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Questions Emerge About Métis Artist Funding in Quebec – Canadian Art

Quebec’s arts council doesn’t accept Métis artists in its Recognition Program for Indigenous People—and says it’s because of provincial government guidelines Serious questions have emerged this month about equity for Métis artists in Quebec. In early April, Melanie Lefebvre, a Montreal-based Métis artist, became aware that the Conseil des arts et lettres du Québec was […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 201918 Views

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Announcing the Recipients of the Creative Export Canada Program: Six Organizations from Ontario Will Shine on the Global Stage

From: Canadian Heritage TORONTO, April 16, 2019 Creativity and innovation were in the spotlight today when the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, visited Toronto to announce the first projects to receive funding from the new Creative Export Canada program, launched by Canadian Heritage last June. Minister Ng made the announcement […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 201915 Views

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Announcing the Recipients of the Creative Export Canada Program

From: Canadian Heritage MONTRÉAL, April 15, 2019 Outstanding creativity and innovation were in the spotlight today as the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, announced the first projects to receive funding from the new Creative Export Canada program. The 20 projects chosen will share a total of nearly $7.8 million in funding. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 201917 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Supreme Court Win in Residential Schools Compensation Case “A Victory for Justice and for Survivors of the Indian Residential Schools”

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Supreme Court Win in Residential Schools Compensation Case “A Victory for Justice and for Survivors of the Indian Residential Schools” (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde called today’s ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada in J.W. v. Canada (Attorney General) an important victory […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 201923 Views

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Library and Archives Canada: 12 projects for preservation of documentary heritage funded in Quebec

From: Library and Archives Canada Thursday, April 11, 2019 – Toronto, Ontario – Library and Archives Canada (LAC) will provide $1.5 million to support 52 projects (including 47 new projects) by archives, libraries and documentary heritage institutions throughout Canada. The recipients of the Documentary Heritage Communities Program (DHCP) for 2019–2020 were announced today at TIFF Bell Lightbox in […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 201922 Views

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Mohawk Elder Billy Two Rivers talks wrestling, the Oka Crisis, and being a grandparent – APTN News

April 9, 2019 Mention the name Billy Two Rivers to someone, and there’s a good chance they’ll know him for any number of reasons. Especially old school wrestling fans, who will remember his 24 years in the ring, where according to Two Rivers, he never played a villain. “No, I didn’t have a choice, they […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 201927 Views

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Dawson College: Loss of indigenous languages like libraries burning down

The Year of Indigenous Language proclaimed by the United Nations was celebrated during First Peoples Week at Dawson College April 1-5. “Language is the vessel that holds traditional knowledge,” said Kanentokon Hemlock during his talk entitled Language Revitalization and Decolonization on April 2. “When we lose a language, it is like watching a library burn […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 201933 Views

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Library and Archives Canada launches funding and services to help preserve Indigenous culture and language recordings

From: Library and Archives Canada Friday, April 5, 2019 – Gatineau, Quebec Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is pleased to announce the launch of its Listen, Hear Our Voices initiative, which offers funding and digitization services to preserve Indigenous culture and language recordings. This initiative is part of the institution’s Indigenous Documentary Heritage Initiatives (IDHI). […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 201936 Views

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Aboriginal cultures and languages highlighted with the launch of a new initiative from Les Offices jeunesse internationaux du Québec

WENDAKE, QC, April 3, 2019 – Les Offices jeunesse internationaux du Québec (LOJIQ) officially launched the Aboriginal Cultures and Languages Initiative today during an event held in Wendake. Several partners and representatives from Québec’s Aboriginal communities accepted the invitation from Ms. Nadine Girault, Minister of International Relations and La Francophonie, Ms. Sylvie D’Amours, Minister Responsible […]

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 201935 Views

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The Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec marks its 25th anniversary

QUÉBEC, April 4, 2019 – For the past 25 years, the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ) has been investing in the imagination and celebrating the success of the creators of artworks and memorable works of literature that shape our identity, shining a spotlight on them at home and abroad. The CALQ […]

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 201933 Views

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