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Media Advisory: Treaty No. 6 Recognition Day ceremony at City Hall

August 16, 2018 Media and the public are invited to attend events for Treaty No. 6 Recognition Day, celebrating the historic and ongoing partnership between the Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations and the City of Edmonton. A flag raising ceremony will take place at the Community Flag Pole at 8:15 a.m., near the Homeless […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 201810 Views

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A gift for the city’: Indigenous art park just weeks away from September opening – Edmonton Journal

August 13, 2018 Final touches are underway at the city’s first Indigenous art park, which will boast artworks including colourful mosaic turtles and towering Cree syllabics. “We’re so excited,” said David Turnbull, director of public art and conservation at the Edmonton Arts Council. “It’s a huge feat for us to be able to put in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 201813 Views

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Google Earth Voyager story highlights Indigenous cultural heritage – Canadian Geographic

Canadian Geographic Education offers a new multimedia educational resource centred on Indigenous content August 7, 2018 Canadian Geographic Education has launched its fourth Google Earth Voyager story, focusing on the cultural practices of Indigenous Peoples in Canada. The latest in a series that has previously featured Canada’s original place names and examined the dark history […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 201813 Views

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AB Government: New funding boosts opportunities for women

Aug 07, 2018 Status of Women is supporting 32 projects that will help immigrant entrepreneurs, empower Indigenous communities and make life better for Alberta women. The province is providing $850,000 to non-profit organizations to kick-start or expand innovative projects that empower women in leadership roles, increase economic security for their families and prevent gender-based violence. […]

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AB Government: Heritage Park reno to highlight resource history

August 06, 2018 The Alberta government is investing in new and refurbished exhibits at Calgary’s Heritage Park which will tell the story of our natural resources history. The province is providing $1.5 million to support the park’s Natural Resources Project that will see the construction of a new interpretive centre and the restoration and reconstruction […]

by pmnationtalk on August 7, 201810 Views

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Heritage Day: Statement from Premier Notley

Aug 06, 2018 Premier Rachel Notley issued the following statement on Heritage Day weekend: “Albertans love Heritage Day. Since 1974, we have celebrated our many diverse and vibrant cultures on the first Monday of August and throughout the holiday weekend. “It’s a chance to explore the sights and sounds, not to mention tasty dishes, of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 201812 Views

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Métis Nation of Alberta members receive free access to federal parks in Alberta – Edmonton Journal

July 31, 2018 A new agreement will give members of the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) free access to national parks and national historic sites in the province. On Tuesday, MNA president Audrey Poitras signed an agreement with Parks Canada officials to offer the Indigenous Peoples Open Doors program to her nation’s citizens. The official […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 201834 Views

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First Nation owned, Blue Quills University hosted some international guests | APTN News

Credits:APTN News Published on Jul 13, 2018 Blue Quills University is a First Nation owned and run institution in Alberta. And this week, they hosted some international guests for a culture exchange and to share stories of their histories. APTN Video Journalist Chris Stewart visited the university.

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 201842 Views

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Results from Canada’s participation in the Sixth Joint Convention Review Meeting – Nuclear Safety Canada

Canada participated in the Sixth Review Meeting of the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria, from May 21 to June 1, 2018. A total of 69 Contracting Parties attended the Review Meeting. Each Contracting Party […]

by pmnationtalk on July 31, 201813 Views

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Alberta Culture Days grant recipients announced

Jul 27, 2018 The annual provincewide celebration of arts, heritage, diversity and community spirit is back for its 11th year. From September 28 to 30, hundreds of free, family friendly events and activities take place across the province celebrating a number of unique and interesting aspects of Alberta’s culture. In 2017, almost 100,000 Albertans enjoyed […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 201814 Views

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