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Indigenous women, families in Vancouver rally for national Ribbon Skirt Day – News 1130

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — Local Indigenous women and families are wearing ribbon skirts to support a grade 5 student who was shamed by an educational assistant at her Saskatchewan school for wearing a piece of clothing that means a great deal to the Indigenous community. For her school’s Formal Day last month, Bella Kulak, a […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 20217 Views

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Duncan to include First Nation names on some street signs – CTV News

January 19, 2021 VICTORIA — Major streets in downtown Duncan will soon be bilingual, according to the Downtown Duncan Business Improvement Area (BIA). Seven streets near the downtown core will soon feature English and Hul’q’umi’num names. Hul’q’umi’num is the traditional language of the area’s local Indigenous community, Cowichan Tribes. The municipality says that seven street […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202110 Views

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TransLink’s Burrard Chinook SeaBus to get First Nations art installation – Vancouver Is Awesome

‘Artists from each of the host nations will work on a collaborative piece that will connect riders with the local Indigenous peoples.’ TransLink’s newest SeaBus, the Burrard Chinook, will be the first to have an Indigenous art installation on its exterior in the transit authority’s fleet. TransLink has partnered with Host Consulting Inc to commission […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202118 Views

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BC Government: Provincial grants funding community arts, culture, sports

Dec. 15, 2020 VICTORIA – British Columbians will benefit from a wide range of arts, cultural and sports programs for people of all ages with more than $45 million distributed to local organizations this year through provincial Community Gaming Grants. “While local soccer drills, arts programs and cultural celebrations may look different this year, I’m […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202026 Views

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These three First Nations house posts now stand tall at Vancouver General Hospital – Vancouver Is Awesome

The house posts will act as an everyday reminder of VCH’s deep commitment to improving the care and health experiences of all Indigenous people in the region Three First Nations house posts now stand tall at Vancouver General Hospital, representing the nations on whose unceded and traditional territories the hospital sits. The traditionally carved house […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202016 Views

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HELISET TŦE SḰÁL’s Lasting Impacts – FPCC

December 11, 2020 Pique News Magazine, based in Pemberton B.C., recently published a two-part story highlighting the language revitalization work of Lisa Sambo, Director of the N’Quatqua Child and Family Development Centre and a member of the N’Quatqua First Nation. This story is a summary of those articles written by Lisa Richardson. In June of […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 202018 Views

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BC Government: More support for friendship centres benefits urban Indigenous peoples during pandemic

Dec. 11, 2020 VICTORIA – Indigenous peoples living in urban areas are receiving increased supports to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic through new provincial funding for friendship centres throughout B.C. “The COVID-19 pandemic has tested everyone in ways we never imagined, and Indigenous peoples living in urban areas are relying on the help […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 202061 Views

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The Best Subscription Gift Boxes For Canadian Kids Of All Ages – HuffPost Canada

Nothing beats getting a present in the mail, when you’re a kid hunkered down at home. Stay-home life has meant parents are craving new books, toys and activities to keep their kids occupied ― and kids are craving relief from the monotony. Give a child the gift of a subscription box this year, and the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 202026 Views

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The origins of tattooing – St. Albert Today

Indigenous Northwest Coast tattoo artists are working to reclaim the tradition after it was banned more than 130 years ago When it comes to cultural identity, a tattoo is a prominent and permanent way of making your mark. Say what you will about a lot of the ink that gets indelibly scratched onto people’s skin, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 202027 Views

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New Place of Learning about Indigenous heritage proposed for New Westminster – The Record

The Musqueam Indian Band and Fraser River Discovery Centre Society team up to address the historic, cultural and contemporary aspects of the Fraser River from First Nations perspective. The Musqueam Indian Band and Fraser River Discovery Centre Society are teaming up on a long-term project that aims to address the historic, cultural and contemporary aspects […]

by ahnationtalk on December 4, 202022 Views

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