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Nunavut family discovers father’s long-lost story on CBC podcast – CBC

Inuit Unikkaangit released 3 episodes with unidentified storytellers, but one has now been revealed Jan 26, 2021 A family in Nunavut recently discovered their late father’s voice on a CBC North podcast. The podcast, Inuit Unikkaangit, released an episode with an unknown storyteller talking about how to interpret the wind, and the things it can […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202110 Views

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City of Thunder Bay: 50th Anniversary Commemorative Art Bus in Service Today

The 50th Anniversary installation of the latest City art bus is now complete, and it will be in service with Thunder Bay Transit starting today. “The new art bus is a great tool for civic engagement, and another wonderful way to celebrate our 50th Anniversary year that just passed,” said Councillor Shelby Ch’ng, Chair – […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 20218 Views

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Kinngait artist’s sculpture front and centre at Winnipeg Inuit gallery – Nunatsiaq News

26 January 2021 Visitors who walk through the plaza outside of Winnipeg’s soon-to-open Inuit art gallery will be met with Inuit mythology and symbolism in the form of a marble carving by Kinngait-born artist Goota Ashoona. The sculpture was transported by crane to its permanent home in front of the gallery, named Qaumajuq, which means […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202111 Views

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Statement: FNLC calls on Provincial Government to take necessary actions to address systemic racism within the Royal BC Museum

(Xʷmәθkʷәy̓әm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and sәlilwәtaʔɬ/selílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) — The First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) is disturbed by several recent media reports outlining ongoing systemic racism and toxic working conditions within the Royal BC Museum (RBCM), a crown corporation established under the Museum Act (2003). Reports first came to light following the July 2020 resignation […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202115 Views

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MNC: 2021 Symposium on Indigenous Languages – Building on Strengths and Successes

Welcome to the Symposium on Indigenous Languages: Building on Strengths and Successes, organized by the Department of Canadian Heritage in collaboration with the Assembly of First Nations, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami and the Métis National Council. The Symposium will be held virtually through five daily sessions, from January 25 to January 29, 2021 – 11:30 a.m. to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202111 Views

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GNB: New fund for community recreation infrastructure

25 January 2021 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government is helping to make recreation facilities throughout New Brunswick more inclusive. A new fund has been established to support community recreation efforts that will improve accessible recreation infrastructure and spaces to benefit the needs of a broad range of users. The Inclusive Community Recreation Infrastructure Fund […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202116 Views

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City to consider renaming Langevin Avenue after late Algonquin leader – CBC

Residential street currently honours architect of Canada’s residential school system Jan 25, 2021 City council will decide Wednesday whether to rename a residential street in Ottawa’s Beechwood neighbourhood after a respected Indigenous leader — and thereby drop its connection to a historical figure with ties to one of Canada’s darkest chapters. Rideau-Rockcliffe Coun. Rawlson King will bring forward a […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202110 Views

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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, 202113 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, 202123 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, 202117 Views

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