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Circle tour offers Superior travel experience; splendours of Gichigami abound – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 3, 2017  By Colin Perkel THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ It might not have the must-do cachet of California’s Highway 101, of South Africa’s Garden Route or of the Rockies. Yet a voyage around the world’s largest freshwater lake, the big sea they once called Gichigami, reveals a sublime and in-your-face spectacular […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201713 Views

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Sons of Membertou heading to Vimy anniversary ceremonies in France next month – Cape Breton Post

MEMBERTOU, N.S. — For Austin Christmas, respect for elders and fallen warriors is an important part of who and what he is. Christmas has been involved for years with the Sons of Membertou, a well-respected Mi’kmaq drumming and singing group, and is now the group’s drum keeper. For North American aboriginal cultures, the drum represents […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 201713 Views

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Islanders encouraged to help shape new cultural strategy

March 29, 2017 Islanders can take part in shaping Prince Edward Island’s first cultural strategy through community consultations that will begin in April. When complete this fall, the strategy will recommend cultural policy direction and guide the development of action plans, programs, and supports for the next 10 years. The consultations will include an online […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 201721 Views

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Minister Byrne Invites Newfoundlanders and Labradorians to Celebrate Multiculturalism WeekMinister Byrne Invites Newfoundlanders and Labradorians to Celebrate Multiculturalism Week

March 15, 2017 March 19-25 is Multiculturalism Week in Newfoundland and Labrador. Multiculturalism Week celebrates this province’s rich multicultural history and tradition, including the cultural contributions of residents of Indigenous and Aboriginal, Francophone, European, Asian and Middle Eastern heritage. As part of the week, organizations throughout the province hold events such as meet-and-greets and cultural […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 201716 Views

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Poet Rebecca Thomas speaks truth and teaches – Halifax Magazine

Halifax’s first aboriginal poet laureate has a rare opportunity to change attitudes March 8, 2017 It’s a cold and windy Saturday afternoon in the Grand Parade in downtown Halifax and Rebecca Thomas is on duty. It’s the Halifax Women’s March, the day after the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump. About 1,000 people are here, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 201727 Views

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National historic significance of the service and sacrifice of Canadians during the Great War recognised

Plaques unveiled to commemorate Aboriginal Military Service in the First World War, Voluntary Aid Detachments, and the Canadian War Memorials Fund March 2, 2017  Ottawa, Ontario     Parks Canada Agency Today, the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, recognised the national historic significance of Aboriginal Military Service […]

by pmnationtalk on March 2, 201729 Views

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Our Communities: At the Heart of Celebrations for the 150th Anniversary of Confederation in 2017

Celebrate our cultural and regional diversity in Prince Edward Island February 27, 2017 – Charlottetown – Canadian Heritage Sean Casey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Member of Parliament (Charlottetown), today announced funding of $15,000 to the Black Cultural Society of Prince Edward Island for its community project Festival for the Bog. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 27, 201729 Views

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NBFC and imagineNATIVE Annual Mentorship Program: Call for Applicants in New Brunswick

Are you an emerging Indigenous media artist living in New Brunswick? Do you have a great idea for a 5-minute short film? Explore Digital or Bolex filmmaking through NBFC’s workshops, equipment and facilities. Shoot and edit your ideas to completion, and see them on screen at the 2017 imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 201736 Views

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Government Launches Nova Scotia’s First Culture Action Plan

February 22, 2017 Government will focus on the province’s cultural sector, creative economy and diverse communities with Nova Scotia’s Culture Action Plan: Creativity and Community, launched today, Feb. 22. Nova Scotia’s first comprehensive Culture Action Plan, focuses on six themes which provide government with specific actions, strategic priorities and criteria to help guide decision-making. “Our […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 201714 Views

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Nova Scotia Honours Mi’kmaw Heritage

February 18, 2017 Nova Scotia’s third Heritage Day will honour Mi’kmaw heritage by celebrating the important accomplishments of the Mi’kmaw community, including its contribution to Canada’s favorite past time, hockey. Nova Scotia Heritage Day is Monday, Feb. 20. “The Mi’kmaw are the founding people of Nova Scotia and their unique culture is an integral part […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 201713 Views

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