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New mural in Selkirk, Man., dedicated to legacy of residential schools – CBC

Apr 16, 2021 Project a collaboration between Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists in the area A group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists have created a mural, dedicated to the children who attended residential schools, that will be displayed in Selkirk, Man. “My grandparents all went to [residential] schools and through that I learned a lot about myself, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 202110 Views

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2021 Governor General Award-Winning Artist Brings Performance Piece to WAG

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Treaty 1 Territory, April 7, 2021: 2021 Governor General Award-winning artist Lori Blondeau presents her rarely shared and incredibly affecting performance – Are You My Mother – at the Winnipeg Art Gallery as part of the Born in Power exhibition. Drawing from her mother’s stories of her experiences at residential school, the performance is […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 202123 Views

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New CMHR leaders to focus on community and collaboration

Winnipeg, MB Two new leaders have been welcomed to the management team of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) as it continues its journey to build a stronger, more equitable organization, CEO Isha Khan announced today. Riva Harrison brings 20 years of senior leadership experience and a lifelong commitment to human rights to her […]

by ahnationtalk on April 6, 202122 Views

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30th WWII Métis hero found and thanked for his service through the Métis Veterans Legacy Program

April 1, 2021 Winnipeg, MB in the Homeland of the Métis Nation – The Métis Nation proudly recognizes the service and sacrifices of Thomas Charles Johnston, a Métis Veteran of World War II. Born in 1925 in Teulon, Man., Veteran Johnston followed his brothers into the Canadian Army in 1944, where he served two years […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202126 Views

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11-year-old performs healing dances to help rid his Manitoba First Nation of COVID-19 – CBC

Apr 01, 2021 Nathaniel Sinclair lives in Mathias Colomb Cree Nation, Pukatawagan, which is still getting military aid An 11-year-old boy is dancing for the people battling COVID-19 in his northern Manitoba First Nation and to force the illness out of his community. Mathias Colomb Cree Nation, Pukatawagan, has been receiving aid from the Canadian Armed Forces, Red […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202132 Views

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Pipe ceremony, feast marks end of Indigenous culture, language program – CBC

Mar 31, 2021 Celebratory meal handed out in paper bags to comply with gathering restrictions A special pipe ceremony followed by a paper bag feast for the homeless marked the end of an online Indigenous cultural and language program Tuesday night. Anishinaabe Gikinoo’amaagowinan — The People’s Teachings helped connect about 30 people weekly to language and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202122 Views

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Cree cover of Raffi’s Baby Beluga earns Winnipeg students top prize — and shout-out from children’s singer – CBC

Mar 26, 2021 Grade 1 class at Isaac Brock School won $500 prize from Indigenous Languages Symposium contest A Grade 1 class at Isaac Brock School in Winnipeg is getting a lot more attention than they expected for their Cree rendition of a popular English children’s song. Teacher Colleen Omand said it all started with […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 202129 Views

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Qaumajuq’s 1st exhibit includes art with ‘priceless’ family connections for all-Inuit curatorial team – CBC

Mar 25, 2021 2-day virtual tour, celebration ahead of Saturday’s public opening of WAG’s new Inuit Art Centre Heather Igloliorte and three other Inuit co-curators have spent the past couple years putting together a stunning display of contemporary Inuit art in the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s new space, Qaumajuq. But beyond the big paintings, colourful wall […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 202123 Views

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WAG and NFB announce new partnership in days leading up to Qaumajuq Opening

March 22, 2021: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) and the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) are pleased to announce a new partnership days before the March 27, 2021 opening of Qaumajuq, the new Inuit art centre at the WAG.  WAG-Qaumajuq provides a home for largest public collection of contemporary Inuit art, while the NFB has a rich Indigenous Film […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 202122 Views

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Métis Nation completes second Citizen Forum, rejects “new Métis”

March 23, 2021 Winnipeg, MB in the Homeland of Métis Nation – The Métis National Council engaged the Nation in further discussion on identity, Citizenship and our Homeland. Throughout Saturday and Sunday – March 20 and 21 – the Nation carried on a conversation that started last year in Saskatoon, an event that was so […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 202119 Views

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