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Media Advisory – Royal Canadian Mint to unveil silver coin celebrating Pow Wow tradition of the Fancy Dance

OTTAWA, Sept. 19, 2018  – The Royal Canadian Mint will officially unveil a colourful silver collector coin showcasing the Fancy Dance, a dazzling spectacle of Indigenous pow wows. This coin will be revealed during McGill University’s First Peoples’ House annual Pow Wow on September 21, 2018. Where: McGill University Downtown campus (Lower West Field) 845 Sherbrooke […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201871 Views

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Stymied by Quebec adoption agencies, U.S. man turns to DNA testing and strikes gold, at last – CBC

Ken Waisanen met his Kahnawake relatives this summer after discovering his biological father’s identity Sep 17, 2018 Ken Waisanen struggles to express what it means to him to know, at long last, the identity of his biological father. Overwhelmed with emotion, Waisanen removes his glasses several times to wipe away tears. “It’s a relief, for […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 201829 Views

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Wapikoni Mobile and Manon Barbeau receive 2 prestigious awards today

The 50th Anniversary Medal of the Ministry of International Relations and La Francophonie (MIRF) is awarded to Wapikoni Mobile And its co-founder, Manon Barbeau, receives the Chevalier medallion of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres de la République française (Order of Arts and Letters of the French Republic) MONTREAL, Sept. 12, 2018  – A […]

by pmnationtalk on September 13, 201839 Views

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Artist collective Isuma selects curatorial team for Canada’s exhibition at La Biennale di Venezia in 2019

September 12, 2018 Isuma, led by Zacharias Kunuk and Norman Cohn, has appointed five curators to organize the collective’s exhibition at La Biennale di Venezia 2019. The team of five Canadian curators includes Asinnajaq, Catherine Crowston, Barbara Fischer, Candice Hopkins, and Josée Drouin-Brisebois. Isuma, announced as Canada’s official entry at the 58th International Art Exhibition […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 201828 Views

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Red Sky to open CINARS Biennale 2018

We’re thrilled that our multi-Dora award-nominated show Backbone is selected to open the CINARS Biennale 2018 in Montreal! We invite presenters and audiences to come and see Backbone! CINARS is one of the most important international showcases and networking events in Canada. The Biennale gathers more than 1500 professionals from over 40 countries to develop […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 201837 Views

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Visitors learn kernels of culture at Kahnawake’s annual Corn Fest – CBC

‘People are hungry to learn about us,’ says Skanaié:’a Deer Sep 11, 2018 Mending relationships and promoting reconciliation through fun and food was the goal of a corn festival organized between the two neighbouring communities of Kahnawake and Châ​teauguay, Que. “It’s important because there’s so many people in Châ​teauguay who have never come to Kahnawake, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 201837 Views

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Assembly of First Nations to Convene National Policy Forum on Affirming First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction September 11-12, 2018

Assembly of First Nations to Convene National Policy Forum on Affirming First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction September 11-12, 2018 September 10, 2018 (Ottawa, ON):  The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is convening a national policy forum on Affirming First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction in Gatineau, Quebec September 11 and 12.  The purpose of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 201831 Views

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Update – Media Invitation – Space for Life invites you to GARDENS OF LIGHT before the opening to the public

MONTRÉAL, Sept. 5, 2018 – On September 6, Space for Life is inviting the media to discover the 7th edition of Gardens of Light. Be among the first to take photographs and stroll along the illuminated path of the Chinese, First Nations and Japanese gardens. DATE: September 6, from 7 p.m. Dusk (blue hour) is […]

by pmnationtalk on September 5, 201824 Views

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Denis McCready appointed Executive Producer of the NFB’s Canadian Francophonie Studio.

From: National Film Board August 30, 2018 – Montreal – National Film Board of Canada Michèle Bélanger, Executive Director of the National Film Board of Canada’s French Program, today announced the appointment of Denis McCready as Executive Producer of the Canadian Francophonie Studio. He has been serving as Acting Producer at the Studio’s Toronto centre […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 201825 Views

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KWE! Meet with Indigenous Peoples Event: The Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse presents the “Indigenous Peoples: Fact and Fiction” space

Québec, August 31st, 2018 — As part of the event KWE! Meet with Indigenous Peoples, the Interim President of the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse has opened the “Indigenous Peoples: Fact and Fiction” space today in the presence of its partners. “The Commission is a long-time ally of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 201861 Views

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