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BC Government: Supporting community arts festivals

April 9, 2021 CHILLIWACK – To kick off Creative Industries Week, more than 70 community arts festivals are getting support to hold safe, entertaining activities this year. “We know how much people look forward to the amazing cultural celebrations and music festivals that normally take place during the upcoming peak season. We’re so grateful many […]

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BC Northern Indigenous Artists call for submissions – Prince George Citizen

April 9, 2021 09 Consider four buses as blank slates as the Northern Indigenous Arts Council puts a call out for artwork submissions. The council is working with Diversified Transportation Ltd. to find artwork from Indigenous artists affiliated with regional communities served by BC Bus North. Any art form is welcome as long as it […]

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Boxes of Inuktut books on their way to young Nunavut readers – Nunatsiaq News

Apr 9, 2021 ‘We are giving them the opportunity to thrive in the Inuktut language,’ says NTI president Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. has teamed up with Inhabit Media to bring Inuktut books to Inuit children across Nunavut. The goal is to support language learning at home, said an NTI release on the kits. “NTI is a […]

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White Water Gallery has a new executive director – BayToday.ca

Originally from Red Lake Ontario, Strapp is a Red River Metis and was raised on Nohkum’s dial-up internet In 2011, Rihkee Strapp applied for a first exhibition assistance grant through the White Water Gallery as an emerging artist. Originally from Red Lake Ontario, Strapp is a Red River Metis and was raised on Nohkum’s dial-up […]

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NAC: Film marks 20th anniversary of Indigenous performance company – Ottawa Citizen

Apr 09, 2021 As the name indicates, Red Sky Performance is more than a dance company. Founded 20 years ago by Sandra Laronde, who is Anishinaabe from the Temagami region, its mission is to explore the relationship between movement, music, theatricality and visual images, and to elevate Indigenous culture with a contemporary perspective. You can […]

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First National Residency for Black, Indigenous & Racialized Public Artists Launched

TORONTO, April 8, 2021 – Public art has the ability to challenge the systemic inequities that exist in public space, but Canada’s public art collection does not currently reflect its diversity. This is the inspiration that led Canadian public arts organization STEPS to launch CreateSpace, a national public art residency program designed in collaboration with advisors from […]

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New St. Paul’s Hospital receives $4 million donation for public art – Vancouver Sun

Apr 07, 2021 A $4 million donation from the Audain Foundation means public art by Indigenous people will be part of the new St. Paul’s Hospital Indigenous art by the first peoples of Metro Vancouver is expected to be part of a major public art program at the new St. Paul’s Hospital. The program is […]

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Métis land use study seeking oral histories from southeast region – Regina Leader Post

Apr 08, 2021 Organizers expect to complete 100 interviews with Métis members, once the study is finished. Seeking to expand its knowledge base and build a virtual map of the province’s southeast, leaders with Métis Nation – Saskatchewan (MN – S) are putting out the call for stories from its members and their families, part […]

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Beading is medicine’: Intricate map connects Indigenous artists across Canada, U.S. – CTV News

April 7, 2021 TORONTO — This intricate map took months to put together, a project fuelled by pandemic boredom and a willingness from dozens of artists to come together and pour themselves into a millennia-old practice. Since March 2020, Indigenous artists from across the U.S. and Canada have been using beading and stitching techniques to […]

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Walk across the Lennox Island First Nation causeway helps with working toward reconciliation in P.E.I. – The Guardian

Apr 7, 2021 LENNOX ISLAND, P.E.I. — Step by step, Islanders of many backgrounds walked through the wind and rain on March 29 in an act of remembrance and healing. Together, they crossed the causeway linking Lennox Island with the rest of P.E.I. and contemplated a time not so long ago when that journey was […]

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