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NWT launches new cultural awareness and sensitivity training – Cabin Radio

The Northwest Territories government has launched new mandatory Indigenous cultural awareness and sensitivity training for its employees. Finance Minister Caroline Wawzonek announced the new training program, dubbed Living Well Together, in the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday. She said it will give employees and the public the opportunity to support reconciliation and decolonization in their workplaces […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 202135 Views

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Working Together to Support Inuktut Education in Nunavut

From: Canadian Heritage IQALUIT, March 9, 2021 Inuit are best positioned to reclaim, revitalize, strengthen and maintain their language. The Government of Canada, the Government of Nunavut and Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated welcomed the signing of a memorandum of understanding to support and strengthen the Inuktut language and education across Nunavut today. The Government of Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 202131 Views

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PSA: Call for Applications; proposals for the Qikiqtani Cultural Activities Program

DATE ISSUED: March 3, 2021 EVENT: Call for Applications; the Qikiqtani Inuit Association is inviting proposals for the Qikiqtani Cultural Activities Program The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is inviting proposals for the Qikiqtani Cultural Activities Program (QCAP) in all Qikiqtani communities. Individual Inuit and community groups from all Qikiqtani communities are invited to submit proposals […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 202139 Views

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PSA: Nunavut Harvesters Support Program funding available to Qikiqtani Inuit.

February 24, 2021 QIA is issuing a call for the Nunavut Harvesters Support Program (NHSP) funding. The purpose of NHSP is to preserve and advance Nunavut Inuit harvesting culture, heritage, and traditional ways of life. The programs include the Community Hunt Program and the Harvesting Equipment Program, which is made up of the small harvesting […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202142 Views

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Uvagut TV to celebrate launch with two-hour special on Wednesday – Cartt.ca

IGLOOLIK, Nunavut — To celebrate the launch of Canada’s first all-Inuit TV channel, Uvagut TV will air a two-hour live special on Wednesday, February 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET. Uvagut TV launched on January 18 (as we reported here) and brings Inuktut programming to more than 600,000 homes across all four Inuit […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 202147 Views

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Naka Festival Returns for 2021

February 22, 2021 The City of Yellowknife (the City), together with the Yellowknives Dene First Nation (YKDFN), the North Slave Metis Alliance (NSMA), the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT), and Northwest Territories Tourism, is pleased to announce the third annual Naka Festival. The festival will take placefrom Monday, March 1, to Wednesday, March 31, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202137 Views

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Survey data sheds light on Indigenous languages, traditional activities across North – CBC

Feb 22, 2021 Aboriginal Peoples Survey regularly queries thousands of Indigenous people across Canada Less than one in 10 Indigenous Yukoners can speak or understand an Indigenous language, and young people across the North were far less likely to understand even a few words than their parents’ generation. That is one among many observations given new […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202142 Views

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City calls for proposals for art installation

The City of Iqaluit is now accepting proposals for the design and installation of an art mural inside the Council Chambers at our newly located City Hall in Building 1085. We invite Nunavut artists working in paint media to submit a proposal. The intent of this mural is to create a visual story that will […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202132 Views

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Arctic Inspiration Prize awards over $3 million to 7 teams across the North

For the first time ever, the Arctic Inspiration Prize (AIP) has awarded over $3 million to seven remarkable teams across the North for their groundbreaking and creative projects. The prizes were awarded tonight in an ambitious pan-northern virtual celebration broadcast across the country on APTN. “In a year that has brought many challenges, sacrifices and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202143 Views

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Ottawa council committee says yes to Annie Pootoogook Park – Nunatsiaq News

Feb 18, 2021 Recommendation to name park after late Inuit artist will now go to Ottawa city council Canada’s capital is a step closer to naming a large green space just east of downtown Ottawa after the late Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook. Members of Ottawa city council’s community and protective services committee, at a virtual […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 202142 Views

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