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The Government of Canada supports Indigenous-led efforts to revitalize Indigenous languages

From: Canadian Heritage SASKATOON, July 26, 2022 Today, the Minister of Canadian Heritage, Pablo Rodriguez, announced $11.1 million in funding, over two years (2021–22 to 2022–23) to support the efforts of Indigenous communities and Indigenous organizations in Saskatchewan to reclaim, revitalize, maintain and strengthen Indigenous languages. This funding will increase the number of community-driven activities […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 202266 Views

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I spent 10 years in residential schools. This is what I want my grandchildren to know – CBC

Dad’s last Cree words to me: ‘You must forgive the white man.’ Easier said than done Jul 22, 2022 From painful, distant memories, I can only tell you what I remember and suffered. For our childhood, those most vulnerable and critical years in life, we were forced to live a life that was a lie. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202295 Views

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Celebrate Pride weekend with Musqueam!

Join Musqueam for our second annual Pride community event ahead of the Vancouver Pride Parade Everyone is welcome to this event where we will celebrate our two-spirit and queer relatives Musqueam Pride 2022 Saturday, July 30 11am – 4pm Outside the cultural centre Join us for… the opening of our rainbow crosswalks designed by Musqueam […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202255 Views

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Métis Nation–Saskatchewan welcomes Citizens and Guests to the 50th Celebration of the Back to Batoche Days

July 21, 2022 – Batoche, Saskatchewan – Métis Nation–Saskatchewan (MN–S) is excited to welcome citizens and guests to the 50th celebration of Back to Batoche Days. This year marks a return to festival grounds, after two years of virtual celebrations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. MN–S President Glen McCallum said, “The past two years have […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202274 Views

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Tŝilhqot’in and City of New Westminster Commemorate War Hero

New Westminster, B.C.: The Tŝilhqot’in National Government, in partnership with the City of New Westminster, is commemorating the wrongful hanging of War Chief ʔAhan from the Chilcotin War of 1864́/65. Today marks 157 years to the day since Nits’ilʔin ʔAhan was wrongfully arrested under a flag of truce and hanged in New Westminster. Tŝilhqot’in leaders […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202284 Views

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First Nations, B.C. government move to ban black bear hunting in an effort to protect rare spirit bears – CBC

Black bears in Kitasoo/Xai’xais, Gitga’at territories likeliest to carry rare genetic trait, researchers say Jul 21, 2022 The B.C. government has banned the hunting of black bears in the territories of the Kitasoo/Xai’xais and Gitga’at First Nations in the Great Bear Rainforest, in response to a joint proposal by the nations to protect one of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202286 Views

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Media advisory: Parks Canada and the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan will make an important announcement at the Back to Batoche opening program

From: Parks Canada July 20, 2022 The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister responsible for Prairies Economic Development Canada, Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister of Northern Affairs and Glen McCallum, President of the Métis Nation–Saskatchewan, will make an announcement during the opening program at the Back to Batoche festival. Minister Vandal […]

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 202257 Views

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Parks Canada and Indigenous partners celebrate ceremonial opening for Waterton Lakes National Park’s new visitor centre

From: Parks Canada July 19, 2022 Parks Canada provides visitors with high-quality and meaningful experiences across the country. Developing new and innovative programs and services enables more Canadians, including youth and newcomers, to experience the outdoors and learn about the natural environment and history. Today, Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 202257 Views

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Richmond to celebrate Pride Week July 25 to 31

18 July 2022 Richmond residents and their families and friends are invited to celebrate Pride Week from Monday, July 25 through Sunday, July 31 with free events and activities that include story times, workshops, fitness classes and a unique printmaking activity. “The City of Richmond acknowledges the contributions of the LGBTQ2S+ community to our city […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 202245 Views

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Indigenous culture recognized at Kainai Powwow and Celebration in Standoff – Lethbridge News Now

Jul 18, 2022 STANDOFF, AB – After a two-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kainai Nation hosted its Powwow and Celebration in Standoff over the weekend. The event took place Friday, July 15 through to Sunday, July 17, 2022 at Red Crow Park. It featured the powwow, traditional dances, a rodeo, stick-games, drumming, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 202273 Views

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