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Indigenization at Calgary Public Library

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The Métis The Métis

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June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada. This list focuses on the unique experience of the Métis Nation. The area now known as…
June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada. This list focuses on the unique experience of the Métis Nation. The area now known as…
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Sharing Stories Through an Indigenous… Sharing Stories Through an Indigenous…

Jun 19th | 7:00pm - Jun 22nd | 9:00pm
Central Library
Celebrate Indigenous Awareness Week at Calgary Public Library with nightly film screenings and discussions.
Celebrate Indigenous Awareness Week at Calgary Public Library with nightly film screenings and discussions.
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Turtle Island

Take a unique, sweeping historical journey through science, myth, and imagination as you learn about the Indigenous people of Turtle…
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Indigenous Placemaking Project Indigenous Placemaking Project

The Indigenous Public Art plan for New Central Library is based on the belief that art enhances and helps communicate a community’s story.
The Indigenous Public Art plan for New Central Library is based on the belief that art enhances and helps communicate a community’s story.
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Colonization, Fallout and Reconciliation Colonization, Fallout and Reconciliation

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This booklist encompasses titles explaining what colonization is and titles explaining the fallout from colonization.
This booklist encompasses titles explaining what colonization is and titles explaining the fallout from colonization.
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Métis Kitchen Party and Old Time Dance Métis Kitchen Party and Old Time Dance

Jun 12th | 6:00pm - 9:00pm
St. Mary's University
Celebrate Métis culture with fiddling, jigging, square dancing and lots of fun for the whole family.
Celebrate Métis culture with fiddling, jigging, square dancing and lots of fun for the whole family.
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Reconciliation at the Library Reconciliation at the Library

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For years, a gold framed photograph lay in a drawer in Central Library’s Local History workroom. 
For years, a gold framed photograph lay in a drawer in Central Library’s Local History workroom. 
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Live Art with Ian and Samuel Live Art with Ian and Samuel

Central Library
Join artists Ian and Samuel every Tuesday for live art demonstrations.
Join artists Ian and Samuel every Tuesday for live art demonstrations.
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Indigenous Reading List for Kids Indigenous Reading List for Kids

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It's National Indigenous History Month! Discover culture, stories, inventions, history, and more in these titles for children by Indigenous…
It's National Indigenous History Month! Discover culture, stories, inventions, history, and more in these titles for children by Indigenous…
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Indigenous Reading List: Truth and… Indigenous Reading List: Truth and…

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These titles are a guide for readers seeking to learn more about reconciliation and Indigenous cultures in a broader context through…
These titles are a guide for readers seeking to learn more about reconciliation and Indigenous cultures in a broader context through…
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Vital Stories, Vital People Vital Stories, Vital People

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Thought-provoking films about Indigenous stories and peoples that showcase resistance, strength, and survival.
Thought-provoking films about Indigenous stories and peoples that showcase resistance, strength, and survival.
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Singing Truth to Power Singing Truth to Power

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Explore the powerful music of Indigenous Canadian musicians who are reclaiming their culture through music and song.
Explore the powerful music of Indigenous Canadian musicians who are reclaiming their culture through music and song.
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A Glimpse at Indigenization at Calgary… A Glimpse at Indigenization at Calgary…

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Calgary Public Library welcomed its first Indigenous Service Design Lead, Teneya Gwin, in 2017. This new role focuses on Indigenous…
Calgary Public Library welcomed its first Indigenous Service Design Lead, Teneya Gwin, in 2017. This new role focuses on Indigenous…
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Indigenous Events at the Library in 2017 Indigenous Events at the Library in 2017

Learn more about the Indigenous events, exhibits, and programs we've hosted at the Library.
Learn more about the Indigenous events, exhibits, and programs we've hosted at the Library.
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The True Spirit and Original Intent of…

Learn about the history of Treaty 7 from interviews spanning decades with nearly 90 elders from Treaty 7 First Nations.
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