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70th CMA National Conference – Game Changer

OTTAWA, Ontario, April 3, 2017 – The Canadian Museums Association (CMA) is excited to welcome close to 600 museum and cultural professionals to Ottawa, Ont., for its 70th National Conference, April 4th to 7th. The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage will speak during the opening ceremony on Thursday, April 6th. A live stream […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 2017138 Views

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IFOA Weekly presents Danila Botha, Karen Connelly, Ivan Coyote and Sarah De Leeuw

TORONTO, April 3, 2017 —- In April, IFOA Weekly hosts three exciting events: In Conversation with Ivan Coyote (April 5), In Conversation with Sarah de Leeuw (April 12) and a reading and book presentation with Danila Botha and Karen Connelly (April 20). April 5: IFOA Weekly is thrilled to present Ivan Coyote and their newest […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 2017148 Views

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NTI Board of Directors Rejects Bill

The Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) Board of Directors voted unanimously to call on the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut to reject Bill 37, the proposed legislation that contains amendments to the Government of Nunavut’s (GN) Education Act and the Inuit Language Protection Act. The NTI Board of Directors passed the resolution during their meeting in Arviat […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 2017114 Views

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Webcast on Changes to the 2017-2018 CMF Programs

Toronto, April 3, 2017 – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) will hold a webcast to provide an overview of changes to the 2017-2018 programs as announced on March 31. The webcast, hosted by Nathalie Clermont, Director of Program Management at the CMF, can be viewed on April 11 by clicking here or through Facebook Live. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 2017117 Views

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MNO Windsor-Essex Métis Council and local museum educate public about Métis

The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Windsor-Essex Métis Council (WEMC) worked with the Chumzuk Museum in Windsor to develop a small Métis display as part of two displays being exhibited at the Museum. The display is called There’s Indian in the Family and Métis/Half Breed People, and the text and maps used were taken from […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201788 Views

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Circle tour offers Superior travel experience; splendours of Gichigami abound – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 3, 2017  By Colin Perkel THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ It might not have the must-do cachet of California’s Highway 101, of South Africa’s Garden Route or of the Rockies. Yet a voyage around the world’s largest freshwater lake, the big sea they once called Gichigami, reveals a sublime and in-your-face spectacular […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201793 Views

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Cultural organizations receive funding through B.C. | Canada 150 grants

April 2, 2017 SURREY – More than 220 projects in 150 communities throughout British Columbia are receiving a total of $7.6 million in B.C. | Canada 150 grants, Stephanie Cadieux, MLA for Surrey-Cloverdale announced today at the Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society on behalf of Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development Peter Fassbender. Administered […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201783 Views

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CMF Announces 2017-2018 program budget, guidelines and deadlines

Toronto, March 31, 2017 – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today Program Guidelines for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. The CMF also announced it is committing $349.7M to support Canada’s television and digital media industry in 2017-2018. The breakdown of the 2017-2018 program budget can be accessed here. The CMF program budget is supported by […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201775 Views

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Government of Canada supports bus purchase for Teslin Tlingit Council

March 31, 2017 Rural and northern communities have unique infrastructure needs. Remote locations, coupled with challenges in accessing quality digital connectivity and sources of energy and supplies, mean targeted investments are required to build strong communities. Member of Parliament for Yukon Larry Bagnell on behalf of the federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Amarjeet Sohi, […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 201788 Views

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All-female drumming group inspires confidence and pride amongst Regina students – CBC

‘It’s made me a lot more confident, and not be alone so much at lunch because now I have something to do’ Apr 03, 2017 A group of high school students in Regina is bucking the trend by participating in an all-female Indigenous drum group at Thom Collegiate. “We do know that it has happened […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201785 Views

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Montréal’s 375th anniversary celebrations – Official programming – March 31 to April 6, 2017

History, art and family fun on the program! MONTRÉAL, March 31, 2017  – This week, the official programming for Montréal’s 375th anniversary is chock full of historical discoveries, with Arts nomades and Cultivons nos raciness leading the way! The latter gives people the chance to discover time-honoured Aboriginal gardening techniques. During this festive week, family […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 2017143 Views

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Footprints: A Walk Through Generations – First Travelling Exhibit Opens at Aanischaaukamikw Prior to Regional and National Tour

Oujé-Bougoumou, Eeyou Istchee, QC, March 30, 2017  – Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute (ACCI) is pleased to announce the inauguration of its first travelling exhibit Footprints: A Walk Through Generations on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. The event will be hosted by Dr. Abel Bosum, President of Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute. The exhibit will open at ACCI in […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 2017132 Views

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Andrew Kear and Radovan Radulovic Assume Key Roles at WAG

Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 30, 2017: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Kear as Chief Curator and Radovan Radulovic as Head of Museum Services, effective April 1. Kear will retain his position of Curator of Canadian Art, while Radulovic moves from Head of Conservation into his new role. Quick Facts […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 201786 Views

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Trust Accepting Built Heritage Grant Applications

March 28, 2017 First intake of three-year, $6-million granting program now open The first intake of Columbia Basin Trust’s new Built Heritage Grants opens on March 28. “We know that there are projects that organizations will want to get started on this year, so we’ve timed our first grant intake to help them take advantage […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 201796 Views

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imagineNATIVE 2017 Call for Submissions Now Open!

