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Kawartha groups partner to support Indigenous youth – mykawartha.com

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 201962 Views

Curve Lake First Nation, the Kawartha Art Gallery and Pinnguaq Association use $743,800 government grant to enrich lives via arts, culture and heritage

A dynamic new art exhibition celebrating Anishnaabe culture is in the works courtesy of a three-year, $743,800 Grow grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

Since the fall, the Kawartha Art Gallery, in collaboration with Curve Lake First Nation and the Pinnguaq Association, has been working to expand an arts-based digital literacy program for Anishnaabe youth in the Curve Lake community. The program harnesses the strength of Anishnaabe knowledge, increasing the capacity of the youth of Curve Lake to use new medias to re-interpret their culture.

The grant is being used to create six part-time jobs, as well as provide honorariums for artists and translators, workshop costs, buying computers, software, games and other educational support materials, and some administrative costs for the three organizations.

Read More: https://www.mykawartha.com/news-story/9541073-kawartha-groups-partner-to-support-indigenous-youth/

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