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Video – Ask an Elder: What do you call the winter months in the Mi’kmaw language? – CBC

Mi’kmaw linguist Bernie Francis explains a few winter words Jan 06, 2019 How do the Mi’kmaq in Atlantic Canada observe the winter season? In the CBC Indigenous video series Ask an Elder, Mi’kmaw linguist Bernie Francis shares the names of the winter months and the stories behind them. Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/bernie-francis-mi-kmaw-language-words-winter-1.4966323

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 201916 Views

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We’koqma’q artist has eye on future – Cape Breton Post

Loretta Gould becoming known for her paintings, work in books WE’KOQMA’Q, N.S. — When Loretta Gould’s sewing machine stopped working six years ago, it was the beginning of a whole new career for her. “It took me six months to get it back,” says Gould, who decided to try her hand at painting while she […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 201916 Views

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Take a look back at the CBC Indigenous highlights of 2018 – CBC

Here are a few of the stories our audience really enjoyed Jan 01, 2019 As we head into the new year, CBC Indigenous invites our audience to take a look back at some of the stories from the past year that inspired us. We look forward to hearing and sharing more of your stories in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201914 Views

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How to say ‘Merry Christmas’ and ‘Happy New Year’ in the Mi’kmaw language – CBC

Dec 21, 2018 Mi’kmaw linguist Bernie Francis explains holiday greetings How do you say ‘Merry Christmas’ and ‘Happy New Year’ in your language? In the CBC Indigenous video series, Ask an Elder, Mi’kmaw Linguist Bernie Francis explains how the Mi’kmaq in the Maritimes share holiday greetings. Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/mi-kmaq-language-bernie-francis-holiday-greetings-1.4954824

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 201828 Views

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New stop signs promote Wolastoqey language at Kingsclear First Nation – CBC

Band councillor Keyaira Gruben hopes Wolastoqey stop signs will help revitalize the language Dec 19, 2018 New stop signs at Kingsclear First Nation are doing more than just telling people to stop. The new signs have the Wolastoqey translation above the English, something band councillor Keyaira Gruben hopes will promote the language. “It really kind […]

by ahnationtalk on December 20, 201832 Views

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Season’s Greetings from Williams Consulting

December 14, 2018 Hiawatha First Nation Season’s Greetings from Williams Consulting As the holiday season is upon us, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and those we have had the honour to share our knowledge and mutually work together to achieve their goals. It’s been a busy year for us at Williams Consulting […]

by pmnationtalk on December 14, 201855 Views

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Province awards Arts Grants

Creating jobs for Islanders The River Clyde Pageant, a spectacular outdoor community theatre project occurring each summer in New Glasgow, was recently awarded a PEI Arts Grant for the 2019 edition of the event. “Support from the Arts Grant program helps us develop The River Clyde Pageant further every year,” Pageant producer and co-director Megan […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 201818 Views

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Heart of Our Nation – Stevie Salas

Stevie Salas, a proud Apache, has played guitar with artists such as George Clinton Rod Stewart, Mick Jagger, and Sass Jordan. He discusses his role as executive producer of the award-winning documentary film “Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World” [Rezolution Films, 2017] He describes the film, shortened in title to ‘Rumble’ as he talks, […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 201829 Views

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Deep in the valley, a stunning vista of Wolastoqey art – CBC

More than colours and animals, these cabins for Camp Wolastoq are a teaching tool, artist says Dec 11, 2018 Tucked away in the hills south of Perth-Andover, in the countryside and among the evergreens, a surprise smattering of colourful cabins looks surreal and almost out of place. Four years ago, the cabins were remnants of […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 201826 Views

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Canadian astronaut takes Mi’kmaw basket to space station – CBC

David Saint-Jacques also given an eagle feather and a Mi’kmaw name Dec 03, 2018 When Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques blasted into space Monday on his way to the International Space Station, he took with him some symbolic Mi’kmaw items. Tucked away in his gear was an eagle feather and a miniature, handmade basket created out […]

by ahnationtalk on December 4, 201826 Views

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