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Makivik Says New Indigenous Language Legislation Far From Perfect But Will Continue to Seek Inuit Specific Legislation to Protect Inuktitut

February 6, 2019 – Kuujjuaq, Nunavik – The President of Makivik Corporation says Inuit in Nunavik will continue to push for standalone language legislation that protects Inuktitut, which is absent from the newly announced Indigenous Language Legislation. Watt says it falls short of protecting and enhancing the development of one of the first Aboriginal languages […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 201917 Views

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Inuit Leaders push for strong measures that support the revitalization, maintenance and protection of Inuktut as part of the International Year of Indigenous Languages launched at the United Nations General Assembly

Press Release February 1, 2019, Ottawa, ON and New York, NY– Inuit leadership from the four Inuit regions in Canada: Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated President, Aluki Kotierk of Nunavut, Makivik Corporation President Charlie Watt of Nunavik, Nunatsiavut Government President Johannes Lampe of Nunatsiavut, and Inuvialuit Regional Corporation Chair and CEO, Duane Smith of theInuvialuit Settlement Region, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 201941 Views

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Minister Rodriguez and Canadian Indigenous Leaders Take Part in the Launch of the United Nations International Year of Indigenous Languages

GATINEAU, February 1, 2019 The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, today took part in the United Nations General Assembly launch of the International Year of Indigenous Languages in New York. He was joined by Indigenous leaders including National Chief Perry Bellegarde, Assembly of First Nations; President Clément Chartier, Métis National Council; President […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 201919 Views

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Minister Rodriguez Announces Appointments to the Board of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

GATINEAU, January 31, 2019 Today, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, announced the appointments of Michèle Rivet as Vice-Chairperson and of Julie Jai as trustee to the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. This appointment was made under the Government of Canada’s new approach to Governor in Council […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201915 Views

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Indigenous Ally Toolkit aims to fill knowledge gap in says developer – APTN News

January 29, 2019 Leilani Shaw picks up a pamphlet from the table and opens it up. The front reads Indigenous Ally Toolkit,  laid over a backdrop of medicinal plants. “The idea is that it’s [the Indigenous Ally Toolkit] supposed to be like medicine,” said Shaw, who designed the toolkit. “I hope that’s not too corny.” […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 201926 Views

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2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages – Council of Atikamekw Nation salutes UNESCO initiative and calls on First Nations of Canada to celebrate diversity

NITASKINAN, QC, Jan. 28, 2019 – On the occasion of the official launch today of the International Year of Indigenous Languages at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, the Council of the Atikamekw Nation (CAN) wishes to underscore the importance of this campaign for asserting the identity of indigenous people. The CAN deems that, with over 70 recognized indigenous languages […]

by pmnationtalk on January 28, 201924 Views

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Cree museum wins Governor General’s History Award – CBC

Footprints exhibition traces walking traditions of Quebec Cree Jan 24, 2019 A travelling exhibition celebrating the role of James Bay Cree walking traditions in Quebec won a 2018 Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Museums. Footprints: A Walk Through Generations is a multimedia exhibition developed by the Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute (ACCI) in Oujé-Bougoumou. It […]

by pmnationtalk on January 25, 201923 Views

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Media advisory: Parliamentary Secretary Gary Anandasangaree to Tour Prince George

Media advisory PRINCE GEORGE, British Columbia – Mr. Gary Anandasangaree, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism (Multiculturalism), will take part in several activities in Prince George on Wednesday. Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local. The details are as follows: Events for Wednesday, January 23: […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 201929 Views

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Theatre Preview: ‘Children of God’ – The Link

January 20, 2019 Using Music to Unravel Emotions that Are Beyond Words Ask yourself: have I ever read a book written by an Indigenous author? If not, why? Am I able to name the traditional territory I stand on? If not, why? Do I know what “to kill the Indian in the child” means and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 201926 Views

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Images on Stone: the Secrets of Rock Art in Canada

QUÉBEC CITY, Jan. 17, 2019 – Astonishing, mysterious images drawn or painted on rock walls or carved in stone across the Canadian landscape: rock art reflects the cultures of Indigenous Peoples who have been living on the territory for thousands of years. To provide the public with an opportunity to discover the wealth of this Indigenous cultural […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201931 Views

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