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A night of Indigenous storytelling at KPU

October 26, 2018 Kwantlen Polytechnic University student Tawahum Justin Bige grew up urban Indigenous, not knowing much about his culture and background. It wasn’t until he was 20 that he learned to embrace his heritage. Now, he is showcasing his culture and background as part of his creative outlet. “I discovered writing a few years […]

by pmnationtalk on October 29, 201818 Views

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A book for us’: B.C. raised memoirist subverts Indigenous stereotypes – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 28, 2018  By Adina Bresge THE CANADIAN PRESS Before being named as a finalist for two of Canada’s most prestigious literary prizes, Terese Marie Mailhot says she struggled to find stories like hers on the shelves. “There’s no books written by girls from the rez who are aware of how you can […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 201814 Views

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MNBC: Louis Riel Day 2018

October 23rd, 2018 “Louis Riel Day” is the most significant day in our history as Métis people. This day is a day of celebration of who we are as a unique people, our unique culture and traditions independent of other Aboriginal peoples. Louis David Riel, a transformative figure of Canadian history, born in St. Boniface […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 201831 Views

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Penticton band, regional hospital land reunited by Aboriginal sculpture – Penticton Herald

A small part of Penticton Regional Hospital was returned to the Penticton Indian Band Thursday — a corner outside the hospital’s front entrance set aside for a piece of reconciliatory Aboriginal artwork. The sculpture, which represents a smudge bowl ceremonial kit, was created by Penticton Indian Band artist Clint George and funded through the generosity […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 201820 Views

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Outstanding BC First Nations artists honoured with awards

October 25, 2018 VANCOUVER – The BC Achievement Foundation (BCAF) has announced the six recipients of the Fulmer Awards in BC First Nations Art. The recipients will be celebrated for their artistic excellence in traditional, contemporary or media art at the 12th annual Awards in First Nations Art celebration next month. “These awards honour the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 201817 Views

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Whistler Film Festival Names Indigenous Filmmaker Fellowship Finalists and Faculty

The 18th annual Whistler Film Festival (WFF) is pleased to announce the seven finalists and faculty confirmed for the Indigenous Filmmaker Fellowship, a four-day creative and business immersion program focused on strengthening and advancing scripted projects. The program will take place in conjunction with the Whistler Film Festival + Content Summit from November 28 to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 201833 Views

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Media Advisory – Library and Archives Canada’s travelling exhibition offers a unique opportunity to discover the Métis Nation

SURREY, BC, Oct. 24, 2018 – The Métis Nation of British Columbia and the Museum of Surrey, in collaboration with Library and Archives Canada (LAC), are pleased to announce the opening event of a travelling exhibition that displays some of the rich history of the Métis Nation. The exhibition, Hiding in Plain Sight: Discovering the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 24, 201828 Views

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BC Government: New name for provincial park a welcome change

Oct. 20, 2018 KAMLOOPS – Looking at the signs with the new Indigenous name for Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park, Chief Oliver Arnouse of the Little Shuswap Lake Indian Band cannot help but feel proud. It has been at least 10 years since the band initially approached BC Parks about changing the name to the Secwepemc […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201830 Views

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RDN Unveils First Nations Artwork at Administration Building

Four works of art by local First Nations artists were unveiled prior to last night’s Board meeting. The pieces were commissioned by the RDN and have been installed in the Board Chambers and in the lobby of the Administration Building at 6300 Hammond Bay Road. The pieces and artists are: Q’ul-lhanamucum i Stqeeye’ (killer whale […]

by pmnationtalk on October 19, 201832 Views

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Portion of c̓əsnaʔəm village and burial site returned to Musqueam Indian Band

October 16 2018 “Returning the City’s parcel on the c̓əsnaʔəm site to its original caretakers is one of many necessary steps we need to take as a city that is truly committed to building a deep and meaningful relationship with Indigenous communities.” The City of Vancouver has returned a parcel of land located at 8902 […]

by pmnationtalk on October 19, 201839 Views

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