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The New Frontiers in Research Fund 2020 Transformation competition is now open

2020 Transformation Competition Note The Canada Research Coordinating Committee acknowledges the valuable feedback received from the community regarding the Transformation stream framework and extends their thanks to the individuals and groups that participated. The flexibility of the Transformation stream to support projects on any topic of varying scopes and approaches was seen as a key […]

by aanationtalk on December 6, 201912 Views

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UBCM: Indigenous Cultural Safety Training

Nov. 27, 2019 Provincial funding is available to provide emergency management personnel with cultural safety and cultural humility training in order to effectively partner with and provide safe and respectful assistance to Indigenous communities during times of emergency. The deadline for applications is Friday December 13th, 2019. Program materials outline who is eligible to apply and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 201928 Views

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Ontario Trillium Foundation Announces New Grant Application Deadlines for 2020

The Ontario Trillium Foundation is pleased to announce new grant application deadlines for 2020. With funding from the Ontario Government, on behalf of the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, we support the health and vibrancy of communities throughout Ontario by investing in local projects that meet the needs of individuals and the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 13, 201928 Views

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Environmental infrastructure grants to benefit B.C. communities

Oct. 28, 2019 VICTORIA – Communities throughout British Columbia will soon be able to apply for a share of the combined $150-million federal-provincial infrastructure funding that will give them the help they need to deliver the water and wastewater services people count on. “Improving the quality of drinking water and wastewater management is critical to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 201944 Views

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NB Government: Investment in conservation

“The government understands the importance of conserving natural areas as part of an overall approach to meeting forest and land management objectives,” said Natural Resources and Energy Development Minister Mike Holland. “This includes adapting to climate change, protecting biodiversity, protecting wetlands and watersheds, and protecting species at risk.” Through an initiative called Pathway to Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 201961 Views

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Apply for a Grow grant application

The Ontario Trillium Foundation’s (OTF) Grow grant application is now available to all organizations! If your organization is interested in applying, we encourage you to visit our Apply for a Grant page and review our eligibility requirements and policies. For additional resources on completing your application, go to the Grow Grants Resources page. Grow grant […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 201934 Views

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Applications for grants to build safer communities being accepted

Oct. 11, 2019 VICTORIA – Organizations throughout the province working to make B.C. communities safer are invited to apply to the 2019-20 Civil Forfeiture Crime Prevention and Remediation grant program. Details of the grant submission process, which is open from Oct. 11 to Nov. 18, 2019, are available online: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/crime-prevention/community-crime-prevention/grants This year’s funding streams focus on […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 2019129 Views

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FNHA: 2020 Winter Wellness Grants

COAST SALISH TERRITORY – The First Nations Health Authority will award grants again this year for events and challenges aimed at encouraging conscious acts of health and wellness during the coldest months. The 2020 theme is Be My Guest – Youth for Elders.  The focus is on youth designing events to hold with or for Elders. “This […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 201955 Views

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NS Government: Applications Open for Building Vibrant Communities Grants

October 1, 2019 A grant program that opens today, Oct. 1, will strengthen community programs and services that help Nova Scotians struggling to make ends meet. The Building Vibrant Communities grant is available to community groups that deliver, enhance or expand programs that tackle poverty. This includes projects that address workforce attachment, housing, mental health […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 201949 Views

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UBCM: Structural Flood Mitigation Grant

Sept. 18, 2019 The Community Emergency Preparedness Fund (CEPF) for structural flood mitigation projects has an application deadline of Friday October 25, 2019.  The maximum available grant is $750,000.00. The Program & Application Guide and application forms are available. All BC local governments and First Nations (bands and Treaty First Nations) are eligible to apply. The intent of this […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201948 Views

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Alberta Recreation and Parks Association: ChooseWell Healthy Community Grants

