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First Nations Fishing Rights – Fact Sheet

First Nations Fishing Rights – Fact Sheet NATIONAL DAY OF FIRST NATIONS FISHING RIGHTS – MAY 21, 2018 Fishing is part of First Nations culture and identity. It sustains First Nations peoples and economies and is a constitutionally protected inherent and Treaty right. In the spirit of reconciliation and raising awareness of our shared history […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 201810 Views

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Inuit women reunited with ancestors’ artifacts in Washington – CBC

‘My spirit had a connection,’ says former MLA of seeing great grandparents’ clothing for first time May 14, 2018 Four Inuit women originally from Nunavut’s Kivalliq region were in Washington, D.C., recently for an emotional reunion. Former MLA Manitok Thompson, Veronica Connelly, Rosie Oolooyuk and Bernadette Dean visited the Smithsonian Institution as a special set […]

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IRC Contest: Inuvialuit Living History Project Needs A Logo

May 10, 2018 The Inuvialuit Living History Project is back! We are preparing to share more Inuvialuit objects from museum collections with all Inuvialuit and the world by expanding our current website. But first – we need a logo! We would like to invite all beneficiaries to enter our logo contest! Download Contest Poster We are looking for […]

by pmnationtalk on May 11, 201811 Views

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Library and Archives Canada: seven projects for preservation of documentary heritage funded in Western Canada and Yukon

May 10, 2018 – Montréal, Quebec – Library and Archives Canada Library and Archives Canada (LAC) will provide $1.5 million to support 39 projects (including 30 new projects) by archives, libraries and documentary heritage institutions throughout Canada. The recipients of the Documentary Heritage Communities Program (DHCP) for 2018–2019 were announced today at the McCord Museum in Montréal. Seven projects […]

by pmnationtalk on May 10, 201812 Views

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The 2018 Nutrien Indigenous Youth Harvard Scholarship Award

The 2018 Nutrien Indigenous Youth Harvard Scholarship Award Jodie Wells is a Mi’kmaq woman from the town of Hughes Brook, Newfoundland and is part of the Qalipu First Nation. Jodie grew up in a small area but has always had big dreams of business and entrepreneurship.  Jodie attended Grenfell Campus of Memorial University and received […]

by pmnationtalk on May 8, 201811 Views

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AFOA Canada Continues To Create Pathways

AFOA CANADA CONTINUES TO CREATE PATHWAYS The 2018 Nutrien Indigenous Youth Harvard Scholarship Award Jodie Wells is the possible envy of Canada’s young Indigenous academic achievers. That’s because Wells, a member of the Qalipu First Nation in Newfoundland, was recently chosen as the recipient of a Harvard University Business School scholarship sponsored by Nutrien (www.nutrien.com), […]

by pmnationtalk on May 8, 201826 Views

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Anonymous benefactor buys sacred pipe at auction for Sioux – CP

Source: The Associated Press May 8, 2018  WORTHINGTON, Minn. _ A clay pipe linked to the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 and considered sacred by Native Americans in Minnesota is being returned to the Sioux people after being sold at auction. The Lower Sioux Indian Community unsuccessfully tried to stop the sale. Minnesota Public Radio reports the pipe […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 20187 Views

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Meet the Yukon First Nations writing squad that hopes to get more modern and prominent Indigenous figures on Wikipedia – APTN News

May 1, 2018 When looking for Indigenous figures, there’s not much information popping up on Wikipedia. Now a group of Yukon writers has started a Wiki-thon event to change that. Read More: http://aptnnews.ca/2018/05/01/93199/

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Preserving history: Thousands of artworks from Cape Dorset to be digitized – CBC

Sculptures, drawings and prints date back as far as 1959 Apr 30, 2018 Thousands of pieces of art from Cape Dorset are being digitized in an effort to preserve a critical part of Inuit history before it’s too late. “In looking at that incredible volume of material, artwork … we felt that it was a […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 201812 Views

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Unceded is Canada’s Exploration of Indigenous Architecture – Azure

Canada’s representation at the Venice Architecture Biennale will bring powerful Indigenous voices to the Giardini with Unceded, an unprecedented gathering of 17 firms from across Turtle Island (as Canada and the U.S. are called), and an examination of what constitutes contemporary Indigenous architecture. The exhibit, held inside the Arsenale, will be presented as a massive […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 201812 Views

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