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Haida Storyteller Kung Jaadee named the 2021 Indigenous Storyteller in Residence at VPL

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Haida storyteller, educator and published author Kung Jaadee has been named the 2021 Indigenous Storyteller in Residence at the Vancouver Public Library. Originally from the village of Old Massett, Haida Gwaii, Kung Jaadee belongs to the X̱aayda (Haida), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) First Nations. Since 1996, Kung Jaadee has performed for […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 202119 Views

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Annual Moose-Hunting Trip in 2011 Starts National Conversation About Gender-Based Domestic Violence

VICTORIA, BC, Feb. 8, 2021 – Moose Hide Campaign, a grassroots movement aimed at ending gender-based and domestic violence, will hold its annual day of ceremony, fasting and action on February 11th. The day includes keynote addresses from Quebec-based Indigenous activist Michèle Audette, previous commissioner with the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 202119 Views

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City of Nanaimo: Announcing 2021 Culture & Heritage Award Recipients

The City of Nanaimo celebrates local excellence Summary Every year since 1998, the City of Nanaimo has celebrated local excellence in arts and culture through the Culture & Heritage Awards. The annual awards program is an opportunity to honour extraordinary achievement while generating awareness and pride for the calibre of arts and culture activity in […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 202128 Views

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Grassroots group sews skirts to help families of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls heal – News 1130

VANCOUVER (CityNews) — A Cree woman who was living on the streets several years ago says Vancouver’s annual Women’s Memorial March turned her life around and she can now help other families heal. Several years ago, Jamie Smallboy was a missing Indigenous woman herself when she was living on the streets of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 202125 Views

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Carving not an artifact – Castanet.net

Feb 2, 2021 Authenticity of stone carving at Royal B.C. Museum questioned The chief of a First Nation says he has the assurance of the Royal B.C. Museum that steps will be taken to determine how a carved stone pillar was deemed an Indigenous artifact perhaps dating back to the 1800s before a local man […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 202128 Views

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Carved stone pillar found on B.C. beach identified as Indigenous artifact – Vancouver Sun

The museum says conservation staff worked to protect the integrity of the stone, which was covered in algae and weighs about 100 kilograms. Jan 28, 2021 The museum is working with the Songhees and Esquimalt First Nations to determine the most suitable home for the pillar carved with the features of a face, Songhees Chief […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 202132 Views

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West Kootenay Elder Harvests Medicine Roots in Monashee Mountains – MNBC

One Elder in the Kootenay Region West community is helping to connect Métis to their heritage through leading natural medicine picking in the Monashee Mountian. Read his account of the first workshop, hosted last fall. Article submitted by Elder Reuben Ahlstrom (Beaver) This past September, Métis of Nelson (Kootenay Region West) participated in a wild […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202122 Views

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Eyewear with Indigenous flair is named after B.C.’s top health officers – Prince George Citizen

January 27, 2021 A philanthropic eyewear brand that incorporates Indigenous art into its designs has just launched a new collection to “pay homage to British Columbia’s top health officers.” AYA Optical, an eyewear brand founded by North Vancouver resident Carla D’Angelo, has named its latest frames after Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, and Adrian […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202125 Views

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Statement: FNLC calls on Provincial Government to take necessary actions to address systemic racism within the Royal BC Museum

(Xʷmәθkʷәy̓әm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and sәlilwәtaʔɬ/selílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) — The First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) is disturbed by several recent media reports outlining ongoing systemic racism and toxic working conditions within the Royal BC Museum (RBCM), a crown corporation established under the Museum Act (2003). Reports first came to light following the July 2020 resignation […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202127 Views

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Indigenous women, families in Vancouver rally for national Ribbon Skirt Day – News 1130

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — Local Indigenous women and families are wearing ribbon skirts to support a grade 5 student who was shamed by an educational assistant at her Saskatchewan school for wearing a piece of clothing that means a great deal to the Indigenous community. For her school’s Formal Day last month, Bella Kulak, a […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202126 Views

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