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A Joint Initiative Between the Williams Lake First Nation and Scout Island Nature Centre Leads to New Signage

08/03/2022 Visitors to Scout Island will notice a new sign that has been installed near the Nekw7usem Bridge located in the heart of Williams Lake. This is the beginning of a joint initiative between the Williams Lake First Nation (WLFN) and the Scout Island Nature Centre to develop and display Indigenous knowledge and content on […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 202215 Views

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Dancing in Kamloopa Powwow healing, empowering for young Indigenous people – CFJC Today

Aug 2, 2022 TK’EMLUPS TE SECWEPEMC — Thousands of people, both Indigenous and not, travelled from across Turtle Island for the 41st annual Kamloopa Powwow on the August long weekend (July 29 to Aug.1). Dancers in the hundreds donned exquisite regalia in the high-30s heat for the supportive crowd. Ryan Hunter is a Nakota Sioux […]

by ahnationtalk on August 2, 202212 Views

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Government of Canada shows its pride by supporting 2SLGBTQAI+ events in Vancouver

From: Pacific Economic Development Canada Funding will support the Vancouver Pride Society to expand its programming during the Vancouver Pride Festival and beyond July 31, 2022 COVID-19 had a significant impact on Canadian tourism as travel restrictions, both domestically and internationally, reduced visits to attractions across the country. The Government of Canada created the Tourism […]

by ahnationtalk on August 2, 202211 Views

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New Guardian Pole Overlooking K’ómoks Estuary

A joint news release from K’ómoks First Nation and the City of Courtenay: A Guardian totem pole carved by local Indigenous artist Karver Everson was raised on Friday July 8 in a traditional ceremony facilitated by K’ómoks First Nation Hereditary Chiefs. The Guardian pole has been installed in a prominent location next to the Courtenay Riverway […]

by ahnationtalk on August 2, 202212 Views

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Chief and Council Welcome Everyone to the Kamloopa Powwow

July 29, 2022 After a two year absence, Tk̓emlúps te Secwépemc (TteS), is honoured to be the host community for the 41st Annual Kamloopa Pow Wow on July 29 to 31, 2022 here on our beautiful and direct ancestral lands. We welcome all our members and guests to come and participate in the Pow Wow […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 202221 Views

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Songhees Park Opening Celebrates Unique Partnership with City and Songhees Nation

The newly expanded Songhees Park has opened along the Inner Harbour, becoming the first park developed in partnership between the City of Victoria and the Songhees Nation. The new park area connects people with Lekwungen art and culture and offers places to relax, gather and connect with nature. The new park area is located at […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 202216 Views

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Celebrate Pride weekend with Musqueam!

Join Musqueam for our second annual Pride community event ahead of the Vancouver Pride Parade Everyone is welcome to this event where we will celebrate our two-spirit and queer relatives Musqueam Pride 2022 Saturday, July 30 11am – 4pm Outside the cultural centre Join us for… the opening of our rainbow crosswalks designed by Musqueam […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202220 Views

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Tŝilhqot’in and City of New Westminster Commemorate War Hero

New Westminster, B.C.: The Tŝilhqot’in National Government, in partnership with the City of New Westminster, is commemorating the wrongful hanging of War Chief ʔAhan from the Chilcotin War of 1864́/65. Today marks 157 years to the day since Nits’ilʔin ʔAhan was wrongfully arrested under a flag of truce and hanged in New Westminster. Tŝilhqot’in leaders […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 2022128 Views

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First Nations, B.C. government move to ban black bear hunting in an effort to protect rare spirit bears – CBC

Black bears in Kitasoo/Xai’xais, Gitga’at territories likeliest to carry rare genetic trait, researchers say Jul 21, 2022 The B.C. government has banned the hunting of black bears in the territories of the Kitasoo/Xai’xais and Gitga’at First Nations in the Great Bear Rainforest, in response to a joint proposal by the nations to protect one of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202221 Views

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Richmond to celebrate Pride Week July 25 to 31

18 July 2022 Richmond residents and their families and friends are invited to celebrate Pride Week from Monday, July 25 through Sunday, July 31 with free events and activities that include story times, workshops, fitness classes and a unique printmaking activity. “The City of Richmond acknowledges the contributions of the LGBTQ2S+ community to our city […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 202221 Views

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