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Dilico Anishinabek Family Care Christmas Wish campaign continues – Anishinabek News

November 24, 2021 THUNDER BAY — Dilico Anishinabek Family Care launched its 13th annual Christmas Wish campaign on Nov. 15 with a new option for participants to purchase a bear for their Christmas Wish bag or a child in need. “Participants can either buy a bear [for a child in need] or purchase one to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 202124 Views

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Indigenous musical artists performing at Toronto art exhibit this week – Anishinabek News

November 25, 2021 TORONTO – Indigenous musicians from both North and South America will be performing free concerts later this week at an art exhibit currently running in Toronto. Musical entertainment will be provided at the Locating Self Care in Urban Centres exhibit, which opened in September and continues until the end of the year, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 202117 Views

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Anishinaabe art in the spotlight on new Team Canada curling uniforms – CBC

Nov 24, 2021 Canadian curlers will debut uniforms at 2022 Beijing Olympics, Paralympics Anishinaabe art will be on full display on Team Canada uniforms at next year’s Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Beijing. Red Lake, Ont., two-spirit artist Patrick Hunter, whose family is from Keeseekoowenin First Nation northwest of Brandon, Man., is excited his designs […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 202122 Views

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Self-care is focus of art exhibit featuring Indigenous artists at Toronto gallery – Anishinabek News

November 22, 2021 TORONTO – Self-care is the theme of an art exhibit currently on display at a Toronto gallery. The exhibit, titled Locating Self Care in Urban Centres, opened to the public in mid-September. It then had a media preview and official opening, which was attended by Toronto Mayor John Tory, in mid-October. The […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 202118 Views

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ONWA hosts 6th Annual Poetry Night

ONWA hosts 6th Annual Poetry Night Thunder Bay, ON – On November 25th, the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) will be hosting its 6th Annual Poetry Night, created to raise awareness about violence against women. Poetry Night coincides with the first day of […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 202127 Views

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The Canada Council for the Arts Reveals the Governor General’s Literary Awards Winners

OTTAWA, ONTARIO, November 17, 2021— It is with great pleasure that the Canada Council for the Arts today revealed the 2021 winners of the prestigious Governor General’s Literary Awards (GGBooks). The 14 best books of 2021 published in Canada, were selected by peer assessment committees that followed a very rigorous process to deliberate and choose […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 202120 Views

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Anishinabek Nation Chiefs proclaim new holiday Anishinabek Giizhigad

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (November 17, 2021) – The Anishinabek Nation Chiefs proclaimed June 6 the Anishinabek Nation holiday, Anishinabek Giizhigad, in honour of the historic proclamation of the Anishinaabe Chi-Naaknigewin (constitution). “On June 6, 2012, the Anishinaabe Chi-Naaknigewin was brought into ceremony by the Anishinabek Nation Elders. On that day, we asserted that we […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 202117 Views

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Windsor shop meets demand of ‘amazing resurgence’ in Indigenous beading – CBC

Nov 17, 2021 ‘I’ve often heard beading is medicine — and I think that that is incredibly true’ An “amazing resurgence” of beading in Indigenous communities is inspiring many to learn the craft — and for one business owner, it’s led to opening up a new shop to help meet the demand. “I’ve often heard beading […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 202117 Views

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Media Advisory: Governor General to participate in the unveiling of a commemorative stamp

OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, and Mr. Whit Fraser will participate in the unveiling of a commemorative stamp featuring celebrated Indigenous singer-songwriter and musician, Buffy Sainte-Marie, at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, on November 18, 2021. Date: November 18, 2021 Time: 5:00 p.m. Location: O’Born Room, National Arts […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 202119 Views

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Indigenous Leadership Initiative & Royal Canadian Geographical Society Forge Innovative Partnership to Produce Series about Indigenous Guardians

Ottawa – November 16, 2021: The Indigenous Leadership Initiative (ILI) and the Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) have formed a ground-breaking partnership to produce a documentary series about Indigenous Guardians caring for lands and waters across the country. This collaboration grows out of shared values and concerns. In the age of climate change and loss […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 202126 Views

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