March 31, 2017 Submissions are now open for the 18th Annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, which takes place October 18-22, 2017. To access the online submission form, please click here. The deadline for submissions is May 31 and June 15 for late submissions. ($25 CAD late fee applies) If you have any questions or need support, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 2017100 Views

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Vancouver non-profit organizations get a funding boost to support public art

March 29 2017 Public art is getting a boost in Vancouver as the City invests more than $500,000 dollars to create opportunities for artists and organizations in Vancouver’s vibrant art scene. The investment will stimulate opportunities for murals, artwork by indigenous artists, and enable significant new public art projects in Vancouver. “Vancouver has a rich and diverse […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 201790 Views

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A feast of culture: First Nations cuisine on the rise – StarPhoenix

Rich Francis uses food to tell stories. “Food is one of those things that we can evoke memory in and emotion in,” the Saskatoon-based chef says. Since competing on the Food Network’s Top Chef Canada, Francis has become one of the most high-profile names in Canada’s burgeoning First Nations food scene. While he didn’t win […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 201786 Views

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CAMH named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2017

CAMH named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2017 March 28, 2017 (Toronto) – For the seventh year in a row, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has been named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers. “Promoting diversity has always been a core value at CAMH,” says Kim Bellissimo, VP of Human […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 2017102 Views

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Métis youth singing in the Louis Riel opera

March 30, 2017 Métis youth Joanna Burt will be making her debut with the Canadian Opera Company (COC) in the role of Louis Riel’s sister Sara in the upcoming COC production of Louis Riel.  Hailing from Lindsay, Ontario, Joanna has been part of Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Summer Youth Cultural Program and is well-known […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201796 Views

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Behchokǫ̀ Youth Handgame Results

March 29, 2017 Congratulations to all the youth, who participated in the Behchokǫ̀ Youth Handgames Tournament from March 24-26, 2017. Results are listed below: 1st Place Winner Joseph Charlo-Lafferty-Captain Yamozha Beaulieu Julian Tobie-Norn Conner Mackenzie Elijah Charlo Tahdeh Betsina Brandon Charlo Keaton Charlo Cameron Martin 2nd Place Winner Jeantea Smith-Captain Jody Bekale Ehxea Antione Caleb […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 2017350 Views

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Sons of Membertou heading to Vimy anniversary ceremonies in France next month – Cape Breton Post

MEMBERTOU, N.S. — For Austin Christmas, respect for elders and fallen warriors is an important part of who and what he is. Christmas has been involved for years with the Sons of Membertou, a well-respected Mi’kmaq drumming and singing group, and is now the group’s drum keeper. For North American aboriginal cultures, the drum represents […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 201799 Views

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The legacy of Mirabel airport: Multimedia exhibition is ‘a story of our time’ – Montreal Gazette

March 30, 2017 Montréal-Mirabel International Airport, or what’s left of it, is a forlorn sight these days. Conceived as a joint federal/municipal government showpiece in the heady post-Expo 67 days and projected during its 1969 groundbreaking as a facility that would one day be the biggest of its kind in North America, Montreal’s second airport […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 2017123 Views

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Nunavut group starts fundraising for performing arts centre – NunatsiaqOnline

Qaggiavuut’s plan may or may not fit QC’s convention centre scheme March 30, 2017 If the Qaggiavuut Society has anything to do with it, Iqaluit’s status as the only northern capital in Canada without a dedicated performing arts centre may soon come to an end. Fresh from accepting the Order of Nunavut last month, a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 201793 Views

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Islanders encouraged to help shape new cultural strategy

March 29, 2017 Islanders can take part in shaping Prince Edward Island’s first cultural strategy through community consultations that will begin in April. When complete this fall, the strategy will recommend cultural policy direction and guide the development of action plans, programs, and supports for the next 10 years. The consultations will include an online […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2017110 Views

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Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Grants Announced

Williams Lake, BC – The Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Society is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 CCACS Grants Program. Project grants were available for non-profit organizations or community groups in Williams Lake and the Central Cariboo (CRD Areas D, E, and F) to support and develop arts and culture within this […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 201773 Views

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UBC: Native Earth Indigenous Dance begins 3/30

