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First Nations artist featured in Okanagan Symphony’s Kelowna and Vernon performances – Vernon Morning Star

Fortier, of the Syilx Nation and Secwepmec peoples, a guest artist for in-person and online shows Oct. 19, 2021 A return to in-theatre, live-audience performances, will see the Okanagan Symphoney Orchestra feature multi-talented First Nations artist Csetkwe Fortier. “I have no words to describe how much I am looking forward to welcoming Csetkwe as our […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20218 Views

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James Harry Receives 2021 Fulmer Award in First Nations Art – Emily Carr U

The multidisciplinary artist and ECU alum roots his embrace of cutting-edge technologies in the tradition of wood-carving he learned from his father. Artist James Nexw’Kalus-Xwalacktun Harry (BFA 2014) has earned a 2021 Fulmer Award in First Nations Art from the BC Achievement Foundation (BCAF). James, who is of Squamish (Skwxwú7mesh) and European decent (Scottish, and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20216 Views

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All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery honours old and new traditions

October 18 2021 – The annual All Souls, a unique artist-led event which offers people in Vancouver the opportunity to memorialize loved ones who have passed, returns to Mountain View Cemetery for its 17th year. Starting October 27, people are invited to create personal memorials for their passed loved ones and place them on a […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20217 Views

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City of Vernon transfers copyright to legendary Ogopogo to B.C. Indigenous nations – Penticton Herald

Oct 18, 2021 The legal rights to the legendary creature in a British Columbia lake have been transferred to an alliance of Indigenous nations who say the Ogopogo has always been part of their spiritual teachings. Council members in the Okanagan city of Vernon voted unanimously to transfer the Ogopogo copyright it has held for […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 202111 Views

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Province failed to consult Secwepemc First Nations for CN quarry expansion: Judge – InfoTel.ca

October 15, 2021 A B.C. judge has ruled that a provincial ministry should return to the negotiation table and consult with Secwepemc leaders before permitting a CN quarry to expand operations near the Thompson River. In a B.C. Supreme Court judicial review decision on Oct. 12, Justice Geoffrey Gomery decided that the Chief Inspector of Mines […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 202112 Views

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Métis Nation British Columbia secures $260,000 towards Language Revitalization

SURREY, B.C. (October 14, 2021) Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) is proud to announce further investment in Métis culture, heritage and language. MNBC has secured $260,000 of funding under the Indigenous Languages and Cultures Program, Indigenous Languages Component. This additional funding will help MNBC create programs and initiatives with the goal of producing our next […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 202118 Views

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UVic art exhibitions to see this fall

October 12, 2021 In addition to scheduled exhibitions by UVic students, faculty and visiting artists in the visual arts program, the UVic Legacy Art Gallery Downtown operates as a lively and engaging centre for art that is easily accessible to the community and features rotating exhibitions. On campus, Legacy features over 2,000 works of art from […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202111 Views

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How Environmentalism’s White Supremacist Roots Branch into Today’s Struggles – The Tyee

An excerpt from ‘The Environmentalist’s Dilemma’ by author Arno Kopecky, out this week. [Editor’s note: Tyee contributor Arno Kopecky’s new book, The Environmentalist’s Dilemma, does not offer panaceas or easy answers. Instead, it engages head on with paradoxes, dilemmas and nuance — not to mention issues environmentalists often avoid, like “overpopulation.” In this excerpt, Kopecky […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202110 Views

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Outstanding BC First Nations artists honoured with Fulmer Award

VANCOUVER – The BC Achievement Foundation (BCAF) today announced the six recipients of the Fulmer Award in First Nations Art. The recipients will be celebrated through an online campaign #shinethelightbc honouring their artistic excellence in traditional, contemporary or media art. “We at the BC Achievement Foundation are delighted to take this opportunity to recognize the six 2021 recipients of the Fulmer Award in First Nations Art. Their work builds on deep traditions while also illuminating new pathways,” said BCAF chair Anne Giardini. “This year’s awardees join eighty-five artists from the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 202163 Views

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Tolko Industries Ltd.: Announcing 2022 Orange Shirt Day Art Contest

Orange Shirt Society and Tolko Industries Ltd. (Tolko) are pleased to announce the Society’s annual Orange Shirt Day art contest. The Orange Shirt Society holds a contest each year, open to all K to 12 students across Canada in which the winning entry becomes the official Orange Shirt Day design for that year. The winner […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 20219 Views

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