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Peskotomuhkati elder puts modern spin on wampum keeping – CBC

Donald Soctomah brings lost history back to his people Last in a series of weekly stories about Wabanaki elders — knowledge keepers, teachers, healers and spiritual guides — who have made remarkable contributions in their own communities and beyond. Donald Soctomah is a Peskotomuhkati, or Passamaquoddy, elder who combs everything from beaches to historical records to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 20214 Views

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City of Fredericton: City Commissions Major Work by Indigenous Artist for Airport

The City of Fredericton has commissioned a major work from well-known Indigenous artist Percy Sacobie. The work created by Mr. Sacobie, a Wolostoqiyik from St. Mary’s First Nation, will be on permanent loan from the City to the Fredericton International Airport and occupy a large, prominent space in the departures area. “This beautiful commission by […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 20215 Views

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Esgenoôpetitj First Nation opens doors to new youth centre – CBC

Jul 27, 2021 Mi’kmaw community building a popular gathering place for cultural activities Bobby Sylliboy stands at the front of the room, carefully demonstrating how to stretch out strips of wet deer hide. He tells his captive audience to pick out a skin from a bucket — and leave any negative energy at the door. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 20214 Views

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Happy Cones, Canada’s First Solar-Powered Ice Cream Trailer

Happy Cones is a solar-powered ice cream trailer created, owned, and operated by high school students, and designed to promote the incredible benefits of solar energy while providing youth summer employment. Antigonish, Nova Scotia, July 2021, Happy Cones, the solar-powered ice cream trailer, could very well be the first of its kind in Canada. Happy […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 20218 Views

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NL Government: Community Justice Connect Launches

July 26, 2021 The following is being distributed at the request of the Human Rights Commission of Newfoundland and Labrador: Community Justice Connect, a conflict assistance clinic, is launching in Newfoundland and Labrador. The program provides a variety of conflict resolution services to residents, regardless of immigration status, who identify as Indigenous, racialized or a […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 20219 Views

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MUN archeology team offering to help Indigenous communities investigate unmarked graves – CBC

Jul 26, 2021 ‘We’re just in the background ready to help,’ says professor A newly formed working group within Memorial University’s archeology department is offering help to Indigenous communities that may want to investigate potential unmarked graves in Newfoundland and Labrador. After the discovery of human remains in unmarked graves at former residential schools in other parts of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 20218 Views

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Minister Guilbeault Announces Investment in the New Brunswick Performing Arts Industry

From: Canadian Heritage News release Rogersville, New Brunswick,  July 23, 2021 The performing arts have the power to strengthen communities, which is especially important now as we begin to come together after months of following health guidelines. That is why the Government of Canada is pleased to support the thriving cultural scene in Rogersville and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 202120 Views

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Deputy Prime Minister Highlights Support through Jobs and Growth Fund for Atlantic Canada

From: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency July 23, 2021 – Fredericton, New Brunswick · Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) Today, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, was in Fredericton to highlight how Atlantic Canada will benefit from the Government of Canada’s Jobs and Growth Fund. Announced on July 13th, 2021, the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 202124 Views

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Update: Human remains found in Happy Valley-Goose Bay confirmed as Faith Rich

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has determined the identity of the human remains, found in a wooded area near Happy Valley-Goose Bay on July 15, 2021, as those of 22-year-old Faith Rich, who was reported missing on July 11, 2021. RCMP NL thanks all those who assisted in the search efforts, particularly the Happy Valley-Goose Bay Ground Search […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 202117 Views

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What’s in a name? Indigenous Chiefs say province still mum on renaming river – Global News

July 22, 2021 It’s been about two months since Indigenous Chiefs across New Brunswick asked the province to restore the traditional Wolastoq name to what’s now known as the Saint John River — and they say they haven’t heard back. The request was made in response to a call from Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 202111 Views

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