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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...

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Tetlit Gwichen

Artist Story

NWT Elders share legacy

20 young people learned traditional dancing, beading and sewing at workshops led by Elders of NWT’s Tetlit Gwich’in Renewable Resource Council. Learn about its positive impact on the local community.

Pamela Boyd and Thomas Poulsen, dancers, in <em>Paired,</em> choreography by Naomi Brand, production of MoMo Mixed Ability Dance Theatre. Photo: Leah Hennel.

Artist Story

Art for all

MoMo Mixed Ability Dance Theatre aims to build a national network of companies integrating the practices of differently-abled artists…

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News Release

The best Canadian books of 2014 revealed

“By celebrating the GG literary awards, we want to highlight the work of Canada’s best authors, illustrators and translators. The voices of these artists and thinkers are more necessary than ever in a world in search of meaning and hope,” said Simon Brault, Director and CEO of the Canada Council.

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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

Overview of Revenues by Source and Province, 2012-13

Prepared by the Canada Council’s Research and Evaluation Section, these data tables use locked CADAC data to highlight revenue...