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Garden River FN: Water Walkers – Pot Luck Feast & Teachings

April 20, 2017 View Image NT5

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Full Circle: First Nations Performance is accepting artist submissions for the 2018 Talking Stick Festival

Artist Submission Submit an Application Full Circle: First Nations Performance is accepting artist submissions for the 2018 Talking Stick Festival. We welcome artist submissions from both established and emerging artists from all areas of the performing arts. Project in Development The Talking Stick Festival also offers opportunities for artists whose work is in development and are […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 201753 Views

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Sweat Lodge Officially Opens for Students and Staff at RRC

Newest addition to the College’s Ceremonial Grounds will help RRC continue to infuse Indigenous culture and knowledge throughout our campus: Vogt April 20, 2017 WINNIPEG, MB – Elders, students, and leaders from Red River College came together today in a special cultural ceremony to officially open the College’s first Sweat Lodge. Led by Elders-in-Residence, Jules […]

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Gallery commemorates 150 years of Canadian Confederation – Beaverbrook Art Gallery

April 20, 2017 Gallery commemorates 150 years of Canadian Confederation with exhibition celebrating rich and diverse visual arts heritage Fredericton, NB, April 20, 2017 — The Beaverbrook Art Gallery will launch its celebration of Canada’s sesquicentennial year with a large-scale, commemorative exhibition. The exhibition, Canadian Mosaic: Celebrating 150 Years of Art from the Permanent Collection, […]

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PETA’s anti-commercial sealing videos ‘devastating’ to Inuit, critic says – CBC

PETA says it supports Inuit hunt, but Aaju Peter says anti-sealing campaigns harm Inuit communities Apr 21, 2017 One of the most prominent Inuit sealing advocates says a new anti-commercial sealing video from PETA continues “devastating” negative stereotypes against the industry. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals released a video on social media Monday […]

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National Gallery of Canada extends hours to view summer offering titled “Our Masterpieces, Our Stories”

April 20, 2017 To better serve its members and visitors, the National Gallery of Canada (NGC) is extending its hours of operation this summer, as of May 1, 2017. The new schedule will give visitors more time to enjoy the Gallery’s exhibitions, the national collection and its programs of activities. The Gallery will open at […]

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Indigenous food scene taking hold in Toronto – Thestar.com

Two new indigenous restaurants set to open this spring offering gamey elk and Three Sisters soup April 19, 2017 You won’t find beef, pork or chicken on the menu at chef Joseph Shawana’s upcoming Davisville area restaurant. Instead, dishes at Ku-kum will feature elk — a delicate, lean meat with a slight gamy taste — […]

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REVEAL Indigenous Art Awards

REVEAL Indigenous Art Awards Media Enquiries and Interviews You may contact us to arrange intierviews with artist-laureates and representatives of The Hnatyshyn Foundation. Contact Kim Lymburner (Executive Director) Justine Skahan (Executive Assistant) (613) 233-0108 Victoria Henry (Chair) (613) 749-7811 Email: indigenousawards@rjhf.com News Release April 12, 2017 – The Hnatyshyn Foundation “REVEALs” winners of the Indigenous […]

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Must-Sees This Week: April 20 to 26, 2017 – Canadian Art

April 20, 2017 Lots of great art exhibitions and events are taking place across the country this week. Here are our recommendations for debuting shows and events, and a few reminders about shows that are closing. Visit our Exhibition Finder for even more worthwhile shows that are already open. Vancouver As part of Capture Photography […]

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Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra Kicks Off Cross-Country Tour April 26 in St. John’s

April 19, 2017 Canada 150 Tour features line-up of concerts and events featuring local musicians This spring and fall Canada’s National Arts Centre (NAC) Orchestra, led by Music Director Alexander Shelley, is touring across the country to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation, and its first stop is St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. “We have […]

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Call for Participants: Louis Riel

Four Nations Exchange Professional Arts Opportunity Spring 2017 >>> Seeking Métis, First Nation and Inuit <<< located in unsurrendered Traditional Algonquin Territory [National Capital Region], to collaborate with: The National Arts Center and the NAC Orchestra for the upcoming production of LOUIS RIEL Music by Harry Somers Libretto by Maver Moore, in collaboration with Jacques […]

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Vancouver Art Gallery acquires acclaimed artworks by Rodney Graham, Susan Point, Skeena Reece, Stephen Waddell and more

April 10, 2016, Vancouver, BC – The Vancouver Art Gallery is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of significant contemporary works for its expanding collection, including artworks by Vancouver-based artists Rodney Graham, Susan Point and Stephen Waddell; Beijing-based artist Wang Dongling; Montreal-based artist Sorel Cohen; and many others. Rodney Graham’s recent triptych Paddler, Mouth of […]

