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Squamish Nation: Individual & Group Cultural Project Grants

We are accepting applications for Squamish Nation Individual and Group Cultural Project Grants. The deadline for all applications is Tuesday, November 10, 2020. INDIVIDUAL CULTURAL PROJECTS GRANT APPLICATION • Application deadline: Tuesday, November 10, 2020 • Please review the Policy for further details • All individual projects must submit receipts from 2019-20 funding to be […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202028 Views

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Translations 4 Our Nations: creating accessible COVID-19 information for Indigenous communities

The initiative’s founders discuss necessity, scarcity of adequate guidelines During the months that the COVID-19 pandemic has taken grip over the entire world, many flaws within our institutions have been exposed — be they structural, medical, or judicial. One key issue is that information about the virus is largely inaccessible to many marginalized communities. Due […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202010 Views

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NIC: Introduction to Nuu-Chah-Nulth Language offered digitally

NIC is offering Nuu-Chah-Nulth language courses this fall through digital delivery. Three dialects will be offered. All three courses run Oct 5 – Dec 11 on Wednesday evenings. Develop listening techniques as you compare and contrast Nuu‑chah‑nulth and English sound patterns and pronunciation. Learn words, phrases and greetings to communicate in home, class and with […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 202049 Views

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Coast Salish design & Hul’q’umi’num language create connection at Beban Pool

The City of Nanaimo is pleased to announce the commission of new artwork by Eliot White-Hill, Kwulasultun, for Beban Park pool. White-Hill’s project takes the ecosystems of the Nanaimo River Estuary as inspiration. He has designed a series of seven distinctive banners and three new murals which are being installed this month while the facility […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 202031 Views

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Northwestern B.C. Indian day school to be demolished by Gitanyow First Nation – CBC

After years of disrepair and memories of abuse, the old school is coming down this week Sep 23, 2020 To Wanda Good and other members of Gitanyow, the demolition of the Kitwancool Indian Day School’s building this week represents a new chapter in their lives, healing the trauma they suffered during a racist education at the federally operated institution. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 202022 Views

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Re-visioned E-Gré National Music Competition to be streamed live this weekend

Magnificent musical performances return to Brandon University (BU) in a new format this weekend. The final stages of the 2020 Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition in voice will be contested online and will be streamed live on Saturday, Sept. 19 and Sunday, Sept. 20. Held annually since 1976 at the BU School of Music, the E-Gré […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 202037 Views

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New centre to support Nanaimo people experiencing homelessness

Sept. 15, 2020 NANAIMO – The Province, through BC Housing, is working with the City of Nanaimo to open British Columbia’s second navigation centre to provide accommodation and supports for people experiencing long-term homelessness. “We know that our community is healthier and safer when our neighbours without homes can move inside and have access to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202027 Views

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Totem pole to be raised on B.C.’s Highway of Tears to honour missing, murdered Indigenous women – CBC

Sep 04, 2020 Pole being raised Friday near Terrace, B.C. A memorial totem pole honouring murdered and missing Indigenous women will be raised Friday outside Terrace, B.C., along the infamous Highway of Tears. The raising will mark the end of a long journey for Gladys Radek, who for nearly a decade held an annual 350-kilometre walk along the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 202043 Views

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En’owkin Centre adapts – Castanet.net

Sep 1, 2020 En’owkin Centre adapting to the pandemic this fall For thousands of years, the Indigenous culture has been taught through oral teaching and interacting on the land. This year, at many schools and centres for learning, that teaching has been disrupted. Since March 16, Penticton’s En’owkin Centre has been closed due to the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202051 Views

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Vancouver Latin American Film Festival kicks off for viewing across Canada with Indigenous and LGBT picks in the mix – Straight.com

August 27th, 2020 With international vacations on hold, here’s an opportunity to learn more about the people and cultures of some of the travel destinations most frequented by Canadians. All films at this year’s 18th Vancouver Latin American Film Festival will be viewable online across Canada from today (August 27) to September 6. For those […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 202055 Views

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