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Islanders invited to ‘come here,’ and learn more about Mi’kmaq – CBC

‘We were forced to innovate’ Aug 04, 2020 A new podcast designed to reach P.E.I. Mi’kmaq about important issues in their community is also an opportunity for all listeners to learn more about local Indigenous concerns. Juku’e is a production of ​​​L’nuey, the P.E.I. Mi’kmaq Rights Initiative. Host Sean Doke said even the name of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 202011 Views

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Labrador Bridges Named in Honour of Innu Leaders

FREDERICTON (GNB) – Residents in Avignon Municipal Regional County, Listuguj First Nation and the Témiscouata Municipal Regional County along the New Brunswick border will be allowed to enter the province for day trips starting Aug. 1 if they pre-register. Residents of these communities who travel into New Brunswick for same-day travel only with no overnight […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 202022 Views

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This Labrador artist creates breathtakingly realistic paintings inspired by his hometown – CBC

Meet Inuit artist Bronson Jacque in our fifth episode of Drawn to It Jul 26, 2020 Bronson Jacque’s hometown of Postville, Labrador, is a constant source of inspiration for the young artist. “Something that I love to do with my art is showing people a part of where I come from, because there’s so much […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 202018 Views

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N.L. Mi’kmaw artist sells painting to the Smithsonian – CBC

Nelson White’s work Veteran Elder on its way to the National Museum of the American Indian Jul 23, 2020 A painting by a Mi’kmaw artist from Newfoundland and Labrador has made it into the permanent collection of one of the United States’ premier institutions, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. “It’s very flattering,” said Nelson […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 202019 Views

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Wolastoqi scholar says Indigenous language bill will just sap scarce resources – CBC

Professor emeritus at STU says new bill could take away from revitalizing Indigenous language Jul 21, 2020 A new bill on Indigenous language education would undermine the critical need for Wolastoqey immersion classes for Indigenous students, says St. Thomas University professor emeritus Andrea Bear-Nicholas. “I’m concerned, because it will require more speakers to be in […]

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StFX Faculty of Education welcomes Elder-in-Residence

July 20th, 2020 StFX’s Faculty of Education is honoured to welcome Jane Meader as their Elder-in-Residence for the Master of Education and Master of Adult Education summer programs, which run from July 6 to July 30. Ms. Meader originates from the traditional lands of Una’maki, now commonly known as Cape Breton, and resides in Membertou, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 202020 Views

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Historic claim settlement for Sipekne’katik and the Millbrook First Nation in Nova Scotia

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada July 15, 2020 — Ottawa, Ontario — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is working in partnership with Indigenous peoples to renew the relationship based on affirmation of rights, respect, co-operation and partnership. A historic agreement has been concluded for the settlement of the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 202024 Views

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Bill that would add Indigenous languages teaching to all schools wins all-party support – CBC

All MLAs on legislative committee back bill proposed by Green Party’s Megan Mitton Jul 14, 2020 A bill that would require New Brunswick schools to teach Indigenous languages to all students has won unanimous support from a committee of MLAs. Members from all four parties voted on Tuesday afternoon in favour of the bill, which […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 202020 Views

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UNESCO Bestows Prestigious ‘Global Geopark’ Status on Two Outstanding Sites in the Atlantic Provinces

Ottawa, ONT. (July 10, 2020) – The Canadian Commission for UNESCO and the Canadian Geoparks Network are pleased to announce that the Cliffs of Fundy, in Nova Scotia, and Discovery, in Newfoundland and Labrador, have been designated UNESCO Global Geoparks. Geoparks are sites recognized by UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, for […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 202028 Views

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PE Government: Island artists receive grants

Harmony Wagner says receiving an arts grant allows her to dig in and do necessary research to write a meaningful exploration of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s life. Wagner is among 25 Island artists who recently received a total of $75,000 through the provincial Arts Grants program. “I am grateful for this provincial support to artists,” said […]

by ahnationtalk on July 7, 202029 Views

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