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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, 202055 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, 202053 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, 202061 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, 202056 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, 202052 Views

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Métis Nation Second World War Hero Honoured in Victoria

WWII Métis Veteran George Henry Young received thanks from the Métis Nation, a $20,000 Recognition Payment and an apology from Canada in Victoria, BC. On July 9, 2020, WWII Métis Veteran George Henry Young received thanks from the Métis Nation, a $20,000 Recognition Payment and an apology from Canada in Victoria, BC.  The Recognition Payment […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 202041 Views

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Despite challenges, Syilx Nation language students celebrate graduation – Vernon Morning Star

Students learning Nsyilxcn, a critically endangered Indigenous language, are celebrating graduation Jun. 30, 2020 The Nsyilxcn language will continue to be preserved, thanks to a dedicated group of Syilx Nation language students. Despite not being able to attend class in person over the past few months, the students hunkered down, applied themselves and this week […]

by ahnationtalk on June 30, 202071 Views

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Lu’ma Native Housing Society RFP- Building Art Projects

The Lu’ma Native BCH Housing Society is seeking Request for Proposals (RFP) from Indigenous organizations, Indigenous individual Artists, and Indigenous teams of Artists. The RFPs are for artwork that will be displayed on buildings currently under construction in Vancouver, BC. Please view and download the below RFPs for full details regarding design context, artist eligibility, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 202057 Views

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Klahoose ancestors journey home – National Observer

June 25th 2020 The Klahoose Nation’s traditional winter village lies at the head of Toba Inlet on B.C.’s west coast along the southernmost flank of the Great Bear Rainforest. Nearby, alongside the Tahumming River, is an old cemetery sparsely covered with wooden or stone markers, mainly active while the Klahoose still lived in the Toba. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 202070 Views

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Indigenous Arts and Cultural Tourism Sector is Facing a Tough Recovery – CFN

COVID-19 closures of Indigenous social enterprises are having far-reaching impacts on local economies and communities on the North and Central Coast and Haida Gwaii. The Haida Heritage Centre at Kay Llnagaay closed its doors on March 17 as the Haida Nation took swift action to declare a State of Emergency to protect the community from […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 202074 Views

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