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QIA Extends Condolences to the Family of Scott Wells

Iqaluit, Nunavut, April 29, 2022 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) extends its sincere condolences to the family and friends of Scott Wells. Scott was a highly dedicated member of the QIA team for many years, serving as our Director of Finance.  He was well loved and respected by his collogues and always made time […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 2022180 Views

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UBCIC Remembers and Honours St’at’imc Elder and Land Defender Rosalin (Sam) Edmonds (Yaoqus)

(Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C. – April 26, 2022) The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) joins the Lil’wat people and the St’at’imc Nation in mourning the recent passing of their elder and land defender Rosalin Edmonds (Sam). ng St’at’imc woman, Rosalin tirelessly worked for the land and her people, and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 28, 202275 Views

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Lowering the Flag: Dr. L. James Dempsey – The Quad

The University of Alberta banner is flying at half-mast from April 25–26, 2022 in remembrance of Dr. L. James Dempsey. The University of Alberta banner is flying at half-mast from April 25–26, 2022 in remembrance of Dr. L. James Dempsey (Kii’tsimoni), Associate Professor and Former Director, School of Native Studies, Faculty of Native Studies. It […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 2022128 Views

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Trailblazer’ Cree country artist Shane Yellowbird dead at 42 – CBC

Apr 26, 2022 Friends call singer-songerwriter an inspiration to aspiring Indigenous country artists Cree country singer and songwriter Shane Yellowbird died unexpectedly on Monday, family members have confirmed to CBC News. The 42-year-old from Maskwacis, about 100 kilometres south of Edmonton, became an award-winning artist after a stuttering condition led him into music. A statement from family […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 2022101 Views

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Makivik Sends Condolences on Passing of Simeonie Nalukturuk

April 25, 2022 – Montreal, Quebec – Makivik Corporation wishes to acknowledge the passing of accomplished Nunavik leader Simeonie Nalukturuk. Simeonie had a long history of representing his fellow Nunavimmiut in many capacities; His first elected position was as President of the Community Council in Inukjuak in 1972 and later as Mayor, he also held […]

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 202294 Views

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President offers condolences on passing of Inuit elder John Jararuse

Nunatsiavut President Johannes Lampe says he was saddened to hear of the passing of Inuit Elder John Jararuse last evening at the age of 74. Mr. Jararuse was born in Hebron, and was 11 years old when he and other members of the community were relocated after the Moravian Church announced plans to close its […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 202262 Views

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QIA Extends Condolences to the Family of Joe Ataguttaaluk

Iqaluit, Nunavut, April 11, 2022 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association’s (QIA) extends its sincere condolences to the family, friends, and community members of Joe Ataguttaaluk. Ataguttaaluk held various roles with the Baffin Regional Inuit Association, QIA’s predecessor, and continued to hold elected roles within QIA after its inception in 1996.  He continued to serve Inuit […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 202261 Views

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NAN Mourns Passing of Elder Gregory Koostachin, of Attawapiskat First Nation

April 10, 2022 THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Derek Fox, on behalf of the Executive Council, expresses heartfelt condolences following the passing of NAN Elder Gregory Koostachin, of Attawapiskat First Nation: “We are very saddened to learn of Greg’s passing in Attawapiskat over the weekend. We are sending our love and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 202263 Views

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Special statement from President Chartrand on the passing of Métis Veteran Paul DeLorme

Winnipeg, MB, in the National Homeland of the Red River Métis – Today, on behalf of the Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF), which is the National Government of the Red River Métis, also known as the Manitoba Métis, we mourn the loss of World War II Veteran Paul DeLorme, who left this world on March 24th […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 202247 Views

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North Island College and Indigenous Education Council joint statement in memory of Fran Prince

Mar 24, 2022 Fran Prince was always the first to acknowledge and thank people for their work. In that way, NIC and the Indigenous Education Council would like to recognize the lasting impact of Fran Prince in the lives of students, communities, and education in the region. Fran Prince was a powerful advocate for education […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 202278 Views

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