2020 HEALTHY COMMUNITY GRANTS Applications for the 2020 Healthy Community Grants are now open! Apply by October 31, 2019. Applicants must be registered with Communities ChooseWell in 2019 to be eligible to receive a grant. Register here! The goals of the Healthy Community Grant is to enable communities to: Take action to improve healthy eating […]

by pnationtalk on September 13, 201963 Views

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Port authority invites East Vancouver community groups to apply for project funding

September 3, 2019 Centerm Community Fund part of port terminal expansion project in Burrard Inlet Community organizations from the Downtown Eastside, Strathcona, Grandview-Woodland, and Hastings Sunrise are now invited to submit applications until November 29 for project funding from the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s Centerm Community Fund. The Centerm Community Fund is part of a […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 201975 Views

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Learn how the Ontario Trillium Foundation can support your Grow application

The upcoming Grow grant application deadline is November 27, 2019 at 5 p.m. ET.  If you want to learn more about the Ontario Trillium Foundation, our Investment Strategy and applying for our Grow stream, we’re offering a variety of supports and resources to help your organization. Support From September 12th – November 26th 2019, OTF […]

by ahnationtalk on August 29, 2019128 Views

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NS Government: Funding to Support Community Efforts in Doctor Recruitment

August 14, 2019 NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister of Communities, Culture and Heritage Leo Glavine will be available to media at Province House, 1726 Hollis St., today, Aug. 14, at 11:30 a.m. in front of the library. A new grant program to support communities trying to attract and keep doctors and their families is open for […]

by pnationtalk on August 14, 201968 Views

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CMA Foundation announces recipients of this year’s Healthy Canadians Grants

TORONTO, Aug. 11, 2019 – The CMA Foundation (CMAF) is thrilled to announce the 15 recipients of the 2019 Healthy Canadians Grants program. Launched in 2018, the Healthy Canadians Grants program supports community-run initiatives that improve the quality of life for patients and vulnerable populations living in those communities. This year, 15 grants of $20,000 will provide support to youth mental health and/or substance use initiatives across […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 201987 Views

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Application deadline for rural dividend is approaching

Local governments, Indigenous communities and organizations, as well as not-for-profit organizations, are reminded to get their applications for the sixth intake of the BC Rural Dividend program submitted before the Aug. 15, 2019, deadline. “Our government is committed to supporting rural communities throughout the province,” said Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 201983 Views

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QIA Welcomes proposals for the Ilagiiktunut Fund, 2019-20

July 5, 2019, Iqaluit, NU – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) now has a year-round open application process for the Ilagiiktunut Fund for funding proposals as part of the funding cycle 2019-20. The Ilaigiiktunut Fund is an element of the Mary River Inuit Impact and Benefit Agreement (IIBA). It has been established by the joint contributions of Baffinland Iron […]

by pnationtalk on July 5, 2019115 Views

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Indigenomics 10 to Watch Press Release information

Indigenomics 10 to Watch Press Release information The Indigenomics Institute has launched a new Indigenomics initiative- the ‘Indigenomics 10 To Watch’ list. The Institute is publishing the annual list as a demonstration of excellence, innovation, leadership and committed action towards the growth of the Indigenous economy. The annual list profiles Indigenous entrepreneurs or businesses, economic […]

by pmnationtalk on July 2, 2019343 Views

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Provincial Government Inviting Applications for 2019 Grants to Youth Organizations

June 10, 2019 The Provincial Government announced today that the 2019-20 Grants to Youth Organizations program is now accepting applications. Information on the program, including the application form can be found online at https://nlyouth.ca/ProgramsServices/GTYO.html Grants to Youth Organizations has $451,500 in available funding to support community-based organizations throughout the province in leading youth engagement projects that: Encourage […]

by pnationtalk on June 11, 201978 Views

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Knowledge Synthesis Grants

Informing Best Practices in Environmental and Impact Assessments July 2019 Competition Overview Value $30,000 Duration One year Application deadline July 10, 2019 (8 p.m. eastern) Results announced September 2019 Apply See details below Context Description Themes Value and duration Eligibility Application process Evaluation and adjudication Regulations, policies and related information Contact information Read more: Knowledge Synthesis […]

by aanationtalk on May 24, 2019109 Views

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Minister Tassi launches call for proposals for community-based projects that support seniors

