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Yukon First Nation filmmakers attend Berlin film festival

March 22, 2017 Yukon First Nation filmmakers Mary Code and Carol Geddes were part of a pan-northern delegation attending the 67th Berlin International Film Festival, last month. The festival, also known as the Berlinale, provided a professional development opportunity for the two producers. The delegation also participated in the festival’s film trade fair. The European […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 20175 Views

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GN committed to implementation of Inuit language in education system

March 17, 2017 Iqaluit, NU Paul Quassa, Minister of Education today released the following statement: “I welcome input and dialogue about education and how to improve our education system. Bill 37 is now before the Standing Committee on Legislation and will be reviewed and discussed by members of the Legislative Assembly, as part of our […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 20177 Views

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Group of academics protest Nunavut’s Education Act amendments – NunatsiaqOnline

GN’s Education Act amendments could violate UNDRIP, researchers say March 17, 2017 In an open letter to Premier Peter Taptuna and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, a group of Canadian academics has sounded the alarm over what they call a “language crisis” in Nunavut, triggered by the territory’s newly-tabled amendments to the Education Act. Bill 37, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 201710 Views

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Inuit Film and Video Archives Moving Forward

(March 8, 2017 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) The Inuit Broadcasting Corporation (IBC) has made considerable progress with the Inuit Film and Video Archives (IFVA) as it works to fulfill its vision, which is: A place where IBC’s collection, and ultimately portions of the collections of other holders of Inuit film and video, can be: preserved through […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 201716 Views

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Inuktut language decline in Nunavut spiralling into free fall: report – Nunatsiaq Online

“The vested interests of non-Inuit teachers and administrators trumped the land claim-mandated rights of Inuit” The decline of Inuktut language use in Nunavut is spiralling into an ever-quickening free fall and the Nunavut government’s education system, dominated by non-Inuit teachers and administrators, carries a big share of the blame, Ian Martin, a Toronto-based academic said […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 201714 Views

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Looking for new ways to revitalize Yukon’s Indigenous languages – CBC

‘If our language is not used it won’t survive,’ said Sean Smith of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation Mar 08, 2017 Organizers at a gathering this week in Whitehorse say it’s time to find new ways to preserve First Nation languages. Yukon’s Indigenous languages are in critical decline and the Council of Yukon First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 201713 Views

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MosaiCanada 150/Gatineau 2017 in production thanks to gardeners from across Canada

March 06, 2017 MosaiCanada 150/Gatineau 2017, a Canada 150 project funded by Canadian Heritage, the Government of Quebec and the Ville de Gatineau, will be held from July 1st to October 15, 2017 in Jacques Cartier Park, a National Capital Commission park, partner of the project. The project, under the leadership of Mosaïcultures Internationales de […]

by pmnationtalk on March 6, 201717 Views

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KIA: Seal skin cleaning & kamik-making workshop

Sewing for Children *Language of instruction will be Inuktitut* For Inuit women of all ages, we welcome and encourage you to apply to take the Kamik Making Workshop. We are looking for committed and dedicated individuals that will take the time to complete the kamik project. This workshop will be 3-4 weeks long and will […]

by pmnationtalk on March 3, 201715 Views

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National historic significance of the service and sacrifice of Canadians during the Great War recognised

Plaques unveiled to commemorate Aboriginal Military Service in the First World War, Voluntary Aid Detachments, and the Canadian War Memorials Fund March 2, 2017  Ottawa, Ontario     Parks Canada Agency Today, the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, recognised the national historic significance of Aboriginal Military Service […]

by pmnationtalk on March 2, 201720 Views

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Calling All Photographers: Submit Your Best in IRC Photo Contest

March 01, 2017 Do you own a camera and love taking photos? Then you’re in luck! Inuvialuit Regional Corporation is holding a photo contest and there are some great prizes to be won! The contest opened on Wednesday, March 1 at 3:00 p.m. and closes on Monday, May 1 at 3:00 p.m. All photos entered must […]

by pmnationtalk on March 2, 201718 Views

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