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Sorely needed’ Inuit TV makes Inuktut, Inuit cultural programming more accessible – CBC

May 22, 2022 Channel is ‘a space for Inuit to see themselves on television’ Tom McLeod, an Inuvialuk and Gwich’in storyteller from Aklavik, N.W.T., and Inuit TV co-CEO Lucy Qavavauq, are ready to bring more Inuktut and Inuit-centric television programming into people’s homes. “Inuit TV network is really important because it’s a space for Inuit […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20229 Views

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Honouring Le Estcwicwéy̓: B.C. First Nation marks 1 year since discovery of 215 unmarked graves – Global News

May 23, 2022 Warning: This story deals with disturbing subject matter that may upset and trigger some readers. Discretion is advised. It’s been one year since members of Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc learned that 215 suspected unmarked graves had been detected in the apple orchard near the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. The red-bricked institution of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 202223 Views

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Museum & Archives of Vernon celebrating Indigenous History Month in June with numerous events – Castanet

May 23, 2022 June is Indigenous History Month, and The Museum & Archives of Vernon will celebrate with exhibits and programs. The month of displays will recognize the culture, heritage and tradition of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples across the country, with a focus on Syilx artists, creators and knowledge-keepers from the Okanagan Nation. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 202211 Views

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Unique Indigenous fashion event set for North Shuswap next month – CFJC Today

May 20, 2022 CHASE, B.C. — Indigenous fashion designers from across the province will get the spotlight at a unique event in the North Shuswap next month. The 2022 Indigenous Voices in Fashion show will showcase six Indigenous designers, June 4 at Quaaout Lodge and Talking Rock Resort. Organizer Kim Coltman says the event will […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202226 Views

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Introducing Emilee Gilpin: CFN’s Community Storyteller – CFN

CFN is pleased to announce that Emilee Gilpin has joined the communications team as CFN Community Storyteller. Emilee is Métis, Filipina, Scottish and Irish. As a Michif nomad, she has come to understand her responsibilities as a mixed person, a visitor to the northwest coast, to use her skills and gifts to be a vehicle […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202224 Views

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Minister’s statement on Royal BC Museum business case

May 19, 2022 VICTORIA – Melanie Mark, Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport, has released the following statement in response to requests for the Royal BC Museum (RBCM) business case: “On Friday, May 13, government announced a plan to build a new, modern museum. Since that time, there has been interest in the business […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202223 Views

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20 years of working to reconnect with her home community – CBC

May 20, 2022 Through a repatriation program, Rolanda Murphy found she had a sister in U.S. Rolanda Murphy comes back from her bedroom wearing an orange “every child matters” T-shirt and a traditional Indigenous skirt. The skirt has been tailored to fit her small frame. It’s red, with a beautiful flower print and a ribbon […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202222 Views

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BC RCMP: Connecting to Indigenous culture through hand-crafted drums

2022-05-19 Being a school liaison officer means more than just making sure kids are not getting into trouble. Sometimes, it can lead to sharing a project with deeper connections. In February 2022, the West Kelowna Indigenous Policing Unit started a drum making project in partnership with the Indigenous Leadership class at Constable Neil Bruce Middle […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202221 Views

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GATHERING: Festival of First Nations Stories returns to Rama this June 2022! – Anishinabek News

May 20, 2022 CHIPPEWAS OF RAMA FIRST NATION (May 12, 2022) – The popular event, Gathering: Festival of First Nations Stories, is slated to return to Chippewas of Rama First Nation June 9, 10, 11, 2022, after a two year hiatus due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. The three-day event features presentations by First Nations authors, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202224 Views

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Bar U Ranch National Historic Site officially kicks off 2022 visitor season

From: Parks Canada May 19, 2022 The network of protected areas administered by Parks Canada is a gateway to nature, history, and 450 000 km² of memories from coast to coast to coast. Bar U Ranch National Historic Site is pleased to welcome visitors for the 2022 visitor season. This season, the Bar U Ranch […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 202231 Views

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