Organizations are invited to apply for funding May 15, 2019         Ottawa, Ontario           Employment and Social Development Canada Seniors make significant and valuable contributions to their families, communities and workplaces. That is why the Government of Canada remains committed to providing Canadian seniors with greater security and a better quality of life. Today, […]

by pnationtalk on May 16, 201990 Views

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NU Government: Call for Proposals – Parenting and Childrearing community funding initiatives

May 14, 2019 The Department of Family Services is accepting proposals for projects in 2019-2020 that support community based parenting and childrearing workshops and aim to rebuild and strengthen Inuit traditional childrearing teachings and practices. Non-profit organizations, societies and municipal organizations can apply for funding for projects that: revitalize the wisdom and practices of Inunnguiniq; […]

by pnationtalk on May 15, 2019207 Views

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Ontario Trillium Foundation Announces New Granting Application Deadlines for 2019

March 11, 2019 Capital: Organization Registration – May 22, 2019 by 5 p.m. ET Application Deadline – June 12, 2019 by 5 p.m. ET Grow: Organization Registration – November 6, 2019 by 5 p.m. ET Application Deadline – November 27, 2019 by 5 p.m. ET With funding from the Ontario Government, on behalf of the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 11, 2019189 Views

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Provincial Government Accepting Applications for Newfoundland and Labrador Community Transportation Grant Program

February 26, 2019 The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, Minister Responsible for the Status of Persons with Disabilities and Minister Responsible for the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation, announced today that applications are now being accepted for the new Newfoundland and Labrador Community Transportation Program. With an annual investment of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2019228 Views

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CBRM: The Provincial Recreational Trail Expansion Grant Program 2019-2020 is now accepting applications!

The program provides funding to municipalities, community groups, Mi’kmaq Band Councils and not-for- profit organisations to develop new trails, expand recreational trails, and capital upgrades to existing trails in order to increase opportunities for Nova Scotians to recreate in the outdoors and connect with nature. Deadline to apply is March 26th, 2019. Full details: https://cch.novascotia.ca/trail-funding-programs NT5

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 2019164 Views

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Office of the Child and Youth Advocate releases videos in Indigenous languages to improve service accessibility

February 19, 2019 Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA) has released two videos about the organization in the Blackfoot and Cree languages. These videos, which include information about what a young person can expect when they call the OCYA and how the office can help advocate on their behalf, are unique new […]

by aanationtalk on February 19, 2019223 Views

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GTA Announces Intention to Delist and Confirms Sale of Assets to CBLT Inc.

(Burlington, January 21, 2019) GTA Resources and Mining Inc. (“GTA”) (GTA: TSX-V) on January 7, 2019 reported its shareholders had approved the sale of all its mining assets to CBLT Inc. pursuant to an agreement between them (the “CBLT Agreement”). The shareholders also approved all other resolutions proposed by management, including the delisting of GTA’s […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 2019163 Views

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Indigenous Peoples and the Social License to Mine in Saskatchewan: Outreach and Prospects for Change

Indigenous Peoples and the Social License to Mine in Saskatchewan: Outreach and Prospects for Change Indigenous organizations have acquired considerable experience in working with extractive industries operating in Saskatchewan. For those resource-based companies that have earned a social license to mine, the support earned to proceed and operate has been rewarding. The Mining Association of […]

by pmnationtalk on January 11, 2019250 Views

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Métis part of the Collaborative Consultation

On August 3, 2015, Madam Justice Chantal Masse of the Quebec Superior Court ruled in the Descheneaux case that most of the Indian Act registration provisions were invalid, since they discriminated on the basis of sex when granting Indian status and therefore unjustifiably infringed section 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. On […]

by pmnationtalk on January 6, 2019403 Views

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Grants and Contributions Public Presentation – Chesterfield Inlet

