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Library and Archives Canada launches Co-Lab

GATINEAU, QC, April 18, 2018 – Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is pleased to announce the launch of Co-Lab, a crowdsourcing tool that will allow contributors to reveal our history, page by page. Imagine transcribing handwritten letters like the one that Louis Riel wrote the day before his death to his wife and children, asking her to make them […]

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 201813 Views

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2018 Sobey Art Award longlist revealed

April 17, 2018 The Sobey Art Foundation and the National Gallery of Canada are delighted to present the longlist of nominees for the 2018 Sobey Art Award, Canada’s prestigious contemporary art prize that recognizes and supports emerging artists from across the country. Established in 2002 by the Sobey Art Foundation, the Sobey Art Award aims […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 201816 Views

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First Nations University of Canada Annual Spring Celebration Pow Wow

Regina, SK Brandt Centre April 21 & 22, 2018 ATTENDING THE POW WOW Here’s a couple helpful tips to make you feel comfortable if it’s your first time attending a pow wow: The First Nations University of Canada Spring Pow Wow Celebration is one of the largest pow wows in Western Canada with close to […]

by aanationtalk on April 17, 201818 Views

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Province Announces 2018 Saskatchewan Order of Merit Recipients

April 13, 2018 Six outstanding Saskatchewan citizens have been selected to be invested with the Saskatchewan Order of Merit, the province’s highest honour, during a ceremony in May. “Saskatchewan’s motto is, ‘from many peoples, strength,’ and these six exceptional individuals exemplify the strength our province derives from its citizens,” Lieutenant Governor W. Thomas Molloy said.  […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 201824 Views

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Regina graffiti artist’s mural brings Tina Fontaine’s story to New Zealand – CBC

Emily Gardner sees herself in the story of Tina Fontaine. The graffiti artist was inspired to paint a mural in Auckland, New Zealand, dedicated to the 15-year-old girl from Sagkeeng First Nation. “To me, Tina represents sort of the plight and the struggles of a lot of young women who end up in care and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 201826 Views

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Telefilm Canada – Calls for entries: April 2018

3nd Venice Production Bridge Projects in development – Fiction, Documentaries and Virtual Reality Venice, Italy, August 30 to September 4, 2018 Application deadline: May 1, 2018 56th New York Film Festival Features and shorts – all genres New York, United States, September 28 to October 4, 2018 Deadline for festival regular entry: April 27, 2018 Deadline for […]

by pmnationtalk on April 10, 201825 Views

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Treaty Elder Series held at St. Joseph Parish in Saskatoon: “It is an act of reconciliation itself to be here today” – OTC

Parishioners and visitors gathered in a circle at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall in Saskatoon after Sunday Mass Feb. 4, sharing soup and bannock, listening to the experiences and the wisdom of two Indigenous leaders. Mike Broda of St. Joseph parish offered a traditional welcoming gift of tobacco to knowledge-keeper Lyndon Linklater and Elder Agnes Desjarlais, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201830 Views

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Kids’ book aims to improve literacy skills, preserve Indigenous languages – Global News

A bilingual children’s book published in Cree, Dene and Michif, alongside an English translation, aims to promote Indigenous languages and improve early literacy skills. Rebekah Lesko with the details. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/4117636/kids-book-aims-to-improve-literacy-skills-preserve-indigenous-languages/

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 201822 Views

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Indigenous ‘Firsts’ That Opened Doors For Future Generations In Canada – Huffington Post

Their contributions shouldn’t be ignored. The approximately 1.7 million Indigenous people living in Canada have endured unspeakable hardships over the past few hundred years — hardships often inflicted upon them with the end goal of eradicating their languages, cultures, religions, and even their very existence. Throughout that, Indigenous people have continued to contribute to Canadian […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 201833 Views

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It builds your self-esteem up a lot’: students show off powwow skills in Regina – CBC

Participants are involved in a program called So you think you can dance Pow Wow? Mar 26, 2018 A group of young students had a chance to display their newly attained powwow skills and regalia in Regina this weekend. For the last six months, the youths have been learning about Indigenous culture by participating in […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 201837 Views

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