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Gord Downie’s legacy lives on at U of M – UM Today

October 18, 2017 — Gord Downie, Tragically Hip front man, has died but his legacy of creating a better path forward for Canada lives on through the work of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation at the University of Manitoba. “Our nation has lost a great artist and an exemplary citizen,” says David Barnard, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 20174 Views

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Group IAP Call for Proposals 2018-2019

BACKGROUND Purpose The Indian Residential Schools Adjudication Secretariat (IRSAS) is currently accepting proposals from incorporated not-for profit organizations and/or groups that are interested in receiving funding as a part of the Group IAP program. The purpose of the document, How to Develop Your Proposal, is to provide information to help you complete your proposal to apply […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 20174 Views

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SCO: Working Warriors, a Community Readiness Strategy

With various capital projects taking place within the resource sector throughout the province, there is tremendous opportunity for economic growth and employment that needs to be leveraged. We are pleased to announce the Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) has developed a Community Readiness Strategy that will assist in creating opportunities for our communities and members relating […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 201710 Views

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From Paris to the Prairies: A Concert of Métis Song

October 17, 2017 BRANDON – Few Prairie music lovers know that they live amid a rich repertoire of songs from medieval France, from Parisian dance halls, from Quebec, and some created right here in the Northwest Territories. On October 29, 2017, you will have opportunity to hear Ray St. Germain, Brandon University students, Garry Lepine, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 201710 Views

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Gord Downie, poet, activist, and friend of the University of Manitoba, has died

OCTOBER 18, 2017 — Gord Downie, Tragically Hip front man, poet, friend of the University of Manitoba and activist dedicated to creating a better path forward for Canada, has died at 53. “Our nation has lost a great artist and an exemplary citizen,” says David Barnard, President at the University of Manitoba. “Because of Gord Downie, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 18, 201713 Views

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Media Release: A Call to Conversation: Two-Spirit and Queer People of Colour Conference

October 17, 2017 Winnipeg, MB – UWinnipeg is hosting a groundbreaking conference that will bring the voices of Two-Spirit (2S) and Queer People of Colour (QPOC) communities to the forefront. “A Call to Conversation” (C2C) is gathering community members, scholars, activists, artists, students, youth, and traditional knowledge holders to dialogue on the work that need to […]

by pmnationtalk on October 17, 20178 Views

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Brandon Indian Residential School Mobile Learning Centre on exhibit at BU

October 13, 2017 BRANDON – A travelling exhibit of images from the former Brandon Indian Residential School will be on display for the public in the John E. Robbins Library at Brandon University (BU) until Friday, Oct. 20. The Brandon Indian Residential School Mobile Learning Centre is designed to educate and promote next steps on […]

by pmnationtalk on October 17, 20178 Views

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Elder Doris Pratt to receive BU Senate Lifetime Achievement Award at Homecoming

October 12, 2017 BRANDON – Doris Pratt will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Brandon University (BU) Senate this weekend during BU’s Homecoming celebration. This year’s expanded Homecoming festivities begin tonight, and Pratt will be recognized at the annual Homecoming Dinner and Awards banquet on Saturday. An Elder from Wikoza Wakpa (Sioux Valley Dakota […]

by pmnationtalk on October 12, 201711 Views

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New First Nations school system officially opened in Manitoba – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Oct 11, 2017  SCANTERBURY, Man. – About 1,700 students from 10 First Nations are part of the new Manitoba First Nations School System. It was officially opened Wednesday on the Brokenhead First Nation. The goal is to offer a curriculum that recognizes and incorporates the identities of First Nations children, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 201710 Views

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The vote is on: Young readers across Canada to pick the winner of the CBC Fan Choice Contest

Calling all young readers from across Canada; it’s time to get online and vote for your favourite TD Canadian Children’s Literature Awards finalist. The book with the most votes will be crowned the winner of the CBC Fan Choice Contest. One lucky voter will also receive a $500 prize, as well as a visit by […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 201713 Views

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