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Townhouse projects proposed near Second Line West, Wallace Terrace – SooToday

City councillors will also be asked Monday to approve a landmark Métis cultural centre in the former Church of St. John the Evangelist site on John Street Sault Ste. Marie city councillors will be asked next week to approve a total of 60 new townhouse units in separate developments on Second Line West and a […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202110 Views

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Independent Alberta Sen. Paula Simons announces season two of Alberta Unbound podcast

EDMONTON, AB, Jan. 22, 2021 – Alberta Independent Senator Paula Simons announces the return of Alberta Unbound – her popular podcast, which interrogates her home province’s culture and identity. In this second season, Sen. Simons continues to debate and deconstruct some of the myths that define and bind her province. Over the course of nine episodes, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202113 Views

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Centre tries to fill gap in Indigenous language programs in Ottawa – capitalcurrent.ca

The lack of Indigenous language programs troubles Juliana Strickland, a Mohawk and Grade 9 student at Canterbury High School. Language is not only a form of communication, Strickland says, it is also something that preserves and reclaims culture. In 2019, the Indigenous Languages Act received Royal Assent. The act, “is intended to support the reclamation, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202112 Views

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We are resilient’: La Loche reflects on 5th anniversary of mass shooting – CBC

4 people were killed and 7 injured at a home and the school in the northern Sask. community on Jan. 22, 2016 Jan 22, 2021 Five years after four people were killed and seven others injured in La Loche, the northern Saskatchewan community continues to heal. On Friday, La Loche will mark the milestone anniversary of the Jan. 22, 2016, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 20216 Views

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Wolastoqi artists partner with Atlantic Ballet to create ‘transformative’ production – CBC

Jan 22, 2021 ‘Behind us is a room full of ancestors,’ Jeremy Dutcher says of collaboration Jeremy Dutcher and Possesom Paul don’t make any apologies about wanting to change the world. The young Wolostoqi artists are at the beginning of a three-year project with the Atlantic Ballet Theatre that will culminate in a new production, and they […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202110 Views

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Goota Ashoona Outdoor Sculpture Unveiled at WAG-Qaumajuq

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Treaty 1 Territory, January 21, 2021: WAG-Qaumajuq and the Manitoba Teachers’ Society are pleased to announce the unveiling of a monumental new sculpture by Inuit artist Goota Ashoona, in celebration of the light of Qaumajuq, the Inuit art centre. The Verde Guatemala marble carving will welcome visitors and school groups into Qaumajuq, on […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202116 Views

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Arts workers in northeastern Ontario remain major casualties of COVID-19’s economic blows

Mural artist Michael Cywink describes the impacts of COVID-19 to his livelihood as ‘a shutdown.’ (Michael Cywink/Facebook) The COVID-19 pandemic has brought new meaning to the term starving artist. According to Statistics Canada, one in four arts workers lost their job this past year due to the pandemic. Of the total Canadian jobs lost in 2020, 11 […]

by alnationtalk on January 21, 202113 Views

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Indigenous women, families in Vancouver rally for national Ribbon Skirt Day – News 1130

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — Local Indigenous women and families are wearing ribbon skirts to support a grade 5 student who was shamed by an educational assistant at her Saskatchewan school for wearing a piece of clothing that means a great deal to the Indigenous community. For her school’s Formal Day last month, Bella Kulak, a […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202110 Views

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City of Kingston: City announces recipients of the 2020 Mayor’s Arts Awards

Mayor Bryan Paterson recognized the 2020 recipients of the Mayor’s Arts Awards at an online event last night. The Mayor’s Arts Awards is an annual recognition program that celebrates high artistic achievement and recognizes extraordinary contributions in and to the arts. “Congratulations to the recipients of this year’s Mayor’s Arts Awards program! This event, where […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202116 Views

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Four First Nation artists to feature artwork on prominent international bridge – Anishinabek News

January 20, 2021 WINDSOR— The people in Windsor and neighbouring Detroit, Mich., will soon have something new to look up at on their skylines; six gigantic First Nation artworks. The works have been created by four artists from the Caldwell and Bkejwanong (Walpole Island) First Nations, and artist Roberto Villalobos from Southwest Detroit, and will […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202112 Views

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