are you a First Nation person who manages and safe-guards data on behalf of your community, for example: a membership clerk, community health-care worker, council member or researcher in the community? If so, then the First Nations Information Governance Centre’s (FNIGC) first-ever OCAMP Workshop is just for you! Join us in […]

by kanationtalk on September 30, 20131794 Views

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Beyond Section 35: Building Relationships Symposium

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Beyond Section 35: Building Relationships SymposiumOctober 22nd-23rd, 2013Coast Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre, Calgary  CALGARY – Following hot on the heels of the success of the Beyond Section 35 conferences in Ottawa and Vancouver, we are pleased to announce the latest in the series, Building Relationships, coming this fall […]

by kanationtalk on September 17, 20132460 Views

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British Columbia National Event

  BRITISH COLUMBIANATIONAL EVENTSEPTEMBER 18-21 , 2013 CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS! To produce a world-class event for everyone attending, the TRC needs your help filling a number of volunteer positions for the BC National Event, September 18-21 at the Pacific National Exhibition in Vancouver. WE NEED HELP WITH: Event registration Elder services Event ambassadors Tent ambassadors Event ground aides […]

by kanationtalk on September 12, 2013921 Views

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First Nations plan Day of Action to reclaim original name of Mount Douglas: PKOLS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE First Nations plan Day of Action to reclaim original name of Mount Douglas: PKOLS May 16, 2013 Victoria, BC and Coast Salish Territory, BC — WEC’KINEM (Eric Pelkey), a hereditary chief of the Tsawout First Nation, with support from the Songhees and local WSÁNEĆ nations, are calling on all peoples in the […]

by indigenousnationhoodmovement on May 16, 20131151 Views

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Save the Date 4th First Nations Renewable Energy Forum

Date:  March 29, 2013 – March 30, 2013 Location:  University of Victoria University of Victoria Presents 4th First Nations Renewable Energy Forum Save the Date May 29-30, 2013 First Peoples House UVic Campus Email: jbekker@uvic.ca Phone: 250-472-4913 PartnershipsConnectingPowerNational Aboriginal University of Victoria 2013 FN Renewable Energy Forum .pdf 217.31 KB

by aanationtalk on March 28, 2013828 Views

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Red Sky Presenting Series

Red Sky Presenting Series offers inspiring and leading Indigenous creators and companies from across Canada and around the globe, and introduces audiences to diverse Indigenous artists in theatre, dance, music, comedy and film. Here are some highlights of our Presenting Series: Every Step You Take April 4, 2013 at 6:30pm Red Sky and Verity present […]

by aanationtalk on March 18, 20131264 Views

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Northern Voices: A Look Inside Political Attitudes & Behaviors in Northern Saskatchewan

Mon, Mar 18, 2013   The University of Saskatchewan’s International Centre for Northern Governance and Development is pleased to offer the second in a series of presentations broadcast between Northern Sweden’s Luleå University and the U of S. This unique opportunity allows for the exchange of ideas and best practices between international, northern regions.   Read more Tuesday, March […]

by aanationtalk on March 18, 20131061 Views

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Our Dreams Matter Too

On June 11, 2013, give First Nations children the same chance to grow up safely at home, get a good education, be healthy, and be proud of their cultures. Our Dreams Matter Too is a walk and letter writing event supporting culturally based equity for First Nations children. There were over 50 Our Dreams Matter Too […]

by aanationtalk on March 18, 20131129 Views

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Symposium on Child Rights Impact Assessment – You’re Invited

Please join us for Bringing Children in from the Margins: Symposium on Child Rights Impact Assessment.  This is the first international gathering for Canadian policy makers, child-focused professionals and researchers to explore the growing use of Child Rights Impact Assessment as a process to advance child well-being. On May 14-15 at the University of Ottawa, experts from government, Children’s Commissioners and […]

by aanationtalk on March 18, 2013948 Views

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2013 NEC Awards Gala Fundraiser

