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Federal Budget Focus on Infrastructure and Reconciliation

Released the same day as the provincial budget, today’s 2017-18 federal budget had a positive outlook with a focus on infrastructure and support to Indigenous communities. Last year, the Canadian government invested $1.9 million over five years to support key national cultural institutions.  This year, the government will increase its investment to $1.8 billion over […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 20176 Views

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Reminder: Meet the Finalists – Where Our Paths Cross – Reconciliation Commemorative Artwork Concept Presentations

March 22, 2017 Since 2015, the City has been working with the Saskatoon Tribal Council, Central Urban Métis Federation Inc., Office of the Treaty Commission, and other community groups, leaders, and institutions in Saskatchewan, to promote reconciliation. In keeping with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Call to Action No. 79, the Saskatoon Tribal Council […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 20176 Views

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University of Saskatchewan Jazz Ensemble

The University of Saskatchewan Jazz Ensemble is proud to be performing a semester-end concert featuring guest artist Juno award winning First Nations Blues Piano Man Murray Porter. Concert Date: March 26, 2017 Concert Time: 3:00 PM Concert Location: UofS Education Building, Quance Theatre, 28 Campus Drive Tickets: $ 10/$5, available at the door or by […]

by pmnationtalk on March 14, 201732 Views

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Meet the Finalists: Where Our Paths Cross – Reconciliation Commemorative Artwork Concept Presentations

March 10, 2017 Since 2015, the City has been working with the Saskatoon Tribal Council, Central Urban Métis Federation Inc., Office of the Treaty Commission, and other community groups, leaders, and institutions in Saskatchewan, to promote reconciliation. In keeping with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Call to Action No. 79, the Saskatoon Tribal Council […]

by pmnationtalk on March 13, 201711 Views

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Author celebrates legacy of Augie Merasty – Estevan Mercury

March 8, 2017 The Estevan Public Library hosted a conversation on the many traumas of residential schools and one man’s resiliency against it, when author David Carpenter paid a visit on March 2. Carpenter visited to share the story behind The Education of Augie Merasty and to sign copies of the memoir. The Education of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 201710 Views

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Regina residents call for Cree syllabics on street signs – CBC

‘Part of the thing that we do to preserve our language is to make our language visible,’ says Solomon Ratt Mar 05, 2017 Some people in North Central are calling on the City of Regina to include Cree syllabics on street signs in the area. “This is important because it will bring pride to the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 6, 201715 Views

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National historic significance of the service and sacrifice of Canadians during the Great War recognised

Plaques unveiled to commemorate Aboriginal Military Service in the First World War, Voluntary Aid Detachments, and the Canadian War Memorials Fund March 2, 2017  Ottawa, Ontario     Parks Canada Agency Today, the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, recognised the national historic significance of Aboriginal Military Service […]

by pmnationtalk on March 2, 201715 Views

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Ochapowace Pow Wow Arbour 2017

Due to the degrading condition of Ochapowace Nation powwow grounds arbour, which served Ochapowace for 20+ years, Dreamcatcher Homes (Cold Lake, AB) spent 4 ½ weeks building and completing the new and improved Ochapowace Nation Powwow arbour. Dreamcatcher Homes has been building custom log structures for over 15 years. The new and improved arbour design […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 201713 Views

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Theatre program builds bridges between Indigenous and newcomer kids in Regina – CBC

A free intercultural theatre program is connecting Indigenous and newcomer tweens in Regina Feb 24, 2017 The kids trickle in to the space at the Regina Open Door Society and immediately go for the drums, and start working on a beat. RODS is a hub for all kinds of integration services for refugees and immigrants […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 201728 Views

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Government Proclaims Heritage Week in Saskatchewan

February 21, 2017 The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed February 20-24 as Heritage Week in the province.  Initiated by the Saskatchewan Heritage Foundation and Heritage Saskatchewan, the week aims to celebrate and raise awareness about the province’s unique past. “From storytelling to heritage-related workshops, our government is looking forward to another eventful Heritage Week here […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 201725 Views

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