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Design Work Begins for Renewal of Prince Albert Victoria Hospital

May 4, 2021 The renewal of Prince Albert Victoria Hospital is moving ahead, to enable the facility to better serve residents of Prince Albert and northern Saskatchewan well into the future. Stantec Ltd. (Stantec) has been selected as the design team for the redevelopment of the Prince Albert Victoria Hospital.  Stantec will be responsible for […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 202151 Views

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SK Government: Submission Deadline Approaching For $300,000 First Nations And Métis Community Partnership Project Grant Program

April 30, 2021 Until May 14, the Government of Saskatchewan is accepting applications for the spring intake of Indigenous community projects that support economic, social and cultural projects lead by Saskatchewan Indigenous organizations.  Administered by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Government Relations, the Program will provide $300,000 to eligible projects in 2021-22. In the coming year, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 202180 Views

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Treaty 6 Territory & Homeland of the Métis Bike Racks being installed along 21st Street to honour Indigenous histories

The City is pleased to announce the installation of new bike racks along Saskatoon’s historic 21st Street that honour First Nations and Métis peoples’ histories and cultures. The bike racks were created in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action No. 79:  Participate in a strategy to commemorate the contributions […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 202124 Views

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Brighton street name honours Michif language

The City’s Naming Committee has selected what is thought to be the first Michif street name in Saskatoon. The name “Shakamohtaa” (shaa-KAM’-moh-TAHH’) was assigned to a street in the southeast quadrant of Brighton. “Shakamohtaa” is the Michif word for “connect” and symbolizes the importance of coming together and building relationships. The Métis in Saskatchewan speak […]

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 202120 Views

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Saskatoon Indigenous outreach program focuses on cultural connections – Global News

April 14, 2021 Saskatoon Tribal Council (STC) Chief Mark Arcand wants to expand Saweyihtotan, a “by Indigenous, for Indigenous” outreach program. It focuses on using cultural connections to establish trust with clients — whom Saweyihtotan staff refer to as “relatives.” “We don’t want to put a stigmatism on them of clients or patients. There are […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 202127 Views

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New USask partnership will use traditional Cree approaches to make communities safer

nehiyaw wicihitwin (Cree helping Cree) program is grounded in Cree culture, language, values and beliefs SASKATOON – University of Saskatchewan (USask) researcher Dr. Holly Graham (PhD) has been awarded $2.5 million over five years by Public Safety Canada to implement a crime prevention program using culture as the intervention. “The crime prevention project provides 10- to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 2021139 Views

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Métis land use study seeking oral histories from southeast region – Regina Leader Post

Apr 08, 2021 Organizers expect to complete 100 interviews with Métis members, once the study is finished. Seeking to expand its knowledge base and build a virtual map of the province’s southeast, leaders with Métis Nation – Saskatchewan (MN – S) are putting out the call for stories from its members and their families, part […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 202129 Views

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Saskatchewan RCMP recognizes National Indigenous Languages Day

March 31 is National Indigenous Languages Day. It is a day to honour the many Indigenous languages spoken across Canada and to build support for their preservation. Saskatchewan RCMP would like to recognize the importance of the Indigenous languages spoken in Saskatchewan. They include Nêhiyawêwin (Plains Cree), Nêhinawêwin (Swampy Cree), Nîhithawîwin (Woods Cree), Nahkawêwin (Saulteaux), Nakota, Dakota, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202138 Views

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Bridges: Indigenous fashion designer Megan Dreaver connects through clothes – Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Mar 25, 2021 Dreaver makes a point of adding a touch of “Indigenous flair” to every design, from grad dresses to business attire to wedding gowns. Creating clothing runs in Megan Dreaver’s family. Growing up, she watched the women of her family put together pieces of clothing based on traditional knowledge. She remembers watching her […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 202135 Views

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Bridges: Indigenous fashion designer Megan Dreaver connects through clothes – Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Mar 25, 2021 Dreaver makes a point of adding a touch of “Indigenous flair” to every design, from grad dresses to business attire to wedding gowns. Creating clothing runs in Megan Dreaver’s family. Growing up, she watched the women of her family put together pieces of clothing based on traditional knowledge. She remembers watching her […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 202132 Views

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