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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, 201717 Views

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All-female drumming group inspires confidence and pride amongst Regina students – CBC

‘It’s made me a lot more confident, and not be alone so much at lunch because now I have something to do’ Apr 03, 2017 A group of high school students in Regina is bucking the trend by participating in an all-female Indigenous drum group at Thom Collegiate. “We do know that it has happened […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201717 Views

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A feast of culture: First Nations cuisine on the rise – StarPhoenix

Rich Francis uses food to tell stories. “Food is one of those things that we can evoke memory in and emotion in,” the Saskatoon-based chef says. Since competing on the Food Network’s Top Chef Canada, Francis has become one of the most high-profile names in Canada’s burgeoning First Nations food scene. While he didn’t win […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 201717 Views

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Federal Budget Focus on Infrastructure and Reconciliation

Released the same day as the provincial budget, today’s 2017-18 federal budget had a positive outlook with a focus on infrastructure and support to Indigenous communities. Last year, the Canadian government invested $1.9 million over five years to support key national cultural institutions.  This year, the government will increase its investment to $1.8 billion over […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 201724 Views

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Reminder: Meet the Finalists – Where Our Paths Cross – Reconciliation Commemorative Artwork Concept Presentations

March 22, 2017 Since 2015, the City has been working with the Saskatoon Tribal Council, Central Urban Métis Federation Inc., Office of the Treaty Commission, and other community groups, leaders, and institutions in Saskatchewan, to promote reconciliation. In keeping with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Call to Action No. 79, the Saskatoon Tribal Council […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 201715 Views

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University of Saskatchewan Jazz Ensemble

The University of Saskatchewan Jazz Ensemble is proud to be performing a semester-end concert featuring guest artist Juno award winning First Nations Blues Piano Man Murray Porter. Concert Date: March 26, 2017 Concert Time: 3:00 PM Concert Location: UofS Education Building, Quance Theatre, 28 Campus Drive Tickets: $ 10/$5, available at the door or by […]

by pmnationtalk on March 14, 201751 Views

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Meet the Finalists: Where Our Paths Cross – Reconciliation Commemorative Artwork Concept Presentations

March 10, 2017 Since 2015, the City has been working with the Saskatoon Tribal Council, Central Urban Métis Federation Inc., Office of the Treaty Commission, and other community groups, leaders, and institutions in Saskatchewan, to promote reconciliation. In keeping with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Call to Action No. 79, the Saskatoon Tribal Council […]

by pmnationtalk on March 13, 201718 Views

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Author celebrates legacy of Augie Merasty – Estevan Mercury

March 8, 2017 The Estevan Public Library hosted a conversation on the many traumas of residential schools and one man’s resiliency against it, when author David Carpenter paid a visit on March 2. Carpenter visited to share the story behind The Education of Augie Merasty and to sign copies of the memoir. The Education of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 201725 Views

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Regina residents call for Cree syllabics on street signs – CBC

‘Part of the thing that we do to preserve our language is to make our language visible,’ says Solomon Ratt Mar 05, 2017 Some people in North Central are calling on the City of Regina to include Cree syllabics on street signs in the area. “This is important because it will bring pride to the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 6, 201730 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, 201725 Views

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