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NDTR – A statement from SLCC Ambassadors

September 30th is the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation Thursday September 30th is not a national holiday to recognize the tragic history and ongoing legacy of residential schools. Everyone is encouraged to reflect on the intergenerational harm that residential schools have caused Indigenous families and communities, and to honour those who have been affected […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20216 Views

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: Virtual event on Sept. 30 – McMasterU Daily News

September 20, 2021 The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, September 30, is a time for Canadians to recognize and commemorate the ongoing and tragic legacy of residential schools. Please note that the Indigenous Studies Program and Indigenous Education Council will be hosting private events. To provide an opportunity for the campus community to mark this important […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20214 Views

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Some Sixty Activities Will Form the Programming for Peace Days 2021, Taking Place From September 21 to October 2

MONTRÉAL, Sept. 21, 2021  – The seventh edition of Peace Days, an initiative of the Peace Network for Social Harmony, will take place from September 21 to October 2. This edition’s theme of “Take Action for Equality” asks us to be conscious of the fact that each of our individual and collective actions has a direct impact […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20216 Views

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Province Contributes $50,000 to Manitoba Museum for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Programs

September 21, 2021 Public Invited to Observe and Reflect on Residential School Experiences of First Nations, Métis and Inuit: Ministers The Manitoba government will contribute $50,000 to the Manitoba Museum to offer programming to the public on Sept 30. for the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Sport Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20219 Views

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Hundreds come together to bring Pikwàkanagàn child’s spirit home – Anishinabek News

ALGONQUINS OF PIKWÀKANAGÀN— Hundreds of people turned out for the Walk for Joe Commanda, a 13-year-old Pikwàkanagàn citizen who died while running away from the Mohawk Institute Residential School in 1968. The walk was held from Aug. 27-29 from Brantford to Burlington to Toronto, with a vehicle convoy from Toronto to Pikwàkanagàn to complete the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202110 Views

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Windsor’s Poets Laureate Welcome Special Guest Poets from across Canada for Poetry at the Manor Virtual Reading

City of Windsor Poet Laureate Emeritus Marty Gervais and Poet Laureate Mary Ann Mulhern are hosting five poets laureate from across Canada for a special virtual edition of the popular annual Poetry at the Manor. As we also celebrate the 10th anniversary of Windsor’s poet laureate program, it is fitting that this year’s special guest […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202111 Views

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Tk’emlúps Nation extends invitation to mark National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – CBC

Sep 20, 2021 Nation has shared video teaching people how to sing and drum its honour song A First Nation that announced more than 200 unmarked graves had been found at the site of a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C., is inviting people to mark Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20217 Views

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Peterborough Museum & Archives: Exhibition highlights the Inuit role in the search for the Franklin Expedition

Peterborough, ON— The fate of Sir John Franklin’s 1845 expedition was one of the Arctic’s most enduring mysteries, until the wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror were found in 2014 and 2016. The Peterborough Museum & Archives is pleased to present The Ones We Met – Inuit Traditional Knowledge and the Franklin Expedition, an […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20218 Views

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Museum working on Indigenous events – Timmins Times

Sep 20, 2021 Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre is looking at bringing back several Indigenous events and activities this year. Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre is looking at bringing back several Indigenous events and activities this year. The museum’s director and curator, Karen Bachmann, presented an update to the city’s Indigenous Advisory Committee on its […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20219 Views

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City of Toronto officially opens Canoe Landing Community Recreation Centre

Today, Mayor John Tory was joined by Councillor Joe Cressy (Spadina-Fort York) for a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the official opening of the Canoe Landing Community Recreation Centre. The community centre was completed in 2020, but due to the pandemic the facility was only open in a limited capacity. Since mid-June, the public has been able […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20218 Views

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