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Indigenous luxury on display at this year’s Met Gala – CBC

May 08, 2024 ‘Our people are born with couture,’ says Keri Ataumbi, an artist tapped to help create Lily Gladstone’s look The red carpet at this year’s Met Gala in New York carried the steps of Indigenous ancestors, and some notable Indigenous people too. Keri Ataumbi, a Kiowa jeweller and metalsmith based in Sante Fe, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 202412 Views

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Petition calls on Amazon to reduce shipping costs to remote communities – Nunatsiaq News

May 6, 2024 People in Cambridge Bay pay as much as $30 to ship a $5 bottle of vitamins A Cambridge Bay resident is urging Amazon Canada to make the free shipping that’s included with Amazon Prime memberships available to people who live in remote communities. Krista Matthews started a Change.org petition to that effect […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 202414 Views

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Nunavut Arctic College graduates first Practical Nursing grads – NNSL

May 6, 2024 New nursing program incorporates Western medical practice with traditional Inuit knowledge Nunavut Arctic College (NAC) will be sending off 100 per cent of its first practical nursing class this spring. That’s a celebration in itself for International Nurses Day, where the world witnessed primary care workers facing once-in-a-century challenges during the pandemic. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 202412 Views

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Arctic security on the agenda for Northern Premiers’ Forum- Nunatsiaq News

May 6, 2024 Federal ministers, premiers meet in Iqaluit on Sunday before forum opens in Pond Inlet Arctic security will be on the agenda this week as federal politicians and territorial premiers meet in Nunavut. The Northern Premiers’ Forum is being held Monday through Thursday in Pond Inlet, with Nunavut Premier P.J. Akeeagok acting as […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 202415 Views

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ITK considers rejecting role on reconciliation oversight body – CBC

May 03, 2024 The Inuit organization calls the council ‘a melting pot of Indigenous voices’ Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami President Natan Obed says he’s considering pulling out of the new National Council for Reconciliation, calling the oversight body a “melting pot of Indigenous voices” he doesn’t want his organization to be a part of. The council is the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 202416 Views

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Family in Behchokǫ̀, N.W.T., says they’re ‘gonna go hungry’ with income assistance cut – CBC

May 02, 2024 Christopher Dryneck, who is blind, says he worries for his family Christopher Dryneck is in Edmonton while his 12-year-old daughter, who is disabled, waits for surgery. While a trip like this might seem stressful, Dryneck says the real stress begins when they return home to Behchokǫ̀, N.W.T. Dryneck has been blind since birth. His […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 202418 Views

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Feds must better manage contaminated sites in North: report – Nunatsiaq News

May 2, 2024 Auditor general says 322 active sites in region have not been remediated A new report from Canada’s auditor general says the federal government is not effectively managing contaminated sites in the North. The report, provided to Parliament in April, says that as of October 2023, there were 4,503 active sites across Canada. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 202414 Views

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Dene-owned business awarded $25K from Indigenous tourism fund – Cabin Radio

May 2, 2024 A Dene-owned business in Fort Simpson hopes to expand after receiving money from a federal Indigenous Tourism Fund. K’iyeli Tourism Services is owned and operated by Mary Jane and Gilbert Cazon. It offers interpretation, cultural education and tourism services. Gilbert Cazon said the services they offer are “what is needed by all […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 202412 Views

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Report states RCMP over-policing Indigenous women in Yellowknife – Municipal World

May 1, 2024 A recent report from the Yellowknife Women’s Society (YKWS) has detailed how unhoused Indigenous women in the city are being “over-policed and under-protected by the RCMP.” The report, released in April, finds that Indigenous women face abuse and assault from officers and are often fearful of seeking help from police. YKWS brought […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 202416 Views

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Jammin’ on the Bay Tribute Fest a go for Rankin Inlet – NNSL

Jammin’ on the Bay is set to return to Rankin Inlet. The original event took place on the Labour Day weekend in 2001 and featured performances by Trooper, Kim Mitchell, Charlie Major, Sass Jordan, Farmer’s Daughter, Susan Aglukark and the Dust Rhinos. The man who was the driving force behind the original Jammin’ on the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 202415 Views

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