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Centuries old Alutiiq translation guide found in Kodiak – CP

Source: The Associated Press Feb 22, 2018  KODIAK, Alaska _ A centuries-old primer for Russian to Alutiiq was found during a routine check of a Kodiak museum’s artifacts. Kodiak was first colonized by Russian settlers in 1763 and was a Russian colony for more than 100 years until the Alaska Purchase in 1867. Kodiak’s Baranov Museum collections […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 20188 Views

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3rd Whati Bi-Annual Handgame Tournament Results

February 15, 2018 Waylon Nitsiza Team Edzo Nitsiza Team Scott Young Team Tom Lockheart Team George Mackenzie Team Dien Erasmus Team For further information contact Doreen Nitsiza,  Whatì  Recreation at 867-573-3401 NT5

by pmnationtalk on February 16, 201819 Views

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Grants and Contributions Public Presentation – Government of NU

February 13, 2018 Learn everything you need to know about receiving funding for the promotion, protection, revitalization and preservation of Nunavut’s culture, heritage and official languages! The Department of Culture and Heritage will hold a public information session about its Grants and Contributions programs on February 14 from 7-8 p.m. at the Whale Cove Community […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 201819 Views

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QIA celebrates Inuktitut Language Month

Iqaluit, Nunavut – February 12, 2018 – Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is proud to celebrate Inuktitut Language Month with a variety of events and initiatives. “Inuktitut is key to preserving our culture and identity as Inuit,” says QIA president P.J. Akeeagok. “QIA wants to celebrate our language and encourage young people to keep it alive.” As […]

by pmnationtalk on February 12, 201814 Views

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YVR Art Foundation: Aspiring Artist Awards – 2018 Call for Applications

The YVR ART FOUNDATION is pleased to announce a Call for Applications from BC and Yukon First Nations artists interested in applying for the Aspiring Artist Awards of $500 each. Up to ten Aspiring Artist Awards will be offered in 2018 to BC and Yukon First Nations youth (age 13-19) who wish to develop their artistic potential. This award […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 201825 Views

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Uqausirmut Quviasuutiqarniq 2018: promoting Inuktut through Inuit Ukpirijangit Unikkaangillu

IQALUIT, Nunavut (February 1, 2018) – February is Uqausirmut Quviasuutiqarniq – Inuktut Language Month, a time for Nunavummiut to celebrate Inuit language and culture. This year’s theme is Inuit Ukpirijangit Unikkaangillu – Inuit beliefs and myths. “Inuit beliefs and myths have been passed on in our language for thousands of years,” said Minister of Languages David […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 201821 Views

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Strong selection of seven NFB films featured at Whitehorse’s Available Light Film Festival. Includes premieres of two new works from the NFB’s BC and Yukon Studio.

From National Film Board January 22, 2018 – Vancouver – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) Seven National Film Board of Canada films have been selected to screen at the Available Light Film Festival, taking place in Whitehorse from February 3–11. The festival will feature the Whitehorse premieres of two works from the NFB’s BC […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 201822 Views

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Statement from Premier Silver on the passing of Carcross/Tagish First Nation Elder Doris McLean

January 25, 2018 Premier Sandy Silver released the following statement today: “It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Carcross/Tagish First Nation Elder Doris McLean. On behalf of my colleagues and the Government of Yukon, I extend my deepest condolences to her family, friends and community. She leaves behind an extraordinary and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 201834 Views

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Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary Arif Virani to visit Whitehorse

WHITEHORSE – Arif Virani, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage (Multiculturalism), will participate in an engagement session on Indigenous languages, as well as in meetings with members of the arts, culture and ethno-cultural communities on Wednesday. Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local. The details are as follows: Event […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201835 Views

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Investing in the Arts in Yellowknife

YELLOWKNIFE, January 22, 2018 Today, Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament (Northwest Territories), announced total funding of $727,000 to the Northern Arts and Cultural Centre (NACC), Folk on the Rocks (FOTR) and the Association franco-culturelle de Yellowknife (ACFY). Mr. McLeod made this announcement on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage and was […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201821 Views

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