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Four Teams Selected to Propose Designs for the Global Affairs Canada Commemorative Artwork

From: Canadian Heritage OTTAWA, March 31, 2021 The Government of Canada announced today the four teams who have qualified to prepare design proposals for the Global Affairs Canada Commemorative Artwork. The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced that the following teams of artists, landscape […]

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Pipe ceremony, feast marks end of Indigenous culture, language program – CBC

Mar 31, 2021 Celebratory meal handed out in paper bags to comply with gathering restrictions A special pipe ceremony followed by a paper bag feast for the homeless marked the end of an online Indigenous cultural and language program Tuesday night. Anishinaabe Gikinoo’amaagowinan — The People’s Teachings helped connect about 30 people weekly to language and […]

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Nipissing U: Preserving community stories in Dokis First Nation

Dr. Carly Dokis, associate professor of anthropology, received an Insight Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for her research project, Taking Care of Our Stories. The project will receive a total of $228,351 over five years and will be carried out in partnership with Randy Restoule of Dokis First Nation and […]

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Study Finds More Than Half of Inuit Women Working in Extraction Industry Experience Sexual Harassment on the Job

Inuit women working in resource industry at economic disadvantage despite being primary providers for many large households in Inuit Nunangat OTTAWA, March 31, 2021 – Today, Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada released the results of a ground-breaking research study examining Inuit women’s economic security and prosperity as well as experiences of sexual violence and harassment […]

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MNBC Invests $350,000 towards Michif Language Preservation, Heritage, and Resources

Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) took a huge step towards advancing cultural preservation with a $350,000 investment in MNBC’s Ministry of Culture, Heritage, and Language. Citizens of Métis Nation have been calling for MNBC to take a more strategic approach for language reclamation, revitalization, and preservation, and this investment is a commitment to meeting those needs. The […]

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Interests in Indigenous languages growing among local First Nations, Métis – Fairview Post

As a child, Alice Rigney often listened to her grandmother speak Dene but could not always understand her grandmother’s stories and teachings. Rigney spent 10 years at the Holy Angels Residential School in Fort Chipewyan, where she would be punished for speaking Dene. She remembered some words and phrases after leaving the school, but was […]

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Joint Statement by Ministers Guilbeault, Bennett, Miller and Vandal on National Indigenous Languages Day

From: Canadian Heritage GATINEAU, March 31, 2021 The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, and the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, issued the following statement in honour of National Indigenous Languages Day today. “March 31 is […]

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Government of Canada launches a call for proposals to support work of Indigenous communities towards exercising jurisdiction in relation to child and family services

From: Indigenous Services Canada March 23, 2021 — Ottawa, Traditional Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is continuing the important work in full partnership with Indigenous Peoples to reform child and family services so that every Indigenous child has the opportunity to grow up in their communities, immersed in […]

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imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival: Call for Submissions

We are proud to announce that our Call for Submissions for the 2021 imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival is now open! We are accepting Film + Video, Digital + Interactive, and Audio works for our Festival, which will take place October 19 – 24, 2021. The imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival is the world’s largest […]

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NTI: Cultural and Healing Program – Call for Applications

(March 30, 2021 – Rankin Inlet, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) is pleased to announce a call for applications for the Nunavut Tunngavik Foundation (NTF) Cultural and Healing Program. Inuit can apply for project funding for 1) programs that address the harms and intergenerational effects of residential schools 2) traditional on-the-land programs 3) the teaching […]

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