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Totem pole to be raised on B.C.’s Highway of Tears to honour missing, murdered Indigenous women – CBC

Sep 04, 2020 Pole being raised Friday near Terrace, B.C. A memorial totem pole honouring murdered and missing Indigenous women will be raised Friday outside Terrace, B.C., along the infamous Highway of Tears. The raising will mark the end of a long journey for Gladys Radek, who for nearly a decade held an annual 350-kilometre walk along the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 202044 Views

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En’owkin Centre adapts – Castanet.net

Sep 1, 2020 En’owkin Centre adapting to the pandemic this fall For thousands of years, the Indigenous culture has been taught through oral teaching and interacting on the land. This year, at many schools and centres for learning, that teaching has been disrupted. Since March 16, Penticton’s En’owkin Centre has been closed due to the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202052 Views

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Vancouver Latin American Film Festival kicks off for viewing across Canada with Indigenous and LGBT picks in the mix – Straight.com

August 27th, 2020 With international vacations on hold, here’s an opportunity to learn more about the people and cultures of some of the travel destinations most frequented by Canadians. All films at this year’s 18th Vancouver Latin American Film Festival will be viewable online across Canada from today (August 27) to September 6. For those […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 202057 Views

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Victor Guerin committed to revitalizing the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ language and pressing for Indigenous rights

August 27, 2020 Victor Guerin, a master’s student in Linguistics of a First Nations Language, has been awarded the 2020-21 Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship (IGES). He is committed to revitalizing hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓, the downriver dialect of the Halkomelem language spoken by the Musqueam people. There are fewer than 200 speakers of the Halkomelem language and only […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 202088 Views

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Nuu-chah-nulth storytellers present online writing workshop – Westerly News

Three members of the Ucluelet First Nation will demonstrate the power of history and storytelling Aug. 24, 2020 Three members of the Ucluelet First Nation will demonstrate the power of history and storytelling in a ground-breaking workshop and presentation online. On Sunday, Aug. 30 at 7 p.m., elders Bob and Vi Mundy, as well as […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 202068 Views

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B.C. creates new infrastructure program for arts and culture venues

Aug. 17, 2020 VANCOUVER – To help improve spaces for artists and cultural activities, organizations can get support through the new $2-million Arts Infrastructure Program. “Arts and culture venues are crucial for a thriving sector, but the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted them deeply,” said Lisa Beare, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture. “Supporting dedicated arts […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2020104 Views

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Carver honours late mother with B.C. city’s first totem pole in three decades – APTN News

Aug 13, 2020 Lyle Campbell and his team laboured through pandemic conditions to deliver pole on time For the first time in 30 years, onlookers gazed skyward as a totem pole raising ceremony took place in a coastal B.C. city on Aug. 11. Matriarchs and women of the territory started the pole raising ceremony by […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 202053 Views

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Kweseltken Farmers’ and Artisan Market begins at Tk’emlups Powwow Arbour – Kamloops This Week

The market will run every Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. until the end of September and is intended to support local First Nations communities and tourism in the region August 11, 2020 The Kweseltken Farmers’ and Artisan Market kicked off its inaugural season with the official grand opening on Sunday, featuring drummers and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 202051 Views

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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, 2020104 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, 202046 Views

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