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Helping Veterans through the Veteran and Family Well-Being Fund

From: Veterans Affairs Canada $4 million awarded to 23 organizations across the country 29 March 2021 – Ottawa – Veterans Affairs Canada In communities across the country, there are organizations developing new and innovative ways to improve the well-being of Veterans and their families. Since 2018, the Veteran and Family Well-Being Fund has funded organizations […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 202131 Views

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Killer Mike, Buffy Sainte-Marie and 10 other change-makers to seek advice from the Dalai Lama – ONE Better World Collective

QUEBEC, March 30, 2021 – In these unprecedented times, 12 influencers are seeking guidance from the Dalai Lama during a live event to deliver actionable hope for humanity. The one-hour event, organized by Canadian-based ONE Better World Collective, will take place Sunday, April 11th, 2021, at 10:30 PM EST on the Dalai Lama’s social media […]

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Indigenous virtual reality company looking for knowledge keepers, storytellers, artists to promote culture – APTN News

A virtual reality company based in Fort William First Nation in Ontario that is using their technical know-how to promote Indigenous cultures. Partnering with Uber and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB), ORIGIN is hosting a competition called Share Your Roots, looking for more people to share their culture. The company started out as […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 202142 Views

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An archeological discovery near Timmins unearths thousands of Indigenous artifacts – CTV Toronto

TIMMINS — An archeological discovery near Smooth Rock Falls, northwest of Timmins, is being called a major archeological deposit. Thousands of ancient Indigenous artifacts were found on the banks of the Mattagami River at Yellow Falls. An archeologist from New Liskeard oversaw the excavation from June to October 2015. The area was being prepared for […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 202148 Views

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Chiefs of Ontario C-92 Conference – Logo Contest

March 29th, 2021 The Chiefs of Ontario is hosting a C-92 conference in May discussing the new legislation (An Act Respecting First Nation, Inuit and Metis Children, Youth and Families), its implementation in Ontario, and traditional Indigenous child welfare practices. The goal of this act is to keep Indigenous children and youth connected to their […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 202143 Views

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UBC Okanagan to offer Canada’s first bachelor’s degree of Indigenous language fluency

Mar 29, 2021 UBC’s Okanagan campus, located in the territory of the Syilx Okanagan Nation, is set to become the first university in Canada to offer a bachelor’s degree in Indigenous language fluency. The Bachelor of Nsyilxcn Language Fluency (BNLF) program, created in collaboration with the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT) and the En’owkin […]

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‘Resurgence and brilliance’: How this program is supporting Indigenous fashion – TVO

Mar 29, 2021 Reciprocity. Community. Connection to the land. At Ryerson University’s Indigenous Fashion Support program, the goal is to Indigenize entrepreneurship “The most recent thing I learned was snaring rabbits,” says Kait Adams. “I like going home, being with my grandmother and my aunt, spending all our time listening to stories, going out back […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 202150 Views

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Toronto Indigenous organizer Millie Redmond never lost her power to astonish – Toronto Star

In this essay, titled “Millie Redmond: The Flame,” Miles Morrisseau writes about the pioneering community organizer. It’s from the new book “Indigenous Toronto: Stories That Carry This Place.” The young man could not believe his eyes. It was Grandma Millie in ill-fitting second-hand clothes, sitting on a piece of cardboard and begging for change on […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 202133 Views

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Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs (Assembly): Communities Working to Revive Ancient Mi’kmaw Customs

Members of the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs (Assembly) will be working with their communities to revive traditional and ancient Mi’kmaw customs by looking to our language for guidance. The Assembly is exploring Mi’kmaw concepts found in Wmɨtkik and Nmɨtiknen. Wmɨtkik is an old Mi’kmaq word, not commonly used today, that may hold the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 202149 Views

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Call for Artist Interpretations/Artwork for Matawa Health & Social Memo Biimadeswin Manual

Thunder Bay, ON —Matawa Health and Social Meno Biimadeswin (MHSMB) is developing a resource manual for front-line mental health and wellness workers. The Manual: BEHMADESWIHKAMIK: LIFE LODGE – A PLACE OF GOOD LIFE will provide guidelines/resources to workers so that there can be improved coordination between services and more effective case management for individuals who […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 202168 Views

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