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Apply for the 2018 TIFF-CBC Films Screenwriter Award by December 5

Applications are now open for the TIFF-CBC Films Screenwriter Award which provides $15K to a Canadian writer of an outstanding feature film screenplay, supporting them to develop their project. The award is open to experienced screenwriters who are female, or who are Indigenous, or who belong to a visible minority, or who identify with a disability. Applicants […]

by pmnationtalk on November 14, 201816 Views

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Preserving, Promoting and Revitalizing Indigenous Languages in Quebec

MONTRÉAL, November 14, 2018 Marc Miller, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, today announced that the Government of Canada is providing $344,292 over two years to the Centre de Développement Communautaire Autochtone de Montréal (Native Montréal) in order to preserve, promote and revitalize Indigenous languages in the Greater Montréal area. Mr. Miller made the announcement on behalf […]

by pmnationtalk on November 14, 201820 Views

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Media advisory: Parliamentary Secretary Marc Miller to Announce Funding to Support the Iakwahwatsiratátie Language Nest in Kahnawake

KAHNAWAKE, Quebec – Marc Miller, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, will be in Kahnawake on Wednesday to announce funding for the the Iakwahwatsiratátie Language Nest through the Aboriginal Languages Initiative. Mr. Miller will make this announcement on behalf of the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism. Please note that all details are […]

by pmnationtalk on November 14, 201817 Views

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Media advisory: Parliamentary Secretary Marc Miller to Announce Funding to Support Indigenous Languages in Montréal

From: Canadian Heritage MONTRÉAL – Marc Miller, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Member of Parliament (Ville-Marie–Le Sud-Ouest–Île-des-Soeurs), will be in Montréal on Wednesday to announce funding, through the Aboriginal Languages Initiative, for the Centre de Développement Communautaire Autochtone de Montréal. Mr. Miller will make this announcement on behalf of the Honourable […]

by ahnationtalk on November 13, 201819 Views

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Media advisory: The NFB at RIDM 2018’s UXdoc Space. Lisa Jackson’s VR experience Biidaaban: First Light, a recent award winner at imagineNATIVE, making its Quebec and French-language premieres in Montreal.

Montreal – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) Fresh from its win for Best Interactive Work at the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, Biidaaban: First Light will be shown at the UXdoc Space of the 2018 Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal(RIDM), taking place November 8 to 19. This will be Biidaaban’s Quebec premiere in English and its world premiere […]

by pmnationtalk on November 5, 201828 Views

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Library and Archives Canada offers financial assistance to preserve and share your histories and documentary heritage

From: Library and Archives Canada October 18, 2018 Library and Archives Canada announced today the launch of the 2019–2020 funding cycle for its Documentary Heritage Communities Program. Since this program was introduced in 2015, some 130 organizations have taken advantage of the financial assistance provided to enhance their capacity to sustainably preserve, share and highlight […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 201826 Views

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The Mi’gmaq Maliseet Aboriginal Fisheries Management Association is forging ahead with sustainable, innovative management of marine resources

From: Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions More than $2.7 million from the Government of Canada will help support innovative, structuring projects in three Indigenous communities in the Gaspé Peninsula October 10, 2018 – Gesgapegiag, Quebec – Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Indigenous Services Canada, Employment and Social Development Canada and Canada Economic Development for Quebec […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 201828 Views

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Media advisory: Indigenous Art Centre to open new exhibition titled #nofilterneeded: Shining light on the Native Indian and Inuit Photographers Association, 1985-1992

Gatineau, Quebec – Please be advised of the opening of a new exhibition at the Indigenous Art Centre of 10 Wellington, titled #nofilterneeded: Shining light on the Native Indian and Inuit Photographers Association, 1985-1992. Rheanne Chartrand, curator for the new exhibition, will take this opportunity to talk about the series of photographic works brought together for […]

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 201833 Views

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Threads of a Cree life: Montreal student unveils epic full caribou hide beadwork – CBC

My Grandmother’s Garden honours Cree, Indigenous women Sep 26, 2018 The idea to bead an entire caribou hide came to Flora Weistche in a dream. “I dreamt of my grandmother Helen sitting across the table from me, the caribou hide laid out on the table. When I looked at it, I could see the three […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 201846 Views

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Royal Canadian Mint celebrates indigenous culture with dazzling Fancy Dance coloured silver coin

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – September 21, 2018 – The Royal Canadian Mint has joined McGill University’s First Peoples’ House 17th Annual Pow Wow to unveil a vividly coloured silver collector coin celebrating the spectacular pageantry of the Fancy Dance, a modern Indigenous art form that is a powerful and captivating expression of Indigenous pride and heritage. “This […]

by pmnationtalk on September 24, 201829 Views

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