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Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre to receive $5M investment from the Government of Canada for new facility and program delivery

From: Indigenous Services Canada May 19, 2022 — Halifax Regional Municipality, Traditional Unceded Mi’kmaw Territory, Nova Scotia — Indigenous Services Canada Indigenous Peoples living in, or transitioning to, urban centres are one of the fastest-growing populations in Canada. The Government of Canada is committed to working with Indigenous partners to improve the quality of life […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 20228 Views

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The 2022 summer visitor season officially kicks off at Parks Canada Mainland Nova Scotia sites!

From: Parks Canada May 17, 2022 The network of protected areas administered by Parks Canada is a gateway to nature, history, and 450 000 km² of memories from coast to coast to coast. Parks Canada is pleased to welcome visitors to Mainland Nova Scotia for the 2022 visitor season. Here are some visitor experience highlights: […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 20229 Views

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ArtsSmarts projects roll out across Island schools

Local artists are working collaboratively with Island teachers to enhance learning and engage students in new and creative ways. There are 14 projects happening Island wide during the 18th year of ArtsSmarts, a national initiative that blends everyday learning with the arts. These projects allow students to apply what they are learning in various subjects […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 202210 Views

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French and Mi’kmaw names announced for new campground in Cape Breton Highlands National Park

From: Parks Canada Parks Canada and partners work together to honour historic connections to this special place May 12, 2022                                   Chéticamp, NS                       Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada is responsible for protecting nationally significant examples of natural and cultural heritage and sharing the stories of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 20229 Views

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New Little Narrows Ferry Named for Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy

May 11, 2022 The new ferry that crosses Little Narrows between Inverness County and Victoria County will be named the Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy to honour a steadfast, compassionate leader of the Mi’kmaw Nation. The Department of Public Works held a contest involving the We’koqma’q Mi’kmaw School in Whycocomagh and the Rankin School of the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 202281 Views

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The Government of Canada contributing $225K to support traditional births in First Nation communities within Atlantic Canada

From: Indigenous Services Canada News release May 11, 2022 The Government of Canada is taking action to support Indigenous communities in bringing traditional births back home. That is why the Government is announcing support for traditional births in First Nations in Atlantic Canada. As the Government of Canada continues its work in addressing anti-Indigenous racism […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 202219 Views

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PEI Book Awards 2022 short list

May 6 2022 The Island’s best published writing has been nominated for the 2022 Prince Edward Island Book Awards. The awards are presented every two years to recognize authors, editors, and book producers in the categories of fiction, nonfiction, children’s literature and poetry. “The PEI Book Awards let us recognize and celebrate the very talented […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 202272 Views

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Call for Contributions: Nunatsiavut Partner Spotlight in the Arctic Arts Summit Digital Exhibition

The Nunatsiavut Government is calling on Labrador Inuit artists to submit works to be featured in the Nunatsiavut Partner Spotlight of the Artic Arts Summit Digital Exhibition. The Arctic Arts Summit is an arts exhibition that brings together representatives of the eight Arctic countries and the Indigenous Nations of the Circumpolar region to strengthen arts […]

by ahnationtalk on May 5, 202217 Views

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New Faculty installs Indigenous tipi on Charlottetown campus; offers Indigenous Teachings course

May 3, 2022 The University of Prince Edward Island’s Charlottetown campus is now home to a temporary, cone-shaped Indigenous structure, known as a tipi, that has been erected between the Kelley Memorial Building and the W.A. Murphy Student Centre. “With the creation of our Faculty by the UPEI Board of Governors last November, we chose […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 202213 Views

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Message from the President: Faculty installs tipi on the UPEI campus

May 3, 2022 Dear Members of the University Community, You may have noticed something new in the quadrangle between the Kelley Memorial Building and the W.A. Murphy Student Centre since last week. The temporary, cone-shaped Indigenous structure, known as a tipi, was chosen by our new Faculty of Indigenous Knowledge, Education, Research, and Applied Studies […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 2022114 Views

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