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Celebrating a Canadian first: The Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada – Newz4u.ca

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, Nellie Kusugak, Commissioner of Nunavut, leaders representing First Nations, Inuit and the Métis Nation, Indigenous artists, and John Geiger, CEO of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society, kicked off celebrations for the launch of Canadian Geographic’s long-awaited Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada. This was a Canada 150 project […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20186 Views

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Members of Manitoba First Nation to return home after forest fire – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 22, 2018  WINNIPEG _ Residents of Little Grand Rapids, a remote First Nations community in east-central Manitoba, are to start returning to their homes this weekend. The fly-in community was evacuated on May 20 because of a forest fire. Nearly 1,000 residents have been living in hotels in Winnipeg for the last […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20188 Views

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How a new wave of Indigenous cinema is changing the narrative of Canada – CBC

Indigenous filmmakers keen to tell fresh stories themselves, but funding still hard to come by Jun 21, 2018 It’s being called the “new wave” of Indigenous cinema. Indigenous filmmakers got a boost in 2018 with the creation of the Indigenous Screen Office, an organization helping Indigenous media makers develop their content. The National Film Board […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20186 Views

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Member of Parliament was abusive, caused confusion at shelter: Red Cross – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 21, 2018  By Steve Lambert and Kelly Geraldine Malone THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG _ A member of Parliament is denying an accusation that she caused a disturbance, created confusion and was verbally abusive at an emergency shelter for forest fire evacuees last summer. A three-page complaint filed by the Canadian Red Cross […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20187 Views

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Stem cell donor needed for 4-year-old with rare blood disease – CBC

Mom organizing booth at Indigenous Day in hopes of finding ‘genetic twin’ Jun 19, 2018 Tanner McLeod was just six months old when he was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder called sideroblastic anemia. He’s unable to produce healthy red blood cells, so he has to have a blood transfusion every three weeks when his […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201810 Views

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In the news today, June 20 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 20, 2018  Five stories in the news for Wednesday, June 20 ___ SENATE APPROVES BILL TO LEGALIZE POT Canadians will be able to legally purchase and consume recreational marijuana by mid-September at the latest, after the Senate voted Tuesday to lift an almost century-old prohibition on cannabis. Senators voted 52-29, with two […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201810 Views

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Celebrating a new gathering place in Tootinaowaziibeeng First Nation – Manitobachiefs.com

On June 11, 2018, Grand Chief Arlen Dumas travelled to Tootinaowaziibeeng First Nation in southwest Manitoba to celebrate the grand opening of the First Nation’s Community Cultural Centre. The event included a ribbon-cutting ceremony, a grand entry, speeches, entertainment, lunch, dancing, live music, and more. Following a five-hour drive from Winnipeg, the Grand Chief arrived […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201810 Views

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9 beautiful children’s books by Indigenous writers to read – CBC Radio

June is Indigenous Book Club Month and National Indigenous History Month in Canada. To mark this occasion, Métis writer Cherie Dimaline curated this list of nine children’s books by Indigenous writers and artists that are worth checking out. Nicola I. Campbell is a powerful storyteller (you should go to a reading, trust me) and a […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201810 Views

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Waywayseecappo shows support for Humboldt victims’ families with blankets – Brandon Sun

Sixteen blankets were delivered to Humboldt, Sask, a gift from the Waywayseecappo First Nation community to give to victims’ families of the deadly bus crash in April. The blankets were for each of the families who lost someone in the collision that occurred in April in which 16 people were killed and 13 injured when […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201810 Views

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A decade lost: Jennifer Catcheway’s family reflects on the teen’s 2008 disappearance – CBC

‘It’s very saddening sometimes and very lonely,’ mother says as she prepares to mark 10 years without daughter Jun 19, 2018 A European marble birthday cake dressed in white and baby-blue frosting chills in the Catcheway’s basement freezer. “Happy Birthday, Jennifer” the icing reads. “Gone but never forgotten.” Upstairs, in the family’s dining room, photos […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201810 Views

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