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QNW Campaign launch: My Indigenous Culture

Québec Native Women (QNW) is pleased to invite you to the launch of our “My Indigenous Culture” campaign on April 25th, 2018. This new QNW campaign will provide resources and activities for Indigenous youth to actively engage in promoting their cultural pride, in addition to sensitizing non-Indigenous youth about Indigenous culture. As a comprehensive campaign, […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 201810 Views

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Library and Archives Canada launches Co-Lab

GATINEAU, QC, April 18, 2018 – Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is pleased to announce the launch of Co-Lab, a crowdsourcing tool that will allow contributors to reveal our history, page by page. Imagine transcribing handwritten letters like the one that Louis Riel wrote the day before his death to his wife and children, asking her to make them […]

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 20189 Views

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2018 Sobey Art Award longlist revealed

April 17, 2018 The Sobey Art Foundation and the National Gallery of Canada are delighted to present the longlist of nominees for the 2018 Sobey Art Award, Canada’s prestigious contemporary art prize that recognizes and supports emerging artists from across the country. Established in 2002 by the Sobey Art Foundation, the Sobey Art Award aims […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 201815 Views

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Inuit want exemption from registry of guns used for hunting. – Rcinet.ca

6 April, 2018 The Inuit of northern Quebec are once again saying they should be exempt from Quebec’s newly implemented long gun registry, that is hunting rifles and shotguns. They say they have distinct hunting rights under the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement and should therefore not be subject to the new provincial law. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 201811 Views

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Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute Wins Coveted National Award for Outstanding Achievement

OUJÉ-BOUGOUMOU, QC, April 13, 2018 – The Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute (ACCI) is proud to announce that its travelling exhibition “Footprints: A Walk Through Generations” has been selected as the recipient of the Canadian Museums Association’s “Award of Outstanding Achievement in the Exhibition – Cultural Heritage” category. The exhibit is a breathtaking multimedia creation of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 201821 Views

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Telefilm Canada – Calls for entries: April 2018

3nd Venice Production Bridge Projects in development – Fiction, Documentaries and Virtual Reality Venice, Italy, August 30 to September 4, 2018 Application deadline: May 1, 2018 56th New York Film Festival Features and shorts – all genres New York, United States, September 28 to October 4, 2018 Deadline for festival regular entry: April 27, 2018 Deadline for […]

by pmnationtalk on April 10, 201819 Views

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Orchestre Métropolitain wins the 33rd Grand Prix of the Conseil des arts de Montréal

MONTRÉAL, March 29, 2018 – The Orchestre Métropolitain has won the 33rd Grand Prix of the Conseil des arts de Montréal, along with the accompanying $30,000 prize. The inaugural Prix du jury, awarded by the Caisse Desjardins de la Culture, went to ATSA, Quand l’Art passe à l’Action. The annual awards luncheon, hosted by Matthieu Dugal at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, was attended […]

by pmnationtalk on April 2, 201829 Views

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Indigenous ‘Firsts’ That Opened Doors For Future Generations In Canada – Huffington Post

Their contributions shouldn’t be ignored. The approximately 1.7 million Indigenous people living in Canada have endured unspeakable hardships over the past few hundred years — hardships often inflicted upon them with the end goal of eradicating their languages, cultures, religions, and even their very existence. Throughout that, Indigenous people have continued to contribute to Canadian […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 201847 Views

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Exploring Decolonization on the Road to Reconciliation: report published – LAC

On November 6, 2017, the LAC Forum with University Partners convened at 395 Wellington Street in Ottawa to explore the topics of decolonization and reconciliation with Indigenous communities. The event welcomed 150 participants from universities, various Indigenous communities, government departments, the GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums) sector, and the general public. Students, researchers, public […]

by pmnationtalk on March 26, 201826 Views

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Mohawk language student project at Concordia University – Students exam revitalization of endangered language for course credits

MONTREAL, March 20, 2018  – As Concordia University’s Journalist-in-Residence, I tasked six students over the course of the winter 2018 semester with a special project: examining efforts in two Mohawk communities to revitalize and preserve one of Canada’s oldest languages, Kanien’kéha (Mohawk). These students have, since January, interviewed a host of first-language Mohawk speakers, second-language learners, and the teachers who are desperately trying […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 201826 Views

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