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30,000 Year Old Horse Bone Found in the Peace River Valley

FORT ST. JOHN, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(April 22, 2015) – Editors Note: There are two photos associated with this press release. The Treaty 8 Tribal Association is proud to announce the finding and confirmation of a 30,000 year old prehistoric horse bone found in the Peace River Valley. The Peace River Valley is a very important cultural […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 20157247 Views

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Endangered Languages Project Website Redesigned to Be More Accessible and Engaging

April 21, 2015 BRENTWOOD BAY, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(April 21, 2015) – The Endangered Languages Project is launching a new website today (www.endangeredlanguages.com) to improve access to information and resources on endangered languages for a global audience of Indigenous language speakers and language experts. “Our goal is to create a collaborative online space where the world’s languages […]

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Canada’s Newest Art Museum to Open With an Exhibition of Canada’s Most Acclaimed Living Artist

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(April 21, 2015) – Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this Press Release. The Audain Art Museum’s construction is on schedule to open to the public in Whistler, B.C. on Saturday, November 21, 2015. The opening will feature an exhibition of work by renowned Vancouver photographer Jeff Wall. The 56,000 sq.ft. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 2015371 Views

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CRD Arts Committee Awards IDEA Grants

Apr 14, 2015 Victoria, BC– The CRD Arts Committee is pleased to announce the award of $12,000 in IDEA grants to not-for-profit organizations in the Capital Region. IDEA grants (Innovate, Develop, Experiment, Access) provide incentives for non-arts organizations to initiate arts-based activities that support innovation, one-time opportunities and increase access and participation by organizations ineligible […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 2015400 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: Healing Through Culture 1: Cedar Paddles and Button Blankets

Credits: FoxAndBeeMedia Published on Mar 7, 2015 The MIKI’SIW Metis Association’s “Together We Can: Healing Through Culture” program allows Aboriginal children and their families to access intergenerational cultural programs. With guidance from elders, knowledge keepers, artists and storytellers, these events help participants to create a sense of belonging while fostering resiliency and learning traditional skills. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 201513298 Views

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Media Advisory – Prominent local groups gathering to plan historic Canadian milestone

VANCOUVER, April 7, 2015  – Vancouver is the site this week for a gathering of local organizations teaming up to mark an historic Canadian milestone. The 150Alliance is a new national network bringing together public, not-for-profit, and private sector organizations to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017. Vancouver is the first Western stop […]

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Community arts festival funding available

January 20, 2015 VICTORIA – Community-based arts and cultural organizations in British Columbia can apply now for project assistance funding from the BC Arts Council to help produce local arts festivals. Awards under this program are intended to assist with the fees paid to professional artists and technicians engaged for the event. Eligible projects may […]

by pmnationtalk on January 20, 2015548 Views

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B.C. fisheries’ sustainability achievements recognized for first time

January 12, 2015 Top North American seafood organizations have given a stamp of approval for the first time to several of B.C.’s groundfish fisheries. Today’s recommendations from the U.S. Monterey Bay Aquarium’s (MBA) Seafood Watch Program and Canada’s SeaChoice program, combined with earlier Marine Stewardship Council recommendations, mean that over 88 per cent of groundfish […]

by pmnationtalk on January 13, 2015550 Views

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Talking Stick Festival Coming To The Fire, Gather round the fire of Inspiration & Imagination

Talking Stick Festival Media Contact Bonnie Allan, Bridge Communications, 1081 Cambie St, Vancouver, BC, V6B 5L7, 604-739-3180 (office) 604-221-5052 (fax), 604-218-9525 (cell) 2015 Talking Stick Festival For Immediate Release: January 6, 2015 COMING TO THE FIRE Gather  round the fire of inspiration and imagination February 17 – March 1, 2015 Vancouver, BC – The fire is a primal […]

by pmnationtalk on January 12, 2015460 Views

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AtBC Welcomes Haida Style Expeditions

January 6, 2015 AtBC is pleased to welcome Hadia Style Expeditions, our latest Marketing Stakeholder. Haida Style Expeditions is the only Haida-owned and operated cultural ecotourism company operating on Haida Gwaii. 100% Haida-owned, Haida Style Expeditions prides itself on welcoming guests to their backyard by offering an authentic Haida experience built on the foundation of cultural […]

by pmnationtalk on January 8, 2015426 Views

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