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WAG and Nunavut Art Collections at New Iqaluit Airport

Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 14, 2017: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) in partnership with the Government of Nunavut (GN) is pleased to announce a display featuring Inuit art at the new Iqaluit International Airport, which celebrated its grand opening yesterday. Billed as ‘big and beautiful,’ the 9,000-square-foot-terminal offers significant exhibition space for artwork. When Nunavut asked […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 20179 Views

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Statement: National Inquiry announces Call for Submissions of artistic expression

September 19, 2017 WINNIPEG, MB- The research team of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is inviting artists to submit their work as part of the commemoration for the commission’s Truth Gathering Process. The acts of commemoration can include messages of hope, loss, resilience and reconciliation for lost loved ones, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 19, 201712 Views

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Meet the artists – UM Today

Meet the two artists whose work has been immortalized on UMCycle building September 18, 2017 — Two University of Manitoba alumni, Dee Barsy [B.F.A./08] and Kenneth Lavallee [B.F.A./08], have their art immortalized on the state-of-the-art UMCycle building. This new building fits in a larger development plan: The University of Manitoba Trans Canada Trail Greenway and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 201711 Views

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With fewer fluent speakers, demand for teachers of Indigenous languages is on the rise – CBC

Schools struggle to find people who can speak languages fluently, have teaching degrees Sep 15, 2017 A trend toward “Indigenizing” programming in schools by bringing Indigenous culture and languages into the classroom has led to a demand for teachers who are fluent in Indigenous languages. But with the number of Indgenous language speakers on the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 201715 Views

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WAG Hires Jaimie Isaac as Curator of Indigenous and Contemporary Art

Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 6, 2017: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jaimie Isaac as Curator of Indigenous and Contemporary Art. Over the past two years, Isaac served as the Gallery’s Aboriginal Curatorial Resident, funded by the Canada Council for the Arts. Isaac’s work supports the WAG mission to help […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 201726 Views

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Amid downtown Winnipeg, Upper Fort Garry’s remains a tribute to province’s birth – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 4, 2017 By Steve Lambert THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG _ Talk about doing a lot with a little. Sandwiched between one of Winnipeg’s busiest streets and a collection of apartment towers, Upper Fort Garry Provincial Park capitalizes on what very little is left of the original 19th-century fort to recreate the atmosphere […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 201724 Views

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MMF: Louis Riel Monument Restoration and Rededication a Missed Opportunity for Reconciliation

August 31, 2017 Winnipeg, MB – In reaction to the restoration and rededication ceremony for the Riel Monument at Riel Park taking place on Thursday, August 31, the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) is pleased the City of Winnipeg has decided to make this project a priority since becoming aware of its deteriorated condition. “I am […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 201723 Views

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Sarah Harper’s 111th birthday celebrated in Bunibonibee Cree Nation – Thompson Citizen

August 31, 2017 Indigenous leaders and provincial government representatives were among the dignitaries in attendance in Oxford House Aug. 24 when Bunibonibee Cree Nation member Sarah Harper celebrated her 111th birthday, a milestone that likely makes her the oldest person in Manitoba. Harper was born several years before the First World War, about a decade […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 201725 Views

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Two Winnipeg Premieres Kick Off New Season of Decolonizing Lens Film Series

Winnipeg, Manitoba, August 29, 2017: The Decolonizing Lens film and discussion series is back this fall at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Mark your calendar with upcoming dates to take in free screenings of work by Indigenous filmmakers through a collaboration with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) and the University of Manitoba. Kicking […]

by pmnationtalk on August 30, 201724 Views

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Culture For Life ~ My Culture. My Life.

Culture For Life My Culture. My Life. To mark World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th 2017, we are choosing to focus on LIFE through culture. We want to help facilitate meaningful connections with culture for First Nations youth and have youth themselves highlight the strength of culture and how it can promote wellness and […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2017244 Views

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