Join us for a memorable evening of animated conversation, meandering, good food and wine. Know an outstanding person who deserves recognition? NOMINATE THEM HERE Over the years NEC has built a strong community and is now reaching even wider, starting to influence the social dynamics of Vancouver. Every year, empowered graduates venture into the workforce […]

by aanationtalk on March 15, 20131169 Views

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OFL 3rd Aboriginal Gathering ─ The Way the River Flows

The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) is holding its 3rd Aboriginal Gathering from June 14-16, 2013. The OFL and its affiliates have a long history of activism and lobbying on Aboriginal, Métis and Inuit issues. This is a Gathering that is reaching out to all people – labour and community, Aboriginal, Métis, Inuit and non-aboriginal […]

by aanationtalk on March 15, 20131313 Views

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Dr. Cindy Blackstock to give public lecture at Carleton University on March 11, 2013: Aboriginal Ways of Knowing and Social Change

Feb 28, 2013 Carleton University School of Social Work Rheal Brant Hall Lecture This lecture will be held during Social Work Week on Monday, March 11th, 2013 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 3rd floor Residence Commons Free admission  Poster   NT3

by aanationtalk on March 1, 2013786 Views

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Human Trafficking Forum Program

02.28.2013 Human Trafficking ForumTuesday, March 5, 2013Hilton Hotel, London, ONGrand Ballroom East See the Forum Agenda, Speaker Biographies and Abstracts here Teresa Edwards Addressing Human Trafficking in Aboriginal Communities As a dedicated advocate of Aboriginal women’s human rights, Ms. Edwards will discuss how the Native Women’s Association of Canada and its partners have worked with Aboriginal communities on […]

by aanationtalk on March 1, 20131220 Views

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Kawacatoose First Nation Elders — Book Launch

Thursday Mar 07 2013 5:00 pm, Saskatoon, Travel Alcove Meskanawiyiniwak Volume I and Meskanawiyiniwak Volume II (Sweetgrass Records/Productions) by Kawacatoose First Nation Elders The Kawacatoose First Nation is launching Volume I and II of its own recordings of Elder authored recollections. These two volumes pay homage to the people of the Kawacatoose First Nation, their first teachers, the family […]

by aanationtalk on February 26, 20131726 Views

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Premier Fathers and Child Welfare Conference

 “Fathers may well be the greatest untapped resource in the lives of Aboriginal children today.  If we could understand and support them to get involved and stay connected with their children, that would be a big protective factor for these youngsters as they grow up.” Ed John, Grand Chief of British Columbia First Nations Summit, […]

by ecnationtalk on February 25, 20131149 Views

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Lloyd Barber Summit on Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education: “Identifying Best Practices”

It has been estimated that it will take 65,000 graduates to close the gap in Aboriginal post-secondary educational attainment. In 2011, Canada’s Auditor General said the disparity between First Nations education and the rest of Canada is real and unacceptable. This informative two-day summit will explore best practices in post-secondary education, and the delivery of […]

by aanationtalk on February 11, 20131009 Views

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Strengthing First Nations: Empowerment, Community, Culture

When: March 13 & 14, 2013 Where: Juniper Centre, Thompson, MB Keynote Speakers: Mr. James B. Wilson, Commissioner, Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba Dr. Sherry Farrel Racette, Professor University of Manitoba   Conference and Entertainment is free.   Register with Manveer Dhillon mdhillon@ucn.ca  or (866) 677-6450 ext.6743   NT4

by aanationtalk on January 30, 2013801 Views

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Native Women and Film 3

January 24th, 2013 The Margaret Laurence Endowment Fund and the University of Manitoba’s Women’s and Gender Studies Program are sponsoring Native Women and Film 3, which runs from Jan. 28 until Feb 1. Native Women and Film is the only event of its kind in North America. The festival officially opens on Jan. 29 at […]

by aanationtalk on January 25, 20131202 Views

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34th American Indian Workshop – “Art of Indians – Indians of Art”