March 28, 2017 Broadway World featured a dance series that includes choreography by a UBC alumna. Karen Jamieson, the choreographer and interpreter for the presentation light breaking broken, studied philosophy and anthropology at UBC. Public Affairs 310 – 6251 Cecil Green Park Road Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z1 Tel 604 822 6397 Fax 604 822 2684 […]

by aanationtalk on March 28, 2017102 Views

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Cultural and Traditional Practices of Qalipu First Nation Community Forum

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by aanationtalk on March 28, 201795 Views

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FENFC: Kaha:wi Dance Theater’s The Honouring

Click here to read more information WHEN March 31, 2017 at 7:30pm – 10:30pm WHERE FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul Street, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. L2R 3M2 CONTACT The Box Office · 905-688-0722 Will you come?

by aanationtalk on March 28, 201797 Views

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MNBC: Governing Our Métis Nation – MNGA

Surrey, BC [March 28, 2017] – On Friday March 24th Métis Nation British Columbia Leadership from across the province gathered for the 2017 Métis Nation Governing Assembly (MNGA) in Richmond, BC. The Legislative members in attendance consisted of thirty-two Chartered Community leaders and eleven members of the MNBC Board of Directors with nearly 60 people […]

by aanationtalk on March 28, 201799 Views

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“A Dark Legacy: A Primer on Residential Schools in Canada” Now In Stock – Woodland Cultural Centre

NOW IN STOCK – “A Dark Legacy: A Primer on Indian Residential Schools in Canada” by Bud Whiteye. Purchase your copy today for only $20. All proceeds go to support the Save The Evidence campaign. NT5

by aanationtalk on March 28, 201774 Views

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Prime Minister Trudeau highlights significant investments to protect Canada’s environment and cultural heritage

Gananoque, Ontario March 28, 2017 Canadians and their families should have every opportunity to explore Canada’s great outdoors and learn more about our country and its history. That is why the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today highlighted several proposed investments in Budget 2017 to support Parks Canada, help complete the Trans Canada Trail, and protect […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 201797 Views

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Ontario Boosting Cultural Tourism in Communities Across the Province

Showcasing Ontario’s Arts and Culture and Supporting Local Economies March 28, 2017 9:20 A.M. Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport Ontario is supporting 45 art and cultural events that celebrate the province’s rich culture and heritage, attract visitors and grow local economies. Eleanor McMahon, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, made the announcement today at […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 201786 Views

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FPCC’s Indigenous Arts Grant Recipients Announced Today

BRENTWOOD BAY, B.C. – The First Peoples’ Cultural Council (FPCC) is pleased to announce that $979,950 in grants have been awarded to Indigenous artists in B.C. through the Aboriginal Arts Development Awards (AADA) and Aboriginal Youth Engaged in the Arts (AYEA) programs. Of 111 applications received for the October 31, 2016 deadline, 76 projects were […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 2017108 Views

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NACO to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation with national tour

March 23, 2017 Details for Canada 150 Tour released OTTAWA, March 23, 2017 — This spring and fall the National Arts Centre Orchestra will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation by embarking on a national tour— the first to be led by the Orchestra’s highly acclaimed Music Director Alexander Shelley. The Canada 150 Tour begins […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 2017101 Views

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Five paintings donated by Imperial added to the National Gallery of Canada collection: Gift launches Imperial’s $6 million art donation program commemorating Canada’s sesquicentennial

March 23, 2017 In honour of the 150th anniversary of Confederation, Imperial announced the launch of its largest-ever philanthropic art donation program at an event at the National Gallery of Canada. Forty-three paintings by prominent Canadian artists, worth an estimated $6 million, are being donated to 15 museums across the country. The Gallery received five […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 201794 Views

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Tens of thousands expected to gather at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France to mark Vimy 100

Canada’s First World War story presented in a sombre artistic performance March 24, 2017 – Ottawa – Veterans Affairs Canada On Sunday, April 9, the Government of Canada will host a signature commemorative ceremony at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial, in France, to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge and the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 24, 2017129 Views

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Western to be host to powwow on Saturday

March 24m 2017 A powwow and full day of dancing, drumming and song wraps up Indigenous Awareness Week at Western University on Saturday. Western offers a wide range of services and supports for indigenous students, and this powwow is a colourful and cultural exclamation point to a week of celebrations that honour our partnership. WHAT: 11th […]

by pmnationtalk on March 24, 201786 Views

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UWinnipeg’s Julie Nagam to serve on WAG Indigenous Advisory Circle

The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to announce UWinnipeg’s Dr. Julie Nagam as a co-chair of the newly formed Indigenous Advisory Circle. Nagam will co-chair with  Dr. Heather Igloliorte (Concordia University). The circle will give voice to Indigenous people (Inuit, First Nations, and Métis), and provide leadership and counsel in the development and planning of related […]

by pmnationtalk on March 24, 201795 Views

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Manitoba Government Launches Cultural Review

