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National Arts Centre announces First Projects to receive National Creation Fund Investments

June 14, 2018 – OTTAWA (Canada) – The National Arts Centre today announced the first nine projects that will be receiving investments totaling $1.4 million from the National Creation Fund, a new initiative that supports the development of bold and ambitious Canadian work in music, theatre, dance and inter-disciplinary performing arts. The projects are: Eve […]

by pmnationtalk on June 14, 20185 Views

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The Abenakis and the Les Sources RCM join forces to showcase Mont Ham

A regional park with Indigenous colours Ham-Sud, Quebec – June 11, 2018 The Les Sources RCM and the Grand Conseil de la Nation Waban-Aki (GCNWA) have held the public’s interest since a mysterious announcement was made in the Parc régional du Mont-Ham, on October 30, regarding a partnership. Nearly eight months later, the two organizations invited the media to […]

by pmnationtalk on June 11, 20189 Views

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History made at architecture biennale with Indigenous-led exhibition – Construction Canada

June 5, 2018 Unceded: Voices of the Land is the first ever Indigenous-led entry to be presented by Canada at the Venice Architecture Biennale. Commissioned by the Canada Council for the Arts, it is presented by internationally renowned architect Douglas Cardinal and curators Gerald McMaster and David Fortin. “The Canada Council for the Arts is […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 20188 Views

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The AFNQL Highlights the National Indigenous History Month

WENDAKE, QC, June 1, 2018  – The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) would like to highlight the National Indigenous History Month, which objective is to remind and celebrate the contribution of Indigenous peoples to Canada. “Our peoples have occupied and still occupy a fundamental place in the creation and development of this country. History […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 201815 Views

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Canadian Heritage launches engagement sessions on First Nations, Inuit and Métis Languages

From: Canadian Heritage GATINEAU, June 1, 2018 Today, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, launched the intensive community-based engagement sessions that will be held across Canada this summer to support the co-development of First Nations, Inuit and Métis languages legislation. The intensive engagement sessions will build on the results of early engagement sessions […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 201811 Views

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Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site Management Plan Tabled in Parliament

Parks Canada announces plan to connect Canadians to heritage in the Québec region June 1, 2018      Québec, Quebec      Parks Canada Agency The management plan for Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site was tabled in Parliament today. Management plans are a legislative requirement of the Canada National Parks Act and guide the management of Parks Canada places. National historic sites reflect […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 201813 Views

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National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day – Message from Dr. Carrie Bourassa

June 01, 2018 On behalf of CIHR, I would like to wish First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples a happy National Indigenous History Month and a National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21. For all Canadians, June is a very special month as we all come together to celebrate the traditions, cultures and contributions of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 201811 Views

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A Guide to Powwow Season in Canada – WestJet Magazine

For Indigenous people across Canada, the arrival of green grass and sunny days signals the return of powwow season. I was about 10 years old when I attended my first powwow. The women dancers were so beautiful, they took my breath away. As the fancy shawl dancers’ soft moccasins crushed the dry summer grass beneath […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 201813 Views

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National billboard exhibition celebrates Indigenous resilience through art – Canadian Geographic

When Resilience: The National Billboard Exhibition Project was first discussed by Winnipeg-based art centre Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA), it was an idea without a name, but with one very clear vision: to publically celebrate and commemorate the work of Indigenous female artists in a countrywide act of reconciliation. “This project is not about […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 201813 Views

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Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec awards ceremony marked by pride and recognition

MONTRÉAL, May 29, 2018  – The awards ceremony for the Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec (OALQ) marks the contributions made by outstanding men and women who have shaped Québec’s cultural landscape through their vision, talent, achievements and dedication. The emotion felt by each winner upon receiving this major honour was palpable and was enhanced significantly […]

by pmnationtalk on May 29, 20189 Views

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