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The First Peoples’ Cultural Council Launches ‘Indigifest’ – A Celebration of Indigenous Music, Arts and Cultures from Across B.C.

July 31, 2019 – COAST SALISH TRADITIONAL TERRITORY / BRENTWOOD BAY, B.C. – The First Peoples’ Cultural Council (FPCC) will host Indigifest, an Indigenous music, arts and culture festival at Esquimalt Gorge Park on the traditional territory of the Lekwungen peoples in Victoria, B.C. on August 24, 2019. The family-friendly, free-admission event will feature Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201932 Views

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Indigenous Peoples Day of Wellness offers over 130 events across B.C. this Friday – Vancouver is Awesome

June 20, 2019 Indigenous Peoples Day of Wellness events takes place this Friday, June 21 and First Nations and Indigenous people will celebrate culture, wellness and resilience. Sponsored by the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA), there will be a total of 130 events across B.C. and thousands of Indigenous people and their neighbours will attend. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201990 Views

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City of Richmond: Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day at City Centre Community Centre with art and bannock

11 June 2019 Drop in to City Centre Community Centre on Friday, June 21 to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day with Indigenous artist Christine MacKenzie. Participants of all ages and art abilities are invited between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. to the free Art and Bannock event. Christine Mackenzie will lead everyone in painting a […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201927 Views

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National Indigenous Peoples Day 2019 celebrations at Royal Roads University

The event runs from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, June 21 at Royal Roads University. Everyone is welcome and admission is free. 10:30 a.m. Traditional canoe landing protocol practice and welcoming ceremony on the shore of the Esquimalt Lagoon led by Lekwungen (Songhees) Nation Elder Butch Dick and Elder Elmer George Performances by Lekwungen Singers and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201926 Views

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First Moose Hide Campaign Day – Energeticcity.ca

May 23, 2019 FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Moose Hide Campaign with a walk and barbeque is being hosted by the City of Fort St. John in partnership with Shell Canada. Residents of the Fort St. John community are being invited to take a stand against violence towards women and children by taking the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201965 Views

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Hotel Mira’s Charlie Kerr Takes His Battle with Mental Illness to the Stage in Support of the B.C. Schizophrenia Society

VANCOUVER, May 23, 2019 – Charlie Kerr and his band, Hotel Mira (https://www.hotelmiramusic.com/), will headline Re-Mind: An Evening of Art, Music, & Readings, a free all ages party taking place at Beaumont Studios in Vancouver on Friday, May 24th from 7 pm to 11 pm to mark National Schizophrenia and Psychosis Awareness Day. National Schizophrenia […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201973 Views

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UBCIC: First Nation Opioid Healing Conference

April 16, 2019 Wiping the Tears Healing the Pain FACT!  In some provinces, First Nations women aged 50 and above represent the highest proportion of all opioid-related fatalities FACT!  In the last two-years, opioid overdose and emergency admission rates have tripled in the age groups of 15 to 44 years-old. Please understand, this is not just […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 201962 Views

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First Nations Provincial Justice Forum

The First Nations Justice Council (FNJC) is pleased to invite one representative from each BC community, either the Chief or an approved alternate, to the First Nations Provincial Justice Forum, which will be held April 24-25, 2019 at the Westin Wall Centre, Vancouver Airport. The FNJC (formerly the British Columbia Aboriginal Justice Council) was formed […]

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 201981 Views

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BCAFN Youth Forum: March 29 – 31, 2019

March 18, 2019 The BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) Youth Representatives will be hosting a Youth Forum on March 29-31, 2019 at the Westin Wall Centre, Vancouver Airport, 3099 Corvette Way, in Richmond, BC. The session is intended to bring together BC First Nations Youth to dialogue around priorities and strategic approaches with respect […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 201956 Views

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BCAFN: Register for First Nations Cannabis Forum – March 27, 2019

March 13, 2019 REGISTER A travel subsidy will be made available for one Chief or delegate per First Nation to attend the BC Forum only. Details to follow. If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Froese at Sarah.Froese@bcafn.ca or 1 (778) 855-7439. NT5

by aanationtalk on March 14, 201970 Views

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