March 23, 2017 First Review in 25 Years Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires today launched a detailed cultural review that will generate a more complete picture of the role culture plays in the province’s unique identity. “Forms of cultural expression that didn’t exist 25 years ago are flourishing, while other cultural sectors are […]

by pmnationtalk on March 24, 201779 Views

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Jack Knox: The value of learning in your mother tongue first – Times Colonist

March 24, 2017 Moustapha Fall had an upbringing familiar to a lot of Canadians. He spoke one language to Mom and Dad at home, then studied in another at school. So while he can understand and speak his parents’ language fluently, he can’t read or write it at all. With more than one in five […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 201795 Views

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Eye on the Esplanade: Ceramics exhibition shows varied interpretations of Canada’s formation – Medicine Hat News

March 24, 2017 This year, Canadians will celebrate 150 years as a nation. To commemorate this unique occasion, the Esplanade Art Gallery presents Oh Ceramics! a national exhibition featuring 16 ceramic artists from across Canada. We thought it was most appropriate to present an exhibition of high-calibre Canadian artists working in clay, the bedrock of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 2017109 Views

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Credits: LAND SEA AIR CANADA Totem poles tell a story, the first peoples have carved them for thousands of years and continue to do so today…. 2017 footage  

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 2017298 Views

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Federal Budget Focus on Infrastructure and Reconciliation

Released the same day as the provincial budget, today’s 2017-18 federal budget had a positive outlook with a focus on infrastructure and support to Indigenous communities. Last year, the Canadian government invested $1.9 million over five years to support key national cultural institutions.  This year, the government will increase its investment to $1.8 billion over […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 2017100 Views

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Deadline Extended For First Nations Art Submissions – Woodland Cultural Centre

The deadline has been extended for First Nations Art 2017 submissions to APRIL 14 BY 4:00PM! Be sure to get your submissions in to be a part of the longest running annual exhibition in Canada. For more details on how to submit your works, please visit: http://woodlandculturalcentre.ca/call-for-entry-be-a-part-of-first-nations-art-2017/. NT5

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 201780 Views

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The Aboriginal Tourism Association of Canada applauds tourism announcements in Federal Budget 2017

March 22, 2017, Coast Salish Territories (Vancouver, BC) – The Aboriginal Tourism Association of Canada (ATAC) applauds the support and sustainable funding announcements for tourism in Federal Budget 2017. As a part of today’s budget announcements, the government will invest $8.6 million in funding over four years starting 2017-18 through the department of Indigenous and […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 2017117 Views

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WAG Announces Indigenous Advisory Circle

Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 23, 2017:  The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to announce Dr. Julie Nagam and Dr. Heather Igloliorte as co-chairs of the newly formed Indigenous Advisory Circle. The Circle will give voice to Indigenous people (Inuit, First Nations and Métis), and provide leadership and counsel in the development and planning of related WAG […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 2017104 Views

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Call for Presentations – First Nations Health Managers Association Conference 2017

Celebrating and Sharing our Inherent Knowledge in Health Leadership and Management FNHMA 7th Annual National Conference November 14-16, 2017 Westin Harbour Castle Hotel –  Toronto, Ontario Mark your calendar now! Don’t miss THE health education event of the year! Call for Presentations The conference program will address trends, issues, tools, successes and leading practices in […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 2017278 Views

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Indigenous groups bring sacred water walk to Midland’s Little Lake Park – Simcoe County

March 25 event will involve petitioning the water spirits for good health and wellness The event is being sponsored by the Georgian Bay Native Women’s Association, the Orillia Native Women’s Group and the Healthy Kids Community Challenge of North Simcoe. During the walk, participants will petition the water spirits for good health and wellness. The […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 201788 Views

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Reminder: Meet the Finalists – Where Our Paths Cross – Reconciliation Commemorative Artwork Concept Presentations

March 22, 2017 Since 2015, the City has been working with the Saskatoon Tribal Council, Central Urban Métis Federation Inc., Office of the Treaty Commission, and other community groups, leaders, and institutions in Saskatchewan, to promote reconciliation. In keeping with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Call to Action No. 79, the Saskatoon Tribal Council […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 2017108 Views

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2017 Indspire Awards Honours Indigenous Achievers in Ottawa Ceremony on March 24, 2017

Ceremony Features Special Guest Buffy Sainte-Marie TORONTO, March 22, 2017  – Thirteen First Nation, Inuit, and Métis individuals from across the country will be honoured on March 24, 2017, at the Indspire Awards ceremony at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. The ceremony, hosted by multi-award nominated actress and singer/songwriter, Cheri Maracle and well-known TV personality, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 2017140 Views

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