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Manito Ahbee Festival 2022: MKO Grand Chief Enters Pow Wow Circle as Traditional Dancer

“I was so happy to have the opportunity to do that,” shared Grand Chief Garrison Settee in reference to his first time entering the pow wow circle as a traditional dancer. “I grew up with Pentecostal teachings and I didn’t grow up in a traditional family. Now I am embracing my identity while holding onto […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 202210 Views

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MNBC: Nakaatchihtow Arts and Culture Project Grant

Through the generosity of MNBC’s Nakaatchihtow Arts and Culture granting program, Métis artist Jesse Campbell and Métis Project Coordinator Mia Yule are pleased to present the âniskômohcikewina mural project. With an intention of supporting reclamation and recognition of Métis cultural identity, and knowledge sharing through mentorship, this project installed culturally based murals at 3 schools […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 20226 Views

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Manitoba parents want changes to allow traditional Indigenous names on birth certificates – CTV News

May 19, 2022 A new bill brought forward by Manitoba’s NDP would allow parents to give their children traditional Indigenous names. Ian Bushie, the NDP’s Indigenous Affairs critic, brought forward the bill, which would make changes to Vital Statistics to allow traditional Indigenous names. “I believe this is important, because naming you child is an […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 202212 Views

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AMC Observes International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

May 17, 2022 Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) issues this statement today to mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia. Conceived in 2004 and observed yearly on May 17, this day celebrates gender and sexual diversity and condemns the stigma, violence, and discrimination that 2SLGBTQ+ continue to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202271 Views

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APTN Indigenous Day Live returns to in-person celebrations

May 17, 2022 TREATY 1 TERRITORY, Winnipeg, Man. – Welcome the summer solstice and National Indigenous Peoples Day (NIPD) with APTN Indigenous Day Live 2022 (IDL). For the first time since 2019, this year’s free event marks the return to an in-person celebration at The Forks in Winnipeg, Man., on Saturday, June 18.  New this year, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202268 Views

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Library and Archives Canada supports Prairie communities in preserving their documentary heritage

From: Library and Archives Canada News release May 17, 2022 Library and Archives Canada (LAC) will fund eight projects submitted by local organizations in the Prairie provinces under the Documentary Heritage Communities Program (DHCP). Since 2015, LAC has been providing $1.5 million annually to support projects that promote awareness of local heritage organizations, preserve their […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202268 Views

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Indigenous comedians share how laughter is integral to their lives – CBC

May 13, 2022 Winnipeg Comedy Festival performers come together to share some insight, and laughs Have you ever heard a laugh that instantly makes you smile and laugh, too? It’s probably an Indigenous auntie! Women and two-spirit comedians performed together to provoke that laughter as part of the Winnipeg Comedy Festival last week. A few […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202220 Views

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Indigenous influencers spin their magic on InFocus – APTN News

Indigenous influencers are on every medium across social media. Jump on YouTube, TikTok, Instagram, or Facebook you’ll see comedians, magicians and singers producing videos to entertain or educate. Many, including Sherry McKay, Brett Mooswa and Kairyn Potts, have parlayed their TikTok fame into full-time work with big things on the horizon. On this edition of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 5, 202217 Views

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Canada supports the Sagkeeng First Nation residential schools missing children initiative

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Taking care: We recognize this news release may contain information that is difficult for many and that our efforts to honour Survivors and families may act as an unwelcome reminder for those who have suffered hardships through generations of government policies that were harmful to Indigenous Peoples. A […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 202299 Views

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8th white bison born to herd at Sioux Valley Dakota Nation – CBC

May 04, 2022 Herd attracts visitors, ‘offers people hope,’ says caretaker With a new white bison calf joining the herd in Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, community members say it’s a sign to get back to living in balance with nature. The calf born on April 16 is the eighth white bison to be born on the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 202218 Views

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