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Governments of Canada and Yukon announce joint funding for women’s movement

Joint news release with Status of Women Canada By working in a spirit of collaboration, federal, territorial and provincial governments have an exceptional opportunity to help advance gender equality across Canada. Today, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Canada’s Minister of Status of Women, and the Honourable Jeanie Dendys, Yukon’s Minister responsible for the Women’s Directorate, announced […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 201823 Views

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NT Government: Launch of the cross-Canada touring art and film installation pÎkiskwe-speak: An Invitation to Conversations in Reconciliation

The Yellowknife launch of the cross-Canada touring art and film installation pÎkiskwe-speak: An Invitation to Conversations in Reconciliation will be marked by a special event at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. The art and film installation explores the inter-generational wounding of Canada’s Indian Residential School system and the power of art and Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 201821 Views

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New map for Nunavut’s Auyuittuq National Park features Inuktitut place names – Nunatsiaq News

October 01, 2018 “I hope when non-Inuit visitors see it, they’ll have a lot of respect for the people who have lived there” A new Parks Canada map for Auyuittuq National Park has plenty of new names on it—and they’re written in the Inuit language. It’s the result of an eight-year project that involved more […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 201820 Views

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QIA announces 24 new Qikiqtani Cultural Activities Programs

Iqaluit, Nunavut – September 28, 2018 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is pleased to announce the second round of approved list of QCAP – the Qikiqtani Cultural Activities Program projects. The 24 successful applicants include projects from individuals and community organizations from various Qikiqtani communities. The projects include activities such as berry-picking, hunting and on-the-land […]

by pmnationtalk on October 1, 201813 Views

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Arctic Kingdom and RCGS partner to bring Canadians to the High Arctic… with Alex Trebek

Ottawa, September 26, 2018— Arctic Kingdom and The Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) have teamed up to attract more Canadians to Canada’s North. Under the new partnership, the RCGS will work with Arctic Kingdom to bring travellers to experience Nunavut through a unique Arctic safari. “The alliance with Arctic Kingdom gives Canadians a hands-on experience […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 201825 Views

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First Artifacts Jointly Owned by Canada and Inuit Recovered from Franklin Wrecks

From: Parks Canada Artifacts removed from HMS Erebus shared with Inuit at community gatherings September 26, 2018 Gjoa Haven, Nunavut Parks Canada Agency For the first time ever, artifacts from the 1845 Franklin Expedition that are jointly owned by the Government of Canada and Inuit were recovered from the wreck site of HMS Erebus. The […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 201819 Views

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Netflix series needs stronger acknowledgement of Inuit inspiration: Yup’ik student – Nunatsiaq News

September 25, 2018 “The creators of Avatar: the Last Airbender have borrowed a lot from the Inuit, and without our permission” A Yup’ik college student from Alaska says many elements from Inuit culture, including geography, language, hair styles and even political disputes, have been borrowed by “Avatar: the Last Airbender,” the inspiration for a new […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 201818 Views

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Kids TV show passes on Inuit songs, legends, and language to a new generation – CBC

‘It’s better than we could have imagined,’ says Anaana’s Tent creator In Pangnirtung, Nunavut, on the eastern tip of Baffin Island, Rita Claire Mike-Murphy’s two-year-old niece is watching Treehouse TV. The 22-year-old herself grew up watching the Canadian kid’s channel, but now finds the programming akin to giving kids a shot of caffeine. “It’s loud […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 201822 Views

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10 years of Nunavut education and language rights

IQALUIT, Nunavut (September 18, 2018) – Today marks the tenth anniversary of the Education Act and the Inuit Language Protection Act. For the last decade, much has happened to increase the use of Inuktut in our schools, at work and in the services provided to the public. “There is nothing more important than the protection […]

by pmnationtalk on September 19, 201835 Views

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Inuit artist inspires cultural pride | Kelly Fraser: Fight for the Rights – CBC

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1322197059912

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 201825 Views

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