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Kent Monkman exhibit ‘Shame and Prejudice’ returns home to Winnipeg – APTN News

October 10, 2019 His exhibit Shame and Prejudice is a story of resilience that aims to highlight the many different devastating periods in time that First Nations, Métis, and Inuit people survived genocidal policies including residential schools, mass incarceration and displacement. The exhibit, by Cree artist Kent Monkman, has been traveling the country but has […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 201912 Views

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WAG 2019 Gallery Ball Sold Out

Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 8, 2019: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is thrilled to announce that its annual Gallery Ball is sold out! The black-tie evening that raises funds for the WAG’s Youth Programs takes place Saturday, October 19. This year’s sold-out event once again provides guests with the rare experience of dining in the galleries […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 201911 Views

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AGSM: nitayanan kiyapic ota (We’re Still Here) – On now – October 04 to November 17

October 4, 2019 to November 17, 2019 In spring 2019, two local artists were selected to participate in the Public Art Mentorship Program– an initiative that fosters artistic leadership in racialized and Indigenous artists living in Brandon. Reflecting on water rights, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, and the continuous Indigenous presence in the region, the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 201920 Views

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U of Winnipeg: Join ‘When Raven Became Spider’

supernatural is a subject of popular fascination, evident by the large number of superhero comics, films, and TV shows. The University of Winnipeg’s Gallery 1C03 is going ‘supernatural’ with its current exhibit, When Raven Became Spider, which runs until November 30. This touring exhibit, curated by Leena Minifie, brings together works by six contemporary Indigenous artists […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 201917 Views

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From survivors to ‘thrivers’: Former residential school students connect with culture and each other – CBC

‘You can overcome anything so long as you work hard within yourself’ Sep 30, 2019 For one group of former residential school students in Winnipeg, returning to their culture and teachings has them identifying themselves in a new way. Eva Wilson-Fontaine, who runs a program for former residential school students called Intergenerational Knowledge, said since […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 20199 Views

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Sacred eagle feathers make its way in Manitoba’s justice system – APTN News

September 26, 2019 In the crisp early morning hours more than 100 people gathered at Oodena Celebration Circle in Winnipeg to welcome a new day in Manitoba’s justice system. For the first time people giving evidence or speaking in court will be able to do so using an eagle feather. The day began with a […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 201923 Views

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Supreme Court to hear cases in Winnipeg in historic first – CBC

Indigenous, Métis leaders hope to speak to justices about perceptions of legal system Sep 23, 2019 For the first time in its 144-year history, the Supreme Court of Canada will hear two cases outside of Ottawa this week, and it will happen in Winnipeg. “I’ll tell you why we chose Winnipeg and Manitoba: first of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 201912 Views

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Assiniboine Community College: Indigenous Awareness and Education Week

Indigenous Education Week at Assiniboine celebrates Indigenous culture, worldviews and perspectives. Each day is themed with various activities happening at different campuses in Brandon. This week specifically focuses on: educating students and staff about Indigenous history and the impacts of residential schools, providing opportunities to learn about the holistic model of healing and wellness, offering […]

by pmnationtalk on September 17, 201929 Views

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Manitoba Hydro deals focus of court fight between Metis and province – National Post

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government was expected to present submissions Thursday in a lawsuit brought by the Manitoba Metis Federation over the province’s decision to deprive the Metis of $82 million in Manitoba Hydro development compensation. At issue are two agreements to provide the Metis with funding for past and current development on Metis land. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 201918 Views

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Winnipeg mourns loss of street artist Daniel Martin – APTN News

August 15, 2019 A Winnipeg restaurant owner is raising money to pay tribute to a beloved street artist in the city. Christa Guenther started a Go Fund Me page to help pay for the funeral costs of Daniel Martin, who died last month from complications related to cancer. Within a week the campaign surpassed its […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 201932 Views

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