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Indigenous survivors of sexual violence on P.E.I. to get new, culturally appropriate healing – CBC

‘I think it’s extremely important to address some of the trauma that has happened’ Jan 14, 2021 The P.E.I. Rape and Sexual Assault Centre is offering a new program for Indigenous survivors of sexual violence called Braiding Sweetgrass. The organization says the program’s goal is to build its relationship with First Nations communities and provide healing […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 202115 Views

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Investments to Promote and Preserve Mi’kmaw Culture

December 22, 2020 The province is committed to encouraging activities that celebrate Mi’kmaw culture. Towards that end, the province is investing $50,800 in four projects designed to explore, revitalize, share and experience both traditional and emerging Mi’kmaw culture. One of the recipients, Potlotek First Nation, is receiving $10,000 to complete a research project into the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 22, 202028 Views

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Two Appointments Made to the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador

December 15, 2020 The Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Arts and Recreation, today announced two new board appointments to the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador. Raymond Cusson and Michele Davies have each been appointed for three-year terms effective immediately. Biographical information is available in the backgrounder below. The Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202027 Views

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Island artists receive grants

Dec 1 2020 Reequal Smith says receiving an arts grant has given her confidence in her work, allowing her to pursue future goals. Smith is among 16 Island artists who recently received a total of $50,220 through the provincial Arts Grants program. “I am very thankful for this opportunity,” said Smith. “With this grant, I […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 202044 Views

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Indigenous cultural educators say the invitation to ‘walk in our moccasins’ is open to anyone – CBC

Nov 27, 2020 Made-in-New Brunswick awareness programs can be provided to police, government and companies Tracy Cloud can still remember the eruption on social media in response to the behaviour of a high-ranking Edmundston police officer who appeared to laugh when a reporter asked him a question about the shooting death of Chantel Moore. “It […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 202031 Views

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NS Government: Gift from the Sobey Family Announced as Gallery Selects Design Team

Today, Nov. 18, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (AGNS) announced the team of KPMB Architects with Omar Gandhi Architect, Jordan Bennett Studio, Elder Lorraine Whitman, Public Work and Transsolar as winners of the international design competition for the new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and Waterfront Arts District. “Congratulations to the winning design team […]

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 202042 Views

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Artists Honoured at Creative Nova Scotia Awards Gala

Nova Scotia artists demonstrate inspiration, creativity, and innovation. To recognize those talents they were honoured today, Nov. 14, at the Creative Nova Scotia Awards Gala in Halifax which celebrates excellence in artistic achievement. “Our province is home to a unique past filled with generations of rich history and stories, often told by talented artists,” said […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 202029 Views

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Potlotek hosts Moose hunting camp for women – MSN

Nov. 16, 2020 POTLOTEK — A group of 15 women from Potlotek First Nation are gearing up for a moose hunting camp next week. The camp hopes to teach women from the Mi’kmaq community about treaty rights, hunting protocols and about traditional medicines in the Cape Breton Highlands. For Jocelyn Marshall it’s about ensuring she […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 202035 Views

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Indigenous elder proud to have served – Guysborough Journal

November 11 2020 SHEET HARBOUR – James Howe is a proud Indigenous man who, at 87, is the oldest living resident of the Sheet Harbour satellite reserve of the Millbrook Band. Howe, who was born July 9, 1933 to Albert and Mary Howe of Sheet Harbour, is one of 14 siblings. Making a trip to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 202029 Views

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Honouring First Nations’ wartime experiences: Accomplished Nova Scotian Mi’kmaq basket maker remembered – The Journal Pioneer

BISHOPVILLE, N.S. — The wartime contributions of members of First Nations communities across Canada number in the thousands but their efforts and sacrifices have often gone untold. Elder Della Maguire, of Bishopville, is thankful her father’s Second World War service won’t soon be forgotten. She’s purchased a commemorative banner in Hantsport that will honour him […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 202038 Views

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