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Treaty Day Cultural Showcase

September 30 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Lord Nelson Hotel, 1515 South Park St.
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada

Treaty Day Cultural Showcase featuring The Relatives, Terry Googoo & Silver Moon

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Hooked on Mi’kmaq Art

October 1 - October 19
Millbrook Cultural and Heritage Centre, 65 Treaty Trail
Millbrook Mi'kmaw Community, NS b6l 1w3 Canada

Millbrook Cultural Centre October 1st- October 19th, 2018 Opening Reception- Oct 2nd from 7pm-9pm Featuring hooked mats and wall hangings. Fibre art representations of the works of Millbrook Artists Gerald Gloade, Alan Syliboy and Lorne Julien.

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Puppet Show: How the Cougar Came to Be Called the Ghost Cat/Ta’n Petalu Telui’tut Skite’kmujewe

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Alderney Gate Public Library, 60 Alderney Drive
Dartmouth, B2Y 4P8

Based on the book by Michael James Isaac, this puppet show tells the story of Ajig, a young cougar who agrees to stop behaving like a cougar, so the other animals will accept him. But, there is a price to pay for sacrificing part of his nature. Registration is required. To register, call (902) 490-5748. This is an all ages event. Tickets will be given out 30 minutes before start time.

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Pjilita’q Mi’kmaki: L’nuite’tmukl tan wejkuwaql naqwe’kl | International Gathering: Respect for Water/Life For All Relations

October 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9 Canada

ACC-CCA Executive Director, Clayton Windatt, will lead welcoming statements and facilitated discussions outlining four days of Indigenous art actions and activations throughout the city. Presentations will include consideration to undoing or living and working beyond colonial borders and enforced diasporas from home territories and the restorative work of community-building that we enact in diverse ecologies are all intimately linked by water/life-sustaining practices. The 2018 edition of the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective / Collectif des commissaires autochtones (ACC-CCA)'s ongoing colloquia and gathering…

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Free

SPIRIT REFLECTION PAINT NIIGHT

October 11 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
TOWN HALL ARTS AND CULTURAL CENTRE, 219 Main Street, PO Box 1851
Liverpool, B0T 1K0

This will be a paint night of Mi'kmaq reflections that will locus on Mi'kmaq History Month poster through a piece of Alan Syliboy art. Our elder along with the artist will give us guidance on the theme and how to put our thoughts on canvas. An evening of creativity and laughter and reflection as you create a one-of-a-kind piece of art while enjoying fellowship with other Mi'kmaq neighbors and share stories and laughter.

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Pjilita’q Mi’kmaki: L’nuite’tmukl tan Wejkuwaql Naqwe’kl | International Gathering: Deepening Connections/Alliances for Interdependent Futures

October 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9 Canada

Pjilita’q Mi’kmaki: L’nuite’tmukl tan Wejkuwaql Naqwe’kl | International Gathering: Deepening Connections/Alliances for Interdependent Futures Thursday, October 11, 2018 (6:30PM – 8:30PM) Central Library Description A panel exploring the need for increased collaboration and support when engaging between many communities and many territories. The 2018 edition of the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective / Collectif des commissaires autochtones (ACC-CCA)'s ongoing colloquia and gathering series, Pjilita'q Mi'kmaki: L'nuite'tmukl tan wejkuwaql naqwe'kl International Gathering is a large-scale gathering of Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit, Métis and…

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Pjilita’q Mi’kmaki: L’nuite’tmukl tan wejkuwaql naqwe’kl | International Gathering: Through Territories: the Global Indigenous Art Circuit

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9 Canada

Pjilita’q Mi’kmaki: L’nuite’tmukl tan wejkuwaql naqwe’kl | International Gathering: Through Territories: the Global Indigenous Art Circuit Friday, October 12, 2018 (10:00AM – 3:00PM) Central Library Description A series of panels discussing international Indigenous curatorial practices, particularly the influence of exchanges, publications, exhibition making and residencies in building activations between global and regional Indigenous arts practitioners across the Americas and further afield, with consideration for non-Indigenous representatives. The 2018 edition of the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective / Collectif des commissaires autochtones (ACC-CCA)'s…

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Pjilita’q Mi’kmaki: L’nuite’tmukl tan Wejkuwaql Naqwe’kl | International Gathering: Indigenous Place-making

October 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9 Canada

Pjilita’q Mi’kmaki: L’nuite’tmukl tan Wejkuwaql Naqwe’kl | International Gathering: Indigenous Place-making Friday, October 12, 2018 (3:00PM – 4:00PM) Central Library Description This Closing/Opening keynote presentation by Ursula Johnson explores current Indigenous art actions locally and globally emphasizing Indigenous place-making and the unique connections between arts actions, communities, and our individual relationships to the land. Ursula will explore and reflect on the impacts of arts action enhancing a sense of appreciation, understanding, and belonging, which may lead to healthier social interactions…

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Free

Author’s Stage: Rosanna Deerchild with Deirdre Lee, Rebecca Thomas, and Arielle Twist

October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, B3J 1E9

Please join us for a night with Turtle Island's favourite cousin, Rosanna Deerchild. Rosanna is a Cree poet from O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation and the host of Unreserved on CBC Radio. Rosanna will be joined by local Indigenous poets, Deirdre Lee, Rebecca Thomas, and Arielle Twist. Each of our guests will provide a reading, followed by discussion. Presented in partnership with Scotiabank. Suitable for: Adults

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Author Theresa Meuse: Family Storytime & Craft

October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aldernery Gate Public Library, 60 Alderney Drive
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 4P8 Canada

Author Theresa Meuse: Family Storytime & Craft Saturday, October 20, 2018 (2:00PM – 3:00PM) Alderney Gate Public Library Description Join First Nations educator and advisor, Theresa Meuse for storytime, a rock-painting activity, and a sharing circle to round out this special family program celebrating Mi'kmaq Heritage Month. Theresa Meuse is the author of The Sharing Circle and L'nu'k:The People. Children ages 5-13 and their families are welcome to attend.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Make a Dream Catcher

    September 13 @ 10:30 am - October 13 @ 11:30 am
  2. 2018 Cultural Showcase and Treaty Day Events

    September 30 - October 1
  3. SALE ALONG the River

    September 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  4. Treaty Day Cultural Showcase

    September 30 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  5. Hooked on Mi’kmaq Art

    October 1 - October 19

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Make a Dream Catcher

September 13 @ 10:30 am - October 13 @ 11:30 am
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Treaty Day Cultural Showcase

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