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Indigenous People Are Not The ‘Ghosts Of History’ – Huffington Post Canada

Canadian indigenous people have been described as “ghosts of history,” spectres lingering in the background, haunting our legacy. This refers to the fact that indigenous people have been ignored to a great extent in Canadian history, yet Canadians are fully aware that indigenous people were here long before the arrival of the Europeans. Canadians are […]

by ahnationtalk on January 5, 201732 Views

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Calling All Dreamers! Confederation Centre Launches Website and Submission Page for ‘The Dream Catchers’

December 22, 2016 (Charlottetown, P.E.) – Confederation Centre’s signature project for Canada’s 150th anniversary next year is The Dream Catchers, a national touring production in two stages, funded by the Government of Canada through the Canada 150 Fund. Between February and April, an artistic team will travel to each province and territory to facilitate workshops, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 201742 Views

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Canadians have until January 27, 2017 to nominate unique and exceptional places for Canada’s next set of UNESCO World Heritage Sites

New Ministerial Advisory Committee to review candidates December 22, 2016 World Heritage Sites are exceptional places around the world that are considered to have Outstanding Universal Value — these sites are as diverse as the Pyramids of Egypt and Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, reflecting the best of cultural and natural heritage. There are 18 World […]

by ahnationtalk on December 22, 201643 Views

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Mi’kmaq Legends receives the 2016 Parks Canada Sustainable Tourism Award

Indigenous theatrical group recognized at the recent TIAPEI Awards Gala December 20, 2016 The Parks Canada Sustainable Tourism Award was presented to Mi’kmaq Legends at the 2016 Tourism Industry Association of Prince Edward Island Annual Awards Gala on Thursday, November 24th, 2016. This award recognizes a demonstrated commitment to excellence, encourages appreciation, and respect for […]

by ahnationtalk on December 20, 201640 Views

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Proposed NunatuKavut flag design!

December 16,2016 We are excited to launch a proposed NunatuKavut flag design that reflects southern Inuit history, culture and way of life! It was inspired by a design submitted by Nunatukavut artist Barry Pardy of Cartwright. We thank each of our artists who took the time to submit their designs. We want to hear your […]

by pmnationtalk on December 16, 201671 Views

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Experience the Beauty and Traditions of the Mi’kmaq Culture

Government of Canada supports growth for Aboriginal tourism With Government of Canada support announced today by Rodger Cuzner, Member of Parliament for Cape Breton-Canso, the Waycobah First Nation is looking to up the ante on Cape Breton’s tourism draw by developing experiential tourism products and services in their community. Waycobah is receiving a $186,269 non-repayable […]

by ahnationtalk on December 9, 201627 Views

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Cape Breton Mi’kmaq artists’ work presented to Gord Downie at AFN – Capebretonpost.com

WAYCOBAH, N.S. — Loretta Gould has been painting for the past three years and on Tuesday one of her paintings was presented at the Assembly of First Nations in Gatineau, Que. I’m proud of what he does for the cause and for the residential school survivors. Her painting, titled “Share our Teachings,” was presented by […]

by pmnationtalk on December 8, 201640 Views

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Sharing his cultural perspective

Abegweit First Nations Chief Brian Francis has seen more interest in incorporating First Nations people’s stories and history into Prince Edward Island culture. “People are finally paying attention,” Francis said.  “And it can’t come too soon.” Francis was recently appointed through Engage PEI to sit as a member of the Fathers of Confederation Buildings Trust. […]

by pmnationtalk on December 5, 201637 Views

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CCOA: The Centre Of It All For Canada’s 150th Anniversary

CCOA: The Centre Of It All For Canada’s 150th Anniversary November 29, 2016 National Memorial unveils #Centre150 – Rich suite of 2017 celebration projects (Charlottetown, P.E.I.) – With one month to go until the official beginning of the country’s sesquicentennial, Confederation Centre has unveiled a selection of major 2017 commemorative projects, reflecting on Canadian identity […]

by pmnationtalk on November 29, 201641 Views

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Bonshaw trail naming honours Mi’kmaq heritage

November 22, 2016 The traditions and history of Prince Edward Island’s First Nations will be recognized with the naming of the main trail at the newly-expanded Bonshaw Provincial Park. Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy Minister Paula Biggar joined Chief Brian Francis of Abegweit First Nation and Chief Matilda Ramjattan of Lennox Island First Nation to officially […]

by pmnationtalk on November 23, 201640 Views

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