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Spirit Fast for the Fraser: Indigenous Ceremony calls on Canada to cancel Trans Mountain Expansion

September 8, 2021 Unceded kʷikʷəƛ̓əm Territory (Coquitlam, BC) — Yesterday at noon, two Indigenous women began a 4-day traditional ceremonial fast on the banks of the Fraser River. Kukpi7 Judy Wilson, Chief of Neskonlith and Secretary-Treasurer of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs, and Sara Cadeau, Anishinaabe Kwe, Community Organizer and Traditional Wellness Practitioner, are […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 202127 Views

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Nanaimo First Nations clothing designers off to NYC despite fire – Times Colonist

September 8, 2021 A fire that whipped through its warehouse, destroying years of work, isn’t keeping a Nanaimo First Nations clothing company from one of fashion’s biggest runways. Sisters Aunalee Boyd-Good and Sophia Seward-Good — who own Ay Lelum: The Good House of Design — are heading to the Big Apple for New York Fashion […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 202118 Views

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BC Government: New fund launched for community events

Aug. 27, 2021 VANCOUVER – The Province will begin accepting applications on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, to support B.C.-based events through the new Fairs, Festivals and Events Recovery Fund. “We know that people have been missing community fairs, festivals and events, and organizers have made tremendous sacrifices to keep us all safe,” said Melanie Mark, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 2021161 Views

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Grizzly Bear Territories in Canada Match Maps of Indigenous Language Families – Smithsonian Magazine

DNA analysis shows a distinct relationship between three distinct groups of grizzlies and Indigenous populations with different languages For millennia, Indigenous cultures in North America have had a close bond with nature. Now, new research has found three genetically distinct grizzly bear territories align with maps of where specific First Nations languages are used in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 202120 Views

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Maritime Museum exhibition honours Indigenous maritime cultures of the past and present

VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 25, 2021 – On September 16, Vancouver Maritime Museum (VMM) launches Canoe Cultures :: Ho’-ku-melh – War Canoes and the Gifts They Carry Forward. Curated by Indigenous artist Roxanne Charles, this multi-sensory exhibition focuses on the canoe as a symbol of strength and resilience. Canoe Cultures :: Ho’-ku-melh features the work of Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 202194 Views

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Acknowledging that we are on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples

Acknowledging that we are on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples – Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh/Vancouver, B.C. On Saturday, August 28, 2021, Aboriginal Life in Vancouver Enhancement Society (ALIVE) will be co-hosting the Circles Festival along with Decolonial Clothing Co., and the Northwest Indigenous Council Society. The festival will take […]

by pmnationtalk on August 24, 202144 Views

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Indigenous art adorns BC Bus North buses – Prince George Daily News

August 24, 2021 The Northern Indigenous Arts Council (NIAC) has unveiled four large-scale, local pieces of Indigenous art that will bring inspiring beauty to the communities of northern B.C. next month. The artwork will adorn the sides of BC Bus North buses as they travel their regularly scheduled routes in northern B.C. and add even […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 202130 Views

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BC Ferries announces the names of the newest Island Class ferries

August 23, 2021 Island Nagalis and Island K’ulut’a will enter service in 2022 VICTORIA – BC Ferries revealed the names of its third and fourth Island Class ferries at a special naming ceremony at Victoria’s Point Hope Maritime. Island Nagalis and Island K’ulut’a are the newest vessels to enter the fleet, allowing two-ship service to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 202127 Views

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Contemporary Women Sculptors Front and Centre in New Show Celebrating Charles Marega

The late Italian artist is best known for his lion sculptures which stand at the foot of the Lions Gate Bridge. A new exhibition brings together sculptures by an intergenerational group of women from the ECU community in celebration of — and in contrast to — a seminal Vancouver artist and historical arts figure, Charles […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 202160 Views

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2 Indigenous place names restored on B.C.’s Sunshine Coast – CBC

Aug 19, 2021 Wilson Creek now called ts’uḵw’um, Saltery Bay now sḵelhp Two place names on the Sunshine Coast are changing to reflect the language and culture of local Indigenous Peoples, the B.C. government says. In a joint statement, the Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation and the Forests Ministry say they’ve been working with […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 202140 Views

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