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Hundreds of century-old photos of Inuit travelling the North – CBC

Douglas and Geraldine Moodie took photos between 1903 and 1909 in Nunavut and Churchill, Man. Sep 15, 2018 When George Qulaut saw a photo of his late grandmother at Calgary’s Glenbow museum last year, it was a powerful moment. “It was quite emotional for me and my family,” he says. Qulaut’s grandmother died more than […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 201824 Views

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*Extended* IRC Call For Proposals: Language Revitalization and Cultural Programs

Inuvialuit Cultural Centre has extended the deadline in which they will accept proposals for language revitalization and cultural programs. Siglitun, Uummarmiutun, and Inuinnaqtun will be the main means of communication that connects us with our past, strengthens our social, emotional, and spiritual well-being, and reinforces the importance of our traditions, culture and modern way of life. Download Updated Proposal Poster Learning Siglitun, Uummarmiutun, and/or Inuinnaqtun must be […]

by pmnationtalk on September 14, 201836 Views

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Loss of Inuit culture highlighted at Canada’s inquiry into violence against Indigenous women – RCI

Inuit life, culture and healing — both past and present — dominated the discussion on the first day of hearings in Iqaluit for the federal inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, as a trio of panellists outlined the impacts of colonialism and efforts to regain lost culture. Monday’s testimony was the first […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 201820 Views

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Government of Canada and Inuit Mark Joint Ownership of Franklin Artifacts in Nunavut

From: Parks Canada Governments of Canada and the United Kingdom and the Inuit Heritage Trust Gather in Gjoa Haven September 10, 2018 Gjoa Haven, Nunavut Parks Canada Agency For the very first time since the 1845 Franklin Expedition ship wrecks were discovered, Canadian and Inuit representatives joined British officials yesterday at the final resting place […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 201833 Views

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Art exhibit by Continuing Care residents opens this week

Sep 05, 2018 An art exhibit featuring the work of residents in Yukon’s continuing care homes opens this week at the Yukon Arts Centre Community Gallery in Whitehorse. The show runs from September 6 through 29. The exhibit, titled Artistic Expressions, features the works of more than 10 residents from Birch Lodge, Thomson Centre, Macaulay […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 201824 Views

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Celebrating the opening of the Kenojuak Cultural Centre and Print Shop

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency CanNor investments important in the development and opening of new arts facility in Cape Dorset September 5, 2018 – Cape Dorset, NU – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) For decades Cape Dorset has been one of the leading art capitals in Canada, with its talented artists the focus […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 201834 Views

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The Government of Canada Congratulates the Municipality of Cape Dorset on the Opening of the Kenojuak Cultural Centre and Print Shop

From: Canadian Heritage CAPE DORSET, Nunavut, September 5, 2018 The Government of Canada is pleased to congratulate the Municipality of Cape Dorset and the West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative on the opening of the Kenojuak Cultural Centre and Print Shop in Cape Dorset, the “Capital of Inuit Art.” The Department of Canadian Heritage provided $4.5 million […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 201823 Views

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Khàtìnas.àxh [pronounced “Kaw keen ah sa”] Community School is now the name of the Teslin School

Sep 04, 2018 Joint news release with the Teslin Tlingit Council and Khàtìnas.àxh Community School Council Today the Teslin Tlingit Council, the Teslin School Council, students, parents and Teslin residents are celebrating the renaming of the Teslin School. The new name is the Tlingit name of the late Billy Fox, a respected and beloved member […]

by pmnationtalk on September 5, 201820 Views

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Canada Helps Stimulate Northern Food Production

September 4, 2018 – Tulit’a, Northwest Territories – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sector provides good, middle-class jobs across the country, while providing nutritious, high-quality foods for all Canadians. Agriculture also plays a large role in Canada’s north, with over 230 farm operators in the Yukon and Northwest Territories in 2016. […]

by pmnationtalk on September 5, 201821 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada Highlights Joint Ownership of Franklin Artifacts in Nunavut

August 31, 2018    Cambridge Bay and Gjoa Haven, Nunavut        Parks Canada The Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, will be in Nunavut to underline the joint ownership of Franklin Expedition artifacts with the Inuit Heritage Trust as well as thank Her Majesty’s Government of the United Kingdom of […]

by pmnationtalk on September 4, 201828 Views

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