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Artists wrap Helen Betty Osborne building in Star-Blanket mural

A group of community artists led by Kenneth Lavallee and Annie Beach is transforming the Helen Betty Osborne building on The University of Winnipeg’s campus by wrapping the exterior in a Star-Blanket-inspired mural. The building houses the Wii Chii Waakanak Learning Centre and the University’s ACCESS education program, and is home to some of UWinnipeg’s […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 20186 Views

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Google Earth Voyager story highlights Indigenous cultural heritage – Canadian Geographic

Canadian Geographic Education offers a new multimedia educational resource centred on Indigenous content August 7, 2018 Canadian Geographic Education has launched its fourth Google Earth Voyager story, focusing on the cultural practices of Indigenous Peoples in Canada. The latest in a series that has previously featured Canada’s original place names and examined the dark history […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 20187 Views

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Cottonwood Lady memorial an act of kindness from one First Nation to another – CBC

Memorial for MMIWG created from trees planted by residential school students 100 years ago Aug 05, 2018 More than 100 years ago, a group of 13-year-old indigenous boys planted cottonwood trees outside the Portage La Prairie Indian Residential School. Little did they know that they were planting the seeds to a powerful memorial for missing […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201812 Views

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City of Brandon & Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba Partner on Downtown Celebration of Indigenous Arts

August 2, 2018 Brandon, MB – An evening where Indigenous music and art meld into the local landscape is on tap for this year’s second ‘City of Brandon 100th Meridian Concerts’ event, set for Thursday, August 9th, in the heart of downtown Brandon. Organized by staff of the City of Brandon’s Community Development section in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 20188 Views

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Son of veteran Tommy Prince looking to have a place for Indigenous vets in Winnipeg to gather – APTN News

August 2, 2018 The son of one of the most decorated Indigenous war veterans is calling for support of former soldiers who are homeless. Tommy Prince Jr. is urging the city to think outside the box when it comes to ending veteran homelessness. Read More: http://aptnnews.ca/2018/08/02/son-of-veteran-tommy-prince-looking-to-have-a-place-for-indigenous-vets-in-winnipeg-to-gather/

by ahnationtalk on August 2, 201819 Views

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Results from Canada’s participation in the Sixth Joint Convention Review Meeting – Nuclear Safety Canada

Canada participated in the Sixth Review Meeting of the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria, from May 21 to June 1, 2018. A total of 69 Contracting Parties attended the Review Meeting. Each Contracting Party […]

by pmnationtalk on July 31, 201812 Views

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Elders across North and South America select Turtle Lodge as their “House of Knowledge”

July 26, 2018 TURTLE LODGE, Sagkeeng First Nation, Anishinabe Territory – Respected Traditional Elders from Nations across Great Turtle Island (North America) and Abya Yala (Mexico, and Central and South America) came together in the centre of the North American continent in Manitoba last week, having traveled from their respective territories East, West, North, and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 201818 Views

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Free Entry to Manitoba Provincial Parks for Canada’s Parks Day

Manitobans and visitors alike are invited to take advantage of free access to all provincial parks this weekend as part of the annual Canada’s Parks Day celebrations across the country, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “Right across our province, our parks are full of natural beauty and recreation opportunities,” Squires said. “Whether you […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201821 Views

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Appointments Made to Manitoba Film and Music Board

July 19, 2018 Four new and two returning members have been appointed to the board of Manitoba Film and Music (MFM), Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today. “Manitoba is home to thriving film and music communities and MFM plays a critical role in fostering the growth of both of these industries in […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201816 Views

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University of Winnipeg seeking Indigenous artist to create podium – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 19, 2018 WINNIPEG _ The University of Winnipeg has put out a call for an Indigenous artist to create a podium for special events such as convocation. The university has $15,000 to spend on a piece that reflects the location of the university on Treaty 1 territory and on the homeland of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201816 Views

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