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Joint Statement by Ministers Guilbeault, Bennett, Miller and Vandal on National Indigenous Languages Day

From: Canadian Heritage GATINEAU, March 31, 2021 The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, and the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, issued the following statement in honour of National Indigenous Languages Day today. “March 31 is […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202115 Views

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Kativik Regional Government is launching a Call for Elders’ Projects

Call for Elders’ Projects is an opportunity for a non-profit organization, a Northern village or any Nunavik regional organization to apply for project funds. The non-profit organization must have financial statements, to include with the application. Any projects that contributes to one or more of the following: Favour social involvement by seniors Fight against elder […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 202156 Views

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A Week Focused on Indigenous-Led Efforts to Reclaim, Revitalize, Maintain and Strengthen Indigenous Languages: Highlights of New Projects Funded in Quebec

From: Canadian Heritage QUÉBEC CITY, March 15, 2021 The Government of Canada recognizes that Indigenous peoples are best placed to take the leading role in the revitalization of Indigenous languages. This week, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, travels virtually across the country to meet with various Indigenous communities and language organizations to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 202122 Views

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Day of Observance for the Victims of COVID-19

March 11, 2021 , the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) / Cree Nation Government express their condolences to the families and communities who have lost loved ones to COVID-19 A Moment of Silence for those that passed | March 11, 2021 at 1:00PM March 11, 2021, will mark the one-year anniversary of the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 11, 202128 Views

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National Day of Remembrance for Victims of COVID-19: Honouring our Holders of Traditional Knowledge

WENDAKE, QC, March 11, 2021 – On this National Day of Remembrance in memory of the victims of COVID-19, the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) and the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC) join their voices to pay tribute to the people who have passed away and to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 11, 202134 Views

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Montréal and the Grand Council of the Crees are officializing the return of a traditional Cree hood

MONTRÉAL, February 24, 2021 In keeping with its new 2020-2025 Strategy for Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples, and in hopes of strengthening its bond with the Cree Nation, Montréal has responded favorably to the request by the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) to transfer the traditional Cree hood from the Musée de Lachine to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202137 Views

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National Film Board of Canada announces objectives and commitments for greater diversity, equity and inclusion. Designed to increase participation by people from Indigenous, Black, racialized, LGBTQ2+ and disability communities.

From: National Film Board February 24, 2021 – Montreal – National Film Board of Canada The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) today presented its goals and commitments for diversity, equity and inclusion, with a plan to make significant and lasting changes in order to be an egalitarian, open and diverse organization. “We want to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202133 Views

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ARTS.FILM: A unique virtual space devoted to webcasting films on art, media arts, live performances, and creators, accessible across Canada

MONTREAL, Feb. 23, 2021 – An initiative of the International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA), ARTS.FILM is both a video subscription on demand (VSOD) platform and a major virtual event site. ARTS.FILM was designed as a centre for the arts: in addition to a collection of about a hundred films available at all times […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202131 Views

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Google Translate’s Exclusion Of Indigenous Languages A ‘Squandered’ Opportunity – HuffPost Canada

A petition is calling for Google to add Cree to its translation app. A petition requesting Google add one of Canada’s most common Indigenous languages to its Translate app is gaining traction. The petition had more than 1,600 signatures as of Tuesday. Montreal publisher Joseph John is behind the petition. He tried to use Google’s […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 202131 Views

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Tireless Anishinabeg culture and language promoter appointed to United Nations committee on Indigenous languages – CTV News

VAL-D’OR, QUE. — Very active for several years in maintaining the Anishinabeg culture and language, the former chief of the community of Pikogan, in Abitibi, Richard Kistabish, saw his efforts rewarded by the United Nations. Kistabish is one of three members from Turtle Island (North America) on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 202138 Views

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