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Conference and Events Postings

Wîchoîe Ahiya Indigenous Singer Songwriter Residency 2023

Banff Centre

Application Deadline: September 6, 2023
Program Dates: November 20 – December 8, 2023
Please reach out to IndigenousArtsAdmissions@banffcentre.ca with any questions

This three-week residency allows participants to deepen their creative practice and expand their skill set through faculty led workshops, group gatherings, and one-on-one sessions with senior faculty. Take time to shape your vision for your next project.

During this residency, you will have freedom to structure your time around the needs of your project and work in an audio production studio to record one song for a demo.

For details or to apply: GotoInfo.ca/Singer
Toll Free: 1-866-935-6904 | Fax: 1-866-402-9692
Email: IndigenousArtsAdmissions@banffcentre.ca

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Indigenous Services Canada Funding Opportunity

Funding is now available to help build capacity, improve or create new services, and educate the public about estate planning and administration.

Call for Proposals
This Call for Proposals is open to Indigenous individuals, communities, and organizations. The deadline for submission of funding proposals is August 20., 2023.

For more information on the program, funding streams, and how to apply:

GotoInfo.ca/ISC-Estates

Email: financementsuccessions-estatesfunding@sac-isc.gc.ca

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Green Jobs Internship Program for Youth & Employers

National Resources Canada

GREEN JOBS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM FOR YOUTH & EMPLOYERS

Support the transition to a green future! Employers across Canada can provide young interns with work experience in science, technology and related fields. Transform the future of energy, forestry, geosciences, mining and more.

INDIGENOUS YOUTH – AGED 15-30 – 

Paid green internships are available to Indigenous youth.
• No prior education or experience required.
• Full-time positions across Canada, and in northern, and remote communities

INDIGENOUS EMPLOYERS IN THE NATURAL RESOURCE SECTOR – 

• Receive up to 75% in federal wage subsidies.
• Eligible natural resources sector positions include those with a positive environmental impact.
• Funding available to non-federal organizations, including Band Councils, NGOs, and private and public sector groups.

Apply to the Green jobs program today

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Katimavik programs available – The National Experience and FuturePerfect

Katimavik

Katimavik offers two programs with different objectives for youth across Canada: the National Experience and FuturePerfect.

The National Experience – . For 22 weeks, the program allows Participants aged 17 to 25 to live in two new communities, volunteer, meet other youth from across the country and become supporters of Truth and Reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. Two cohorts of Katimavik’s National Experience take place each year: from January to June, and from July to December. To participate, one must be between 17 and 25 years old at the beginning of the cohort and be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or landed refugee.

FuturePerfect – a 14-week employment training program for those who wish to lay the foundation for their professional career. Open to youth between the ages of 18 and 30, Katimavik provides participants with 10 days of employability training before they leave for their new host community.

For more information or to apply:  GotoInfo.ca/Katimavik

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Akunumustiǂis -Natural Law – Ecological Engagement Through the Seasons – 2023

Banff Centre-

Application deadline: July 19, 2023
Program Dates: October 02 – October 27, 2023

Indigenous Arts | In Person
This four week residency engages eight visual artist participants in a land-based, observational learning that will support the artist to develop and create a project drawing from their artistic practice that will inform the cultural narratives of this region. The artists will have access to a studio to support the creation of their project.

The project is reconciliation-based through the empowerment of Indigenous artists, working with institutions through a process that allows for meaningful engagement with the land; including Banff National Park, Parks Canada and local Knowledge Keepers. Working together, the process encourages knowledge exchange and centres Indigenous ways of knowing.

For details or to apply: GotoInfo.ca/NaturalLaw
Toll Free: 1-866-935-6904

Fax: 1-866-402-9692

Email: leadership@banffcentre.ca

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Indigenous Services Canada Funding Opportunity

Indigenous Services Canada

Funding is now available to help build capacity, improve or create new services, and educate the public about estate planning and administration.

Call for Proposals
This Call for Proposals is open to Indigenous individuals, communities, and organizations. The deadline for submission of funding proposals is August 6., 2023.

