Arts


Museum of Anthropology at UBC Presents Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Unceded Territories

by Kelly O’Connor Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, a celebrated Vancouver-based artist of Cowichan (Hul’q’umi’num Coast Salish) and Okanagan (Syilx) descent, has… Read more »

Unceded Territories Opening Ceremony

Stampede 2016: A Report on the New Indian Village

by Hannah Many Guns Rather than soaking in the sun, the crowds attending this years Calgary Stampede instead found themselves… Read more »

Indian Village

Indian Group of Seven

By Frank Larue   With the exception of Norval Morrisseau, who made his presence known with an exhibition at the… Read more »

Artist and Shaman Between Two Worlds by Norville Morisseau

Award-Winning Actress Michelle Thrush in Residence at Trent University

Michelle Thrush, an award-winning Canadian actress who has been working in film, television, and theatre for over twenty-five years and… Read more »

Award-winning Canadian actress Michelle Thrush.

Métis Artist Christi Belcourt

“My heart overflows with love for the beauty of this world, The mystery of this planet and this universe is… Read more »

Michif, Metis Artist 
Christi Belcourt christibelcourt.com

Going Home Star: A Heartrending Tribute to Residential School Survivors

The Canadian residential school system operated on a federally sanctioned policy aimed at eradicating First Nations culture. That is the… Read more »

RWB Company dancers Sophia Lee and Liang Xing in Going Home Star, 2014 performance. Photo by Samanta Katz

JunoFest Indigenous Showcase Features Buffy Sainte-Marie and All Juno Aboriginal Nominees

When the 2016 Juno Awards came to Treaty-Seven Blackfoot Territory, Tsuu T’ina Nation welcomed all of the inspiring artists to… Read more »

2016 Juno Award winner Buffy Sainte-Marie takes home Contemporary Roots Album of the Year and Aboriginal Album of the Year for _Power In the Blood_.

Coastal First Nations Dance Festival Shares Diverse Performance Arts Of Pacific Northwest

The Coastal First Nations Dance Festival is a weeklong celebration that honours rich cultural traditions through transcendent performance. Presented by… Read more »

Photo courtesy of Dancers of Damelahamid

Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet Presents Poignant Tale of Hope and Understanding in Vancouver Premiere of Going Home Star

Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) presents the Vancouver premiere of the critically acclaimed and deeply moving classical ballet, Going Home… Read more »

Royal Winnipeg Ballet ~ Going Home Star

Mi’kmaw Woman Becomes First Aboriginal Poet Laureate of Halifax

Spoken word artist Rebecca Thomas will become the Halifax Regional Municipality’s sixth Poet Laureate. The municipality’s Poet Laureate serves as… Read more »

Rebecca Thomas, new Poet Laureate of Halifax. (Photo Credit: Matthew Madden)