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Paddling with their ancestors: Yukon First Nations hit the ocean in traditional canoe – CBC

Waves, whales, and ‘a connection with a higher power’ as Champagne and Aishihik members journey to Juneau Jun 13, 2018 Members of the Champagne/Aishihik First Nations in Yukon never thought they would paddle a traditional Tlingit dugout canoe, especially on the ocean. So Chief Steve Smith couldn’t say no to the opportunity for his First […]

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National Arts Centre announces First Projects to receive National Creation Fund Investments

June 14, 2018 – OTTAWA (Canada) – The National Arts Centre today announced the first nine projects that will be receiving investments totaling $1.4 million from the National Creation Fund, a new initiative that supports the development of bold and ambitious Canadian work in music, theatre, dance and inter-disciplinary performing arts. The projects are: Eve […]

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Parks Canada announces contract to Know History for Franklin Expedition Inuit Oral History Project

From: Parks Canada Project will increase awareness of Inuit interaction with 1845 expedition June 13, 2018 Gjoa Haven, Nunavut Parks Canada Agency The locations of the Franklin Expedition vessels were a mystery for over 150 years, after Sir John Franklin and his crew went missing while searching for a Northwest Passage. Over time, Inuit traditional […]

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Funding supports projects to preserve and share Yukon heritage

June 12, 2018 A total of $348,000 in funding has been granted to twelve Yukon museums and First Nations cultural centres through the Special Capital Projects Assistance Program. This support will be used toward a variety of projects that enhance the recipients’ ability to protect, preserve and interpret their collections and share their stories. Examples […]

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New Toronto exhibit features two of Cape Dorset’s late, great artists – Nunatsiaq.com

June 12, 2018 The Art Gallery of Ontario’s new Tunirrusiangit exhibit was curated by four Inuit artists TORONTO—As you turn into the corridor that leads to the Art Gallery of Ontario’s newest exhibit, you’re met with the daily sounds of a busy Arctic community: the beep of the water truck backing up or the whooshing […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 201817 Views

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History made at architecture biennale with Indigenous-led exhibition – Construction Canada

June 5, 2018 Unceded: Voices of the Land is the first ever Indigenous-led entry to be presented by Canada at the Venice Architecture Biennale. Commissioned by the Canada Council for the Arts, it is presented by internationally renowned architect Douglas Cardinal and curators Gerald McMaster and David Fortin. “The Canada Council for the Arts is […]

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Canadian Heritage launches engagement sessions on First Nations, Inuit and Métis Languages

From: Canadian Heritage GATINEAU, June 1, 2018 Today, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, launched the intensive community-based engagement sessions that will be held across Canada this summer to support the co-development of First Nations, Inuit and Métis languages legislation. The intensive engagement sessions will build on the results of early engagement sessions […]

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National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day – Message from Dr. Carrie Bourassa

June 01, 2018 On behalf of CIHR, I would like to wish First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples a happy National Indigenous History Month and a National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21. For all Canadians, June is a very special month as we all come together to celebrate the traditions, cultures and contributions of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 201845 Views

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QNSW: Winners of March 2018 International Women’s Day Photo Competition ‘Celebrating Women and Their Families’

May 31, 2018 http://www.qnsw.ca/news/2016/2/2/international-womens-day-photo-competition-celebrating-womens-traditional-clothing NT5

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A Guide to Powwow Season in Canada – WestJet Magazine

For Indigenous people across Canada, the arrival of green grass and sunny days signals the return of powwow season. I was about 10 years old when I attended my first powwow. The women dancers were so beautiful, they took my breath away. As the fancy shawl dancers’ soft moccasins crushed the dry summer grass beneath […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 201830 Views

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