For more information on the program, funding streams, and how to apply:

GotoInfo.ca/ISC-Estates

Email: financementsuccessions-estatesfunding@sac-isc.gc.ca

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First Nations Net Zero Communities Workshop – August 9-11, 2023

JazzSolar

Taykwa Tagamou Nation in partnership with Oneida Nation of the Thames is hosting a First Nations Net Zero Communities Workshop from August 9-11 2023 in Cochrane, Ontario. This event is an opportunity for up to 20 First Nations Communities to learn from industry experts and other Communities about pathways to Net Zero Energy, including renewables and retrofitting.

All expenses will be covered by up to 2 representatives from each community to attend. This Workshop is funded by the Smart Renewables and Electrification Pathways Program at Natural Resources Canada.

GotoInfo.ca/JazzSolar

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Decolonizing the Narrative Online Conversation Series: Cowboy Smithx

Banff Centre

Presentation of Work
Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm MT
Q&A Session and Conversation
Date: Thursday, May 18, 2023
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. MT

Cowboy Smithx will present the “Avatriix (ah-vay-tree) Methodology,” a philosophical approach to all things composition and creativity.

Cowboy will also introduce the world to “Aeontagonism” an original philosophical practice in career-long multidisciplinary universe building that challenges antiquated story-structures from the “old world.”

Register in advance – GotoInfo.ca/Decolonizing

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Call for Indigenous Artisans

Banff Centre

Indigenous Virtual Market for Vendors – Applications are open until May 21st 2023

As part of the Banff Centre’s celebrations in June for National Indigenous Peoples’ Day, we will be hosting an Indigenous Virtual Marketplace. The Marketplace will open on June 1st at noon and remain open for the entire month of June. Community members can engage with Indigenous vendors and make purchases directly on vendor’s websites.

Submitting your application is free! – All Indigenous artisans are encouraged to apply. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis so submit early!

Please reach out to indigenousarts@banffcentre.ca with any questions

For details or to apply: GotoInfo.ca/Banff-Artisans

Toll Free: 1-866-935-6904

Fax: 1-866-402-9692

Email: leadership@banffcentre.ca

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Indigenous History & Heritage Gathering

AMP – NCTR

NAME OF EVENT: Indigenous History & Heritage Gathering
DATES: June 5-7, 2023
LOCATION: Shaw Centre, Ottawa, Ontario
Register by March 31st and save: http://bit.ly/3ySrFKb

The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) and the First Nations Confederacy of Cultural Education Centres (FNCCEC) are proud to host the Indigenous History and Heritage Gathering (IHHG). This gathering, presented through the gracious support of Know History, is one of the many important events held during Indigenous History Month.

The Indigenous History and Heritage Gathering will attract Indigenous community members developing history and heritage projects, and anyone working in the field of Indigenous History, including museum professionals, historians, legal counsel, engagement specialists, and culture and language professionals.

Speakers include keynotes by Tanya Talaga, Author, Journalist, and President of Makwa Creative and Kim Murray, Special Interlocutor on Missing Children and Unmarked Burials. We invite all interested in amplifying the distinct stories of Indigenous Peoples across Turtle Island to register now.

The program will centre around four main themes:

Historic Claims – Realizing Indigenous truths in institutions, justice, and archiving

  • Residential and Day Schools – Researching, commemoration, and honouring data sovereignty
  • Language and Culture – Research for revitalization and practices for inclusive storytelling in institutions
  • Place and Naming – Mapping and reclaiming places and names

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Efficiency Manitoba – Indigenous Energy Efficiency Working Group

Efficiency Manitoba

Join us at our working group event March 2-3, 2023

Efficiency Manitoba will be hosting an in-person Indigenous Energy Efficiency Working Group (IEEWG) session on March 2 and 3 at the Victoria Inn in Winnipeg. You may have previously received an invite through Event Camp, who will be taking care of the registration, accommodations, and travel.

Limited spots are reserved for representatives from the Tribal Councils and First Nations Communities. Use the link below to confirm your registration

GotoRegister.ca/IEEWG

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