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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.

ImagineNATIVE

Artist Story

ImagineNATIVE

Aboriginal filmmakers and video artists connect at ImagineNATIVE. Council’s support benefits independent film and the public…

Danika Littlechild (photo : Kelly Bell)

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...