May 14–17, 2013University of Helsinki, Finland The objective of the conference titled “Art of Indians – Indians of Art” is to examine American Indian art as well as European/Euro-American depictions of the indigenous people of North America from a broad perspective. What is Native American “art”? What forms did/does Native American “art” take? What part […]

by aanationtalk on October 22, 20121239 Views

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National Centre for First Nations Governance 35@30

Faculty of Law, University of Toronto | October 25-27, 2012 35 @30 is a unique event to be held on October 25-27, 2012 at the University of Toronto celebrating the constitutional entrenchment in 1982 of Aboriginal and treaty rights in Canada. The event is hosted by the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in cooperation […]

by aanationtalk on October 18, 20121059 Views

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Tahltan Day Celebration October 18, 2012

A TAHLTAN BORDER SIGN FOR ENTERING TAHLTAN TERRITORY WILL BE PLACED AT THE SOUTHERN ENTRANCE OF OUR TERRITORY  COME JOIN US IN CELEBRATION ON TAHLTAN DAY OCTOBER 18, 2012 DEASE LAKE COMMUNITY HALL, DINNER AT 5:00 PM  PLEASE BRING YOUR REGALIA AND DRUMS OUR LAND, OUR TERRITORY “Dena nenn Sogga neh ’ine”    FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL TAHLTAN CENTRAL […]

by aanationtalk on October 17, 20121160 Views

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The Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia, Expanding Traditions Through Renewable Energy

The purpose of the seminar is to profile the involvement of the Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia in the development of renewable energy. As a result of Aboriginal consultation led by the Nova Scotia Department of Energy, the Mi’kmaq have developed their own renewable energy strategy. That strategy has supported Mi’kmaq participation in the provincial COMFIT […]

by aanationtalk on October 17, 20121295 Views

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A Reading by Tomson Highway

Cree Playwright Tomson Highway The Departments of Drama and English, the Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre and Professor Sam McKegney present: A Reading by Tomson Highway  11 a.m., Thursday, 18 October 2012 in the Rotunda Theatre, Theological Hall, Queen’s University. The Reading will be followed by a Meet and Greet, 12 noon to 1 p.m. […]

by aanationtalk on October 17, 20121333 Views

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Indigenous Reclamation – A Path Forward

October 15, 2012 The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians invites you to attend an open working session for Indigenous Nations. This working session, open to all Indigenous Nations, is intended to identify ways for our people to get involved and overcome barriers to our freedom and self-determination. Featured Speakers:   Arthur Manuel Indigenous Network on […]

by aanationtalk on October 16, 2012885 Views

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Thomas King – lecture and book reading

October 15, 2012 Thomas King Lecture and book reading Thursday, November 22, 2012 7pm, in PE 250 Presented by the F.E.L. Priestley Lectures and the University Bookstore Thomas King is the author of Green Grass, Running Water and many other titles. He taught Native Studies at the University of Lethbridge in the early 1980s, and […]

by aanationtalk on October 16, 20121095 Views

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The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples will hold its 41st Annual General Assembly in Ottawa, Ontario

For Immediate Release: (Ottawa) – October 9, 2012 – The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (Congress) National General Assembly will be held in Ottawa on October 19-20, at the downtown Ottawa Marriott Hotel (100 Kent St) on October 19- 20, 2012. This Assembly will bring together Aboriginal representatives from across Canada to address issues that affect […]

by aanationtalk on October 14, 20121203 Views

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McGill U Aboriginal Awareness Week

McGill University’s Aboriginal Awareness Week is designed to increase awareness at McGill about Aboriginal peoples in Canada. The week honours the many Aboriginal cultures across the country including the Métis, the Inuit and First Nations. The week also offers an opportunity to collaborate with community partners and draws active participation from McGill students, faculty and […]

by aanationtalk on September 24, 2012869 Views

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