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Indigenous artists face unique challenges, opportunities in the COVID-19 pandemic – Global News

April 6, 2021 Indigenous local artists are encountering unique changes and challenges as the entertainment industry continues to be devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic. As the coronavirus pandemic continues to force restrictions on mass gatherings, those employed in the arts and entertainment industry face an unprecedented threat to their livelihood with cancelled tours and shows. […]

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Interests in Indigenous languages growing among local First Nations, Métis – Fairview Post

As a child, Alice Rigney often listened to her grandmother speak Dene but could not always understand her grandmother’s stories and teachings. Rigney spent 10 years at the Holy Angels Residential School in Fort Chipewyan, where she would be punished for speaking Dene. She remembered some words and phrases after leaving the school, but was […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202117 Views

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New totem pole in Calgary ‘bringing people together’ to support Indigenous employment – Globalnews.ca

March 11, 2021 A beautiful new surprise has appeared this week for people making their way through a high-rise office complex in downtown Calgary. It’s a totem pole that’s the centrepiece of an effort to provide much-needed community support during the COVID-19 pandemic. Standing approximately four metres tall in the indoor shopping plaza at Bow […]

by ahnationtalk on March 12, 202120 Views

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RMWB: Call for local Indigenous artist issued for Council Chambers artwork

Artwork to display rich cultures of Indigenous Peoples of Treaty 8 Territory, the traditional lands of the Cree, Dene, and the unceded territory of the Métis. As part of its ongoing commitment to reconciliation, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is commissioning a local Indigenous artist, or artist team, to create an artwork for Council […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202129 Views

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Suncor Base Mine Extension Project — Comment Period on the Draft Tailored Impact Statement Guidelines and Draft Public Participation Plan

From: Impact Assessment Agency of Canada February 26, 2021 — Ottawa — Impact Assessment Agency of Canada The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) decided an impact assessment is required for the proposed Suncor Base Mine Extension Project. The project is located approximately three kilometres north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, within the Regional Municipality […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202147 Views

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Calgary Indigenous artist nominated for national photography award – Global News

It’s the biggest award for which Alberta Indigenous visual artist Brittney Bear Hat has ever been nominated. The 31-year-old Blackfoot and Cree woman was longlisted for the fourth annual New Generation Photography Award — an award established by the National Gallery of Canada for lens-based artists under 35 with a prize of $10,000 cash and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 202139 Views

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New board game store aims to create inclusive space – CBC

Feb 22, 2021 Indigenous-owned Pe Metawe Games wants everyone to enjoy the hobby A new Indigenous-owned board game shop in Edmonton is aiming to create an inclusive community where everyone can join in the fun. Pe Metawe Games opened earlier this month in the Alberta Avenue neighbourhood. The Cree name translates to “come and play” […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202129 Views

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City of Edmonton: New Indigenous Artist-in-Residence blends hip-hop influence with tradition

The City of Edmonton has selected Matthew Wood as its Indigenous Artist-in-Residence for 2021. “Kinanâskomitin, I am grateful to be selected for this opportunity to explore, learn, and contribute towards my community,” said Wood. “My strengths have always been music and dance. With this opportunity, and freedom to explore, my focus moving forward is on […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 202148 Views

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Red Deer MAG launching 14-day Family Day challenge – rdnewsnow.com

Nine Red Deer cultural organizations are collaborating on a special event for Family Day. Winter Escape/Escapade Hivernale is a 14-day challenge taking place from Feb. 13-27. Individual and group registration begins Friday. “We are trying to make the Winter Escape Challenge as family friendly, senior friendly, and accessible as possible,” says Lynn LeCorre, Education Coordinator […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 202141 Views

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New radio station to share 5 Indigenous languages with Edmontonians – CTV News

January 31, 2021 EDMONTON — Indigenous languages – Cree, Dene, Nakoda Sioux, Blackfoot and Michif – will soon be spoken proudly on a new radio station serving Edmonton and area. On Monday, 89.3 FM The Raven will “take flight” in the Alberta capital – joining country station CFWE-FM as Edmonton’s local Indigenous stations. The Raven […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 202139 Views

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