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Archive photo exhibit captures Indigenous strength, connections in difficult times – CBC

It’s not a sad story but more of a tribute, says curator Paul Seesequasis Oct 14, 2019 Two photographers documented Indigenous communities around Calgary over several decades starting in the 1930s, but not the regalia you might see in a Stampede parade. The pictures show the real, day-to-day lives of a people and their family […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 201911 Views

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Felicia Gay Appointed as the MacKenzie Art Gallery’s first Mitacs Curatorial Fellow

October 6, 2019 The MacKenzie Art Gallery has announced the appointment of Felicia Gay to the position of Curatorial Fellow. Gay’s position is a cross-appointment with the University of Regina through a Mitacs funded fellowship and runs until April 2021. Felicia Gay is of Swampy Cree and Scottish (Gordon Clan) heritage and brings a thoughtful […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 201917 Views

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Celebrating Alberta’s spirit with Culture Days

Alberta Culture Days helps celebrate our province’s arts, diversity and community spirit. From Sept. 27 to Sept. 29, community and cultural organizations will host free, public and family-friendly events that give everyone the chance to learn more about Alberta’s diverse heritage and culture. “Our government is pleased to support Alberta Culture Days 2019. Community organizations […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 201918 Views

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City collaborates with University to spread the Oki greeting

Given the chance to contribute to Reconciliation Week efforts and the City, three University of Lethbridge new media students, working through the University’s Agility Program, ran with the opportunity. Using 3D printers, the group designed desktop gifts depicting the traditional Blackfoot greeting, Oki, as a small stand-up sign. The gifts were then presented to dignitaries […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 201923 Views

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Tsuut’ina woman crowned 2020 Calgary Stampede First Nations Princess – CTV News

September 23, 2019 The Calgary Stampede and the five nations of Treaty 7 will be represented by Falon Manywounds in the coming year as the 25-year-old was named 2020 First Nations Princess. Manywounds was selected from a group of six finalists who displayed their talents in traditional dance and public speaking. The Tsuut’ina Nation member, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 201923 Views

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City (Lethbridge) and College team up to offer students design opportunity

​A unique opportunity to design a flag pole structure in front of City Hall is being opened students in the Engineering Design and Drafting Technology at Lethbridge College. As part of its commitment to reconciliation, the City plans to permanently fly the Blackfoot Confederacy flag and the Reconciliation Lethbridge flag, as well as having dedicated […]

by pmnationtalk on September 18, 201921 Views

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City of St. Albert: Orange Shirt Day on September 30, 2019

The City of St. Albert is observing Orange Shirt Day to support our community’s journey towards reconciliation. In recognition of the harm that residential schools had on Indigenous families and communities, in acknowledging the ongoing impact their existence continues to have and in the spirit of reconciliation, we invite you to join us. We will […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 201925 Views

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City of Lethbridge: Celebrate Reconciliation Week

Film screenings, cooking classes and a community walk are all events taking place in celebration of Reconciliation Week in Lethbridge. The third-annual Reconciliation Week in Lethbridge will begin with a flag raising on the steps of City Hall today, Monday, September 16 at 10:30 a.m. Immediately following the flag raising, a Reconciliation Walk from City […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 201925 Views

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Step through time on Edmonton’s Commonwealth Walkway

September 7, 2019 Today, Lieutenant Governor Lois E. Mitchell opened the Edmonton Commonwealth Walkway, an innovative blend of walking and biking trails through the heart of the city’s River Valley combined with an app that links users to voices from the past. “The River Valley is one of Edmonton’s crown jewels,” said Her Honour, the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 201931 Views

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Reconciliation Week in Lethbridge promoting Indigenous languages September 15-20 – Lethbridge News Now

Sep 10, 2019 LETHBRIDGE, AB – Oki to Lethbridge News Now! Oki, pronounced OH-KEE, is the Blackfoot word for “greetings” or “welcome”, explains the City of Lethbridge’s Indigenous Relations Advisor Perry Stein. Stein is helping to put on the third annual Reconciliation Week festival, which aims to highlight Indigenous languages. “Languages are meaningful in building […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 201927 Views

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