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AB Government: Provincial sites are open for summer

The province will begin reopening some museums, historic sites and archives on June 10. As part of Stage 2 of Alberta’s Open for Summer Plan, museums and archives can open to the public at reduced visitor capacity. Alberta’s provincially owned heritage sites are leading the way by reopening: June 10: Provincial Archives of Alberta, Royal […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 202114 Views

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Bell: Alberta schools boss LaGrange tells ATA she won’t be bullied – Calgary Sun

Jun 09, 2021 The lady’s not for turning, evoking a tough-as-nails bygone turn of phrase spoken by a tough-as-nails bygone leader. “I will not back down to union bosses, to anyone who wants to intimidate me. I will not be bullied,” says Adriana LaGrange, the schools boss in Premier Jason Kenney’s United Conservative government who […]

by ahnationtalk on June 9, 202117 Views

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AB Government: Reclaiming Indigenous names

Residential school survivors and their families can now reclaim their traditional Indigenous names at no cost beyond January 2024. In light of the tragic discovery of the remains of 215 Indigenous children at the Kamloops Indian Residential School, Alberta’s government is taking further steps toward reconciliation. Effective immediately, Alberta survivors of the residential school system […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 202121 Views

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RMWB: National Indigenous History Month to be honoured through virtual learning

(Fort McMurray, AB – June 1, 2021) – The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo will honour National Indigenous History Month in virtual ways this June in partnership with local Indigenous governments, organizations, and individuals. Indigenous history is a shared history. As such, National Indigenous History Month provides an important opportunity to recognize the historic contributions […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 202123 Views

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National Indigenous History Month: Minister Wilson

Jun 01, 2021 Minister of Indigenous Relations Rick Wilson issued the following statement on National Indigenous History Month: “Every June, we celebrate the diverse history, languages and cultures of Indigenous Peoples. This year it is especially important that we take the time to educate ourselves and future generations. “This includes learning more about the Indian […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 202125 Views

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Parks Canada: Indigenous cultures

As the First Peoples of Canada, First Nations, Metis and Inuit have sacred places of great cultural and spiritual importance across this land. Today, Parks Canada is fortunate to work with over 300 Indigenous partners and communities to protect many of these special places and share their stories. Watch and listen to some of these […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202120 Views

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International Museum Day: Minister Aheer

May 18, 2021 Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women Leela Sharon Aheer issued the following statement on International Museum Day: “Museums, historic sites, archives and galleries play a central role in the way we tell the story of Alberta. They enrich our lives by transporting us to another time or another place, and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 202130 Views

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Library and Archives Canada: five projects for preservation of documentary heritage funded in the Prairies

From: Library and Archives Canada May 13, 2021 – Gatineau, Quebec – Library and Archives Canada Library and Archives Canada (LAC) will provide $1.5 million to support 41 projects (including 26 new projects) by archives, libraries and documentary heritage institutions throughout Canada. Five projects submitted by organizations from the Prairies will be funded under the Documenary Heritage Communities […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202142 Views

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Government of Canada announces exciting progress on campgrounds in Waterton Lakes National Park

From: Parks Canada Waterton Lakes’ reconstruction of Crandell Mountain Campground to begin this spring and Townsite Campground now open for the season May 13, 2021       Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta          Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada administers one of the finest and most extensive systems of natural and cultural heritage […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202132 Views

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County to hoist Indigenous flags – Mayerthorpe Freelancer

May 07, 2021 More steps at the local level have been taken on the path of reconciliation. Two more flags — one for The Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations and another for the Métis Nation of Alberta — are expected to soon be added both inside council chambers as well as the Strathcona County’s […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 202130 Views

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