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Call for Submission: Weesageechak Begins to Dance 30

Native Earth Performing Arts’ annual Weesageechak Begins to Dance festival is a celebration of new works and works-in-development which fosters the development of Indigenous work and artists from across Canada and around the world. Each November, Native Earth selects dance, theatre and interdisciplinary works reflecting Indigenous performing arts to be presented, or to receive development […]

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Canada 150: Anthropologist chronicled 19th-century First Nations societies – Vancouver Sun

April 20, 2017 To mark Canada’s 150th birthday, we are counting down to Canada Day with profiles of 150 noteworthy British Columbians. One of the least recognized but most significant of North America’s anthropologists, James Alexander Teit learned First Nations languages to an astonishing degree of fluency, married a Nlaka’pamux woman, immersed himself totally in […]

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The real challenges of reviving a Louis Riel opera – Macleans.ca

The Canadian Opera Company has reworked a problematic opera about the story of Louis Riel. Does it succeed, all the same? April 20, 2017 In 1967, the Canadian Opera Company premiered a brave new work commissioned for Canada’s Centennial: Louis Riel, by Harry Somers (music) and Mavor Moore (libretto, assisted by Jacques Languirand), refused to […]

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Sudbury & District Board of Health Indigenous Artwork Unveiling

April 18, 2017 ATTENTION MEDIA AND ASSIGNMENT EDITORS: As a symbol of the Sudbury & District Board of Health’s commitment to strengthen relations with First Nations and Indigenous communities and partners within the Health Unit’s service area, the Board of Health has acquired local Indigenous artwork to display permanently in Health Unit office locations. The […]

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25 Artists Nominated for the 2017 Sobey Art Award Competition – $100,000 in prize money will be awarded to young Canadian artists

OTTAWA, April 19, 2017 – The Sobey Art Foundation and the National Gallery of Canada today announced the long list of nominees for Canada’s prestigious contemporary art prize, the 2017 Sobey Art Award. The Sobey Art Award is presented annually to a Canadian artist aged 40 and under who has exhibited in a public or […]

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Place des Arts hosts the ISPA Congress, a flagship event on the international cultural scene

MONTREAL, April 19, 2017– From May 23-27, an estimated 450 performing arts leaders from some 185 cities in about 40 countries will meet in the province of Quebec to take part in the 100th International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA) Congress. Initiated by Place des Arts, the discussions with ISPA started three years ago […]

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Youth Reflections – Connecting with Culture

Credits: Thunderbird Partnership Foundation Published on Mar 31, 2017  

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Amping Up Support for Ontario Music

Province Providing 190 Grants to Create Jobs and Boost Innovation in the Music Sector April 19, 2017 8:30 A.M. Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport Ontario is investing in the music industry with 190 new grants that help local companies and artists across the province innovate, increase music production and attract new audiences. Eleanor McMahon, […]

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Celebrating Canada 150: Southern Inuit Arts Festival coming September 2017! – NCC

April 18, 2017 SAVE THE DATE! NCC is pleased to announce the Celebrating Canada 150: Southern Inuit Arts Festival, which is scheduled to take place on September 23, 2017 in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS! If you have an interest in the arts, we are looking for volunteers to be part of the steering […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 201741 Views

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First Nations Canadian Art Carving By Woman. Victoria, B.C.

Credits: Strong and Beyond Published on Jul 4, 2016 First nation male dominated art work done by first nation woman. A new generation of Aboriginal artists began embracing its heritage and power in society.

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Hnatyshyn Foundation Reveals winners of the Indigenous Art Awards with investment of $1.5 million in cash awards of $10,000 each to help fuel Indigenous arts practice for the next 150 years

OTTAWA, ON–(April 12, 2017) – The Hnatyshyn Foundation is proud to announce the names of the laureates of the REVEAL Indigenous Art Awards. The one-time program of cash awards and promotional activities was created to honour emerging and established Indigenous visual artists, media artists, craftspeople, musicians, writers, storytellers, dancers, and actors who have shown leadership […]

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 201763 Views

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Museum shares Charter of Rights and Freedoms on 35th anniversary

Winnipeg – April 17, 2017 – Canadians call it the most important symbol of national identity –above the maple-leaf flag or even hockey. And today it turns 35 years old. All this week, visitors to the Canadian Museum of Human Rights (CMHR) can receive their own copy of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201749 Views

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YVR Art Foundation: NEW! Aspiring Artist Awards – 2017 Call for Applications

April 13, 2017 The YVR ART FOUNDATION is pleased to announce a Call for Applications from BC and Yukon First Nations artists interested in applying for the new Aspiring Artist Awards of $500 each. Up to five Aspiring Artist Awards are now offered annually to BC and Yukon First Nations youth (age 15-19) who wish to […]

