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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, 202017 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, 202011 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, 202016 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, 202013 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, 202016 Views

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Call for Applications Now Open for the Age-Friendly Newfoundland and Labrador Communities Program

November 6, 2020 The Honourable Brian Warr, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, announced the opening of the Age-Friendly Newfoundland and Labrador Communities Program today. Budget 2020 allocates $95,000 for the program, which assists incorporated municipalities, local service districts, and Indigenous governments in planning for changing demographics, as well as in implementing activities, programs […]

by ahnationtalk on November 6, 202027 Views

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Long-lasting partnerships – Gazette

Nov. 2, 2020 According to Dr. Mery Perez, academia should be a collaborative process. “The role of the university in society is key. For me, that engaged piece has to be there because it gives context and meaning to what we do within our institution.” It’s a belief that has only gotten stronger during her […]

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 202021 Views

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New cultural connections at historic Shubenacadie waterway

From: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Shubenacadie Canal Commission expands river experience with new waterway initiatives and interpretation exhibits October 29, 2020 · Dartmouth, Nova Scotia · Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) Diverse and meaningful tourist experiences strengthen the region’s tourism industry. This is why the federal government is working closely with communities to help attract […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 202025 Views

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Indigenous Languages – Brunswickan

The fate of Indigenous languages is not only a Canadian issue but a global one. In a 2019 speech, the President of the United Nations explained that globally approximately two Indigenous languages go extinct per month. That tragedy is too devastating for words. In Canada, residential schools created a lasting impact on Indigenous language. Children […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 202032 Views

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APTN to Feature Dozay’s Life and Work

The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) will air a 30 minute documentary this coming Saturday (Oct. 31) about the life and work of Arlene (Dozay) Christmas. The series, titled Petroglyphs to Pixels, is profiling 13 Indigenous artists from across Canada. APTN began filming the series about two years ago while Dozay was painting at the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 202068 Views

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