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Surrey Receives $400,000 for Construction of Indigenous Carving Centre

The project development has been guided by ongoing consultation with the Katzie, Kwantlen and Semiahmoo First Nations and best practices for carving venues. Surrey, BC – The City of Surrey has received a $400,000 grant from the Government of BC for the construction of an Indigenous Carving Centre at Elgin Heritage Park/Historic Stewart Farm. The grant, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202123 Views

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Squamish Nation: Language and Cultural Specialists

ATTENTION: Knowledge Keepers and Specialists of Skwxwú7mesh Language & Culture The Squamish Nation receives requests for various types of events, openings, ceremonies and workshop facilitators. If you would like to be added to our resource list and are interested in being on-call for an opportunity, please complete the below Submission Form and send it to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 202122 Views

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The First Peoples’ Cultural Council receives $4 million in CERIP funding to support Indigenous-led heritage infrastructure projects

February 22, 2021 – W̱JOȽEȽP, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF W̱SÁNEĆ NATION / BRENTWOOD BAY B.C. – The First Peoples’ Cultural Council (FPCC) has received $4 million in funding to support 11 Indigenous cultural heritage infrastructure projects from across B.C. The new FPCC program supports Indigenous communities in the province to safeguard, revitalize and celebrate heritage projects […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 2021114 Views

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Squamish Nation: New Language & Culture Program for Members

Ta na wa Ns7éyx̲nitm ta Snew̓íyelh- Language & Cultural Affairs You are invited to join us in weekly zoom for Tel̓tel̓númut Cht Tel̓tel̓númut Cht (Studying who we are) is a new program that our department will be offering to Nation Members. Each week we will have a special guest present on a specialized Sḵwx̱wú7mesh subject. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202121 Views

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Squamish Nation: Individual & Group Cultural Project Grants

We are accepting applications for Squamish Nation Individual and Group Cultural Project Grants. The deadline for all applications is Friday, March 12, 2021. INDIVIDUAL CULTURAL PROJECTS GRANT APPLICATION • Application deadline: Friday, March 12, 2021 • Please review the Policy for further details • Must follow current COVID-19 guidelines *Please note that we will only […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202119 Views

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Heritage Week in Surrey

The theme for Heritage Week 2021 is “Where do you find your heritage?” Recognizing the importance of preserving and providing access to Surrey’s rich and diverse heritage, Surrey City Council has proclaimed February 15 – 21 as Heritage Week. The theme for Heritage Week 2021 is “Where do you find your heritage?” To facilitate you and your journey with this theme, we have […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 202134 Views

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#CelebratingMétisCultureDuringCOVID19 Contest Now Open!

Do you want to win some cool Métis Swag? To participate you must be a registered citizen or self-identified Métis youth age 15 to 30 and living in BC. Follow these simple steps in order to have your name entered to WIN a Métis Prize Pack: Post a picture of yourself demonstrating how you are celebrating Métis culture during COVID-19 to Facebook and/or Instagram […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 202129 Views

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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, 202132 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, 202130 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, 202141 Views

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