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QNSW: Winners announced International Women’s Day Competition ‘Celebrating Women’s Traditional Clothing’

April 13, 2017 Winners 1st Prize: ‘Throat Singers’ by Janet Ripley Armstrong, Iqaluit 2nd Prize: ‘Pretty in Pink’ by Jenn Greenley, Cambridge Bay 3rd Prize: ‘Little Girl in Traditional Clothing’ by Glenda Arnaqjuaq, Hall Beach NT5

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Funding programs support artistic exploration and creative communities

April 13, 2017 Artists and community organizations received a total of $261,700 for a variety of arts projects and touring opportunities through the final 2016 submission periods of the Advanced Artist Award, Touring Artist Fund and Arts Fund. The Advanced Artist Award supported 13 professional artists to develop new work, learn new artistic skills, and […]

by pmnationtalk on April 13, 2017126 Views

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Pic Mobert FN: Sell your art and creative crafts!

Parks Canada invites local Indigenous artists to sell their authentic and unique arts and craft items at Pukaskwa National Park’s store in July and August. View Poster NT5

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Spring Fever: Internationally renowned artists lead Heffel’s upcoming online sales

Heffel’s second quarter of online auctions will showcase internationally renowned artists from Canada and across the globe April online auction now open, and divided into specialty sales including International Art, International Graphics and Pop Art Prints, Canadian Landscapes: Works by the Group of Seven and their Contemporaries and W.J. Phillips: Visions of Canada Heffel’s March […]

by pmnationtalk on April 13, 201763 Views

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MNO Veterans and youth honour Vimy

April 12, 2017 April 9, 2017, marked the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. One of the most consequential battles of the First Word War and one in which Canadian troops played a pivotal role. The Battle of Vimy Ridge was commemorated in Vimy, France, in Ottawa and all over Canada. For over […]

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Iconic Canadian Foods: The History of Bannock – Food Bloggers of Canada

Welcome to our series, Iconic Canadian Food! You may know which classic Canadian dishes you like, but do you know the stories behind them? And how can we define Canadian cuisine if we don’t know its past? Gabby Peyton will be sharing the back stories of a smorgasbord of iconic Canadian dishes to celebrate the […]

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Ancient tools found near Route 8 now believed to be 12,700 years old – CBC

Artifacts discovered near Fredericton would’ve been used about 12,700 years ago on what was then a lake shore Apr 13, 2017 Ancient tools and artifacts uncovered along Route 8 near Fredericton have turned out to be older than expected. The artifacts are now believed to be 12,700-years-old, 700 years older than previously thought, said Brent […]

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Government supports National Gathering of Elders

Apr 12, 2017 The Alberta government is providing $100,000 for dialogue and collaboration on critical issues facing Canada’s Indigenous Peoples. Representatives of 623 First Nations, Metis and Inuit groups have been invited to participate in the National Gathering of Elders, which will be held in Edmonton from September 11-14. Three to four thousand delegates are […]

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Indigenous encampment near Fredericton is one of oldest in northeastern North America

April 12, 2017 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Testing has confirmed that the indigenous encampment uncovered during the construction on Route 8 in the Marysville neighbourhood of Fredericton is one of the oldest sites in northeastern North America. “The results of the radiocarbon testing are significant as the site will provide new insights into the lives of […]

by pmnationtalk on April 12, 2017145 Views

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Celebrate Canada 150 Day Fireworks – Live Accompaniment by Boris Brott Orchestra

HAMILTON, ON April 11, 2017 – The City of Hamilton today announced that the Canada 150 fireworks show taking place on July 1 will be set to an orchestral composition performed live at Bayfront Park by Maestro Boris Brott and the National Academy Orchestra of Canada. The fireworks will capture the mood of each musical […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 201771 Views

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Opening April 19: Northern Clothing and Identity in the Spotlight at the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum – Bowdoin

April 11, 2017 Winter has come and gone, but staff members at the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum are still thinking about how to dress warmly. The Museum’s newest exhibit, Threads of Change: Clothing and Identity in the North, looks at how people in the Arctic have kept themselves warm and dry in the past and how […]

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The Griffin Poetry Prize Announces the 2017 International and Canadian Shortlist

TORONTO – April 11, 2017 – Scott Griffin, founder of The Griffin Trust For Excellence In Poetry is pleased to announce the International and Canadian shortlist for this year’s prize. Judges Sue Goyette (Canada), Joan Naviyuk Kane (USA) and George Szirtes (UK) each read 617 books of poetry, from 39 countries, including 23 translations. The […]

