Listen, Hear Our Voices initiative launches once more

By Marc Lalonde  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Library Archives Canada project aimed at helping Indigenous communities preserve their language and culture materials through digitization opened its latest round of funding and called for proposals Thursday morning. The Listen, Hear our Voices program, is open to First Nations, Inuit and Metis governing organizations and non-profit organizations. Up to $100,000 is available per submission, and deadline to apply is January 30, 2024. “Preserving Indigenous documentary heritage allows us to safeguard the past, while investing in meaningful collaborations that guide us towards a more enriched and understanding future,” Canadian Heritage minister Pascale St-Onge said. “Our government is committed to continue supporting the preservation of Indigenous cultures and languages.” Since its creation in 2019, the Listen, Hear Our Voices project has funded 75…

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