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BC invests in First Nations language, arts, culture and heritage – East Kootenay News Online Weekly

June 24, 2022 New provincial funding is being aimed at supporting and strengthening the reclamation and revitalization of First Nations languages, arts, culture and heritage across B.C. The province is providing close to $35 million in new funding to the First Peoples’ Cultural Council (FPCC) and the First Peoples’ Cultural Foundation (FPCF) to support First […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 202282 Views

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Grand Opening of Maskêkosihk Trail: Edmonton’s First Major Roadway to be Given A Cree Name

Jun 23, 2022 EDMONTON, AB – On Tuesday, June 21, 2022, Qualico Communities celebrated National Indigenous Peoples Day by hosting the grand opening of the newly completed Maskêkosihk Trail. This 2-kilometre stretch of arterial road is the first major roadway in the City of Edmonton to be given a name in honour of the Cree […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 202274 Views

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Government of Canada celebrates opening of new Visitor Centre and Exhibit Area at Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site

From: Parks Canada June 24, 2022 Parks Canada is responsible for protecting nationally significant examples of natural and cultural heritage and sharing the stories of these treasured places, including the histories, cultures, and contributions of Indigenous peoples. As cornerstones of Canada’s tourism industry, Parks Canada administered places are committed to providing visitors with high-quality and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 2022103 Views

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Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre keeps culture and Indigenous history alive – St. Catharines Standard

June 23, 2022 National Indigenous Peoples Day serves as an opportunity to reflect on the hardships and injustices faced by the Indigenous community. But on a lighter note, the day is set aside to engage non-Indigenous to learn more about Indigenous culture, and how keep it alive and well. Fort Erie’s Native Friendship Centre observed […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 202292 Views

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GNB: New funding program to support festivals and events

23 June 2022 FREDERICTON (GNB) – With summer underway, a new program is providing a financial boost to New Brunswick’s one-of-a-kind events. The Invitation Funding Program will provide $1 million for the development of new festivals and events, or to enhance existing ones, to help attract more visitors to the province. “New Brunswick has so […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 202296 Views

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USS Arizona foundation to present medal to Indigenous veteran of the Six Nations at Canmet – Hamilton Spectator

June 23, 2022 The oldest living Indigenous veteran of the Six Nations of the Grand River, Welby “Ike” Isaacs, will be honoured June 23 by the Lauren Bruner Foundation in Hamilton with the first USS Arizona Medal of Freedom. A traditional blessing ceremony is scheduled to take place at CanmetMATERIALS on Longwood Road in honour […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 202282 Views

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Supporting the needs of urban Indigenous people

Jun 22, 2022 Funds from Alberta’s government have gone to projects that will help Indigenous people lead different lives by supporting social services, creating jobs and helping Indigenous youth maintain cultural connections. “Indigenous-led organizations provide hope and healing to so many Indigenous people in towns and cities. They are places of connection and community, and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2022101 Views

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Indigenous Garden to Be Planted in Downtown Winnipeg – ChrisD.ca

June 22, 2022 On the second official day of summer, the eighth annual Indigenous Garden will be planted today in downtown Winnipeg. The garden will be rooted at Air Canada Window Park as part of an initiative by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ and APTN. The garden will showcase a variety of Indigenous plants, along with […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 202282 Views

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Parks Canada, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne, and Township of South Glengarry collaborate on future of ancestral island in the St. Lawrence River

From: Parks Canada June 21, 2022 The cultures and identities of Indigenous peoples are rooted in the land, and honouring connections to place is an important part of reconciliation. Working together towards a renewed relationship, today, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne, the Township of South Glengarry, and Parks Canada announced they are collaborating on a […]

by ahnationtalk on June 21, 202268 Views

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New Indigenous spiritual symbols for military headstones are unveiled at the National Military Cemetery

From: National Defence June 21, 2022 Today, during a solemn ceremony at the National Military Cemetery (NMC) at Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) unveiled the first two symbols representing Indigenous spirituality for military headstones. The two symbols are the First Nations Medicine Wheel and the Métis Infinity symbol. In spring 2021, the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 21, 202277 Views

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