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Indigenous Women’s Conference | CBC NEWS

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“Our transfer of Indigenous knowledge has been purposefully derailed,” said Dawn Setford, the lead organizer of the Indigenous Art Conference at the Willis College in St. Laurent Shopping Centre. “There’s so many of us out there who haven’t had a chance to learn from our elders and our community.” | CBC NEWS | https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/indigenous-art-conference-women-traditions-ottawa-1.5078683

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Canadian Press | Funding AACC Arts Conference

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The Aboriginal Arts Collective of Canada received $25,000 from the fund and president Dawn Setford said she used the money to hold a long-planned conference to teach about 200 Indigenous women various artistic and cultural practices such as porcupine quilling and basketry. | NATIONAL POST | CANADIAN PRESS Those types of traditional teachings were lost […]

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Indigenous Conference 2019 | CAPITAL CURRENT

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An expo on Indigenous art brought a flock of people to the St. Laurent Shopping Centre recently. The Indigenous Art & Entrepreneurship Conference provided a space for First Nations business people to teach and support one another. The art marketplace, as well as all-day workshops on business and art for Indigenous women, attracted a diverse crowd. […]