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Quebec Amnesty campaign aims to dismantle stereotypes – APTN News

June 25, 2019 Amnesty International has launched a campaign to highlight the positive contributions of several Indigenous Quebecers in order to dismantle negative stereotypes. The French language campaign showcases the work and extraordinary feats in the arts, politics and cultural sector. “We’re doing this for the present moment, but it’s also for the future,” said […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 20195 Views

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Nunatsiaq News wins top prizes at Quebec community newspaper awards – Nunatsiaq News

24 June, 2019 Iqaluit reporter honoured with special award Nunatsiaq News picked up an armful of awards on Saturday, June 8, at the annual Quebec Community Newspaper Association gala at the Hotel du Lac Carling in Grenville-sur-la-Rouge. The newspaper was nominated for 15 awards this year. “It’s a great honour to be recognized for outstanding […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 20198 Views

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AFNQL: Adoption of Bill C-92: A big day for our children

Wendake, June 21, 2019 – It is with great enthusiasm that the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) and the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC) welcome today’s adoption of An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families. “The passing of Act 92 is a […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 20198 Views

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Montreal street renamed to erase tribute to Amherst, honour Indigenous history – CKPG Today

Montreal removed the name of British general Jeffery Amherst’s from its street map on Friday in favour of Atateken Street — a Mohawk word that means brotherhood. City and Indigenous leaders were on hand Friday to announce the name change that will erase traces of the British general who openly expressed a desire to eradicate […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 20196 Views

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Montreal museums to open their doors for National Indigenous Day – Montreal Gazette

Admission to exhibits on Indigenous culture will be free on Friday. June 20, 2019 Montreal’s Museum of Fine Art and McCord Museum will mark Friday’s National Indigenous Day by offering free admission to their exhibits on Indigenous culture. The McCord Museum currently has three exhibits concerning Indigenous culture: Sding K’awXangs — Haida: Supernatural Stories, it […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201918 Views

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Watch Beatrice Deer Awaken Her Inner Peace in the “Isumavunga” Video – Exclaim.ca

Jun 20, 2019 Beatrice Deer recently won the Canadian Folk Music Awards’ Pushing the Boundaries award and Best Folk Album at the Indigenous Music Awards for her soulful fourth full-length album, My All to You. The Montreal-based songwriter, originally from Quaqtaq, is now releasing a video for her introspective song “Isumavunga” off of the record. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201919 Views

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News Roundup: Big Public Art Updates, Galleries on the Move and More – Canadian Art

A new public artwork commemorating the 1919 General Strike in Winnipeg is about to be unveiled, Edmonton’s Indigenous art park has won a prestigious international honour and a new public installation in Toronto honours missing and murdered Indigenous women. Read on for all the details There’s a new public artwork in Winnipeg dedicated to the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201917 Views

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A catalogue of my life’: Anishinaabe artist Rebecca Belmore on Facing the Monumental exhibition – CBC

Exhibition opens for the summer at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montreal Jun 20, 2019 The largest exhibition devoted to award-winning Anishinaabe artist Rebecca Belmore opens June 20 at Musée d’art contemporain (MAC) de Montreal. First presented at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) last summer, Facing the Monumental brings together a vast selection of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201917 Views

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Nunavik Inuit sign deal with Ottawa to launch self-government negotiations – Nunatsiaq News

20 June, 2019 Health and social services will be a priority in discussions, Makivik says Nunavik’s Makivik Corp. has signed an agreement with the federal government that serves as a framework for negotiations towards an Inuit self-government for the region. The agreement was signed June 18 by Makivik President Charlie Watt and Crown-Indigenous Relations and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201914 Views

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Campaign in cities across Canada until June 24 – CBC

Jun 19, 2019 Over the course of the week, Indigenous artists’ work dedicated to raising awareness of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls is going up on billboards in cities across Canada. The campaign, which was launched by Artists Against Racism, started Monday and runs until June 24. “We’re trying to reach the hearts […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201912 Views

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