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Canada Goose Launches Bespoke Project Atigi Collection Featuring 18 Inuit Designers

TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2020 – Canada Goose (NYSE: GOOS) (TSX: GOOS) today launched its latest collection for Project Atigi, a social entrepreneurship program featuring hand-crafted parkas by Inuit designers from Inuit Nunangat in Northern Canada. Established in 2019, Project Atigi celebrates the expertise and the rich heritage of craftsmanship that has enabled Inuit to live […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 20206 Views

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Traditional ceremony sends off Yukon First Nations firefighters to Australia – CBC

Chad Thomas and Jordan Profeit head to New South Wales on Wednesday Jan 15, 2020 Kwanlin Dun First Nation councillor Sean Smith led Elijah Smith Elementary School students in drumming and singing the Fire Song Tuesday afternoon — a fitting send-off for two Yukon First Nations Wildfire firefighters heading across the world to help those […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 20209 Views

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Archival footage of Inuit elders bound for YouTube – Nunatsiaq News

9 JANUARY 2020 Kitikmeot Heritage Society working to digitize interviews about traditional life A treasure trove of archival footage of Inuit elders from western Nunavut being interviewed about a wide range of subjects should become available online later this year, thanks to a Kitikmeot Heritage Society project that’s now underway. The society, also known as […]

by aanationtalk on January 9, 202022 Views

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Exhibit by Kinngait artist Shuvinai Ashoona to open in Glasgow next month – Nunatsiaq News

7 January 2020 Show will feature some of Ashoona’s lesser-known works A new exhibition opening at the Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow, Scotland next month will feature work from the world-renowned Kinngait artist Shuvinai Ashoona. Known for her colourful and detailed pencil drawings of life in Nunavut, Ashoona has shown her work all over […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 202017 Views

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2019 Qilaut winners

19 December 2019 Every year, the Department of Culture and Heritage holds the Qilaut Inuktut songwriting contest, celebrating Nunavut’s vibrant Inuktut music scene while promoting the use of Inuktut in all areas of daily life. The 2019 Qilaut edition received 26 submissions from across the territory. Songs were judged by a peer-panel on originality, creativity, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 19, 201945 Views

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UN wraps up its year of Indigenous Languages during New York ceremony – APTN

December 17, 2019 The United Nations Year of Indigenous Languages came to an official end Tuesday. Several Indigenous leaders and leaders from Canada were on hand at a ceremony in New York City. The year long event was all about awareness of Indigenous languages and for those that are disappearing. Many agree that the work […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201948 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde Addresses United Nations General Assembly Urging Action on Indigenous Languages and Support for an International Decade on Indigenous Languages

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Addresses United Nations General Assembly Urging Action on Indigenous Languages and Support for an International Decade on Indigenous Languages December 17, 2019 (New York City, New York): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde addressed the full United Nations (UN) General Assembly today and spoke forcefully about the need […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 201956 Views

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ITK Board Of Directors Meets In Ottawa, Approves Regional Allocation Funding Model

December 12, 2019, Ottawa, Ontario – The Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Board of Directors met this week in Ottawa and advanced discussions on a number of issues ranging from implementation of federal legislation to food security to ITK’s strategic plan for the next three years. The board voted to approve a general funding formula to flow […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 201955 Views

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Yellowknife celebration helps those who can’t make it home for Christmas – APTN

December 12, 2019 It’s that time of year when holiday celebrations are taking place across the north. For those who can’t make it home this season because of the high cost of travel, there is an extra effort in the Northwest Territories to stay merry and bright. Read More: https://aptnnews.ca/2019/12/12/inuit-yellowknife-christmas/

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 201955 Views

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YT Government: Honouring Connections fosters progressive approach to supporting First Nation children in care

Yukon First Nations governments, the Council of Yukon First Nations and the Government of Yukon’s Family and Children’s Services are pleased to announce their commitment to a new initiative called Honouring Connections. Honouring Connections is a collaborative process developed to address the systemic over-representation of First Nations children in the child-welfare system. This process is […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 201962 Views

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