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NB Government: Nepisiguit Mi’gmaq Trail recognized as Signature Trail

21 June 2018 BATHURST (GNB) – The provincial government has recognized the Nepisiguit Mi’gmaq Trail as one of the 11 Signature Trails highlighted in the recently announced Trails Action Plan. “We are determined to develop the full potential of the Signature trails so that visitors looking for this type of trail will be keen to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20186 Views

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New Licence Plate Promotes Nova Scotia’s Mi’kmaw Heritage

June 22, 2018 A new licence plate will recognize the importance of Mi’kmaw heritage and Mi’kmaw youth sport and recreation activities. “The new Mi’kmaw licence plate is one way we can enhance visibility and appreciation of Mi’kmaw culture in Nova Scotia” said Premier Stephen McNeil, also Minister of Aboriginal Affairs. “I am pleased that our […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20188 Views

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NL Government: The Rooms Announces Indigenous Artist in Residence Program

June 21, 2018 In observation of National Indigenous Peoples Day, and to celebrate the heritage and diverse cultures of the Indigenous peoples of our province, The Rooms, in partnership with Eastern Edge Gallery, has created a new opportunity for Newfoundland and Labrador Indigenous artists. In April, as part of the Identity Festival, The Rooms and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20187 Views

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National Indigenous Peoples Day message from President Lampe

As we celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day it is important that we recognize our elders and to thank them for the contributions they have made, and continue to make, in helping other Nunatsiavummiut understand our past so that we can move forward in meeting the challenges that await. It is also important to remember and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20188 Views

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National Indigenous Peoples Day Message from President Russell

National Indigenous Peoples Day is a day of reflection and celebration. It provides all Canadians with an opportunity to come together to honour the rich culture and history of Indigenous Peoples in Canada. It also gives us, as Indigenous peoples, a time to reflect, tell our own story and highlight the great contributions we have […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20187 Views

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Grand Opening of the Wagmatcook Court

June 21, 2018 Nova Scotia’s first Aboriginal Wellness and Gladue Court was officially opened and celebrated in Wagmatcook First Nation today, June 21, marking National Indigenous Peoples Day. “This new court represents a historic step forward in supporting Indigenous justice in this province,” said Premier Stephen McNeil, and who is also Minister of Aboriginal Affairs. […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 20188 Views

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Media advisory: T.J. Harvey, Member of Parliament for Tobique-Mactaquac will announce infrastructure funding for the Tobique First Nation

Tobique First Nation, New Brunswick- Please be advised that MP T.J. Harvey, will announce road infrastructure  funding for the Tobique First Nation, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services. A brief media availability will take place following the announcement. Date:  June 23, 2018 Time: 4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. (ADT) Where: […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 20188 Views

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NL Government: Provincial Government Recognizes National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21, 2018 The Provincial Government is encouraging residents of the province to observe National Indigenous Peoples Day by participating in events organized by Indigenous Governments and Organizations within the province. For information on events in Newfoundland and Labrador, residents are encouraged to contact the Nunatsiavut Government, Innu Nation, Miawpukek First Nation, Nunatukavut Community Council, […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 20187 Views

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How a new wave of Indigenous cinema is changing the narrative of Canada – CBC

Indigenous filmmakers keen to tell fresh stories themselves, but funding still hard to come by Jun 21, 2018 It’s being called the “new wave” of Indigenous cinema. Indigenous filmmakers got a boost in 2018 with the creation of the Indigenous Screen Office, an organization helping Indigenous media makers develop their content. The National Film Board […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20186 Views

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Ceremony held to mark grand opening of Nova Scotia Indigenous court – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 21, 2018  WAGMATCOOK, N.S. _ Nova Scotia has become the first province in Canada to open a superior court on a reserve that will incorporate Indigenous restorative justice traditions and customs. “We can’t just talk about reconciliation. We have to act on it,” Mi’kmaq Grand Keptin Andrew Denny said Thursday during an […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20187 Views

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