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COVID-19: Suspension of Itinerant Court in Nunavik

Mar 25, 2020 To help contain the spread of COVID-19, the Court of Quebec has currently suspended all travel to Nunavik from March 16th – May 4th, 2020 and has limited hearings to emergency or urgent matters only. Emergency hearings will take place in Amos by means of telephone and video conferencing. Please refer to […]

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Indigenous voices sing out for healing during COVID-19 pandemic – CTV News

March 23, 2020 MONTREAL — Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) traditional dancer, singer and drummer Kawennotas Sedalia Fazio saw people across the globe singing during the COVID-19 pandemic, and wanted to bring her people’s song to the call for healing. “This is for the healing of the people, healing of mother earth,” she said the video posted on […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 202012 Views

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Makivik Corp.: Do not come to Nunavik unless you really have to, Inuit Leaders say

March 17, 2020 – Kuujjuaq, Nunavik – Leaders in Nunavik are literally closing the border to Nunavik in response to the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic and are telling people not to visit the communities unless it’s absolutely necessary. The two northern airlines owned by Makivik Corporation – Air Inuit and Canadian North – will […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 202017 Views

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New maps document traditional place names across Nunavik – Nunatsiaq News

Northern villages and surrounding areas and islands captured in mapping project KUUJJUAQ—The traditional names of places across Nunavik are written in Roman orthography and syllabics on a new collection of maps released by the Avataq Cultural Institute. All 14 Nunavik communities and their surrounding areas, as well as Chisasibi, are accounted for. Nicolas Perti-Duplessis, a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 202026 Views

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Sharing our expertise with Montreal’s arts community – McCord Museum chosen by Conseil des arts de Montréal for its engagement with Indigenous communities

Montreal– The McCord Museum is one of eight Montreal cultural institutions selected by the Conseil des arts de Montréal to share its expertise, resources and networks with the arts community. Under the agreement, the Museum will carry out two projects focussed on creating stronger ties with Indigenous creators and increasing awareness of Indigenous realities and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 202050 Views

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Seven new National Film Board of Canada shorts celebrate Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards laureates

February 27, 2020 – Montreal – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) For the 12th consecutive year, the National Film Board of Canada is bringing together acclaimed filmmakers to create short cinematic tributes to Canadian performing arts legends, as the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards (GGPAA) gets set to honour laureates at its 28th annual […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 202051 Views

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Nunavik’s regional government gets behind artists’ grant – Nunatsiaq News

25 February 2020 Kativik Regional Government partners with Avataq as Quebec government steps away KUUJJUUAQ—The Kativik Regional Government has stepped up with $82,000 to fully support a funding program through Avataq Cultural Institute for Nunavik artists. Previously supported by the province of Quebec’s arts program, it is now 100 per cent funded by the regional […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202058 Views

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Modernization of the Canada Periodical Fund: Adapting to the Digital Era

From: Canadian Heritage February 18, 2020 The Government of Canada recognizes the importance of fostering strong and dynamic magazine and community newspaper sectors that meet the evolving needs of readers. The industry is facing major challenges due in part to declining advertising revenues and distribution in an increasingly digital marketplace. This is why the Government […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 202025 Views

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Advocates gather to promote Mohawk language as a career asset – CBC

‘What’s your passion and how can you incorporate the language into that?’ Feb 14, 2020 For Kanen’tó:kon Hemlock, people in his community of Kahnawake, Que. have to ask themselves how they can be engaged in the revitalization of Kanien’kéha, the Mohawk language, and incorporate it into their jobs. “It’s not enough just to write our […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 202027 Views

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It’s 2020′: Parent appalled after students told not to speak Atikamekw language in school – CBC

Head of Lac-Saint-Jean Native Friendship Centre hopes controversy opens doors to cultural sensitivity training Feb 13, 2020 Virginia Weizineau said her daughter Jessica Chachai arrived home one day in January, dumbfounded by what had happened to her at her Roberval, Que., high school. The 15-year-old told her mother she had been sitting at a table […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 202028 Views

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