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Major update of the virtual exhibit 1759: From the Warpath to the Plains of Abraham

From: The National Battlefields Commission April 15, 2021 – Québec – The National Battlefields Commission The National Battlefields Commission (NBC) is pleased to announce the online release of an updated version of the exhibit, 1759: From the Warpath to the Plains of Abraham. This virtual exhibit lets Net surfers relive crucial aspects of the clash […]

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Canada, B.C., Daylu Dena Council partner to build new cultural centre, demolish former residential school

April 15, 2021 Canada, B.C., Daylu Dena Council partner to build new cultural centre, demolish former residential school LOWER POST – Together, Canada, British Columbia and Indigenous peoples are working in partnership to deliver infrastructure projects that meet the interests and needs of Indigenous communities and help advance reconciliation for the benefit of current and […]

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Four new NFB docs featured online at DOXA.

Four new NFB docs featured online at DOXA.  World premiere from Calgary’s Dominique Keller—plus BC premieres from Vancouver filmmakers Sean Horlor/Steve J. Adams and Sheona McDonald, as well as Kainai First Nation/Sámi director Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers. From: National Film Board April 14, 2021 – Vancouver – National Film Board of Canada Vancouver and Calgary creators explore powerful themes […]

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$4.3M in Grant Funding for the establishment of the High Park Visitor and Nature Centre

TORONTO, April 15, 2021  – $4.3M in grant funding through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program has been awarded to the High Park Nature Centre and City of Toronto to support vital renovations to facilities for the High Park Visitor and Nature Centre in partnership with the Government of Canada and the Province of Ontario. […]

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Scugog First Nation community roots stretch back more than 300 years – Durham Region News

April 15, 2021 Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation uprooted from original home near Lake Huron This is the first story in a new series that will tell the story of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation, looking at their history, culture, governance and economy, as well as how they’ve been impacted by COVID-19 […]

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Saskatoon Indigenous outreach program focuses on cultural connections – Global News

April 14, 2021 Saskatoon Tribal Council (STC) Chief Mark Arcand wants to expand Saweyihtotan, a “by Indigenous, for Indigenous” outreach program. It focuses on using cultural connections to establish trust with clients — whom Saweyihtotan staff refer to as “relatives.” “We don’t want to put a stigmatism on them of clients or patients. There are […]

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Canada and Ontario invest in improved community, cultural and recreational facilities in First Nation communities in Ontario

From: Infrastructure Canada Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation, Ontario, April 14, 2021— Canadians everywhere are feeling the impact of COVID-19, on their families, their livelihoods and their way of life. Together, the governments of Canada and Ontario are working to reduce the impact of the pandemic, ensure health and safety, rebuild businesses, and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 202149 Views

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New USask partnership will use traditional Cree approaches to make communities safer

nehiyaw wicihitwin (Cree helping Cree) program is grounded in Cree culture, language, values and beliefs SASKATOON – University of Saskatchewan (USask) researcher Dr. Holly Graham (PhD) has been awarded $2.5 million over five years by Public Safety Canada to implement a crime prevention program using culture as the intervention. “The crime prevention project provides 10- to […]

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Watch: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation brothers produce COVID-19 healing song and performance – Westerly News

Apr. 14, 2021 Hjalmer Wenstob and Timmy Masso share dance and inspiration. A pair of Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation brothers collaborated on a healing song and dance to document the COVID-19 pandemic and produced a video to share it worldwide. Nuu-chah-nulth language advocate Timmy Masso and artist Hjalmer Wenstob came up with the idea to produce […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 202160 Views

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New cultural facility in Toronto will help people find their identity again says supervisor – APTN News

Apr 13, 2021 The Indigenous population in Toronto now has a new cultural facility. The Malvern Aboriginal Child and Family Centre will serve as a community gathering place. Michelle Meawasige, supervisor of the center said it’s been a long time coming. “It’s about realizing what was lost and connecting to that again, to finding people, […]

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