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Government of Canada Commemorates the National Historic Significance of the Ancient Mehtawtik Village

From: Parks Canada May 25, 2022 The ancient village of Mehtawtik (Meductic) was the principal settlement of the Wəlastəkokewiyik from before the 17th century. It was located on the west bank of the Wəlastəkw (Saint John River) at the mouth of Hay Creek, west of the Eel River in what is now New Brunswick. Today, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 202226 Views

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Titanic expedition a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for these Indigenous artists from N.L. – CBC

May 25, 2022 Alex Antle and Nelson White will use the ocean voyage to inspire their art A pair of Indigenous artists from Newfoundland and Labrador are going to sail to the site of one of the most famous maritime disasters in history and interpret the experience through their art. Alex Antle and Nelson White […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 202222 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada to make an important announcement about Mehtawtik Village

From: Parks Canada Media advisory May 24, 2022 Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, on behalf of the honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, will participate in the unveiling ceremony of a Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada plaque commemorating the national historic significance […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 202220 Views

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Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre to receive $5M investment from the Government of Canada for new facility and program delivery

From: Indigenous Services Canada May 19, 2022 — Halifax Regional Municipality, Traditional Unceded Mi’kmaw Territory, Nova Scotia — Indigenous Services Canada Indigenous Peoples living in, or transitioning to, urban centres are one of the fastest-growing populations in Canada. The Government of Canada is committed to working with Indigenous partners to improve the quality of life […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 202221 Views

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The 2022 summer visitor season officially kicks off at Parks Canada Mainland Nova Scotia sites!

From: Parks Canada May 17, 2022 The network of protected areas administered by Parks Canada is a gateway to nature, history, and 450 000 km² of memories from coast to coast to coast. Parks Canada is pleased to welcome visitors to Mainland Nova Scotia for the 2022 visitor season. Here are some visitor experience highlights: […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202222 Views

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ArtsSmarts projects roll out across Island schools

Local artists are working collaboratively with Island teachers to enhance learning and engage students in new and creative ways. There are 14 projects happening Island wide during the 18th year of ArtsSmarts, a national initiative that blends everyday learning with the arts. These projects allow students to apply what they are learning in various subjects […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 202224 Views

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French and Mi’kmaw names announced for new campground in Cape Breton Highlands National Park

From: Parks Canada Parks Canada and partners work together to honour historic connections to this special place May 12, 2022                                   Chéticamp, NS                       Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada is responsible for protecting nationally significant examples of natural and cultural heritage and sharing the stories of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 202224 Views

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New Little Narrows Ferry Named for Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy

May 11, 2022 The new ferry that crosses Little Narrows between Inverness County and Victoria County will be named the Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy to honour a steadfast, compassionate leader of the Mi’kmaw Nation. The Department of Public Works held a contest involving the We’koqma’q Mi’kmaw School in Whycocomagh and the Rankin School of the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 2022136 Views

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The Government of Canada contributing $225K to support traditional births in First Nation communities within Atlantic Canada

From: Indigenous Services Canada News release May 11, 2022 The Government of Canada is taking action to support Indigenous communities in bringing traditional births back home. That is why the Government is announcing support for traditional births in First Nations in Atlantic Canada. As the Government of Canada continues its work in addressing anti-Indigenous racism […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 202233 Views

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PEI Book Awards 2022 short list

May 6 2022 The Island’s best published writing has been nominated for the 2022 Prince Edward Island Book Awards. The awards are presented every two years to recognize authors, editors, and book producers in the categories of fiction, nonfiction, children’s literature and poetry. “The PEI Book Awards let us recognize and celebrate the very talented […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 202288 Views

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