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Purchasing Work by Indigenous Artists – larongeNOW

Sep 15, 2021 We’re looking for objects such as moccasins, mittens and gloves, hats and other non-ceremonial clothing items, bags and carrying cases, lanyards, dolls, medallions, earrings, necklaces and other jewellery, sashes, weaving, blankets, cushions, rugs and related home décor. Objects should be original work designed by the artist rather than mass-produced items such as […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202112 Views

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Locally Designed Orange Shirt For Prince Albert Now Available

September 14, 2021 Prince Albert will now have access to a locally designed Orange Shirt for those looking to honor Indian Residential School Survivors on Orange Shirt Day this September 30th.  The Indian and Metis Friendship Centre, working with the City of Prince Albert through the Municipal Cultural Action Plan, completed a Call for an […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202119 Views

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Unmarked graves at Regina residential school getting permanent markers – CTV News

September 12, 2021 REGINA — Orange markers have been donated by Pasqua First Nation to the Regina Indian Industrial School (RIIS) Commemorative Association to identify the graves located in the cemetery. Members of the nation, as well as dignitaries including Mayor Sandra Masters and Lieutenant Governor Russ Merasty, were in attendance for the announcement on […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 202118 Views

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City of Prince Albert: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to be recognized for City employees

Starting September 30, 2021, the City of Prince Albert will formally recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation as a paid holiday for City employees.  Although not yet identified under Provincial law, the holiday was recently approved by City Council as a measure toward reconciliation. “This day presents an opportunity to reflect and learn […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 202157 Views

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Sask. music producer on a mission to preserve Indigenous music through streaming website, app – CBC

Jul 29, 2021 Platform includes pow wow, peyote, rock, flute Indigenous music from all over North America Over the years many Indigenous languages and cultural practices have been lost and others are fading. Now, a Saskatchewan producer is working hard to prevent further loss by preserving all types of Indigenous music. George Parker is a Métis music […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 202140 Views

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Métis Nation–Saskatchewan celebrates Back to Batoche 2021

July 21, 2021 – Celebrating the rich cultural heritage of Métis people in Canada, Back to Batoche Days 2021 begins online Thursday evening, July 22nd and will run until July 25th. Music, dance, and celebration will stream live at https://backtobatochedays.ca/. Métis Nation–Saskatchewan (MN–S) President Glen McCallum says, “We are very close to being able to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 2021130 Views

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Revitalization of Indigenous laws in Saskatoon a priority for the Government of Canada

July 8, 2021 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Department of Justice Canada The Government of Canada is committed to walking the shared path of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, and remains focused on renewing this relationship. This includes protecting Indigenous peoples’ right to self-determination, supporting the revitalization of Indigenous legal systems and traditions, as well as acknowledging […]

by pmnationtalk on July 8, 2021110 Views

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Government of Canada recognizes the National Historic Significance of Former Muscowequan Indian Residential School

TAKING CARE: We recognize this comes at a difficult time for many and that our efforts to honour victims and families may act as an unwelcome reminder to those who have suffered hardships through generations of government policies that were harmful to Indigenous peoples. A National Residential School Crisis Line is available to provide support […]

by pmnationtalk on July 8, 2021156 Views

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Symbol of power and strength’: Monument unveiled in Prince Albert to remember the missing and murdered – CTV News

July 8, 2021 PRINCE ALBERT — Indigenous leaders behind a pair of statues along Prince Albert’s riverbank hope the monument becomes a space to remember missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG). The Prince Albert Grand Council Women’s Commission has been working on the monument for years, according to Chair Shirley Henderson. The two […]

by pmnationtalk on July 8, 202139 Views

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New support for child and family services in Cowessess First Nation

July 6, 2021 Cowessess First Nation, Saskatchewan First Nation, Inuit, and Métis children deserve the best possible start in life – to grow up in their communities, immersed in their cultures, and surrounded by loved ones. That is why the Government of Canada worked with Indigenous partners to co-develop the historic Act respecting First Nations, […]

by pmnationtalk on July 7, 202151 Views

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