Tag Archives: Indigenous

This week’s crème de la crème — November 4, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsMilitary Monday: For posterity’s sake by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections. Indigenous Peoples in the First World War: researching forgotten veterans by Ethan M. Coudenys on Library and Archives Canada Blog. The French-Canadian … Continue reading

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Gathering and mapping the stories of ’60s Scoop survivors

Colleen Cardinal, a member of the Saddle Lake Cree Nation in Alberta and a survivor of the ’60s Scoop, has started to map out the stories of survivors. According to an article in Canada’s National Observer, Ms. Cardinal launched an online … Continue reading

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Indigenous war veteran Tommy Prince honoured with new stamp

Canada Post is issuing a new stamp to remember the life and achievements of Sergeant Thomas (Tommy) George Prince, MM (1915-77), one of Canada’s most decorated Indigenous war veterans and a prominent Anishinaabe activist. Born on St. Peter’s Reserve, Manitoba, … Continue reading

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Millions to be spent on construction of a Métis National Heritage Centre in Winnipeg

The federal and Manitoba governments announced Saturday they will spend more than $33 million to build the Métis National Heritage Centre in Winnipeg. Northern Affairs Minister Dan Vandal, who is a Winnipeg MP, announced $23.1 million in federal funding during … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — October 1, 2022

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsFinding on the Ground: An Urban Address by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots. Hidden histories by Ryan Courchene on Library and Archives Canada Blog. Wilmot, Nova Scotia & Black Loyalists … Continue reading

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New stamps for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and beyond

Canada Post yesterday released four new stamps to raise awareness and encourage reflection on the tragic legacy of Indian residential schools and the need for healing and reconciliation. The stamps, released in connection with today’s National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — June 18, 2022

Some if the bijoux I discovered this week. BlogsTrue crime, the Wing Sang Co., and police records: A trip to the City of Vancouver Archives by Linda Yip on Past Presence. New Items in BC Historical Books Collection by Kin … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — May 21, 2022

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. BlogsNotaries of Montreal 1760-1791 by Jacques Gagné on Genealogy Ensemble. Military Monday: Documenting Canadian Military Personnel Who Were Prisoners of War During World War One or World War Two by Glenn Wright … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — December 11, 2021

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. BlogsNative American Research Part 3: Indian Boarding Schools: Children Forcibly Removed from their Homes by Paula Stuart-Warren on Genealogy by Paula. Dutch Genealogy News for November 2021 by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — November 6, 2021

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. BlogsRequesting Second World War Files from LAC in Oct 2021: what you need to know now by Linda Yip on Past Presence. Explore the No. 2 Construction Battalion by Andrew Horrall on Library … Continue reading

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