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Hay River paints crosswalk in solidarity with Indigenous community – Battlefords News-Optimist

June 18, 2021 The Town of Hay River has painted feathers on a crosswalk to recognize the impact of residential schools on its community ahead of National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21. The crosswalk, at the intersection of Woodland Drive and Courtoreille Street, bears two lines of feathers. Dayna King, a Hay River resident […]

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Giving Tree’ helps celebrate National Indigenous Day – Spruce Grove Examiner

Jun 18, 2021 For many traditional Indigenous Elders, it’s not about how much you have as it is about how much you give. It is a belief that many Elders live by, and to celebrate this generosity and mark National Indigenous Day (June 21), a Giving Bowl will be placed under a Giving Tree in […]

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Provincial Government Seeks Expressions of Interest on Creation of Beothuk Statue

June 18, 2021 The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister Responsible for Indigenous Affairs and Reconciliation, today announced the Provincial Government is seeking Expressions of Interest for the design, construction and installation of a statue commemorating the Beothuk. Government believes that actions which respect and honour the culture and heritage of Indigenous peoples are an important step […]

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Aboriginal Housing Society Art contest – CKPGToday.ca

Jun 17, 2021 PRINCE GEORGE – Aboriginal Housing Society has partnered up with some organizations around Prince George like the Pepper Tree, to offer an art contest to local amateur artists. Amateur artists and aspiring artists are asked to submit their designs for AHSPGs new orange t-shirt. The deadline for submissions is June 18 at […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 202116 Views

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IRC: On the Land Support for Summer

(June 17, 2021)- Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) is offering on the land support to beneficiary households within the Inuvialuit Settlement Region who will be spending time at their camps this summer. “IRC recognizes an important enhancement to wellness that comes with spending extended time engaged in activities and practicing traditional skills out at your camps […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 202111 Views

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It is no longer about you’: Why Indigenous dads are special – CBC

Jun 18, 2021 To provide and survive and restore what it means to be Indigenous is to honour our ancestors Indigenous dads are just built differently. Our traditional role — to provide, but most importantly survive — is in our DNA, passed down through generations. Those generations had to survive cold winters in pre-colonial times. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 202113 Views

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Mural depicting Canada’s residential schools ready to be unveiled in Selkirk, Man. – CBC

Jun 18, 2021 Work by several Indigenous artists acknowledges 215 bodies found in Kamloops, B.C. A large public mural in Selkirk, Man. dedicated to the legacy of residential schools has been completed and its artists have added a new section to commemorate the students whose remains were found in Kamloops, B.C., earlier this month. “When that […]

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Ministerial Statement – Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21

June 17, 2021 The following statement was read in the House of Assembly today by the Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister Responsible for Indigenous Affairs and Reconciliation and Labrador Affairs: Mr. Speaker, I would like to bring to the attention of this Honourable House that Monday, June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 202124 Views

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We Are #StrongAsCedar – Heiltsuk Nation

June 17, 2021 #StrongAsCedar is a campaign by the Heiltsuk Nation to empower Indigenous people, and communities of colour, to fight racism in Canada by sharing and gathering stories, and highlighting solutions for change. Share your experiences of racism using the hashtag #strongascedar (on Instagram or Twitter), and follow Strong As Cedar on Instagram to lend your voice to the chorus of people demanding […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 202124 Views

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New online map braids together Indigenous land, language, arts and culture – Toronto Star

June 16, 2021 A new, interactive map weaves together information on Indigenous peoples’ languages, arts, culture, and connection to place across the lands now referred to as British Columbia. “We see a lot of stories about our struggles,” says Cathi Charles Wherry, a special advisor for the project, led by the First Peoples’ Cultural Council. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 202123 Views

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