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Contemporary Northwest Coast Art is Transforming Spirits for the McMichael Canadian Art Collection

August 19, 2015, KLEINBURG ON—This fall, the McMichael celebrates the wonderful gift of forty-nine incomparable works by contemporary Northwest Coast artists, donated to the Collection by noted Toronto-based collectors Jamie Cameron and Christopher Bredt. The works will be on display from September 19, 2015 to February 15, 2016 in the exhibition Transforming Spirit: The Cameron/Bredt […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 2015367 Views

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Royal Canadian Mint to host events in Whitehorse

OTTAWA, Aug. 21, 2015 – The Royal Canadian Mint will host the following two events in Whitehorse: Monday, August 24, 2015 The Mint will unveil a new silver collector coin celebrating Canada’s Northern Lights at 10:30 a.m. at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre, located at 1171-1st Avenue (media are requested to arrive at 10:15 a.m.). […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 2015493 Views

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Annual gathering explores traditional role of elders in guiding First Nations

More than 100 elders from First Nations across Ontario gathered in Wahta Mohawks territory this week to discuss priority issues impacting their communities. The annual Elders Gathering, held over three days, gave participants the opportunity to share their knowledge with political leaders, and to explore the role they play in guiding their communities. “We have […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 2015585 Views

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Batchewana First Nation: “Commemorating the Return of our Ancestors”

The Batchewana First Nation (BFN) is getting ready to celebrate the repatriation of their ancestral remains returning to their homeland. In 2010 the Batchewana First Nation and Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians worked in collaboration to bring the remains of their Native Ancestors from the Smithsonian Institution back to rest in their traditional burial grounds. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 2015519 Views

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Aboriginal Arts Market

This is a one-of-a-kind event that will be celebrated outdoors in the area at Victoria and Gould Streets, only a few steps from Yonge-Dundas Square. Ryerson University has graciously offered a space for aboriginal vendors to showcase their art and crafts and to have a presence in the downtown core. Toronto Aboriginal Arts Market is […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 2015587 Views

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Aboriginal artists and projects at Todmorden Mills throughout August

Todmorden Mills Heritage Site is featuring projects and exhibitions by Aboriginal artists throughout August. One of the projects involves the creation of a community mural. “These projects are some of the many Aboriginal-themed events and activities hosted and presented by the City’s museums and heritage sites,” said Councillor Mike Layton (Ward 19 Trinity-Spadina), Co-Chair of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 2015561 Views

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Saturday, September 26, 2015 – Symposium: The Toronto Carrying Place: A Shared Legacy

The Etobicoke Historical Society, in collaboration with The Etobicoke York Community Preservation Panel, York Pioneer and Historical Society, Swansea Historical Society, West Toronto Junction Historical Society, and King Township Historical Society, with financial support provided by the City of Toronto through the Host City Showcase Program, is pleased to announce the upcoming event, The Toronto Carrying Place: […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 2015550 Views

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NEPA Announces Its 15/16 Season!

To see the exciting upcoming 2015/2016 Native Earth Performing Arts line up click more! HUFF BY CLIFF CARDINAL Directed by Karin Randoja and starring Cliff Cardinal October 10-25, 2015, Aki Studio Single Tickets $15-$30 CAMINOS 2015: RE-IMAGINING LAS AMERICAS Presented in partnership with Aluna Theatre November 3-7, 2015, Aki Studio Single Tickets $15-$20, Festival Pass […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 2015516 Views

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ROM celebrates Champlain’s Birthday and 400 years of French presence in Ontario with Franco FUN Big Weekend full of family activities

August 13, 2015 Franco FUN includes special events for visitors of all ages on August 15 and 16, 2015 Additional Ontario’s 400th activities at the ROM include lectures, #FNLROM, and screenings (Toronto, Ontario – August 13, 2015) – On the occasion of Samuel de Champlain’s birthday, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) announced further details of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 2015591 Views

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Event for Aboriginal art exhibition at Toronto’s Todmorden Mills

Toronto City Councillor Mary Fragedakis (Ward 29 Toronto-Danforth) will provide remarks tomorrow at an Aboriginal art project and exhibition called The Anishinaabe Babamadizwin: Journey by Canoe that is on display at Todmorden Mills Heritage Site. The event will include ceremonies by traditional Anishinaabe elder Jacqui Lavalley and songs by Spirit Wind Women’s Hand Drum Group. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 2015657 Views

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