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Indigenous Awareness & Education Week at Assiniboine

September 25, 2020 Assiniboine Community College is hosting a series of digital activities during Indigenous Awareness and Education Week, running September 28 to October 2. This year’s activities, led by Elders, consist of a week-long series of free Zoom sessions which touch on several themes around reconciliation and Indigenous cultures. “This week is about recognizing […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 202083 Views

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NIC: Introduction to Nuu-Chah-Nulth Language offered digitally

NIC is offering Nuu-Chah-Nulth language courses this fall through digital delivery. Three dialects will be offered. All three courses run Oct 5 – Dec 11 on Wednesday evenings. Develop listening techniques as you compare and contrast Nuu‑chah‑nulth and English sound patterns and pronunciation. Learn words, phrases and greetings to communicate in home, class and with […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 202060 Views

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Building Indigenous Food Sovereignty in 14 First Nations in Northern Superior region – Anishinabek News

September 25, 2020 THUNDER BAY— Indigenous rural development economist Winona LaDuke spoke about heading to the sugar bush when the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic hit during the Building Indigenous Food Sovereignty virtual meeting on Sept. 16. The Building Indigenous Food Sovereignty in and around Anishinawbewi Gitchi-Gami and Animbiigo Zaagiigam meeting was held via Zoom […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 202063 Views

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More than fashion: For Indigenous people, growing out their hair is about reclaiming their culture – Sudbury.com

For conquering Europeans, subjugating Indigenous people meant destroying their culture; cutting off their hair was part of stripping that culture away The purpose of residential schools was to eliminate all aspects of Indigenous culture. There is no other way to say it. But those who would impose their will underestimated the strength of a people […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 202080 Views

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Canada needs to properly recognize First Nations right to make a moderate livelihood

First Nations and Canadians across the country are growing increasingly concerned with the violence against indigenous people in St Mary’s Bay in Nova Scotia. Assembly of First Nations National Fisheries Committee Co-Chairs, Regional Chiefs Terry Teegee (BCAFN) and Roger Augustine (AFN PEI/NB), stand in solidarity with the members of Sipekne’katik First Nation in Mi’kma’ki territory as they exercise their […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 2020104 Views

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Kent Monkman tells a story of resilience in Canada through MOA exhibit – Excalibur Online

The arrival of European settlers in Canada forever changed the land and the lives of its Indigenous inhabitants. For many Indigenous people, the hurt and grievances experienced are still fresh in their memory, and often still ongoing. Addressing these painful questions is sometimes difficult to explain using words. On September 26, Cree interdisciplinary artist Kent […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 202056 Views

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Coast Salish design & Hul’q’umi’num language create connection at Beban Pool

The City of Nanaimo is pleased to announce the commission of new artwork by Eliot White-Hill, Kwulasultun, for Beban Park pool. White-Hill’s project takes the ecosystems of the Nanaimo River Estuary as inspiration. He has designed a series of seven distinctive banners and three new murals which are being installed this month while the facility […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 202091 Views

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Northwestern B.C. Indian day school to be demolished by Gitanyow First Nation – CBC

After years of disrepair and memories of abuse, the old school is coming down this week Sep 23, 2020 To Wanda Good and other members of Gitanyow, the demolition of the Kitwancool Indian Day School’s building this week represents a new chapter in their lives, healing the trauma they suffered during a racist education at the federally operated institution. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 202055 Views

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Husky Energy gives Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada to schools in Saskatchewan

OTTAWA, ON, Sept. 23, 2020 – Husky Energy is committed to developing strong relationships with Indigenous communities built on respect, trust and transparency. One of the pillars of this relationship is investment in education. To help advance the Education for Reconciliation recommendations made by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Husky Energy will provide all high […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 2020116 Views

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City of Lethbridge: Celebrating Reconciliation Week 2020

Reconciliation Week is celebrated in Lethbridge during the week of September 22nd which is the anniversary of the signing of Treaty 7 in 1877.  Treaty 7 is an agreement between Canadian Crown and First Nations in Southern Alberta.  Reconciliation is about creating shared understanding and building strong-relationships and respect between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. Reconciliation Week […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202095 Views

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