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Alleged logging on ancient B.C. First Nation burial site prompts province to investigate – CBC

Former shíshálh Nation band councillor discovered the damage during visit to the site last week Mar 02, 2021 Officials with the B.C. government are investigating alleged logging at a registered archeological site near the Sunshine Coast community of Sechelt, believed to be an ancient shíshálh Nation burial site with about 200 cairns, or stone mounds. Robert Joe, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202125 Views

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imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival Names Jessica Lea Fleming As New Associate Director

imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, the world’s largest presenter of Indigenous-made screen content, is happy to announce the appointment of Jessica Lea Fleming (Métis/Scottish) as Associate Director effective immediately. Working closely with the Executive and Artistic Directors, Naomi Johnson and Niki Little, as the Associate Director Jessica Lea Fleming will assist with developing and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202113 Views

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Ontario Provides Significant Financial Support to the Arts Sector

Funding will help arts organizations and artists cover losses due to COVID-19 March 2, 2021 TORONTO ― The Ontario government is supporting the arts sector with a one-time investment of $25 million to help artists and arts organizations survive the COVID-19 pandemic, remain solvent and prepare for a time when they can fully re-open their […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202130 Views

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Revitalizing Indigenous Cultural Practices Key to Ending Gender-based Violence

Toronto, March 1, 2021 – The Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC) has released a comprehensive report demonstrating the connections between youth engagement in cultural rights-of-passage ceremonies and eliminating gender-based violence. Both on- and off-reserve, urban and rural, Indigenous communities are facing an epidemic of violence. By exploring the contemporary landscape of ceremonies, life-stage […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 202144 Views

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Video series features Indigenous traditional knowledge – The North Bay Nugget

John McFadden, Local Journalism Initiative Indigenous traditional knowledge sharing is the focus of a new series launched by Nipissing University. The six-video series, titled Visiting with Anishnaabe and Cree Knowledge Holders and made by Patrick Gilbert Productions of North Bay, features knowledge holders from across the region and was produced in support of Nipissing University’s […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 202116 Views

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WAG Announces INUA, Qaumajuq’s Inaugural Exhibition

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Treaty 1 Territory, February 26, 2021: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is excited to announce INUA, the inaugural exhibition of Qaumajuq, the Inuit art centre, opening at the end of March 2021. Presented by RBC, INUA brings together more than 90 Inuit artists working across the Arctic and the urban south today. This milestone […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202153 Views

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Suncor Base Mine Extension Project — Comment Period on the Draft Tailored Impact Statement Guidelines and Draft Public Participation Plan

From: Impact Assessment Agency of Canada February 26, 2021 — Ottawa — Impact Assessment Agency of Canada The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) decided an impact assessment is required for the proposed Suncor Base Mine Extension Project. The project is located approximately three kilometres north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, within the Regional Municipality […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202162 Views

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Eskasoni prepares his own subsistence fishing plan – Inspired Traveler

February 26, 2021 The largest Mi’kmaq community in the Atlantic, Eskasoni in Nova Scotia, is preparing to take up a subsistence fishery in turn. Fishermen gathered in Eskasoni this week to discuss the plan. The captain Jibby paul says they are going to focus on lobster first and that this fishery will “probably»Start in May. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202117 Views

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Test your strength with this traditional Inuit game, the kneel jump – CBC

Feb 25, 2021 ‘If the ice started to crack, we’d know how to get up,’ explains 15-year-old Damian Kigutaq Metcalfe On a bitterly cold day in Ottawa with a windchill of –24, 15-year-old Damian Kigutaq Metcalfe and his father, who goes by the name Stranger, stay warm by perfecting a move used in chilly weather […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202122 Views

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Five Teams Selected to Propose Designs for the LGBTQ2+ National Monument in Ottawa

From: Canadian Heritage OTTAWA, February 25, 2021 The Canadian and international arts and design community has demonstrated significant interest in Canada’s LGBTQ2+ National Monument with more than 30 submissions to the Request for Qualifications (RFQ). The RFQ opened on October 16, 2020, and closed on January 5, 2021. Today the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202144 Views

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