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Joseph Tisiga presents a cutting-edge navigation of identity and self through an exhibition at Whistler’s Audain Art Museum

Tales of an Empty Cabin: Somebody Nobody Was… opens to the public on February 16, 2019 and is presented by Polygon Homes Media Preview on February 15, 2019 at 3 p.m. WHISTLER, BC, Feb. 6, 2019  – Whistler’s Audain Art Museum today announced a new major exhibition featuring the contemporary work of Whitehorse-based Kaska Dena artist, Joseph Tisiga. Tales of an Empty Cabin: Somebody Nobody Was…, which runs from February […]

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Grants helping local artists explore Indigenous identity – Prince Albert Daily Herald

Feb 5, 2019 Two local indigenous artists have received financial support from the Saskatchewan Arts Board to explore and communicate elements of their identities through their art. John McDonald and Violet Naytowhow are both embarking on projects that will explore part of what it means to be an Indigenous person. Naytowhow is examining the traditions […]

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Mixed reception greets new federal bill aimed at protecting and promoting Indigenous languages – Globe and Mail

February 5, 2019 The Liberal government introduced legislation on Tuesday aimed at protecting and promoting endangered Indigenous languages, saying in the bill that years of colonialist laws caused their erosion. The legislation would create an office of an Indigenous languages commissioner and responds to three calls to action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. That […]

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Makivik Says New Indigenous Language Legislation Far From Perfect But Will Continue to Seek Inuit Specific Legislation to Protect Inuktitut

February 6, 2019 – Kuujjuaq, Nunavik – The President of Makivik Corporation says Inuit in Nunavik will continue to push for standalone language legislation that protects Inuktitut, which is absent from the newly announced Indigenous Language Legislation. Watt says it falls short of protecting and enhancing the development of one of the first Aboriginal languages […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 2019151 Views

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Heart of Our Nation – Cliff Cardinal

International Indigenous actor and musician Cliff Cardinal begins his spirited interview by discussing his new music with his band The Skylarks, as well as some solo work. Cardinal then moves on to discuss other aspects of his life and career. Cliff expands on some of his inspiration and expression of ideals before including information of […]

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Welcomes Tabling of Federal Legislation to Revitalize Indigenous Languages, Says the Bill Deserves Support from All Canadians and Parliamentarians

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Welcomes Tabling of Federal Legislation to Revitalize Indigenous Languages, Says the Bill Deserves Support from All Canadians and Parliamentarians February 5, 2019 Statement from National Chief Perry Bellegarde (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today welcomed the tabling in Parliament of the federal Indigenous […]

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Métis Nation Supports Indigenous Languages Act

February 5, 2019 February 5, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – The Métis Nation welcomes the legislation introduced today in the House of Commons and the effect it will have on the protection and promotion of the Michif language, the national language of the Métis people and Nation. “The bill marks a giant first step in Canada’s […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 2019242 Views

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Finding the voice of an ancestor – Winnipeg Free Press

Feb 05, 2019 Kevin Brownlee’s new book has been 4,000 years in the making. The work of historical fiction — titled Dibaajimindww Geteyaag: Ogiiyose, Noojigiigoo’iwe gaye Dibinawaag Nibiing Onji or, translated in English, Stories of the Old Ones: Hunter and Fisher from Sheltered Water — explores the life of a 25-year-old man who was buried […]

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McAvity appointed CMA Director Emeritus

TORONTO – Beloved for their lush landscapes and sea vistas, the masterpieces of Impressionism are some of the world’s most recognizable artworks. The distinctive styles of Monet, Degas, Pissarro and others are seen on the walls of the most monumental museums, but are also present in our daily lives through countless reproductions on posters, notecards and calendars. An […]

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Arts Club Theatre Company Redpatch – CTV News

February 5, 2019 Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre artsclub.com THE STORY OF AN INDIGENOUS SOLDIER Between 1914 and 1918, over four thousand Indigenous men volunteered to fight and die for Canada in WW1. Redpatch tells a part of this story through the eyes of a soldier from the Nuu-chah-nulth nation of Vancouver Island. […]

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