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Wılıı̀deh stop signs among proposed YK reconciliation projects – Cabin Radio

While the City of Yellowknife’s reconciliation plan is still being drafted, staff have outlined forthcoming initiatives they hope will improve relations with Indigenous people. On Monday, city councillors studied a memorandum listing a number of reconciliation projects planned for this year – like updating stop signs to include the Wılıı̀deh language. The projects will go […]

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Commissioner launches the Daisy Mason Wellness Fund

The Commissioner of Yukon, the Bishop of the Anglican Church and the Skookum Jim Indian Trust Fund are working together to launch the Daisy Mason Wellness Fund. It will provide financial assistance to First Nations residents behind initiatives that help people in their community through well-being, healing and personal development training and activities. In 1905, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 202020 Views

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Indigenous, Territorial and Federal leaders mobilize funding to support unique northern physical distancing initiative

From: Indigenous Services Canada March 30, 2020 — Yellowknife, Treaty 11 Territory, Northwest Territories — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) came to an agreement today, with support from Indigenous leaders, to help Indigenous families who are choosing to be on the land as part of […]

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Nunavut bans entry of most non-residents, requires returning residents to self-isolate before flight – Nunatsiaq News

24 March 2020 “We are at a breaking point,” says health minister Starting one minute before midnight on Tuesday, March 24, only Nunavut residents and critical workers will be allowed to enter the territory. Michael Patterson, Nunavut’s chief public health officer, announced the travel ban on Monday, March 23. There are still no confirmed cases […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 202012 Views

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If you don’t already know them here are the Denendeh seamstresses at the top of their game – APTN News

March 23, 2020 With each precise stitch, the women of Denendeh sew a story of culture and history into their hand-crafted garments. The second Indigenous cultural gala held in Dettah, Northwest Territories (N.W.T.) saw veteran and emerging talent showcase traditional moose hide mukluks crafted from patterns passed through generations, one-of-a-kind sealskin corsets with cut glass […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 202018 Views

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IRC: Calls for Expression of Interest – On the Land Program

March 20, 2020 Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) and its Health & Wellness Division is offering beneficiaries with an established camp or cabin and ready transportation the short-term financial assistance to get out on the Land. Recognizing that going out on the land is traditionally and culturally relevant especially during this time of uncertainty IRC is […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 202021 Views

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The Government of Canada Consults with Indigenous Peoples on the Implementation of the Indigenous Languages Act

From: Canadian Heritage WHITEHORSE, March 12, 2020 The implementation of the Indigenous Language Act—an act to support the efforts of Indigenous Peoples to reclaim, revitalize, maintain and strengthen Indigenous languages—remains a top priority for the Government of Canada. The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, is undertaking the first in a series of online […]

by ahnationtalk on March 13, 202035 Views

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Photos: Artists, designers shine at Indigenous Cultural Gala – Northern News Services

March 9, 2020 From clothing designs to musical offerings, the work of Northern Indigenous artists took centre stage at the Indigenous Cultural Gala in Dettah Saturday night. Hosted by the Yellowknives Dene First Nation (YKDFN), the second-annual event, part of the NAKA Festival, featured performances by Miranda Currie, Stephen Kakfwi, DJ Kookum and Tanya Snow, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 11, 202030 Views

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NU Government: 2020 Community Cleanup Logo Competition

09 March 2020 Two young artists will win an iPad and have their art featured in this year’s Community Cleanup! The Department of Environment encourages youth 18 and under to design this year’s community cleanup logo. One winning design will be displayed on volunteer T-shirts and the other will be on posters advertising the territory-wide […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 202025 Views

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Sign project in Inuvik, N.W.T., on pause after questions over Gwich’in wording – CBC

3 signs put up in town on Monday, to be taken down for new translation Mar 05, 2020 The group behind newly translated signs in Inuvik, N.W.T., is pausing their project after people began questioning the Gwich’in translation that was used. Three new signs with translations in both Inuvialuktun and Gwich’in were put around town […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 202035 Views

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