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Ministerial Statement – Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21

June 17, 2021 The following statement was read in the House of Assembly today by the Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister Responsible for Indigenous Affairs and Reconciliation and Labrador Affairs: Mr. Speaker, I would like to bring to the attention of this Honourable House that Monday, June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 20218 Views

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WNNB and WTCI launch the Wolastoqey Ally Toolkit

June 17, 2021 This new resource can be found below and on our website http://wnnb.wolastoqey.ca/ally-toolkit/ We invite all allies to educate themselves and others on Indigenous issues in New Brunswick. More resources will be added to the webpage in the future. Read More NT5

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 20216 Views

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Mi’kmaq use traditional roots and cultural teachings to rebuild Indigenous food sovereignty – Global News

June 16, 2021 Eskasoni First Nation community members in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaw people, are reclaiming their traditional teachings to overcome the food insecurity that was caused by Canada’s residential school system. “Settlers bringing and isolating our First Nation people within reservations and cutting off, not only the access to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 20216 Views

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Life is what you make it: How I’m relearning Mi’kmaw culture – CBC

Jun 09, 2021 My grandparents taught me about some traditional medicine; now I’m working to relearn old teachings to pass on My name is Gordon Bernard, but my friends call me Gordo. I was born in Charlottetown at the old Queen Elizabeth Hospital. My father, Ivan Bernard, told me that after I was born they […]

by ahnationtalk on June 9, 202112 Views

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Help shape the future of a new national park reserve in Prince Edward Island

From: Parks Canada The Governments of Canada and PEI, and the Epekwitk Assembly of Councils announce launch of public engagement phase for the creation of a national park reserve in the Pituamkek (Hog Island Sandhills) area of PEI. June 4, 2021                              […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 202120 Views

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4 P.E.I. groups recognized for reconciliation work on the Island – CBC

May 28, 2021 ‘There’s a sense of awareness like they want to learn more, they want to be part of it’ Four P.E.I. organizations were recognized for the work they are doing to advance reconciliation on the Island. The Epekwitk Assembly of Councils held its inaugural reconciliation recognition awards on Thursday at its new assembly […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 202127 Views

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Parks Canada sites in western Newfoundland and southern Labrador ready to officially kick off the 2021 visitor season

From: Parks Canada Visitors are asked to plan ahead to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience May 21, 2021                            Rocky Harbour, NL                      Parks Canada Agency National historic sites, national parks and national […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2021101 Views

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Parks Canada: Indigenous cultures

As the First Peoples of Canada, First Nations, Metis and Inuit have sacred places of great cultural and spiritual importance across this land. Today, Parks Canada is fortunate to work with over 300 Indigenous partners and communities to protect many of these special places and share their stories. Watch and listen to some of these […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202121 Views

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Indigenous art selected for art bank and grants

PEI Mi’kmaq and other Indigenous artists in PEI are being recognized as the successful applicants for the new Indigenous Art Bank and Indigenous Arts Grants programs. “In the spirit of friendship and reconciliation, today we celebrate Indigenous artists for their significant contributions to Prince Edward Island. Indigenous art is a powerful form of storytelling. These […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 202133 Views

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NS Government: Vaccine Plan on Track, 400,000 Doses Administered

May 13, 2021 The province reached 400,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine in arms today, May 13. That’s a doubling of the amount of vaccinations in less than a month, after celebrating 200,000 doses administered on April 16. Since then, the age groups for vaccine eligibility have been lowered five times, making more than 558,000 people […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202135 Views

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