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Project Commemorates the 200th Anniversary of the Death of Demasduit

November 4, 2022 The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister Responsible for Indigenous Affairs and Reconciliation, today announced a contribution of over $115,000 to the Town of Botwood and the Botwood Mural Arts Society towards a commemoration project for the 200th Anniversary of the Death of Demasduit. This commemoration project will involve the installation of a slightly […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 2022100 Views

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Indigenous art on display in downtown Halifax – CTV News

Nov. 3, 2022 A new set of murals, full of colour and teachings by local Indigenous artists, are now on display on Barrington Street behind Scotia Square in downtown Halifax. Each of the 19 murals was created by a local Indigenous artist. “Indigenous art is being showcased all across Canada,” said Frances Palliser-Nicholas, manager of […]

by ahnationtalk on November 3, 202254 Views

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Media Advisory: Ministers Dempster and Howell to Participate in Town of Botwood Ceremony

November 3, 2022 The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister Responsible for Indigenous Affairs and Reconciliation and Labrador Affairs, and the Honourable Krista Lynn Howell, Minister of Municipal and Provincial Affairs, will participate in a sod-turning ceremony for a project commemorating the 200th anniversary of the death of Demasduit tomorrow (Friday, November 4). The ceremony will be […]

by ahnationtalk on November 3, 202242 Views

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Heritage Day Honourees Announced for 2023-27

Rita Joe, a Mi’kmaw poet from Eskasoni and We’koqma’q First Nations in Unama’ki (Cape Breton Island) will be recognized on Heritage Day 2023. Rita Joe’s (1932-2007) first collection of poetry was published in 1978 and she went on to publish six more works and earn many honours. “Heritage Day celebrates our province’s cultural heritage and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 2022106 Views

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Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre in Halifax to receive $28.8 M in new federal investment to support expansion

From: Indigenous Services Canada October 27, 2022 Indigenous Peoples living in, or moving to urban centres are one of the fastest growing populations in Canada. To meet their needs, Indigenous service organizations like Friendship Centres play a crucial role in ensuring First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples have safe and accessible spaces and to high-quality […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 202238 Views

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Governments support for expansion of Elsipogtog Mi’kmaq Cultural Centre

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial and federal governments today announced combined funding of $927,500 over three years to assist in further developing the Elsipogtog Mi’kmaq Cultural Centre. The goal for the $1,275,750 project is to expand the current space to enhance tourism opportunities for the community. “This project has tremendous upside for Elsipogtog, its neighbouring […]

by ahnationtalk on October 24, 2022109 Views

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We’koqma’q First Nation helps keep tradition alive with ribbon skirt bank – CBC

Almost 30 garments are available to be loaned out to people who want to participate in traditional ceremonies Oct 14, 2022 A We’koqma’q First nation clothing designer has outfitted a new clothing bank in her home community to help other people connect with their Mi’kmaw culture. Miranda Gould began creating ribbon skirts almost 30 years […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 202241 Views

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A Variability Quantifier (The Fogo Island Red Weather Station): A collaboration between the National Gallery of Canada, Fogo Island Arts and artist Liam Gillick

October 6, 2022 A collaboration between the National Gallery of Canada, Fogo Island Arts and artist Liam Gillick On view until October 2026 Today Fogo Island Arts (FIA) announced a new weather station on Fogo Island by artist Liam Gillick as part of the World Weather Network (WWN), a ground-breaking constellation of “weather stations” located across the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 202238 Views

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Canada and the Peskotomuhkati Nation at Skutik partner to launch the Camp Chiputneticook Centre of Excellence project

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Support line for those affected by missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people: For immediate emotional assistance, call 1-844-413-6649. You can also access long-term health support services such as mental health counselling, community-based emotional support, cultural services, and some travel costs to see Elders and traditional […]

by ahnationtalk on October 5, 202239 Views

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National Day of Truth and Reconciliation Contest Winner Kali Gill!

September 30, 2022, is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, also known as Orange Shirt Day, a day to recognize the terrible legacy of Canada’s residential school system, commemorate residential school Survivors, and remember the thousands of Indigenous children lost to this system. This year, as part of its commemoration of this day, Qalipu […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 202232 Views

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