The Department of Culture and Heritage will be giving a public presentation about its Grants and Contributions programs on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 in Chesterfield Inlet at the Council Chambers from 7 to 9 p.m. Staff from the Department of Culture and Heritage will be giving information and answering questions about these funding categories: Heritage […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 2019172 Views

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NU Government: Call for proposals – Grants and Contributions

The Department of Culture and Heritage is now accepting applications and proposals for projects that promote, protect or preserve and revitalize the culture, language, arts and heritage of Nunavut. Community-based, non-profit organizations, municipal corporations or individuals can apply for funding under the following categories: Heritage programs – preserving cultural legacy. Elders and youth programs – […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 2018249 Views

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BC Government: Supporting healthy, safe communities for seniors

Sep 09, 2018 WHISTLER – Seniors’ ability to live active, safe, socially engaged and independent lives in their communities is being enhanced by $500,000 in age-friendly grants to local governments. “Seniors deserve to live in good health and be fully connected to their communities for as long as possible,” said Adrian Dix, Minister of Health. “Helping […]

by pmnationtalk on September 10, 2018254 Views

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OTC-SK – Special Call: Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation

Special Call: Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation The federal research funding agencies (SSHRC, NSERC and CIHR) have launched a special call which invites proposals from applicants affiliated with First Nations, Métis and Inuit not-for-profit organizations, as well as with other not-for-profit organizations or Canadian postsecondary institutions in any discipline. Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 2018284 Views

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BC Gov News – Three new members appointed to the Forest Practices Board

Bruce Larson, Tara Marsden and Rick Monchak have been appointed to the Forest Practices Board for two-year terms, Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, has announced. Larson, who will also serve as vice-chair, has been a professor at the University of British Columbia’s faculty of forestry since 2002. He […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 2018326 Views

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SK Government: Groups and Organizations Receive More Than $2 Million in Charitable Gaming Grants

March 26, 2018 The latest quarterly payment of charitable gaming grants by the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) has provided more than $2 million to more than 800 groups and organizations across the province. “Groups and organizations that raise funds through charitable gaming activities receive additional dollars through the charitable gaming grant program,” Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 2018353 Views

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MNBC: Official Announcement of the 2018 Metis Nation Governing Assembly

February 6th, 2018 The Métis Nation British Columbia hereby serves official notice to all MNGA members that the Métis Nation Governing Assembly will convene March 23‐25, 2018 at the Hilton Vancouver Airport Hotel, located at 5911 Minoru BLVD, Richmond, BC. Scheduling of all other meetings and events to begin on Thursday March 22, 2018, will […]

by aanationtalk on February 7, 2018504 Views

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MNBC: Ta Saantii Health & Culture Days Survey

January 22nd, 2018 BC Healthy Living Alliance Funding was secured for several Métis Chartered Communities across the Province to host a total of 18 Métis “Health & Culture” Days, between January and August 2018. These community-designed “Health & Culture” Days will provide an opportunity for Métis community members to get active while reconnecting with Métis culture, […]

by aanationtalk on January 23, 2018454 Views

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Drones testing for goods delivery to remote First Nations – Northern Ontario Business

Partnerships being struck with communities, companies Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) is attracting some enthusiastic buzz around its proprietary drone delivery platform, which is currently testing the benefits of its system in transporting goods to Canada’s remote communities. But the attention wasn’t always friendly. “When we came up with this concept back in 2013, people thought we […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2017443 Views

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Northern Saskatchewan city feeling the strain from wildfire evacuees – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 12, 2017 16:08 PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. _ The northern Saskatchewan city of Prince Albert is feeling the strain of putting up wildfire evacuees. Officials say about 2,800 people have fled forest fires and more than two-thirds of them are staying in Prince Albert, while just over 800 are in Saskatoon. Deanna Valentine, provincial co-ordinator […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 2017742 Views

