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Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples – On-Reserve Housing & Infrastructure: Recommendations for Change

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia — Chiefs encouraged by the report On-Reserve Housing and Infrastructure: Recommendations for Change and the thoughtful detailed recommendations provided by the Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples. The Senators took the time and effort to come directly to our communities and listened carefully to the wide array of concerns and possible solutions […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 2015517 Views

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2015 ArcticNet Photo Contest

ArcticNet announces the launch of its 2015 Photo Contest. Deadline for submitting photos: 30 October 2015. Over the last few years, ArcticNet has been gathering photographs of Arctic scenery, people, flora, fauna and fieldwork captured as part of a variety of ArcticNet related activities in Canada and beyond. Many Arctic researchers and their collaborators are […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 2015695 Views

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Native American Students Make Bowdoin Home for a Week – Community.bowdoin.edu

June 29, 2015 Nearly 100 Native American students from across the country, including from Alaska and Hawaii, gathered last week on Bowdoin’s campus to learn the ins and outs of applying to colleges and for financial aid. The students, all with at least 3.0 GPAs and the ambition to earn a college degree, were enrolled […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 2015605 Views

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Eskasoni powwow to be “epic” – Cape Breton Post

July 01, 2015 ESKASONI – First Nations culture will be celebrated with feasts, song and dance when Atlantic Canada’s biggest powwow kicks off this weekend. The 24th annual Eskasoni International Competition Powwow is the first of six such events that will be held across Nova Scotia this summer. And, with participants coming from as far […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 2015761 Views

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What’s the future hold for Shannon Park? – The Coast Halifax

July 02, 2015 Community comes together for Dartmouth “ideas fair.” Shannon Park in Dartmouth is a waterfront ghost town that could one day rise again as a sort of fanciful, mixed-use redevelopment. Just what this modern layout should look like was the subject of a public forum last week in Dartmouth hosted by the Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 2015554 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Supports Universities Canada Indigenous Education Principles Aimed at Closing the Education Gap

Assembly of First Nations Supports Universities Canada Indigenous Education Principles Aimed at Closing the Education Gap June 30, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde commends the leadership of Universities Canada in finding creative and new ideas to ensure that Indigenous students get the same opportunities as other Canadian […]

by aanationtalk on July 2, 20152073 Views

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Legal Strategy Coalition on Violence Against Indigenous Women releases key concerns with RCMP “Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women: 2015 Update”

June 29 2015 – The Legal Strategy Coalition on Violence Against Indigenous Women (LSC), a national coalition of advocacy groups, has multiple concerns with the RCMP “Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women: 2015 Update to the RCMP’s 2014 Operational Overview. Key LSC criticisms of the 2015 RCMP Update include: (1) the suggestion that the issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on June 30, 2015677 Views

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Eskasoni Kicks Off Summer Powwow Season

June 30, 2015 The Eskasoni International Competition Powwow, slated for July 3 to July 5, officially kicks off the summer powwow season in Nova Scotia. Five others are planned during July, August and September. Atlantic Canada’s biggest international competition powwow, the Eskasoni event features participants from across the region as well as the Opaskwayak Cree […]

by ahnationtalk on June 30, 2015651 Views

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Minister Announces 2015 Seniors of Distinction Honourees

June 30, 2015 Minister Announces 2015 Seniors of Distinction Honourees As Seniors Month draws to an end, the Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development, today announced the recipients of the 2015 Seniors of Distinction Awards. The annual awards are presented to individuals in recognition of their significant achievements and the contributions […]

by ahnationtalk on June 30, 2015556 Views

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Funding Awarded to Research Project Focused on Arctic Region

June 30, 2015 Dr. Pat Maher, an Associate Professor of Community Studies at CBU, has recently been awarded approximately $215,000 by the Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (www.siu.no) for a project he is co-leading with Dr. Outi Rantala of The Arctic University of Norway (Finnmark campus). The project will develop graduate-level tourism curriculum […]

by ahnationtalk on June 30, 2015597 Views

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