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New digital fund gives voice to B.C. storytellers’ film shorts

Feb. 8, 2019 VANCOUVER – Six B.C.-based filmmakers and digital content producers have received a jump start in their production through support from the Province and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). The CBC + Creative BC Digital Production Fund supports the production of digital content from emerging creators. These fund recipients will have the opportunity […]

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“Spirits of our Past” come to life during Flashback February – countylive.ca

Feb 07, 2019 The unique cultural history of Prince Edward County will be on full display during Flashback February, a week of talks, film screenings, performances and experiences that runs Feb. 16-23. “The schedule of events has something for everyone – from culinary workshops to children’s programming – and there’s a County connection with each […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 2019290 Views

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USask launches new Certificate in the Study of Indigenous Storytelling

Feb 6, 2019 Starting in September 2019, students can register for the new Certificate in the Study of Indigenous Storytelling. The departments of Indigenous studies, English, and drama in the College of Arts and Science came together to develop the certificate, which aims to recognize student knowledge and understanding of approaches to Indigenous storytelling from […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 2019270 Views

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Canadian Museum of History announces major bequest of Inuit art from the Late Dr. Margaret Hess

Gatineau, Quebec, February 5, 2019 — The Canadian Museum of History is delighted to announce the generous gift of almost a thousand works of Inuit art from the estate of Dr. Margaret (Marmie) Perkins Hess. Dr. Hess, a well-known art lover and adventurous spirit from Alberta, travelled extensively across Canada’s North, assembling this visually rich […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 2019235 Views

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Preserving Indigenous languages a key part of upcoming gathering – Globalnews.ca

February 7, 2019 Manitoba’s Southern Chiefs Organization will be hosting a gathering of Anishinaabe people this August, aiming to promote language and culture. After the federal government tabled the Indigenous Languages Act on Tuesday, Grand Chief Jerry Daniels told 680 CJOB he’s hopeful for funding to help support local languages. “Our primary focus is the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 2019244 Views

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Minister Monsef announces Commemoration Fund for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in Winnipeg

New Commemoration Fund to support Indigenous families and communities to honour the lives and legacies of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and LGBTQ2S individuals. February 7, 2019 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Department for Women and Gender Equality No relationship is more important to Canada than the relationship with Indigenous peoples. We cannot move […]

by pmnationtalk on February 7, 2019283 Views

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Concert brings First Nations story to musical life – TheRecord.com

The tale of “Nanabush and the Giant Beaver” will performed Feb. 10 at a pay-what-you-can concert at Kitchener City Hall’s Rotunda, presented by the Waterloo Chamber Players KITCHENER — The tale of “Nanabush and the Giant Beaver” will be brought to life Feb. 10 at a pay-what-you-can concert at Kitchener City Hall’s Rotunda, presented by […]

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Seal meat supper? BC group calls for West Coast seal hunt – Globalnews.ca

February 7, 2019 A group made up of B.C. First Nations along with commercial and sport fishers wants to see a commercial seal hunt on the province’s West Coast. The Pacific Balance Pinniped Society (PBPS) argues that the pinnipeds population — the marine mammal family that seals and sea lions belong to — has exploded on the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 2019234 Views

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Halifax Regional Municipality: Zatzman Sportsplex public art now on display

February 7, 2019 The Zatzman Sportsplex is just days away from its official opening, and already the excitement is building with last night’s unveiling of a new public art installation for the facility. “This truly remarkable Jordan Bennett piece underscores the importance of continued investment in public art,” said Halifax Mayor Mike Savage. “The Zatzman […]

by pmnationtalk on February 7, 2019264 Views

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YT Government: New administrator of Culture Quest Fund announced

Feb 06, 2019 The Dawson City Arts Society (DCAS) will assume administration of the Culture Quest funding program starting in April 2019. The Culture Quest program makes $157,000 available annually to inspire the growth of culture and arts in Yukon by supporting cultural crafts and skills, as well as visual, literary and performing arts. It […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 2019345 Views

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