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Bead by bead: Native Studies grad finds connection and business opportunities in her passion for beading – UAlberta

August 19, 2019 How education and land-based learning inspired Jessica Sanderson-Barry’s unique designs Jessica Sanderson-Barry always loved beading, and hoped to turn that passion into a business opportunity, but found she never had much success making a living off her work. “I was beading flat back pieces, and I found that it was really hard […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 20194 Views

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Glenbow Ranch Park hosting huge Indigenous Celebration, Aug. 23 – CochraneNow.com

19 August 2019 Indigenous celebrations have taken place at the Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park in the past but none will measure up to the activities planned for Friday, Aug. 23. Drumming, singing, dancing hourly and interpretive walks are all part of the celebration of the rich heritage of our Indigenous People that runs from 12 […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 20196 Views

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The Government of Canada invests in engaging men and boys in gender equality

From: Women and Gender Equality Canada he Government of Canada invests in engaging men and boys in gender equality August 16, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta – Women and Gender Equality Canada Gender equality benefits everyone—if we are to build a stronger and more prosperous country, we need to ensure that everyone has a real and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 20198 Views

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Almost Half World’s Languages Risk Disappearing, Deputy Secretary-General Warns, Urging Action to Preserve Indigenous Cultures, in Message for Global Observance

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed’s remarks on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, in New York today: I am pleased to welcome you to this celebration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. Today is an opportunity to acknowledge the diversity and wealth of knowledge that indigenous peoples possess, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 201910 Views

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World Loses Wealth of Traditional Knowledge as Each Language Disappears, Warns Secretary-General, in Message on International Day of Indigenous Peoples

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, observed on 9 August: This year marks the International Year of Indigenous Languages, declared by the United Nations General Assembly to draw attention to the urgent need to preserve, revitalize and promote indigenous languages. Languages are how we communicate […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 201931 Views

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U of A design grad uses fashion line to pay tribute to Indigenous culture – The Gateway Online

Design grad uses his fashion line LUXX Ready to Wear to celebrate Indigenous culture LUXX Ready-to-Wear is a fashion line that aims to pay tribute to the Indigenous community by creating culturally-aware fashion products and inspiring others to learn more about Indigenous customs and traditions. LUXX was founded in 2011 by Derek Jagozinsky, an alumnus […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 20198 Views

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Media Advisory – Parliamentary Secretary Karen McCrimmon to announce federal funding to enhance Indigenous cultural awareness, skills, and business growth in Alberta

From: Western Economic Diversification Canada Calgary, Alberta, August 7, 2019 – Karen McCrimmon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and Member of Parliament for Kanata-Carleton, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, will announce new […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201911 Views

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2019 Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival lineup announced

BANFF, AB, July 30, 2019 – Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival is proud to announce the 2019 Festival lineup. Highlights include personal appearances by: Polish mountaineer Andrzej Bargiel, US climber Sasha DiGiulian, Swiss adventurer/explorer Sarah Marquis, climber/writer Mark Twight, and Canadian climber Sharon Wood. The 44th Annual Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201911 Views

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Construction of monument for MMIWG to begin in September – Alberta Daily Herald Tribune

August 6, 2019 The Grande Prairie Friendship Centre has scheduled the construction of their monument for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG) to begin this September. City council approved a $50,000 grant for the project in March, following the donation of the land and stone for the monument by Grande Prairie Regional College […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201911 Views

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Honouring Indigenous culture – St. Albert Today

Annual Poundmaker’s Lodge powwow this weekend expected to draw 1,000 dancers Nearly 1,000 dancers are expected to kick up their feet at the Poundmaker’s Lodge Treatment Centre’s annual traditional powwow in St. Albert this weekend. The weekend-long event will be kicked off by a traditional story-telling session with elders on Friday, aligning with the powwow’s […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201917 Views

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