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Naka Festival Returns for 2021

February 22, 2021 The City of Yellowknife (the City), together with the Yellowknives Dene First Nation (YKDFN), the North Slave Metis Alliance (NSMA), the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT), and Northwest Territories Tourism, is pleased to announce the third annual Naka Festival. The festival will take placefrom Monday, March 1, to Wednesday, March 31, […]

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Survey data sheds light on Indigenous languages, traditional activities across North – CBC

Feb 22, 2021 Aboriginal Peoples Survey regularly queries thousands of Indigenous people across Canada Less than one in 10 Indigenous Yukoners can speak or understand an Indigenous language, and young people across the North were far less likely to understand even a few words than their parents’ generation. That is one among many observations given new […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202126 Views

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WAG Illuminates Downtown in Lead-up to opening of Qaumajuq, the Inuit art centre

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Treaty 1 Territory, February 22, 2021: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to announce a spectacular projection display on the exterior of the two connected WAG-Qaumajuq buildings. In celebration of the late-March 2021 opening of Qaumajuq, the Inuit art centre, the public is invited to come view outdoor projections of contemporary Inuit artwork […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202146 Views

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City calls for proposals for art installation

The City of Iqaluit is now accepting proposals for the design and installation of an art mural inside the Council Chambers at our newly located City Hall in Building 1085. We invite Nunavut artists working in paint media to submit a proposal. The intent of this mural is to create a visual story that will […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202125 Views

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Squamish Nation: New Language & Culture Program for Members

Ta na wa Ns7éyx̲nitm ta Snew̓íyelh- Language & Cultural Affairs You are invited to join us in weekly zoom for Tel̓tel̓númut Cht Tel̓tel̓númut Cht (Studying who we are) is a new program that our department will be offering to Nation Members. Each week we will have a special guest present on a specialized Sḵwx̱wú7mesh subject. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202128 Views

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New board game store aims to create inclusive space – CBC

Feb 22, 2021 Indigenous-owned Pe Metawe Games wants everyone to enjoy the hobby A new Indigenous-owned board game shop in Edmonton is aiming to create an inclusive community where everyone can join in the fun. Pe Metawe Games opened earlier this month in the Alberta Avenue neighbourhood. The Cree name translates to “come and play” […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202122 Views

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Arctic Inspiration Prize awards over $3 million to 7 teams across the North

For the first time ever, the Arctic Inspiration Prize (AIP) has awarded over $3 million to seven remarkable teams across the North for their groundbreaking and creative projects. The prizes were awarded tonight in an ambitious pan-northern virtual celebration broadcast across the country on APTN. “In a year that has brought many challenges, sacrifices and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202133 Views

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Squamish Nation: Individual & Group Cultural Project Grants

We are accepting applications for Squamish Nation Individual and Group Cultural Project Grants. The deadline for all applications is Friday, March 12, 2021. INDIVIDUAL CULTURAL PROJECTS GRANT APPLICATION • Application deadline: Friday, March 12, 2021 • Please review the Policy for further details • Must follow current COVID-19 guidelines *Please note that we will only […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202129 Views

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Ontario Continues Investing in Innovative Festivals and Events

Funding will support local tourism initiatives as communities continue to struggle with COVID-19 February 19, 2021 TORONTO – The Ontario government is investing more than $7 million in 87 local and virtual events and initiatives through the Reconnect Festival and Event Program. This funding will support the festival and event sector during COVID-19 while helping […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 202146 Views

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Welcome Back (Again!) at the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre

Feb 19 2021 The Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre is preparing to welcome visitors back on March 2, 2021. As with our previous re-opening in 2020, we continue to put public safety first and have protocols in place to keep visitors and staff safe by following the Provincial framework guidelines and the advice of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 202131 Views

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