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ITK Recognizes Outstanding Inuit In Nunavik And Nunavut

October 12, 2021 – Iqaluit, Nunavut During Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami’s annual general meeting in Iqaluit in September, the ITK Board of Directors presented the annual ITK Awards to outstanding individuals throughout Inuit Nunangat. The awards are traditionally presented by the region that is hosting the AGM, which was originally scheduled to be in Nunavik. In […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 202114 Views

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Recognizing the Indigenous contribution to a national historical site – CKLB Radio

October 6, 2021 The famous Church of Our Lady of Good Hope overlooks the Deh Cho (Mackenzie River) from a bluff in Fort Good Hope. The church is a small building with a deep history connected to the Sahtu Dene, although they are rarely credited with its creation. The nearly 150-year-old church — one of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 202110 Views

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IRC: On the Land Support for Freeze-up

The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) is once again offering on the land support to beneficiary households within the Inuvialuit Settlement Region who will be spending freeze-up staying at their camps. This is the sixth (6) round of On the Land support (OTL) that IRC has offered to Inuvialuit families spending extended, significant durations of time on […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 202177 Views

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NTI: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Tiohtià:ke / Montreal, September 24, 2021 – On September 30, a gathering and march will be held in Montreal to mark the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Organized by the Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal, in partnership with the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL), this mobilization is part of the “Every Child […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202114 Views

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YT Government: New mural unveiled for Gender Equality Week

In recognition of Gender Equality Week and the Government of Yukon’s commitment to inclusion and inclusive spaces, a new mural has been installed in the Whitehorse Visitor Information Centre’s gender-inclusive washroom. Commissioned through a call for proposals based around the themes “Positive and Welcoming” and “Authentic Yukon,” the mural is the work of Kim Edgar, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 202112 Views

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New monument in Whitehorse honours missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls – APTN News

Statue to represent a place of healing and reflection for families of missing and murdered. A symbol of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and two-spirit people will now grace Whitehorse’s riverfront. On Sept. 17, dozens of people gathered at the riverfront for a public ceremony for the Finding Peace Monument, a commemoration project for […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 202123 Views

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NWT Arts Council announced new Council Members

September 23, 2021 The Northwest Territories (NWT) Arts Council has added two new members to the council following its first public call for nominations in May 2021. The new council members began their two-year terms with the NWT Arts Council effective September 9, 2021. The new members are: Bambi Duncan (Sahtu Region Council Member) from […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 202115 Views

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Pond Inlet’s oldest elder remembered as strict, loving and selfless – Nunatsiaq News

Sep 23, 2021 ‘She was a very good example of Inuit, when you lose so much, how to remain strong,’ says daughter Martha When Letia Kyak moved to a tiny outpost on the southern tip of Ellesmere Island in 1951, she went to work doing what she did best — sewing uniforms out of caribou […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202119 Views

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City of Yellowknife: City Observes National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The City of Yellowknife (the City) will be observing the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Thursday, September 30, 2021, to commemorate the history and societal impact of trauma caused to Indigenous Peoples by residential schools and colonization. Select City facilities will be closed, and others will be operating with reduced hours, to allow […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202122 Views

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NWT Arts Council now accepting funding proposals

September 20, 2021 Proposals are now being accepted for NWT Art Council funding for artists and organizations that are producing artistic works, projects, or events in the Northwest Territories (NWT) between April 2022 and March 2023. Application deadline: October 31, 2021 at 5 p.m. (MST) The maximum funding amount is $15,000 and funding must be […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 202126 Views

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