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Watch: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation brothers produce COVID-19 healing song and performance – Westerly News

Apr. 14, 2021 Hjalmer Wenstob and Timmy Masso share dance and inspiration. A pair of Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation brothers collaborated on a healing song and dance to document the COVID-19 pandemic and produced a video to share it worldwide. Nuu-chah-nulth language advocate Timmy Masso and artist Hjalmer Wenstob came up with the idea to produce […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 20216 Views

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Indigenous resurgence in a province like no other – Times Colonist

April 11, 2021 Part three of a three-part series After 30 years of treaty talks, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission findings, and the adoption of the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, First Nations still face racism on a systemic basis. Can Indigenous People ever find justice in this province? John Price […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 202110 Views

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BC Government: Supporting community arts festivals

April 9, 2021 CHILLIWACK – To kick off Creative Industries Week, more than 70 community arts festivals are getting support to hold safe, entertaining activities this year. “We know how much people look forward to the amazing cultural celebrations and music festivals that normally take place during the upcoming peak season. We’re so grateful many […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 20219 Views

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BC Northern Indigenous Artists call for submissions – Prince George Citizen

April 9, 2021 09 Consider four buses as blank slates as the Northern Indigenous Arts Council puts a call out for artwork submissions. The council is working with Diversified Transportation Ltd. to find artwork from Indigenous artists affiliated with regional communities served by BC Bus North. Any art form is welcome as long as it […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 20219 Views

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New St. Paul’s Hospital receives $4 million donation for public art – Vancouver Sun

Apr 07, 2021 A $4 million donation from the Audain Foundation means public art by Indigenous people will be part of the new St. Paul’s Hospital Indigenous art by the first peoples of Metro Vancouver is expected to be part of a major public art program at the new St. Paul’s Hospital. The program is […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 202113 Views

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MNBC: Honouring World War II Métis Veteran Thomas Charles (Chuck) Johnston

In the words of President June Graham: It was an absolute privilege and honour to present World War II Veteran, Thomas Charles (Chuck) Johnston with a recognition payment on behalf of Minister David Chartrand, Minister of Veterans, Metis National Council. Backing up a bit, when Covid-19 initially started, we had office workers do a call […]

by ahnationtalk on April 6, 202119 Views

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Canada will lose an estimated $11.9 billion dollars on the Trans Mountain pipeline project

Whey-ah-Wichen – Cates Park on Burrard Inlet, looking towards the Westridge Marine Terminal Today, Dr. Thomas Gunton and his team of researchers at SFU released a damning report that estimates Canada will lose $11.9 Billion Dollars on the Trans Mountain Expansion project (TMX). This report re-confirms what Tsleil-Waututh Nation has been saying for years: TMX’s economics are bad, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202114 Views

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BCAFN Celebrates National Indigenous Languages Day

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC) – Today, the BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) is celebrating National Indigenous Languages Day 2021 and calls for continued and further actions to preserve, promote and revitalize Indigenous languages and recognition of the rights of First Nations in Canada by advancing the implementation of the United Nations Declaration […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 20219 Views

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MNBC Invests $350,000 towards Michif Language Preservation, Heritage, and Resources

Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) took a huge step towards advancing cultural preservation with a $350,000 investment in MNBC’s Ministry of Culture, Heritage, and Language. Citizens of Métis Nation have been calling for MNBC to take a more strategic approach for language reclamation, revitalization, and preservation, and this investment is a commitment to meeting those needs. The […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202131 Views

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UBC Okanagan to offer Canada’s first bachelor’s degree of Indigenous language fluency

Mar 29, 2021 UBC’s Okanagan campus, located in the territory of the Syilx Okanagan Nation, is set to become the first university in Canada to offer a bachelor’s degree in Indigenous language fluency. The Bachelor of Nsyilxcn Language Fluency (BNLF) program, created in collaboration with the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT) and the En’owkin […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 202114 Views

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