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Government of Canada delegation travels to Ottawa for unforgettable experience

Delegates mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge and the First World War at Vimy 100 events and ceremonies April 11, 2017 – Ottawa – Veterans Affairs Canada Last week, 30 delegates traveled to Ottawa to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge and the First World War. The […]

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Griffin Poetry Prize reveals short lists for Canadian, international awards – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 11, 2017  By Lauren La Rose THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Explorations of racism and grief are among the literary works from Canadian poets contending for the 2017 Griffin Poetry Prize. On Tuesday, the Griffin Trust For Excellence announced the short lists of poets vying for its lucrative literary awards. The prize […]

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Minister Joly Announces New Voices to Help Support and Promote Arts in Canada

GATINEAU, April 7, 2017 The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced the appointment of eight part-time members to the Board of Directors of the Canada Council for the Arts. These new appointments follow the Government of Canada’s open, transparent and merit-based appointment process—one that recommends high-quality candidates who advance gender parity and truly reflect Canada’s […]

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Racial controversy erupts over Calgary Opera casting, director resigns – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 11, 2017  CALGARY _ A director has walked away from the Calgary Opera’s production of “South Pacific” saying his understanding was that a white actor was going to be cast in the role of a Polynesian character in the Second World War musical. Mark Bellamy says the production includes themes of racial […]

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FREE screening of “Colonization Road” at Woodland on April 19 at 7PM!

Join us for a FREE screening of “Colonization Road” at Woodland on April 19 at 7PM! “Colonization Road” was an official selection of the imagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts Festival in 2016. We’ll bring the popcorn! Film Synopsis In towns throughout Ontario, there are startling reminders of the colonization of Indigenous territories and the displacement […]

by pmnationtalk on April 10, 201760 Views

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A Métis Patriot’s Long Journey Home

April 08, 2017 Lennard Morin is the well-known Regional Director for Métis Nation-Saskatchewan Eastern Region I whose tireless efforts led to the establishment of the Métis Veterans Memorial Monument. The Monument was unveiled to the public at the Batoche Memorial Garden on July 19, 2014 and commemorates the Métis Nation veterans who served our country […]

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Celebrating and recognizing historic ties between Métis and First Nations peoples – MNO

April 10, 2017 The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Peterborough and District Wapiti Métis Council (PDWMC) hosted a Friendship Feast at the Holiday Inn in Peterborough on Friday, March 24, 2017.  The Friendship Feast was an evening to celebrate the historic friendship between Métis and First Nations peoples and was an opportunity to dialogue about […]

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Image by renowned Nunavut artist appears on commemorative $10 bill – NunatsiaqOnline

April 10, 2017 “This bank note is intended to captivate our imagination” An image by the late Kenojuak Ashevak of Cape Dorset, “Owl’s Bouquet,” will appear on a commemorative $10 bill that the Bank of Canada unveiled April 7 in Ottawa. “This bank note is intended to captivate our imagination and instill pride in what […]

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Louis Riel – NUVO Magazine

Originally commissioned in 1967 for Canada’s centennial celebrations, a new production of the opera Louis Riel will take the stage this spring to mark the country’s 150th anniversary. Written by Canadian composer Harry Somers, Louis Riel is arguably the nation’s most famous opera. It follows the life, trial, and execution of the 19th-century Métis leader […]

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Art Gallery of Ontario dusts off the cobwebs – Thestar.com

Over the next 18 months, the AGO will reinstall its entire permanent collection, unearthing lost treasures along the way April 10, 2017 A little less than a year ago, among the many startup tasks on newly arrived Art Gallery of Ontario director Stephan Jost’s docket was what to do with his office. Recently vacated by […]

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War memorial proposed for old Cape Breton coal mine site – CBC

Project designed to celebrate history of Sydney harbour during war and peacetime Apr 10, 2017 A Cape Breton group is proposing that an old coal mine site in Sydney Mines be turned into a war memorial, a location that will avoid the bitter controversy faced by another proposed memorial — the Mother Canada statue. The […]

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Canadians attend memorials for Vimy Ridge centennial country wide – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 9, 2017  By Nicole Thompson and Mike Blanchfield THE CANADIAN PRESS Though there are no surviving veterans who fought at Vimy Ridge, Canadians across the country are making sure their legacy is not forgotten on the battle’s centennial anniversary. Those who were not among the 25,000 Canadians at the site of the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 201761 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Honour First Nations Veterans and all Veterans of Canada at the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

April 7, 2017 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Honour First Nations Veterans and all Veterans of Canada at the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will be part of the official Canadian delegation that will travel to France to mark […]

by pmnationtalk on April 7, 2017221 Views

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