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Library and Archives Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission Web Archive collection is now available

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is pleased to announce the launch of its Truth and Reconciliation Commission Web Archive collection. This collection was created in collaboration with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, and the University of Winnipeg and University of Manitoba libraries, both of which have also launched their own web archival collections. LAC’s […]

by pmnationtalk on July 21, 201711 Views

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Government of Canada Invests in Hopedale Mission National Historic Site

July 21, 2017         Hopedale, Newfoundland and Labrador          Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada is responsible for protecting and presenting nationally significant examples of Canada’s natural and cultural heritage. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation, the Government of Canada invites Canadians to experience nature and discover our rich and varied history. The Government of Canada […]

by pmnationtalk on July 21, 20179 Views

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Giant National Dreamcatcher on Display in Confederation Centre’s Memorial Hall

Dreamcatcher installation  celebrates the hopes of young Canadians from coast to coast to coast CHARLOTTETOWN, July 20, 2017  – The dreams of our youth are centre stage this summer as the TD Confederation Centre Young Company tour the country, celebrating the ambitions of the next generation of Canadians through the new musical The Dream Catchers. The inspiration and central […]

by pmnationtalk on July 21, 201730 Views

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Indigenous Art Exhibit Opening at Sherbrooke Village

July 14, 2017 Visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy an Indigenous art exhibit at the Sherbrooke Village Exhibit Centre in Guysborough County. The exhibit will feature the work of artist Alan Syliboy and display pieces from Chelsea Brook, Loretta Gould, Amanda Julian, Darren Julian, Lorne Julien and Jay Red Bird. The exhibit is open […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 201711 Views

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Charlottetown publisher releases bilingual book about Mi’kmaq’s P.E.I. creation story – CBC

Minegoo tells story through illustrations and text in Mi’kmaq and English Jul 14, 2017 Charlottetown-based Acorn Press has just published its first bilingual book in English and Mi’kmaq. Minegoo tells the Mi’kmaq creation story of P.E.I. in text and watercolours. Author and illustrator Sandra Dodge told CBC Radio’s Mainstreet P.E.I. that she first had the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 20179 Views

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Mi’kmaq History Coming Alive at Port-la-Joye-Fort-Amherst National Historic Site

Traditional birch wigwam building to begin July 19th July 14, 2017       Charlottetown, PEI     Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada and the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI are pleased to partner once again to bring alive the Mi’kmaq history of Epekwitk at Port-la-Joye–Fort Amherst National Historic Site this summer. Join Mi’kmaq Elders on site and immerse […]

by pmnationtalk on July 14, 20177 Views

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Petroglyph Paint Night with Mi’kmaq Artist Marcus Gosse: St. George’s, Stephenville and Corner Brook

July 13, 2017 Sign up Now! Experience Qalipu presents Petroglyph Paint Night with Host Marcus Gosse. A paint night with a cultural twist.  Join Marcus as he leads you through a discovery of ancient Mi’kmaq petroglyphs, and then have fun incorporating them into your own painting.  You will leave with your own beautiful piece of […]

by pmnationtalk on July 14, 20179 Views

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Acadian Communities Receive a Total of $1,000,000 to Celebrate Their Culture

From Canadian Heritage MONCTON, July 12, 2017 Today, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced $1,000,000 in funding for 59 projects for National Acadian Day celebrations and related activities in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador. This includes funding for the Festival acadien de Caraquet ($400,000 for its project […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 20178 Views

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Photo exhibit to view Halifax Explosion’s 100th anniversary through Mi’kmaw lens – Local Xpress

A group of Indigenous young people in Halifax are collaborating on a photography art exhibit that marks the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion, which also wiped out a small Mi’kmaw community called Turtle Grove. A group of Indigenous young people in Halifax are collaborating on a photography art exhibit that marks the 100th anniversary […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 20177 Views

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Provincial Government Supports the South Coast – Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

July 11, 2017 The Provincial Government continues its commitment to sustainable regions in Newfoundland and Labrador. The Honourable Christopher Mitchelmore, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, visited the south coast and announced almost $340,000 for various economic and business development initiatives in the area. The Mi’kmaq Alsumk Mowimsikik Koqoey Association, a partnership of Miawpukek […]

by pmnationtalk on July 11, 201711 Views

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