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Baking healthy bannock 101: connecting with Indigenous culture in the kitchen – SFU

April 14, 2021 Move over sourdough – you can learn how to make healthy versions of bannock, the delicious, moist, quick bread symbolic among many Indigenous people. On World Health Day, April 7, the Office for Aboriginal People hosted a virtual workshop to share healthy bannock recipes. Chef Andrew George, Wet’suwet’en, with Nicola Valley Institute […]

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Watch: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation brothers produce COVID-19 healing song and performance – Westerly News

Apr. 14, 2021 Hjalmer Wenstob and Timmy Masso share dance and inspiration. A pair of Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation brothers collaborated on a healing song and dance to document the COVID-19 pandemic and produced a video to share it worldwide. Nuu-chah-nulth language advocate Timmy Masso and artist Hjalmer Wenstob came up with the idea to produce […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 20216 Views

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Health coordinator leads ‘wellness kit’ project for more than 200 Coast Salish youth – APTN News

Apr 12, 2021 Adam Gauthier, who is Coast Salish, Cree and Métis, says the packages of self-care items are a way to show love for Indigenous youth both on reserve and off. A project to create wellness kits for Indigenous youth across Vancouver Island began as a way to show love and pass along the […]

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Aboriginal Law Report April 5-11, 2021 – First Peoples Law

This week’s edition includes hunting, gaming, mining, logging, land protection, Treaty rights, Indigenous law and more. Herring were front and centre in BC Scientists, First Nations team up in fresh attempt to revive struggling B.C. herring stocks | CBC News Canada’s herring facing ‘biological decimation’, say First Nations and activists | The Guardian B.C. First […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 20218 Views

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Indigenous resurgence in a province like no other – Times Colonist

April 11, 2021 Part three of a three-part series After 30 years of treaty talks, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission findings, and the adoption of the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, First Nations still face racism on a systemic basis. Can Indigenous People ever find justice in this province? John Price […]

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BC Government: Supporting community arts festivals

April 9, 2021 CHILLIWACK – To kick off Creative Industries Week, more than 70 community arts festivals are getting support to hold safe, entertaining activities this year. “We know how much people look forward to the amazing cultural celebrations and music festivals that normally take place during the upcoming peak season. We’re so grateful many […]

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BC Northern Indigenous Artists call for submissions – Prince George Citizen

April 9, 2021 09 Consider four buses as blank slates as the Northern Indigenous Arts Council puts a call out for artwork submissions. The council is working with Diversified Transportation Ltd. to find artwork from Indigenous artists affiliated with regional communities served by BC Bus North. Any art form is welcome as long as it […]

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Letter: Squamish jobs a priority at Woodfibre LNG – Squamish Chief

Hiring preference will be given to Squamish Nation members and Squamish residents. This isn’t empty “spin.” Regarding the letter that questions Woodfibre LNG’s commitment to Squamish and hiring locally. published April 1. Woodfibre is committed to providing local jobs. We’ve stood by this promise since our project was first proposed and will continue to do […]

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The Mental Health Pandemic Within the COVID-19 Pandemic – FNHA

A message from Dr. Nel Wieman, FNHA Acting Deputy Chief Medical Officer​ First Nations people in BC have been contending with the extra challenges brought on by the pandemic for over a year, and the end is still a ways off – even with the exciting news of vaccines being rolled out across the province. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 202118 Views

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‘They were not there’: First Nations feel betrayed after fish farm court decision – Canada’s National Observer

April 9th 2021 First Nations backing Ottawa’s plan to phase out salmon farms in the Discovery Islands feel betrayed after a court ruled in favour of aquaculture companies looking to restock fish at their sites in the region. On Monday, Federal Court Justice Peter George Pamel said Mowi Canada West and Saltstream would suffer substantial […]

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