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WAG-Qaumajuq Welcomes Marie-Anne Redhead to Curatorial Team

Feb 1, 2023 Winnipeg, Manitoba: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG)-Qaumajuq welcomes Marie-Anne Redhead as Assistant Curator of Indigenous and Contemporary Art! Redhead will begin her new role February 1, 2023. Redhead brings a fresh mindset and collaborative energy to the position, with broad experience in the arts sector in Winnipeg, including arts programming and workshop […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 20235 Views

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Cree filmmaker Jules Koostachin believes industry now understands that Indigenous voices matter – APTN News

Jan 31, 2023 When Cree filmmaker Jules Koostachin was pitching her first feature-length film, she was getting so used to being rejected and hearing “No” that she thinks she may have fallen out of her chair when she finally hear the word “Yes.” Koostachin knew in her heart that Broken Angel, a film she has […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 20238 Views

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Winnipeg U: Art and reconciliation at Gallery 1C03

UWinnipeg’s Gallery 1C03’s Brings to Light exhibition, created by alumna Jaimie Isaac, is generating dialogue around kin, community, and knowledge of intergenerational significance. This mixed media exhibition is a response to the legacy of the residential school system and colonial structures that devalued Indigenous knowledge systems and restricted rich cultural languages and traditions. The exhibition […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202314 Views

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Inuit Art Foundation and Winnipeg Art Gallery-Qaumajuq Partnership Grows in Big Ways

Winnipeg, Manitoba January 19, 2023: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG)-Qaumajuq and the Inuit Art Foundation (IAF) are pleased to announce a major new agreement to collaborate on the promotion of Inuit art and culture. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) will see WAG-Qaumajuq and IAF partner on key programming initiatives, including the Kenojuak Ashevak Memorial Award, the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202316 Views

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Manitoba Government Issues Request for Proposals for Performing Arts Space at Swan Valley Regional Secondary School

January 5, 2023 As part of ongoing efforts to improve student engagement and well-being, the Manitoba government is issuing a request for proposals for the construction of a 6,300-sq.-ft. multi-purpose room and performing arts space at Swan Valley Regional Secondary School, Education and Early Childhood Learning Minister Wayne Ewasko and Labour, Consumer Protection and Government […]

by ahnationtalk on January 5, 202320 Views

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SCO Celebrates National Ribbon Skirt Day

January 4, 2023 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is calling on all peoples to join us in marking the first ever National Ribbon Skirt Day in what is now known as Canada. “While the significance of the ribbon skirt is well known by many First Nations citizens, the events […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 202316 Views

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Métis Manitobans learn new skills, honour ancestors through beaded poppy workshops – CBC

Jan 03, 2023 Monthly workshops on the first Wednesday of the month are free for Métis people 14 and up It may be a bit late in the year to don a poppy, but Métis people in Manitoba are coming together to learn how to bead the red and black flower as a way to honour veterans, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 202315 Views

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Manitoba Government Invites Applications for Grant Supporting Museum Activities Focused on Reconciliation, Inclusion and Collections Management

December 22, 2022 Museums Play Key Role in Preservation, Promotion of Manitoba Heritage: Smith The Manitoba government is issuing a call for applications for the Community Museum Project Support program, an eight-year initiative established to help fund museum activities that advance reconciliation, equity, diversity, inclusion, COVID-19 recovery, and collections management, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on December 22, 202288 Views

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CMHR: Reflections on International Human Rights Day

Winnipeg – December 9, 2022 – As we mark International Human Rights Day tomorrow, it might feel like we are moving in the wrong direction. In Winnipeg, calls for action in response to violence against Indigenous women, girls and gender‐diverse people continue to grow as we mourn Rebecca Contois, Morgan Beatrice Harris, Marcedes Myran, Buffalo […]

by pmnationtalk on December 9, 202219 Views

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Free admission to CMHR on International Human Rights Day

Winnipeg – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) will mark International Human Rights Day, December 10, with free admission for all visitors. The Museum is also offering special free daytime events on December 10 and December 11: Screening of The Water Walker, December 10 At 15 years old, Autumn Peltier, the Anishinabek Nation chief water […]

by ahnationtalk on December 8, 202223 Views

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