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Media Advisory – City Recognizes Louis Riel Day

November 13, 2007

Mayor David Miller has proclaimed November 16 as Louis Riel Day in the City of Toronto to acknowledge that the Métis People are recognized in the Constitution Act 1982, as one of Canada’s Aboriginal peoples with a homeland across Canada. Louis Riel Day is commemorated each year in Toronto with a flag-raising ceremony at City Hall and various community events.

by NationTalk on November 14, 20071229 Views

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NWT Arts Council Applications

The Department of Education, Culture and Employment, in partnership with the NWT Arts Council would like to inform Northerners that the closing date for applications for NWT Arts Council Arts Funding is January 31, 2008.

Money is available for artists and members of registered territorial organizations who are producing a specific artistic work, project or event in a recognized discipline. For more information, or to request an application, please call 920-6370.

Website: www.pwnhc.ca/artscouncil
E-mail: [email protected]

by NationTalk on November 14, 20071103 Views

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MARIA Workshop – The Songs That Matter The Most: A Discussion With Buffy Sainte-Marie

DATE: 2007-12-07
TIME: 7:00 pm
LOCATION: Manitoba Music Industry Resource Centre
ADDRESS: 376 Donald Street

PANELISTS
Buffy Sainte-Marie

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This workshop will be a discussion about the songs that matter the most to Buffy Sainte-Marie, including when, why, where and how she wrote them.

by NationTalk on November 10, 20071004 Views

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Live Web Casts from the Indigenous Peoples’ Border Summit II, San Xavier, Arizona November 7 – 10, 2007

Indigenous Border Summit responds to human rights crisis

Indigenous Peoples’ Border Summit of the Americas II, Nov. 7 — 10, focuses on human rights and right of mobility

SAN XAVIER, TOHONO O’ODHAM NATION — A human rights crisis for Indigenous Peoples living along borders in the Americas threatens their survival, with rapidly expanding militarization and new laws which limit their mobility in their ancestral territories.

by NationTalk on November 10, 20071054 Views

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The Second Annual Louis Riel Day Celebration: A Vancouver Festival of Métis Dance, Music and Culture

Compaigni V’ni Dansi announces the second annual Louis Riel Day Celebration, a festival of Métis culture to be held November 15, 2007 at the East Cultural Centre in Vancouver.

Last year’s Celebration, held at the Norman Rothstein Theatre, was an exciting blend of traditional and contemporary Métis culture. This year’s program promises to be even bigger and better with dance performances by the Louis Riel Métis Dancers; music by Don Freed and Sandy Scofield, poetry by Joanne Arnott and a special excerpt from The Crossing, Compaigni V’ni Dansi’s contemporary piece on the Métis resistance told from the heart of the Métis people.

by NationTalk on November 10, 20071104 Views

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MNBC Louis Riel Day Celebration

Upcoming Louis Riel Day Celebrations for November 15th, 2007

On behalf of the MNBC Leadership and Staff we would like to extend an invitation to attend an open house in honour of Louis Riel Day.

Date: November 16th
Time: 10:00am-2:00pm
Location: MNBC Head Office
Suite 905-1130 West Pender Street
Vancouver, BC V6E4A4

Entertainment and Refreshments provided.

by NationTalk on November 10, 2007967 Views

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Western Indian Art Show Premiers in Calgary – November 23-25, 2007

For Immediate Release

Moonstone Creation’s Yvonne Jobin presents the Western Indian Art Show from Friday, November 23 to Sunday, November 25 at the H4 building of the Currie Barracks in Calgary Alberta.

This action packed three day event is a celebration of Aboriginal art and culture. “We have some of the top artists from Western Canada coming” says show organizer and artist, Yvonne Jobin. “It’s a venue for both established and emerging artists to showcase their art.”

by NationTalk on November 8, 20071759 Views

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Province Acknowledges Aboriginal Veteran’s Day

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November 8, 2007

Culture, Heritage, Tourism and Sport Minister Eric Robinson today invited everyone to pay special tribute to the contributions of Aboriginal veterans.
 
“It is not known to everyone that many Aboriginal people battled along side non-Aboriginal people in defending Canada and continue to do so today,” said Robinson.

by NationTalk on November 8, 20071218 Views

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Storytellers Gather in St. John’s for 4th Annual Festival

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
Tourism, Culture and Recreation
November 7, 2007

Colourful characters will come to life this week as storytellers from Newfoundland and Labrador, other parts of Canada, and around the world gather for the 4th annual St. John’s Storytelling Festival, to be launched tonight at the Ship Pub, beginning at 9:30 p.m.

by NationTalk on November 7, 20071114 Views

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“Honouring Our Aboriginal Veterans” Aboriginal Veterans Day March & Ceremony

Press Release
November 6th, 2007

“Honouring Our Aboriginal Veterans”
Aboriginal Veterans Day
March & Ceremony
Thursday November 8th 2007
Vancouver

Join us to honour and remember the sacrifices of our First Nation Men, Women and Warriors in our annual March and Ceremony on Thursday, November 8th 2007. All Veterans and the Community are invited to march with us in recognition of our beloved First Nations relatives in the Spirit of Peace, Love, Brotherhood and Sisterhood.

by NationTalk on November 7, 20071368 Views

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