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Inner Spirit Holdings is Honored to Support the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund

Inner Spirit Holdings is Honored to Support the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund – Inner Spirit will commemorate the legacy of The Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie with a charitable commitment to the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund, and a Legacy Room in support of reconciliation – CALGARY, Alberta – Inner Spirit Holdings Ltd. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201822 Views

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Cree language program in Hythe receives $10,000 – My Grande Prairie Now

Jun. 5th, 2018 It took almost a year but a connection between an educator and an oil and gas giant is paying off. Barb Belcourt works as a First Nations, Metis, Inuit Liason Officer with the Peace Wapiti School Division. She was able to share information about the Cree language program offered at Hythe Regional […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 20188 Views

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Event wants to build relationships, help with reconciliation – 660News

Jun 5, 2018 It’s an event that aims to build bridges between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities towards reconciliation. Wild Rose United Church and Colouring It Forward are hosting the Making It Right Relations Art Festival. The United Church of Canada managed 13 residential schools years ago and today, Right Relations teams from various congregations are […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 20189 Views

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History made at architecture biennale with Indigenous-led exhibition – Construction Canada

June 5, 2018 Unceded: Voices of the Land is the first ever Indigenous-led entry to be presented by Canada at the Venice Architecture Biennale. Commissioned by the Canada Council for the Arts, it is presented by internationally renowned architect Douglas Cardinal and curators Gerald McMaster and David Fortin. “The Canada Council for the Arts is […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 20185 Views

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Indigenous language stakeholders to gather at 25th Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Symposium – University of Lethbridge

As Indigenous communities across North America face the challenge of keeping their traditional languages alive, an important conference is coming to the University of Lethbridge. The U of L’s Departments of Modern Languages and Indigenous Studies have teamed with the Peigan Board of Education/Piikani Nation to host the 25th Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Symposium (SILS 2018), […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 201813 Views

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National Indigenous Cultural Expo asks city for $200K sponsorship – Country 105

June 4, 2018 The Edmonton Expo Centre will host the National Indigenous Cultural Expo at the end of September, however, the event being awarded to the city of Edmonton is both good and bad news, according to a city councillor. Scott McKeen says the expo is another sign of Edmonton’s growing reputation as a place […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 201812 Views

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Son’s braid cut at Calgary school: Indigenous mother hopes for teaching moment – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 3, 2018  By Lauren Krugel THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY _ Shantel Tallow and her son Rafe Vadnais began a meaningful ritual last weekend when the 11-year-old asked if she would braid his hair each morning. Once the braid is complete, a prayer is said to set the tone for the rest of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 201810 Views

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Canadian Heritage launches engagement sessions on First Nations, Inuit and Métis Languages

From: Canadian Heritage GATINEAU, June 1, 2018 Today, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, launched the intensive community-based engagement sessions that will be held across Canada this summer to support the co-development of First Nations, Inuit and Métis languages legislation. The intensive engagement sessions will build on the results of early engagement sessions […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 201811 Views

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National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day – Message from Dr. Carrie Bourassa

June 01, 2018 On behalf of CIHR, I would like to wish First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples a happy National Indigenous History Month and a National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21. For all Canadians, June is a very special month as we all come together to celebrate the traditions, cultures and contributions of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 201812 Views

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New Central Library to share breadth of Indigenous culture through public art – Thestar.com

May 31, 2018 CALGARY—When the New Central Library opens its doors later this year, Indigenous stories will have a permanent space. The Calgary Public Library is launching an Indigenous public art plan to help tell the diverse history and culture of the Treaty 7 and Métis Region 3 nations. The plan is to select Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 201831 Views

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