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March 2024 Update

Indigenous Public Artists announced Did you know that Indigenous art will be featured throughout Ādisōke? This week, we announced that artists from across Canada have been selected through the Ādisōke Indigenous Public Art program. They will produce the following art for the facility: Dee Barsy, Skownan First Nation, based in Winnipeg: interior Pimisi entrance Mary

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Indigenous artists selected for Ādisōke

Through the Ādisōke Indigenous Public Art program, Indigenous artists from across Canada have been selected to create artwork for Ādisōke, the Ottawa Public Library – Library and Archives Canada joint facility. The following artists have been selected to produce artwork for the facility: Dee Barsy, Skownan First Nation, based in Winnipeg, will produce artwork for

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Meet the artists behind the Ādisōke Indigenous Public Art Program

Curator of Indigenous Public Art, Ādisōke Dawn Saunders Dahl Dawn Saunders Dahl is a passionate advocate for Artists and Indigenous arts communities in Alberta. Since 2008, through various public art initiatives, exhibitions, projects, and events, Dawn’s work has and continues to be influenced by her deep connection to the land, her ancestral heritage, and her

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Ādisōke Spring Update

Floor-ious Progress on Ādisōke… If you’ve passed by the Ādisōke project site recently, there’s a good chance you witnessed a beehive of activity as the building continues to grow into the sky! The site has been busy with several concrete pours, and significant progress has been made on the first three floors of the facility.

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Anishinābemowin Algonquin language series

In Anishinābemowin Algonquin language, Ādisōke refers to the telling of stories. Learn a few construction vocabulary words in Anishinābemowin Algonquin language! Have a look at these six pronunciation videos from Anishinābe Algonquin Language Keeper Joan Tenasco. Monanikewin – Groundbreaking Time to start our Anishinābemowin language series! Today’s word is mònànikewin (groundbreaking). Construction for Ādisōke began

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Ādisōke Winter Update

Ādisōke Main Level Takes Shape Despite the snow and colder temperatures, major progress was made at the Ādisōke project site this winter. At the start of the new year, steel and concrete work to support the upper and lower levels of the underground parking garage was completed. The ramp connecting the upper and lower levels

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Ādisōke Fall Update

Substructure Complete for Ādisōke  It’s been a busy fall at the Ādisōke project site! All 150 caissons for the foundation were installed, marking a significant milestone for the project. The deepest caisson was over 17 metres deep, which helped stabilize the building’s foundation. A second tower crane was also erected on the site, signifying the

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Ādisōke Summer Update

Project Team Celebrates Setting of Foundation Earlier this summer, the Project Team celebrated the setting of the foundation for Ādisōke at an event on the project site. To mark this special occasion, the project partners placed a token of significance into a concrete slab that will become part of the facility’s foundation. Mayor Watson placed

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Foundation set for Ādisōke

At an event today, Mayor Jim Watson, the Honourable Mona Fortier, President of the Treasury Board (on behalf of the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage), Councillor Matthew Luloff, Chair of the Ottawa Public Library Board, Grand Chief Savanna McGregor, Algonquin Anishinābeg Nation, and Councillor Dan Kohoko (on behalf of Chief Wendy Jocko, Algonquins

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Ādisōke Spring Update

Ādisōke is present at the Ontario Library Association Superconference  Every year, the Ontario Library Association Superconference brings together 6,000 attendees from across the country and the continent. On February 2, we were honoured to deliver a presentation about what will make Ādisōke a truly unique offering in Canada. We’re pleased to share the first part

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