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MNA: Métis Week 2017

October 20th, 2017 November 13th – 18th 2017 The Métis Nation of Alberta is pleased to announce the schedule of events for Métis Week 2017! We have planned six days of celebrations to commemorate the outstanding contributions of Métis people to Canada. Beginning with the Louis Riel Commemorative Walk on Monday, November 13th, there is […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 20176 Views

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Indigenous history in the South – Lethbridge Herald

October 11, 2017. The history of southern Alberta begins long before the traders, coal miners and settlers of Lethbridge. The rich history of the Blackfoot Peoples goes back for many years. The Niitsitapi (Blackfoot Confederacy) is made up of four separate nations: the Kainai, Piikani, Siksika and the Amskapi Pikuni (Blackfeet in Montana). Their traditional […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201716 Views

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Celebrating women’s history through stories – Government of AB

Oct 03, 2017 Status of Women Minister Stephanie McLean issued the following statement about Women’s History Month: “Since Alberta’s founding in 1905, Alberta women have championed equality in Alberta and around the world. It’s because of their leadership and hard work that women have the right to vote, to equal pay for equal work and the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 20175 Views

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Be proud of who you are’: Indigenous elders offer advice to the young about self-respect and reconciliation – CBC

National gathering of elders assembled more than 5,000 leaders and elders of Indigenous communities Sep 30, 2017 Canada’s first National Gathering of Elders earlier this month in Edmonton brought together more than 5,000 leaders and teachers from Inuit, Métis and First Nations communities. The event was initiated by Tallcree First Nation and Grand Chief Rupert […]

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 20178 Views

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(Speech) Launch of Creative Canada – The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage

September 28, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario Introduction Ladies and gentlemen Mesdames et messieurs Thank you for being here in person or joining us live. I want to begin by acknowledging that we are gathered on the traditional territory of the Algonquin Peoples. History of our system Let me start with a question. Two questions, actually. Why […]

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 20179 Views

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Blackfoot child rearing part of cultural exhibit at Casa – Lethbridge Herald

A multi-phased research project and exhibit at Casa invites visitors to learn more about Blackfoot culture – particularly how the community raises its children. “Elders of the Future” was created and curated by a multigenerational and multicultural team, including members of the Blackfoot community, coming together in a research project involving Opokaa’sin Early Intervention Society […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 20178 Views

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Thelma Chalifoux, former senator and Metis activist, dies in Alberta at 88 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 25, 2017  ST. ALBERT, Alta. _ Metis activist and retired senator Thelma Chalifoux has died. Chalifoux’s daughter, Debbie Coulter, says her mother passed away Friday evening at a care home in St. Albert, near Edmonton, and had been in declining health for some years. She was 88. Chalifoux was appointed to the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 20175 Views

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Free fun for all during Alberta Culture Days

Alberta’s historic sites and museums open their doors to the public to celebrate Alberta Culture Days from Sept. 29 to Oct. 1. September 22, 2017 As part of the celebrations, all provincial historic sites and museums that are open for the weekend will offer free admission and family friendly activities for visitors. Three creative and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 201716 Views

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Reconciliation Week plans set – Lethbridge Herald

September 15, 2017 The first Lethbridge Reconciliation Week will begin Monday and run through next Saturday. The week-long event is organized by Reconciliation Lethbridge, which is comprised of the Lethbridge Indigenous Sharing Network and the City of Lethbridge. The purpose is to foster education, awareness, and relationship-building with the focus on reconciliation. An official launch […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 201720 Views

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Appropriation in art: Indigenous knock-offs for sale at national elders gathering sparks outrage – CBC

‘It’s time for us to stop allowing other people to take what’s not theirs’ Sep 15, 2017 Cree artist Aaron Lee weaves sinew inside a tear-shaped willow frame, crafting another one-of-kind dreamcatcher. The sinew is purchased locally, the willow collected in Edmonton’s river valley; all created with a prayer and the wisdom passed down from […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 201730 Views

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