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A Guide to Powwow Season in Canada – WestJet Magazine

For Indigenous people across Canada, the arrival of green grass and sunny days signals the return of powwow season. I was about 10 years old when I attended my first powwow. The women dancers were so beautiful, they took my breath away. As the fancy shawl dancers’ soft moccasins crushed the dry summer grass beneath […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 201822 Views

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National billboard exhibition celebrates Indigenous resilience through art – Canadian Geographic

When Resilience: The National Billboard Exhibition Project was first discussed by Winnipeg-based art centre Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA), it was an idea without a name, but with one very clear vision: to publically celebrate and commemorate the work of Indigenous female artists in a countrywide act of reconciliation. “This project is not about […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 201813 Views

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New Edmonton film festival shines spotlight on Indigenous stories – CBC

Most screenings are free and take place this week at Metro Cinema May 30, 2018 Reconciliation is the theme of a new Edmonton film festival that runs until Saturday at Metro Cinema. The RISE Reconciliation Film Festival started Saturday. The co-founder of Reconciliation in Solidarity Edmonton (RISE) — a volunteer group that supports reconciliation — […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 201812 Views

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North American Fiddlers’ Hall of Fame member coming to Red Deer – Red Deer Advocate

Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery is hosting Métis Fiddler Patti Kusturok May. 30, 2018 A North American Fiddlers’ Hall of Fame member is coming to Red Deer. Métis Fiddler Patti Kusturok and her fiddle group – son Alex Kusturok and friend Jeremy Rusu will play at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery on […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 201812 Views

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Indigenous family enraged and devastated after son’s braid cut by schoolmate – Global News

Wed, May 30: A troubling incident involving a Grade 6 student in Calgary has left a family in disbelief. The 11-year-old Indigenous boy says part of his braid was cut off by another student. Jill Croteau has more. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/4243745/indigenous-family-enraged-and-devastated-after-sons-braid-cut-by-schoolmate/

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 20189 Views

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AB Government: National Indigenous Peoples Day

On June 21, celebrate the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Métis and Inuit.  During the month of June there are numerous opportunities to celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of First Nations, Metis, and Inuit people of Alberta and Canada. National Indigenous Peoples Day events in Alberta – June 2018 On […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 201816 Views

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15th Annual Peace River Pow Wow, 23rd Annual Aboriginal Gathering approaching – Peace River Record Gazette

May 30, 2018 A powerful celebration of First Nations, Metis and Inuit people will be held at the 12 Foot Davis Event Park June 2 and 3. “It’s a celebration for us; we’re celebrating our cultural heritage and we’re serving as a site for cross-cultural sharing with non-indigenous attendees and participants,” said Wendy Goulet, pow […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 201810 Views

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Tipi raised to recognize relationship between First Nations, U of A – Folio

May 28 2018 Powerful symbol of First Nations culture takes its place in front of the Faculty of Native Studies. A symbol recognizing the relationship between First Nations people and the University of Alberta was raised on campus today. Under the guidance of Elder Ricky Cardinal from the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation, Joe Cardinal and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 201810 Views

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City of Edmonton PSA – Amiskwaciy History Series: the politics of reconciliation

May 28, 2018 Join Janice Makokis and Elder Ki’Sikaw Ksay-Yin for a presentation on the politics of reconciliation. This session is part of the Amiskwaciy History Series. Date: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Location: Eastglen High School Theatre, 11430 68 Street Cost: Free, refreshments provided Janice Makokis is from Saddle Lake […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 201825 Views

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Canada’s Top 10 Endangered Places List for 2018

OTTAWA, Ontario, May 23, 2018 – The National Trust for Canada has released its 2018 Top 10 Endangered Places List, which shines a national spotlight on historic places at risk due to neglect or lack of funding. The Top 10 Endangered Places List is compiled from nominations as well as reports and news items the National […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201815 Views

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