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Royal BC Museum releases province’s first Indigenous Repatriation Handbook – The Martlet

August 19, 2019 Handbook looks to guide museums out of a dark history of colonizing practices The Royal BC Museum has items from Indigenous peoples across the province in its collection — but not all of these items were collected with the permission of those Indigenous peoples. Now, the museum is on a path to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 20196 Views

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We have a biodiversity crisis’: feds announce $175 million for new conservation projects – The Narwhal

Twenty-seven initiatives to create new Indigenous protected and conserved areas are among the projects set to receive unprecedented federal funds as Canada strives to meet 2020 biodiversity targets Aug 19, 2019 Indigenous-led initiatives in Clayoquot Sound and the Sacred Headwaters region are among 68 conservation projects across Canada to receive $175 million in new federal […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 20194 Views

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Fort St. John sees real estate uptick post-LNG approval – Western Investor

August 19, 2019 Biggest retail development underway as home sales and prices improve nine months after liquefied natural gas terminal received final investment decision Nine months after the $40 billion LNG Canada liquefied natural gas (LNG) project was approved, Fort St. John is seeing an uptick in both commercial development and residential real estate values. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 20195 Views

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B.C. judge rules multimillion-dollar Inside Passage fuel spill fine should go to Heiltsuk Nation – TheChronicleHerald.ca

A B.C. judge has ruled that close to $3 million in fines imposed on the operator of a tug that hit a reef and sank in the Inside Passage in 2016 be handed to the Heiltsuk Nation. In a reasons for judgment released last week by provincial court judge Brent Hoy, he said the combined […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 20197 Views

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Nearly 1,500 salmon being taken by helicopter past Fraser River landslide daily: DFO – Globalnews.ca

August 17, 2019 Helicopters are carrying nearly 1,500 salmon daily past the landslide that came down nearly two months ago in a remote section of the Fraser River, federal and provincial authorities say. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) and the B.C. government said in their latest update Saturday that the daily haul has […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 20195 Views

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Search underway for Port Alberni man believed to be in Victoria – Times Colonist

August 18, 2019 Victoria police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing man. Wayne Edward David was reported missing out of Port Alberni on Aug. 9, and is believed to be in Victoria. In a phone call with his family on Aug. 16, a week after he was reported missing from Port […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 20196 Views

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Power, Protest and Pictographs – TheTyee.ca

A conversation with Marianne Nicolson about the power of art in asserting Indigenous rights. Artist Marianne Nicolson has had a big year. The exhibition Hexsa’a̱m: To Be Here Always, co-created with Althea Thauberger, opened at UBC’s Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery in January. In May, Nicolson was presented with the Emily Award, acknowledging her outstanding […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 20198 Views

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How Thompson Rivers University is improving outcomes for Indigenous people – University Affairs

One program, Knowledge Makers, was recently recognized with the Alan Blizzard Award for excellence in teaching collaboration. While in Tasmania on a cultural exchange for Indigenous students, Tess Wintercross visited one of the traditional territories of the Aboriginal people and was invited to cleanse herself with the smoke of smouldering gum leaves. An Aboriginal gentleman […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 20197 Views

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Heal Ourselves, Heal the Earth coming in September – The Nelson Daily

August 15 2019 There’s an amazing program coming in September called “Heal Ourselves, Heal the Earth” coming to Four Nations Outdoor Centre in Winlaw. The eight-week, healing journey program incorporates traditional indigenous healing practices such as sweat lodge, ceremonial herbal baths, ethnobotanical knowledge, traditional wisdom teachings from elders, and so much more. Thanks to grant […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201912 Views

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Indigenous tourism businesses booming in B.C. as visitors spend $705M a year – CBC

Tourists spend more than $705M a year as they seek to learn more about Indigenous culture, association says Aug 16, 2019 Indigenous tourism businesses are seeing rapid growth in B.C. as more international visitors seek experiences that bring them closer to Canadian culture, the province’s Indigenous tourism association says. There are more than 200 Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 20198 Views

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