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Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs: The Right to a Moderate Livelihood – 21 Years & Counting

September 17, 2020 Today marks 21 years since the Supreme Court of Canada affirmed the Mi’kmaq’s Constitutional right to hunt, fish and gather in the pursuit of a Moderate Livelihood in R v. Marshall. Despite our rights being affirmed by the highest courts in the country, exercising these rights continues to bring frustrations, conflict and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202037 Views

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Ministerial Statement – Recognizing Nelson White

September 14, 2020 The following statement was given today in the House of Assembly by the Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Arts and Recreation: Mr. Speaker, I rise in this Honourable House to recognize a Mi’kmaw artist from our province, whose work has been selected by one of the most prestigious institutions in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202021 Views

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NS Government: Province Selects Jury for Art Gallery Design Competition

September 4, 2020 Planning for the new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia has reached another milestone. The province has named seven qualified professionals to adjudicate the design competition for the gallery, which will anchor a new Arts District on the Halifax Waterfront. The jury will choose from the submissions of three design teams which were […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 2020118 Views

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New Brunswick artists performing live from provincial parks and tourism sites during the Labour Day weekend

03 September 2020 FREDERICTON (GNB) – New Brunswickers are invited to meet professional artists in provincial parks and tourism sites during the Labour Day weekend as part of a new artist-in-residence program. The Fresh AIR Program provides artists with a location separate from a regular studio or workplace, where they can produce work while engaging […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 202024 Views

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Shubenacadie Residential School designated as national historic site – TheChronicleHerald.ca

HALIFAX, N.S. — The land where the Shubenacadie Residential School once stood is going to be a Canadian national historic site. The designation was included on Tuesday as part of a larger announcement from the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR), based at the University of Manitoba, and the federal government that the residential […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 202019 Views

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Government of Canada recognizes the National Historic Significance of the Residential School System and former Residential School sites

From: Parks Canada NOTE: The Residential School System is a topic that may cause trauma invoked by memories of past abuse. The Government of Canada recognizes the need for safety measures to minimize the risk associated with triggering. A National Residential School Crisis Line has been set up to provide support for former residential school […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202036 Views

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Latest acquisitions for collectionArtNB provide a better representation of Aboriginal artists

14 August 2020 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The province’s art bank, collectionArtNB, has enriched its collection with the addition of 18 works of visual art, including seven from Aboriginal artists. Established in 1968, collectionArtNB is a permanent collection now totalling 962 works of art, serving as a record of excellence in the province’s visual arts. Every […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 2020109 Views

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Traditional Mi’kmaq birch bark canoe project underway at Kejimkujik National Park – Globalnews.ca

August 10, 2020 With the warm summer sun dancing behind him, Todd Labrador, a Mi’kmaw craftsman and artisan, steadily works away on a tradition his great grandfather used in the 1800s as a means of survival. “It was what we consider today a vehicle, because the rivers and the lakes was the highway. And you’d […]

by ahnationtalk on August 11, 2020107 Views

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Georges Island National Historic Site in Halifax Partially Opened Thanks to Partnership Between Canada and Nova Scotia

From: Parks Canada Wharf completion and new shuttle service provided by Ambassatours Gray Line/ Murphy’s on the Water allows unique visitor opportunity beginning in August 2020 August 6, 2020                             Halifax, Nova Scotia                       Parks Canada Agency Situated in the heart of Halifax Harbour lies Georges Island, a national historic site that reflects the rich and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 202099 Views

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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, 202042 Views

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