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Vancouver Writers Fest draws authors from around the world to Vancouver

This year’s Vancouver Writers Fest, taking place on Granville Island Oct. 20 to 25, is the largest ever mounted and will present authors from across the globe to Vancouver audiences over the six days of the Festival. WireService.ca Media Release (08/24/2015) Vancouver, BC – In addition to well known and very popular Canadian authors, including […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 2015503 Views

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Impact 15 Indigenous line up

-Kitchener, ON/Toronto, ON/Vancouver, BC/Whitehorse, YT- -Sept 22-27,2015- The Honouring — Kaha:wi Dance Theatre, Toronto Return Home — Return Home Collective & Salish Sea Productions in association with MT Space and Urban Ink Productions, Vancouver Frost Exploding Trees Moon / Northern Journey / Spine of the Mother — Raven Spirit Dance, Vancouver Paradise — MT Space […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 2015407 Views

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Sechelt Paddling Festival 2015

2015-08-23 | Sunday, August 23rd, 11am – 7pm – Presented by SSC Properties Ltd. – Paddle an Aboriginal Boat or Outrigger Canoe – Free BBQ for the first 250 guests – Live music – artisans and performers – Dog leaping contest from 4 – 5 – And more…. Everyone welcome! Location: 6583 Sechelt Inlet Road […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 2015479 Views

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Film funding adds new lens to First Nations and Chinese Canadian history

August 12, 2015 A documentary film providing a new perspective on B.C. history through the moving story of a mixed Musqueam and Chinese family is receiving provincial funding so it can educate and inspire larger audiences. At the Musqueam Cultural Centre, Minister Teresa Wat announced the Chinese Canadian Historical Society of British Columbia will receive […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 2015599 Views

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Native Earth Performing Arts Auditions

AUDITION NOTICE Link to PDF Notice of Upcoming Auditions Artistic Director or casting person in attendance: Ryan Cunningham, Artistic Director Isaac Thomas, Managing Director Jessica Lea Fleming, Weesageechak Festival Producer Deadline to submit: August 20, 2015 Email applications to: [please see instructions below] Contact name: Jessica Lea Fleming Contact email: [email protected] Contact phone: 416 531 1402 Engager website: www.nativeearth.ca Agreement: […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 2015435 Views

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2015 Okanagan Nation Salmon Feast

Okanagan Falls Provincial Park Fri, 18.09.2015 – Sun, 20.09.2015 All day The 2015 Okanagan Nation Salmon Feast & Celebration will take place September 18 – 20, 2015 at Okanagan Falls Provincial Park. As details are confirmed, more information will be released. 2015 Salmon Feast Save the Date 2015 SF Campsite Application Form 2015 SF Vendor Application […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 2015583 Views

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Indigenous Performance Symposium

Artistic development, managing a career, building new work, touring and performing are tough enough for any artist, but for Indigenous artists, the challenges are greatly complicated by ongoing issues of colonization, racism, stereotyping, and access to resources. For mainstream agents and presenters, these same issues create barriers on the other side of the booking process. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 2015388 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: New totems at Vancouver Island University

Published on Jun 12, 2015 Two new totems were celebrated at Vancouver Island University on June 11, 2015. The Western Red Cedar trees, from which the Totems were created, were provided as gifts from Island Timberlands, Western Forest Products, Timberwest, and First Nations from Vancouver Island. Special thanks to our carvers Noel Brown and Qwaya […]

by ecnationtalk on July 21, 2015458 Views

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Haida: Life. Spirit. Art. flies to Greece

Gatineau, Quebec, July 16, 2015 — The Canadian Museum of History and the McCord Museum in Montréal are pleased to announce that the travelling exhibition Haida: Life. Spirit. Art. will be presented in Greece, at the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, from October 26, 2015 to April 20, 2016. The exhibition will introduce audiences in Greece […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 2015370 Views

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Speakers Announced for Pacific Asia Indigenous Tourism & Trade Conference

Coast Salish Territories (Vancouver, BC) – The Aboriginal Tourism Association of BC and World Indigenous Tourism Alliance (WINTA) have selected expert speakers and panellists to present at the second Pacific Asia Indigenous Tourism & Trade Conference – taking place Sept. 12 – 14, 2015 in Vancouver, BC. Speakers for the second Pacific Asia Indigenous Tourism […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 2015476 Views

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