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Totem pole installed on Nuu-chah-nulth territory in Port Alberni – CHEK News

A totem pole that pays tribute to the importance of Indigenous language and culture has been installed on Nuu-chah-nulth territory. On Saturday (Sept. 18), members of the Tseshaht First Nation along with representatives from the First Nations Education Foundation unveiled a brand new totem pole on the site of San Group property at the bottom […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 202146 Views

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Indigenous artist calls out U.S. e-commerce site for taking her design for T-shirt – Times Colonist

A Kwakwaka’wakw artist is ­calling for better protections for artistic work after her design honouring children who were forced to attend residential schools appeared on clothing and other products sold on a ­U.S.-based e-commerce website without her permission. Lou-ann Neel, a survivor of Alberni Residential School, created the design We Stand Together in Remembrance of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 20218 Views

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Join Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc on September 30 at 2:15 pm Pacific to drum and sing for the missing children of Indian Residential Schools.

September 17, 2021, Kamloops – Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc calls on people worldwide to drum simultaneously for the missing children of Indian Residential Schools for the first Canadian National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, this September 30 at 2:15 pm Pacific time. After a global outpouring of interest and support for the missing children from the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202160 Views

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Sonny Assu’s New Solo Exhibition Opens at Equinox Gallery

The new show, titled Omnibus, addresses the ways traditions of the past inform contemporary ideas and identities, particularly as related to the effects of colonization. An exhibition of new works by artist Sonny Assu (BFA 2002) is now open for viewing at Equinox Gallery. Titled Omnibus, the show includes collage and paint works which advance […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202120 Views

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WAG-Qaumajuq Announces Initiative That Reframes Historical Art Collection

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Treaty 1 Territory and the Métis Nation Homeland, September 16, 2021: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG)-Qaumajuq is announcing a new initiative that furthers the Gallery’s continued work of incorporating Indigenous knowledge and perspectives into the fabric of the institution. The Artworks Renaming Initiative will see artworks in the WAG collection renamed through a process […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202117 Views

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City of Victoria: Xe xe Smun eem-Victoria Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters Ceremony is Sept 30 in Centennial Square

The community is invited to wear orange and attend the Xe xe Smun eem-Victoria Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters Ceremony on Thursday, September 30 from noon to 2:30 p.m. in Centennial Square. Xe xe Smun eem (pronounced shat shat smun am) means “Sacred Children” in the Cowichan or Quw utsun language. Join us for […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202113 Views

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AHMA: National Day of Truth and Reconciliation – September 30, 2021

Traditional Territories of the Squamish Nation/West Vancouver, BC – The Aboriginal Housing Management Association will honour the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation on September 30th in alignment with legislation passed by the Federal Government. AHMA recognizes this as a time in which all communities can commit as individuals and collectively towards meaningful reconciliation. As […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202112 Views

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Burnaby City Hall, libraries closed September 30 for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Day

Burnaby City Hall and Burnaby Public Library branches will be closed September 30 in observance of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Day. In June, the Government of Canada passed legislation to make this day a federal statutory holiday for federally regulated workers in the public and private sectors. The City is also observing September […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202115 Views

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RDN Recognizing National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) is recognizing National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30 in alignment with the federal and provincial governments. Building and enhancing positive working relationships with First Nations and engaging on issues of common interest in our region is a priority. To help recognize the legacy of residential schools […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 202119 Views

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Squamish Nation: Language Commission Nominations

On July 8, 2021, Squamish Nation Council approved the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Sníchim (Squamish Language) Policy. One important component of the Policy is the Language Commission. What is the Language Commission? The Language Commission will provide a voice for the community and guidance on language programming that will impact future generations of speakers. Can I join the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 202129 Views

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