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Almost like a miracle’: McMurray Métis discover elder interviews thought lost in fire – CBC

‘I literally picked one up and ashes came out,’ says Madilyn Hite Jul 05, 2020 A summer student working for the McMurray Métis has uncovered a valuable cache of interviews with elders, their stories and memories preserved on computer hard drives thought to have been lost in the 2016 wildfire. The McMurray Métis building burned to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 6, 20208 Views

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‘Notorious Cree’ influencer teaching culture through TikTok – APTN News

Account with 600K followers showcases First Nations language, knowledge As people seek new activities and hobbies to keep busy during the COVID-19 pandemic, one man is using the extra time to teach others about Cree culture on the popular video-making app TikTok. James Jones, better known by his TikTok handle notorious Cree, started making videos […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 202015 Views

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Virtual Indigenous Artist Hub wheels out the best – stalberttoday

Alberta artists showcase their work and vision The COVID-19 pandemic has forced restrictions of large gatherings. However, that hasn’t deterred Dreamspeakers and its collaborator Punctuate! Theatre from presenting one of the region’s most important Indigenous festivals. The Virtual Indigenous Artist Hub (VIAH) has adapted using videos that mix interviews with performance. The videos will profile nine […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 202020 Views

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Métis Crossing, Alberta’s First Major Métis Cultural Interpretive Destination, to Re-Open for Visitors July 2, 2020

Beginning July 2, 2020, Métis Crossing will reopen, welcoming visitors to the recently completed Cultural Gathering Centre, to participate in their Meet the Métis interpretive experience and camping. SMOKY LAKE, AB, June 24, 2020 – Beginning July 2, 2020, Métis Crossing will re-open to visitors, offering modified interpretive programming and camping options. Operating in accordance […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 202030 Views

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Alberta Culture Days online, all September long

Government will support online and small venue events held Sept. 1-30, making it easier for communities to connect safely while celebrating Alberta’s arts and culture. Now that September is designated Month of the Artist in the province, Alberta Culture Days celebrations will elevate our amazing local artists. Communities and organizations can apply for grants to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 202036 Views

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City of Lethbridge: National Indigenous Peoples Week 2020

June 15, 2020 ​In cooperation with Indigenous organizations, the Government of Canada chose June 21, the summer solstice, for National Aboriginal Day, now known as National Indigenous Peoples Day. For generations, many Indigenous peoples and communities have celebrated their culture and heritage on or near this day due to the significance of the summer solstice […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 202047 Views

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Education for action’ is what drives social justice activist Pamela Palmater – CityNews Edmonton

Jun 12, 2020 June is National Indigenous History Month. It is a time for all Canadians — Indigenous, non-Indigenous and newcomers — to reflect upon and learn the history, sacrifices, cultures, contributions, and strength of First Nations, Inuit and Metis people. Throughout the month of June, CityNews will profile Indigenous people, and share their stories […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 202048 Views

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Métis Nation of Alberta to host virtual Métis Fest during Indigenous History Month – EverythingGP

June is National Indigenous History Month, a month dedicated to showcasing the contributions, history and heritage of Indigenous people across the country. Marilyn Lizeé, Treasurer on the Board of the Métis Local 1990, says the month is important to Métis people due to the recognition of all of the contributions Métis peoples have made to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 202058 Views

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Virtual Alberta Métis Fest

June 13, 2020 10 am – 5 pm We’ve gone virtual! Join us online June 13 for Alberta Métis Fest 2020, a day full of Métis music, culture, and (virtual) connection! Tune in for musical acts from all six MNA regions, door prizes from local Métis artisans, jigging competitions, cash prizes, and so much more! […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 202057 Views

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AB Government: National Indigenous History Month

A time and opportunity for all Canadians to appreciate the histories, diversity and contributions of First Nations, Métis and Inuit through events and celebrations. National Indigenous Peoples Day is celebrated on June 21st each year, and while June is the national month of celebration, learning about First Nations, Métis and Inuit can happen throughout the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 202064 Views

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