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About the Aboriginal Arts Office

The Aboriginal Arts Office is committed to ensuring that the Canada Council's services and programs best meet the needs of Canada's First...

Aboriginal Arts Office

Artist Story

SOUNDshift Festival

Dozens of Aboriginal artists were among the performers at the SOUNDshift Festival in St. John’s. The audience: over 600 delegates from 60 countries who came together to experience music and dance through workshops, film screenings and concerts.

Kiah Hachey and Karen Flahrety

Artist Story

Katajjak!

With their unique art of throat singing, Kiah Hachey and Karen Flaherty bring the sounds of Nunavut to Northern Lights 2012...

Clayton Windatt

Blog Post

Clayton Windatt: Dialogues on Public Engagement in the Arts

Working as a multi-disciplinary artist allows my public engagement and delivery methods to be slightly different than most. I often work in public spaces and try to find ways of incorporating public participation into my practice as both a method for creation and a source of meaning. This treads...

John Arcand (photo: Tristen Durocher)

News Release

Métis fiddler and philosophy professor win Molson Prizes

Métis fiddler John Arcand and philosopher Jean Grondin are the 2014 recipients of Canada Council Molson Prizes in the arts and social sciences and humanities, respectively.

Research

A Knowledge and Literature Review

Get an overview of oral and written knowledge on Aboriginal arts in Canada today. Read the report here!

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Past recipients

Here's a handy tool: a searchable database of past grant recipients and prize winners.

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How to apply

Your grant application plays a critical role in demonstrating the artistic merit of your project. This document responds to some...

Research

Diversity and Arts Attendance by Canadians in 2010

The range of arts offerings in Canada – from art galleries, classical concerts, and theatre performances to pop concerts and cultural...