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Bar U Ranch National Historic Site officially kicks off 2022 visitor season

From: Parks Canada May 19, 2022 The network of protected areas administered by Parks Canada is a gateway to nature, history, and 450 000 km² of memories from coast to coast to coast. Bar U Ranch National Historic Site is pleased to welcome visitors for the 2022 visitor season. This season, the Bar U Ranch […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 20228 Views

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McMurray Métis Festival returns for first time since 2019 – CFWE

May 18th, 2022 The event brings people together to celebrate Métis culture and create a better understanding of the people’s history. An annual cultural celebration is set to make its grand return after a two-year hiatus. On Friday, May 27, McMurray Métis, an organization founded to represent and support the Métis people in Northeastern Alberta, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 20229 Views

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Legacy Park Family Festival is Back!

The City of Fort Saskatchewan is happy to announce that the Legacy Park Family Festival sponsored by Keyera is returning to a live and in-person event format on June 4, 2022. After two years of providing a fun and interactive virtual event the festival returns with some of the local’s favourite activities and some new […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 202210 Views

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Library and Archives Canada supports Prairie communities in preserving their documentary heritage

From: Library and Archives Canada News release May 17, 2022 Library and Archives Canada (LAC) will fund eight projects submitted by local organizations in the Prairie provinces under the Documentary Heritage Communities Program (DHCP). Since 2015, LAC has been providing $1.5 million annually to support projects that promote awareness of local heritage organizations, preserve their […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202214 Views

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Crowfoot Regalia to be handed over to Siksika Nation delegation during ceremony in Exeter

16 May 2022 Chief Ouray Crowfoot and a delegation from the Siksika Nation in Canada will take possession of sacred regalia in a handover event in Exeter on 19 May 2022. The regalia and other belongings which has been housed in the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery in Exeter since 1878, include a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202213 Views

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Alberta girl soars in winning performance at one of world’s biggest powwows – CBC

May 15, 2022 Demi Potts, 12, won the junior girls fancy shawl dance at the Gathering of Nations Demi Potts swings her arms, pink shawl sweeping the air and feet flying in time with the fast-paced beat of the drum during her performance of the fancy shawl dance at one of the largest powwows in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 202213 Views

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Struggle against “violent erasure” of Indigenous languages continues today – Windspeaker

May 12th, 2022 “We have far too few adult speakers, especially adult speakers who are working age, childbearing age…so there needs to be a specific and special focus on the creation of new adult speakers.” — Dr. Onowa McIvor Federal funding for NEȾOLṈEW̱, an Indigenous-led language revitalization research project, would not be needed if it […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202213 Views

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Esquao Awards to honour the strength, resilience and beauty of Indigenous women in Alberta – CFWE

May 12th, 2022 For nearly 25 years, the Esquao Awards, hosted by the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women, has highlighted the amazing work of Indigenous women throughout Alberta and Canada The 26th annual Esquao awards return Friday night at the River Cree Resort and Casino Entertainment centre. Since it’s humble beginnings in 1996, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 20228 Views

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ULethbridge: Moving forward in a good way, EleV Navigator Team given Blackfoot name

May 10, 2022 The EleV Navigator Team earned a significant honour Tuesday at the University of Lethbridge, helping set the stage for the important work they will soon begin in the Blackfoot communities of Kainai, Piikani and Siksika. Seeking to set the paths of the EleV Navigators forward in “a good way”, Blackfoot Elders Francis […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 202223 Views

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New Indigenous art installation pays tribute to old knowledge – CTV News

May 10, 2022 Danielle Piper used a mix of new, gifted and repurposed materials to create a quilt of many colours – and contributors. The Calgary Public Library’s Indigenous artist-in-residence created a new installation, now on display at the Calgary Central Library, out of a collection of material gathered from 40 different people. She held […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 202216 Views

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