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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

Tulugak

Artist Story

Promoting Arctic Traditions

Nunavut and Nunavik performance artists are joining their peers in Greenland to use theatre, dance, music, circus arts and storytelling to explore raven tales and Eastern Arctic traditions.

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...

News Release

Danika Billie Littlechild appointed Vice-President of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO

A lawyer from the Ermineskin Cree Nation in Alberta, Ms Littlechild practices law with Indigenous peoples in several areas of expertise: governance, indigenous legal systems, environment and international law.

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

The Changing Theatre Landscape: New Models in Use by Theatre Artists, Groups and Organizations

Within the Canadian Public Arts Funders (CPAF) network, there is a need to better understand the changing theatre landscape. In preparation...