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Heritage Centre Interpretive Tours - Feedback Wanted

The Prince of Wales Heritage Centre is currently seeking suggestions from the community for the purpose of designing interpretive tours on which to lead visitors. They intend to make the training for these tours available to all local tour guides, so as to improve visitors' enjoyment of the facility.

We are asking all of our members to provide any feedback that you have on what you would like to see included in these tours.

Please send all feedback to info@visityellowknife.com

The Northern Arts and Cultural Centre will be holding its Annual General Meeting

The Northern Arts and Cultural Centre will be holding its Annual General Meeting

 

Sunday, November 24th  2013 at 1:00pm

in the lobby of the Northern Arts and Cultural Centre

at 4701-52nd Avenue (Sir John Franklin High School)

 

For further information please contact the NACC office at 873-4950

 

NACC | 4701-52nd Avenue, Yellowknife, NT | Yellowknife | Northwest Territories | X1A 2N7 | Canada

NorthWords NWT One-on-One Online Mentorships

NorthWords One-on-One Online Mentorship Program will give writers, at any stage of their careers, an opportunity to connect with a professional author to get their writing/publishing related questions answered or to get feedback on their work.

The program which will run from November 4, 2013 to March 31, 2014 offers two types of Mentorships:

1. Talk to an Author

Participants can book an hour of email time with one of five professional mentors to discuss anything about writing, publishing, self-publishing, agents, the writing process, ideas for articles etc.

The “Woman Who Came Back” premiere in Edmonton, September 21st

Saturday, September 21

At Metro Cinema, 4 pm

8712-109th Street, Edmonton AB

Ph: (780) 425-9212

www.metrocinema.org

The recently completed animated film, The Woman Who Came Back, is the result of an 18 month research collaboration between the Tłı̨chǫ community of Behchokǫ in the Northwest Territories, and designer/filmmaker Adolpho Ruiz.  Based on an oral narrative shared by Tłı̨chǫ elders, the visulaization of this project has combined indigenous methodologies with the practice of art, design, and animation.

Call for Artists: 2nd Annual Anonymous Art Show

At Down to Earth Gallery.  

 

Time to come and pick up your canvases and sign up for this years show. 

 

Rules.  Cover 2, 6" x 6" canvases in whatever art form you wish. Do not sign the art work on the front only on the back.  Return to the gallery by Tuesday Oct 8th.  The show opening will be onThursday Oct 10th and the art will hang until Sunday Oct 13th.  

 

Canvases can be picked up at the Down to Earth Gallery between 12 and 5 Monday to Sunday with  a cost of $10 for 2 canvases. 

 

2013-2014 NWT Youth Ambassador Call for Applications - Deadline September 23, 2013

We would appreciate you circulating this call for applications for our Youth Ambassador Program through your respective networks.  We’re selecting for programs the 2014 Arctic Winter Games in Fairbanks and the 2014 North American Indigenous Games in Regina.  For more information check out the details on our website.

http://www.nwtyouth.com/

http://www.maca.gov.nt.ca/

Fundraising announcement: Rattlesnake - New Film

Rattlesnake - New Film             igg.me/at/rattlesnake 

 

The Film

A ten year old girl is in an arid, desert canyon when her father dies after he’s bit by a rattlesnake twice.

The little girl is left entirely alone with no roads or civilization close by, and she has to figure out what to do for herself.

There are a multitude of problems this little girl must face, only compounded by dealing with the death of her father..

Community Reporters Wanted to Cover Culture Days!

Are you a journalist, blogger or a writer looking for fun new opportunities to reach a wider audience across Canada and beyond?Culture Days is the chance you’ve been waiting for!

Experienced writers in all provinces, from small towns to big urban centres are welcome to apply. You will need to attend a minimum of 5 diverse Culture Days activities and write about your experience and Culture Days' impact on the hosting artists and organizations, participants and the community that the activities are taking place in.

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