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Marcia Trudeau-Bomberry, CEO North American Indigenous Game 2017 (NAIG)

NationTalk speaks with Marcia Trudeau-Bomberry discussing the upcoming 2017 North American Indigenous Games presented in Toronto, Hamilton and Six Nations on the Grand River from July 16-23, 2017. The theme of the 2017 Games is Past, Present, Future. All One. The Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) will unite individuals and communities across North […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 20173 Views

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NunatuKavut Pleased that Province Confirms Commitment to Methylmercury Mitigation

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, June 22, 2017 – NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) President Todd Russell today issued the following statement: “NCC welcomed yesterday’s statement from Premier Ball confirming that the Province will follow through on the Muskrat Falls methylmercury mitigation agreement reached during the October 26, 2016 meeting with Labrador’s three Indigenous groups. Consistent with […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 20173 Views

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The Child and Youth Advocate on Challenges Facing Young People in Indigenous Communities

June 22, 2017 The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate is very concerned about the challenges facing young people in Natuashish and other Indigenous communities as well. This concern is reinforced with the recent suicide deaths and injuries of children and youth in Natuashish. The root issues are complex and historical, but the need […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20175 Views

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National Aboriginal Day, Seven Generations under Confederation – CUPW

June 22 2017 2015-2019/258 Can we have a better future? Can our children and future generations have a secure and holistic future? All is possible. In Canada’s celebration of 150 years of colonialism there are some important questions missing. Settler culture teaches that Canada was “discovered” by Europeans. How can a place have been discovered […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20175 Views

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The Government of Canada Commemorates Fort Anne – Canada’s First National Historic Site Fort Anne National Historic Site Opens New Interactive Exhibit as part of Canada 150 celebrations

June 22, 2017     Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia   Parks Canada Agency Canada’s national parks, historic sites, and marine conservation areas enable Canadians to experience nature and history in a special way and play a big part in the celebration of 150th anniversary of Confederation. Today, Dr. Richard Alway, Chairman of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 20174 Views

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Sport Canada to Support Long-Term Targeted Excellence and Sustainable Sport Development

OTTAWA, June 22, 2017 In order to be the best, athletes and coaches must constantly review and adjust how they compete based on their training and performance results. Over the past year, Sport Canada has done the same to ensure that the investments Canadians make in high-performance sport allow Olympic and Paralympic athletes to push […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 20174 Views

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Human Rights Commission Recognizes National Aboriginal Day

June 21, 2017 The following is being issued at the request of the Human Rights Commission of Newfoundland and Labrador: The Newfoundland and Labrador Human Rights Commission recognizes National Aboriginal Day, which is celebrated on June 21 each year. First established in 1996, National Aboriginal Day recognizes the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20174 Views

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CLC celebrates First Nations contributions on National Aboriginal Day

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 On National Aboriginal Day, and as we prepare for the upcoming 150th anniversary of Confederation, Canada’s unions are recognizing the history of Canada’s First Nations, Métis and Inuit people that pre-dates Canada by more than 10,000 years. “What we call Canada today was inhabited by hundreds of diverse societies long before […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 20173 Views

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Halifax schools to acknowledge aboriginal territory in daily announcements – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 22, 2017 11:53 Halifax students will be getting a daily reminder that their schools sit on traditional Mi’kmaq territory starting this fall. The Halifax Regional School Board unanimously agreed late Wednesday to have an acknowledgment read out as part of morning announcements in schools. The statement will read: “We acknowledge that we are […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 20173 Views

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Memorandum of understanding respecting First Nations education – Government of New Brunswick

21 June 2017 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has signed a memorandum of understanding with seven First Nation communities respecting First Nations education and the calls to action as set out by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. “Your government supports the promotion of First Nations perspectives, language, history and culture in our […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20174 Views

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