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Call for Contributions: Nunatsiavut Partner Spotlight in the Arctic Arts Summit Digital Exhibition

The Nunatsiavut Government is calling on Labrador Inuit artists to submit works to be featured in the Nunatsiavut Partner Spotlight of the Artic Arts Summit Digital Exhibition. The Arctic Arts Summit is an arts exhibition that brings together representatives of the eight Arctic countries and the Indigenous Nations of the Circumpolar region to strengthen arts […]

by ahnationtalk on May 5, 202229 Views

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New Faculty installs Indigenous tipi on Charlottetown campus; offers Indigenous Teachings course

May 3, 2022 The University of Prince Edward Island’s Charlottetown campus is now home to a temporary, cone-shaped Indigenous structure, known as a tipi, that has been erected between the Kelley Memorial Building and the W.A. Murphy Student Centre. “With the creation of our Faculty by the UPEI Board of Governors last November, we chose […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 202229 Views

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Message from the President: Faculty installs tipi on the UPEI campus

May 3, 2022 Dear Members of the University Community, You may have noticed something new in the quadrangle between the Kelley Memorial Building and the W.A. Murphy Student Centre since last week. The temporary, cone-shaped Indigenous structure, known as a tipi, was chosen by our new Faculty of Indigenous Knowledge, Education, Research, and Applied Studies […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 2022126 Views

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Government of Canada announces completion of $5M signature exhibit at Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

From: Parks Canada Fortress Halifax: A City Shaped by Conflict interactive exhibit to open in May 2022 April 29, 2022                               Halifax, Nova Scotia                Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada is responsible for protecting nationally significant examples of natural and cultural heritage and sharing the stories of these treasured […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 202251 Views

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P.E.I. premier wants Confederation Bridge renamed Epekwitk Crossing – CBC

Apr 29, 2022 Motion raised in P.E.I. Legislature as way to uphold rights of Indigenous people The P.E.I. legislature has voted unanimously to urge the federal government to change the name of the Confederation Bridge to Epekwitk Crossing. P.E.I. Premier Dennis King put forward the motion on Friday, with support from the leaders of the Official […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 202231 Views

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First Nations chiefs in N.B. demand 1-year extension for Indian day school claims – CBC

Apr 28, 2022 Deadline to apply for compensation is July 13 First Nation chiefs in New Brunswick are demanding a one-year extension for Indian day school settlement applications so survivors can get support during the process, which has been difficult during the pandemic. George Ginnish, chief of Natoaganeg First Nation, about 120 kilometres northwest of Moncton, said the current process […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 202237 Views

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Baskets, guitars and homes: What sells at Mi’kmaw salites helps grieving families – CBC

Apr 25, 2022 Celebration includes feast and lively auction after a person’s death This story is part of a series from CBC’s Eskasoni Community Bureau, based out of the Sarah Denny Cultural Centre. This series comes from weeks of conversations with community members about what they feel is important to see, hear and read on CBC’s […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 202238 Views

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Youth Inuit drummers foster cultural connections in Labrador West – CBC

Apr 21, 2022 Group members hope to travel and drum as pandemic restrictions lift Every Thursday in Labrador West, a group of girls gather together to drum and forge a connection to their Inuit culture that they hope to share with others in the future. “We started this group about three years ago to bring back […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 202242 Views

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Canada will support the Sipekne’katik First Nation Project

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada News release Taking care: We recognize this news release may contain information that is difficult for many and that our efforts to honour Survivors and families may act as an unwelcome reminder for those who have suffered hardships through generations of government policies that were harmful to Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 202244 Views

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Wolastoqey chiefs want return of Indigenous artifacts from New Brunswick Museum – City News

FREDERICTON — The six chiefs of the Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick want the return of Indigenous artifacts from the New Brunswick Museum. In a statement today, the chiefs called on Aboriginal Affairs Minister Arlene Dunn to begin the process of returning the unspecified items. The museum recently announced the closure of its exhibition space […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 202246 Views

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