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New Métis book puts spotlight on reconciliation

January 31, 2023 (Edmonton, AB) The Métis Nation of Alberta today released a book chronicling the challenges and achievements of the Métis since their rights were recognized in the Constitution Act of 1982. The True Canadians: Forgotten Nevermore reflects on the Métis lineage to the original inhabitants of this land, and the Métis struggle for […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 20238 Views

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Capital Power announces Indigenous Art Fund in partnership with the Art Gallery of Alberta

January 23, 2023 EDMONTON, Alberta – Capital Power Corporation (TSX: CPX) (“Capital Power”) has renewed its partnership with the Art Gallery of Alberta (“AGA”) for the Capital Power Indigenous Art Fund (“Indigenous Art Fund”) which supports and celebrates Indigenous art and artists. In action of reconciliation, exhibitions, programming and free admission days will be provided for […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 202313 Views

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Call out to Indigenous artists for Cave and Basin mural project – Yahoo News

January 11, 2023 A returning mural and mentorship project at the Cave and Basin National Historic Site is now open for applications to Indigenous artists with strong ties to the site and surrounding area. In collaboration with Parks Canada, the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies is seeking up to three Indigenous artists to create […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 202311 Views

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AWG Call for submissions: Host Society Seeking Art Pieces for Indigenous Exhibit – CFWE Radio

January 5th, 2023 “Our stories, whether oral or visual, are the source of healing so it’s important we continue to share them” – Jes Croucher, Indigenous Arts Curator and co-chair of Culture Committee The Wood Buffalo 2023 Arctic Winter Games Host Society is putting out the invite towards Indigenous Artists to submit art pieces to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 6, 202316 Views

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Nominate a Distinguished Artist

Distinguished Artist recipients are selected by an arms-length, peer review panel comprised of provincial and national arts experts with extensive experience in a range of arts disciplines. The jury process is overseen by the Banff Centre, Secretariat for the Awards. Nominations for the 2023 Distinguished Artist Award can be submitted  from November 22, 2022 to March […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 202316 Views

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Red Deer & District Community Foundation provides support for Indigenous Christmas Bannock Bags – rdnewsnow.com

Dec 22, 2022 The Red Deer & District Community Foundation (RDDCF) Board of Directors says they will be giving $10,000 in funding to supplement the distribution of annual Christmas Bannock Bags to over 200 Indigenous households in Red Deer. This month, the RDDCF says they were approached by several local Indigenous agencies who shared a […]

by ahnationtalk on December 23, 202242 Views

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Tsuut’ina Nation to host holiday market featuring Indigenous artists – CTV News

Dec. 14, 2022 Last-minute holiday shoppers may want to set their sights west of the city this weekend for a market featuring more than 140 Indigenous artists and local vendors. Now in its second year, Christmas at the Nation at the 7 Chiefs Sportsplex on Tsuut’ina Nation will showcase the works of beaders, painters, bakers, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 202228 Views

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A Very Indigenous Holiday Market at St. Basils Cultural Centre | St. Basils Cultural Centre, 10819 – 71 Ave NW, Edmonton – To Do Canada

A M – Indigenous Artist Market Collective Presents A Very Indigenous Holiday Market At St. Basils Cultural Centre 3 Full Days Of Indigenlous Culture. Arts, Creativity, And Talent All Under One Roof ! 60+ Indigenous Vendors Live Entertainment Indigenous Fashion Showcase Featuring Acahkos Designs & Heather Bouchier Design And So Many More Emerging Designers! All […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 202231 Views

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Louis Riel Day is a time to celebrate Métis culture and perseverance – The Globe and Mail

Nov 16, 2022 Audrey Poitras is the President of the Métis Nation of Alberta. The first thing you need to know about Louis Riel is that he believed that the West had the right to control its own destiny. He fought and died for that dream. As Riel came of age, Canada was born. It […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 202229 Views

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Town council unanimously supports Cochrane Indigenous Centre proposal – Cochrane Today

Nov 16, 2022 Council unanimously voted to support the Indigenous Centre Proposal through the provision of space during the Nov. 14 council regular meeting. After their decision to table the decision led to backlash from the community, Cochrane town council voted unanimously Nov. 14 to support the proposed Cochrane Indigenous Centre with the provision of space. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 202230 Views

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