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Indigenous Language Revitalization Indigenous Language Revitalization

Three beginner camps in Blackfoot, Cree, and Michif, the language of the Métis people, are being offered this fall.
Three beginner camps in Blackfoot, Cree, and Michif, the language of the Métis people, are being offered this fall.
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Orange Shirt Day Orange Shirt Day

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People all over the city will be wearing orange shirts on October 1st to raise awareness about residential schools and promote…
People all over the city will be wearing orange shirts on October 1st to raise awareness about residential schools and promote…
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Remember the Children Remember the Children

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Every child matters. Show your support for residential school survivors by wearing your orange shirt on September 30.
Every child matters. Show your support for residential school survivors by wearing your orange shirt on September 30.
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Michelle Robinson's Library Story Michelle Robinson's Library Story

By Calgarylibrary
Michelle Robinson started an Indigenous-focused book club at Forest Lawn Library, inspired by the government's #IndigenousReads initiative.
Michelle Robinson started an Indigenous-focused book club at Forest Lawn Library, inspired by the government's #IndigenousReads initiative.
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Indigenous Placemaking Artists Announced Indigenous Placemaking Artists Announced

Collaborative works by six Indigenous artists — all from, or with a connection to Treaty 7 — will define spaces in the new Central Library.
Collaborative works by six Indigenous artists — all from, or with a connection to Treaty 7 — will define spaces in the new Central Library.
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The World's Indigenous Peoples The World's Indigenous Peoples

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In honour of International World Indigenous Peoples Day explore the stories of Indigenous peoples across the globe through film.
In honour of International World Indigenous Peoples Day explore the stories of Indigenous peoples across the globe through film.
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SAY Magazine SAY Magazine

SAY Magazine is a lifestyle magazine published by and for Indigenous people in North America. Read it now in Flipster.
SAY Magazine is a lifestyle magazine published by and for Indigenous people in North America. Read it now in Flipster.
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First Peoples' Stories for Children First Peoples' Stories for Children

Celebrate Indigenous languages, traditions and culture with stories for children by First Nation, Métis and Inuit authors and illustrators.
Celebrate Indigenous languages, traditions and culture with stories for children by First Nation, Métis and Inuit authors and illustrators.
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Indigenous Art At Calgary Public Library Indigenous Art At Calgary Public Library

By Calgarylibrary
To help mark National Indigenous History Month, work by local Indigenous artists was featured at multiple libraries for the month of June.
To help mark National Indigenous History Month, work by local Indigenous artists was featured at multiple libraries for the month of June.
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National Indigenous Peoples Day! National Indigenous Peoples Day!

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Celebrate on June 21 (and year-round) by reading books by Indigenous authors exploring their past, present, and future.
Celebrate on June 21 (and year-round) by reading books by Indigenous authors exploring their past, present, and future.
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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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Reconciliation at the Library Reconciliation at the Library

By Calgarylibrary
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: 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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