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TIFF adds recognition of Indigenous lands to public screening events – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 12, 2017 15:44 TORONTO _ Audiences at the Toronto International Film Festival are used to the string of pre-movie announcements that traditionally unfold before the main attraction: pleas to turn off cellphones, kudos to festival volunteers, and shoutouts to the myriad corporate sponsors. This year, it adds a verbal acknowledgment of the Indigenous groups who traditionally […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 2017581 Views

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Evacuation orders mount as wildfire spreads in southwestern Alberta – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 12, 2017 14:03 WATERTON, Alta. _ A wildfire that Parks Canada says has spread to various spots in Waterton Lakes National Park has prompted evacuation orders in some surrounding areas. The Blood Tribe, a First Nations community southwest of Lethbridge, ordered everyone out early Tuesday from homes and apartments in the extreme southwest corner […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 2017721 Views

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Trudeau targets Tories in gender equality remarks, saying they don’t get it – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 11, 2017 17:27 By Paola Loriggio THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ The strongest opposition to including issues such as gender equality in discussions over the North American Free Trade Agreement has come not from the United States but from within Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday. Speaking during a question and answer session […]

by pmnationtalk on September 11, 2017710 Views

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MISSING: Angel Swampy, 16, of Ponoka – Ponoka News

September 07, 2017 Ponoka RCMP request help in locating a missing Aboriginal girl last seen Sept. 5. Police say 16-year-old Angel Swampy was last seen near the Ponoka Youth Centre Sept. 5 at about 10 p.m. She is described as 5’8”, 160 pounds with brown eyes and light pink/red hair. RCMP say she was last […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017707 Views

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PM to meet first ministers, Indigenous leaders Oct. 3 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 7, 2017 11:54 OTTAWA _ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will convene a first ministers conference, including a meeting with national Indigenous leaders, on Oct. 3. The Prime Minister’s Office says the economy will be the big item on the agenda. The last meeting of federal, provincial and territorial governments in December 2016 […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017729 Views

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Workers to support families for missing and murdered Indigenous women inquiry – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 7, 2017 13:27 INDIAN BROOK, N.S. _ The Nova Scotia government has hired three community support workers to help the families of missing and murdered Indigenous women as a national inquiry examining the violence comes to the province next month. Justice Minister Mark Furey says the community outreach workers will support Indigenous women and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017673 Views

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Man dies during altercation with police on reserve northeast of Edmonton – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 7, 2017 11:00 ST. PAUL, Alta. _ The agency that investigates serious incidents involving police in Alberta has been called after a man died on a reserve northeast of Edmonton. RCMP say they were called to a home on the Whitefish Lake First Nation on Wednesday night because a man was causing a disturbance […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017552 Views

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Indigenous graduate student scholarship gets a makeover – Uregina

September 07, 2017 The University of Regina’s Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) has given one of its graduate student awards a makeover. Formerly known as the FGSR Aboriginal Graduate Awards Program Scholarship the new award will now be called Kaskitomasowak, Cree for ‘they earned it.’ “Along with Emily Grafton, the Executive Lead, Indigenization […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017528 Views

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New cultural lodge at Ottawa school helps settle Indigenous students into new year – APTN

September 06, 2017 Annette Francis APTN National News In a cultural lodge lined with cedar panels, Lorraine Lute bends over slightly, cups her hands and pulls smoke over her head and down her shoulders. The retired teacher, along with a number of students, is smudging in a new cultural lodge designed for First Nation, Métis […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017595 Views

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With you until I die’ – CBC

Two First Nations teens, in love and off to college, had a bright future ahead of them. Now they share a grave, and their small Alberta community is trying its best to heal In one letter to her boyfriend, she wrote, “I have faith in us and I have faith in you. You make me […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017961 Views

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Moss bag for babies – MNO

September 06, 2017 On June 29, 2017, in Bancroft, Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Métis Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinators Tammy Hoover and Robin Simpson partnered with the Hastings Prince Edward Health Unit – Food for Two program to host a traditional gathering for pre and post-natal women. The gathering included a workshop on how […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017761 Views

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