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Sacred and Strong – Report on the Health of First Nations Women and Girls Tells Stories of Strength, Resilience

Jul 28, 2021 ​The partnership between the First Nations Health Authority and the Provincial Health Officer takes a different approach to reporting on the health and wellness of First Nations women and girls.​ Sacred and Strong: Upholding our Matriarchal Roles carries the voices of over 120 women who have shared their stories and lived experiences to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 202114 Views

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First artists selected for Broadway Subway Project art installations

July 28, 2021 VICTORIA – The Broadway Subway Project has taken another step forward, as three artists and one team have been selected to create art installations for four upcoming SkyTrain stations. A two-phase procurement process began in 2020 with an open call to artists and teams residing in Canada for art that will be […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 20215 Views

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City of Vancouver: More public art coming your way with newly announced City projects

“With these projects, artists are invited to expand their art practice into the public realm with new artworks that reflect complexities of place and publics, engage cultural practices, and provoke critical dialogue. Eric Fredericksen, Head of Public Art with the City of Vancouver” July 23 2021 – Six new public art projects, created by emerging […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 20217 Views

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TTeS: Sacred 13 Grassroots Family Ceremony

July 22, 2021 The Language and Cultural department have been carefully planning the Sacred 13 Grassroots Family Ceremony which will run from August 3-29 on select dates. This time is for TTeS families to visit, pay their respects and to mourn the 215+ children and to honor the survivors who held firm to the truth […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 202117 Views

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Richmond to celebrate Pride Week July 26 to August 1

20 July 2021 Pride Week is being celebrated in Richmond with in-person and virtual activities that include poetry and art workshops, story times, outdoor music performances and a special online presentation by Brock McGillis, the first male professional hockey player to openly come out as gay. “Pride Week is about celebrating our LGBTQ2S+ communities who […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202115 Views

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Museum’s new exhibit speaks to Indigenous languages – Penticton Herald

Indigenous languages are the focus of this summer’s main exhibit at the Penticton Museum & Archives. Our Living Languages, First Peoples’ Voices in British Columbia runs now through Sept. 30. “This exhibit tells the story of how the Indigenous peoples of British Columbia are striving to ensure the survival of their languages and culture. British […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 202111 Views

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Anny Scoones: Indigenous cookbook writer discovered his roots while foraging for recipes – Times Colonist

July 18, 2021 Last week, I wrote that cookbooks have become a source of beauty, ideas and inspiration, nutritional knowledge and pleasurable perusal, at the same time as food has turned into art, a graceful display of creativity. Some cookbooks have also become a source of rich cultural knowledge. If you love food and cookbooks […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 20218 Views

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Learn Indigenous languages – Castanet

Penticton Museum & Archives and the En’owkin Centre opening exhibit on Indigenous languages in BC Jul 16, 2021 Learn more about the history and present of Indigenous peoples’ voices in British Columbia, with the Our Living Languages exhibit. The Penticton Museum & Archives and the En’owkin Centre announced the opening of the new exhibit, which […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 202113 Views

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Aboriginal healing and cultural centre to be discussed for Vancouver park – Vancouver Is Awesome

The fact that it’s on the waterfront plays a role in its selection CRAB Park in downtown Vancouver could one day be the home of an Aboriginal healing and cultural centre. The idea is being brought forward at the next Vancouver parks board meeting where Comm. John Irwin has put forward a motion directing staff […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 202112 Views

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CRD: Creativity and resilience of regional arts sector highlighted in Arts & Culture Progress Report

Jul 14, 2021 Victoria, BC– The pivotal role of regional arts organizations in providing community and connection takes centre stage in the CRD Arts & Culture 2020 Progress Report. Presented to the CRD Board today, this annual report highlights the value and impact of arts activities and organizations funded by CRD Arts & Culture, and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 202120 Views

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