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Trans Mountain Expansion Project Worksite Receives Blessing From Enoch Cree Nation

From: Natural Resources Canada News release July 27, 2018—Enoch Cree Nation, Alberta—Natural Resources Canada The Government of Canada is committed to making investments that create good, well-paying jobs that help strengthen and grow the middle class; that help get Canada’s resources to world markets; and that deliver economic benefits for all Canadians, now and for […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 201811 Views

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AB Government: Heritage awards deadline extended

July 23, 2018 Albertans still have time to honour local “heritage heroes” with the extension of the nomination deadline for the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation Heritage Awards. The deadline has been extended to Aug. 15 in response to late inquiries from stakeholders. Nominations will be accepted in five categories: heritage conservation, heritage awareness, outstanding achievement […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 201818 Views

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2018 Beauvais Lake Metis Youth and Elder Gathering – The Pincher Creek Voice

July 20, 2018 Roxy Debroux – In Metis culture, both the youth and the elders are honored. Between July 3 and 6th, this honoring took place at the heart of Metis culture in the area, Beauvais Lake Provincial Park. Many gathered at the Homestead Group camp to interact with one another, teach, and learn. Gail McLenaghan […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201816 Views

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Indigenous Theatre Slowly Making Strides in Edmonton – Vue Weekly

Creating Space for Indigenous Stories While there are many choices when it comes to taking in a show in Edmonton, there has been a significant lack of Indigenous-led theatre. However, according to some artists and other professionals around the city, that is starting to change. Lorne Cardinal is an accomplished actor of stage, television and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201817 Views

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Banff holds blessing ceremony with Indigenous elders before letting bison roam – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 16, 2018 4:00 BANFF, Alta. _ Several Indigenous elders are to be flown by helicopter into the backcountry of Banff National Park today for a blessing ceremony as officials prepare to let recently reintroduced bison roam free. The trip organized by Parks Canada is part of the overall plan to release the bison into a larger […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 201815 Views

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Indian Village at Calgary Stampede will change name to Elbow River Camp – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 15, 2018 18:45 CALGARY _ The Calgary Stampede says its annual display of Indigenous culture that goes back more than 100 years will no longer be called “Indian Village.” On Sunday, the final day of this year’s Stampede, officials announced the village of more than two dozen teepees will be renamed Elbow River Camp. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 201824 Views

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Songs of Treaty 7: Documentary series by Blackfoot filmmaker chronicles Indigenous musicians from Alberta – Calgary Herald

July 13, 2018 In Trevor Solway’s Intertribal Series, there are scenes of musicians Olivia Tailfeathers and Bebe Buckskin chatting on park benches about their respective backgrounds and experiences as musicians. Both seem to be straddling very different worlds. Tailfeathers is a Blackfoot elder; both a singer and teacher from the Blood Tribe who went to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 201846 Views

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Indigenous entertainer plaques not stolen: festival society – Edmonton Journal

July 8, 2018 Plaques dedicated to successful Indigenous entertainers may not be missing as was previously reported. “As far as we know, there are no plaques stolen,” said Doreen Cardinal, who works with the Dreamspeakers Film Festival Society that maintains the Aboriginal Walk of Honour, in a voicemail to Postmedia on Friday. “We do have […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 201836 Views

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Minister Bennett takes part in the Opening of Indian Village at Calgary Stampede

July 6, 2018 – Indian Village/Calgary, Alberta – Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Today, the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, Carolyn Bennett, was honoured to participate in the opening of the Indian Village at the 2018 Calgary Stampede. The Indian Village has been a major part of the Stampede since 1912 and […]

by pmnationtalk on July 9, 201824 Views

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Blood Tribe and Canada celebrate key step on path of renewal and reconciliation

July 5, 2018 – Lethbridge, AB – Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada – Blood Tribe Working collaboratively to renew the relationship based on recognition of rights, respect, co-operation and partnership is key to achieving reconciliation with Indigenous peoples in Canada. Today, the Government of Canada and the Blood Tribe have taken an important step to renew […]

by pmnationtalk on July 6, 201840 Views

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