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Indigenous culture in the spotlight at Coastal Dance Festival in New West – The Record

The 12th annual festival is on the move to Anvil Centre, featuring Indigenous artists from B.C., Yukon, Quebec, Alaska, Washington State and Australia January 17, 2019 A festival celebrating Indigenous story, song and dance is coming to the Anvil Centre this February. The 12th annual Coastal Dance Festival (formerly Coastal First Nations Dance Festival) is coming […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 20198 Views

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Brenda LaRose – Partner, Leaders International & Laurie Sterritt – Partner, Leaders International

NationTalk speaks with Brenda LaRose and Laurie Sterritt of Leaders International. Brenda LaRose, founder of Higgins Executive Search in 1999, speaks of her company’s past and events leading up to a merger with Leaders International in the spring of 2017. LaRose continues to speaks on the labour market in Canada, she notes as having a […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 201922 Views

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MNBC: Raven Program looking for cultural teachers, counsellors, elders and spokespersons

The Raven Course is held every Summer at Work Point in Esquimalt, BC. This outreach program is designed to build bridges into Indigenous communities throughout Canada and show young Indigenous people potential for part-time employment or a full-time career with the Canadian Armed Forces It is the recruiting time period of the year and Raven […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 20197 Views

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2019 UNESCO International Year of Indigenous Languages

An International Year is an important cooperation mechanism dedicated to raising awareness of a particular topic or theme of global interest or concern, and mobilizing different players for coordinated action around the world. In 2016, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution proclaiming 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages, based on a […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 201917 Views

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New Vancouver art exhibit explores Indigenous land and water rights – CBC

‘We really see the destruction that is happening in our territories.’ Jan 13, 2019 A new multi-media art exhibition in Vancouver explores questions of Indigenous jurisdiction and land and water rights. Marianne Nicolson is a member of the Dzawada’enuxw First Nation in Kingcome Inlet on B.C.’s central coast. She worked with more than 10 other […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 20198 Views

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This is my home’: growing anger in Canada over projects on indigenous lands – The Guardian

The territory of the Wet’suwet’en in British Columbia was never ceded by treaty and hereditary chiefs say they retain authority Justin Trudeau was in campaign mode this week, striding around a school gymnasium, shirtsleeves rolled up and brow suitably furrowed as he addressed voters’ concerns at one of his annual town hall-style meetings. A day […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 201910 Views

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BC Government: Arts, culture grants available to support community resiliency

Jan. 07, 2018 VICTORIA – Grant applications are now open for arts and cultural submissions designed to bring healing to people and communities in response to environmental, social and economic hardships. This grant program was developed with a focus on cultural revitalization within Indigenous communities in response to the devastating wildfire season and government’s commitment […]

by pmnationtalk on January 8, 201911 Views

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A History of Canada in 10 Maps’ – TheTyee.ca

How European explorers, daring and cruel, drew the lines for a nation. A History of Canada in 10 Maps: Epic Stories of Charting a Mysterious Land Adam Shoalts Penguin (2018) Sprawling across half of North America, the modern Canadian map seems eternal. But as Adam Shoalts argues in this remarkable book, Canada is a very […]

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 201914 Views

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The Blanket Exercise comes to the Nelson Public Library – The Nelson Daily

January 07 2019 Most of us learned about Canadian history through school textbooks, but the history we learned is not the whole story. Enter The Blanket Exercise, a facilitated, interactive event that illustrates the indigenous experience of the colonization of Canada. The Nelson Public Library, in partnership with Touchstones Nelson, will host community leaders Toni […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 201914 Views

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The history of blankets & their present use by Squamish & Lil’wat Nations – SLCC

Blankets have a deeply woven history with Indigenous peoples in North America. Originally created from fur, animal hides, grasses or cedar bark, traders introduced blankets in the 1800s that were lighter and less bulky than traditionally-made blankets, becoming quick preferences amongst Indigenous peoples to make into dresses, skirts, leggings, and jackets. In the Northwest and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 201915 Views

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