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Burnaby museum’s local Indigenous history guide wins national award – Burnaby Now

August 6, 2020 A Burnaby Village Museum project aimed at undoing the erasure of local Indigenous history has earned a national museum award. The Indigenous History in Burnaby Resource Guide is a 27-page historical overview of hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ and Sḵwxw̱ú7mesh history in the city from the time of the ancestors to the present day. Three years […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 202085 Views

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Premier’s statement on B.C. Day

Aug. 3, 2020 VICTORIA – Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement in celebration of B.C. Day: “Today is B.C. Day, a day to celebrate the remarkable place we call home. “British Columbia is envied around the world for its unmatched natural beauty and resources. But what really makes this province special is its […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 202035 Views

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Haisla Nation running workshops to document 10K words to preserve language – APTN News

Jul 29, 2020 Haisla Nation member Theresa Windsor still remembers a moment three years ago when her son came home from school and shared the words he learned. “He shared a blessing in our language at the dinner table. It brought my parents, my sister and myself to tears because we couldn’t understand what he […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 202095 Views

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Groundbreaking new student housing, dining hall at UVic

July 27, 2020 VICTORIA – Nearly 800 University of Victoria (UVic) students will be able to make themselves at home in new on-campus homes by 2022. “Today, we are breaking ground on almost 800 new homes for UVic students,” said Premier John Horgan. “It’s part of B.C.’s first-ever student housing initiative, which we developed to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 202043 Views

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Richmond art exhibit focuses on Indigenous and Black identities – Richmond News

July 26, 2020 Richmond Art Gallery has re-opened its doors with its first exhibit addressing Indigenous and Black identities. The exhibition, Labour’s trace, is a duo-artist exhibition highlighting Karin Jones and Amy Malbeuf’s “historical narratives” that shape their identities. Jones has eight installations featuring metalsmithing artworks, the art of turning metal into jewellery, with each […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 202030 Views

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How Canada’s Oilsands City Is Supporting Indigenous Food Sovereignty – TheTyee.ca

A new Métis Cultural Centre in Fort McMurray aims to revive traditional practices in an urban setting. Genevieve Noel was in the room when Fort McMurray city councillors voted unanimously last month to provide almost eight acres for a Métis Cultural Centre. Noel, a Métis woman and designer, said she had goosebumps as the votes […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 202039 Views

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Recipients announced for the 2020 Richmond Arts Awards

21 July 2020 The City of Richmond and Richmond Arts Coalition are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Richmond Arts Awards. Now in its 12th year, the annual Richmond Arts Awards recognizes the achievements and contributions to the arts community by Richmond residents, artists, business leaders, educators and change-makers. The list of finalists […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202036 Views

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UBC expands research into historical Indigenous art through $6 million endowment

Jul 21, 2020 UBC alumnus, Michael Audain, OC, OBC, one of B.C.’s most ardent champions of the visual arts has donated $3 million to UBC to create the Audain Chair in Historical Indigenous Art. The gift, supported through the Audain Foundation, will be matched by the university to create a $6 million endowment. Recruitment of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202043 Views

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City of Fort St. John: City launches Centennial Park Festival Plaza Art Competition

July 13, 2020 With support from the Fort St. John Arts Council, the City of Fort St. John is hosting a public art competition that offers local artists the opportunity to leave a lasting impression in the Centennial Park Festival Plaza. The plaza, which will be located on the southeast corner of 100 Street and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 202038 Views

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NIC launches new Indigenous Language courses online

Jul 10, 2020 Students interested in learning Kwak’wala and exploring pathways to reconciliation are invited to check out three new Indigenous education offerings from NIC. Kwak’wala Immersion 1 (IFL-101), Kwak’wala Immersion 2 (IFL-102) and Pathways to Reconciliation and Social Action (IFL-111) will be offered through digital delivery this upcoming year. Interested students can learn more […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 202040 Views

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