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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

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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.

Colette Cheverie

Artist Story

Uncommon Folk

PEI singer Colette Cheverie brings traditional Scottish Irish and English folksongs to audiences in Alberta and Saskatchewan...

Sandra Meigs, Buffalo Jump, McIntyre Ranch, 2004, gouache on paper, 31 x 38 cm. Photo: Isaac Applebaum / courtesy of Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto

News Release

Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts honour 8 of Canada’s best

2015 marks the 15th anniversary of these awards, which carry a $25,000 cash prize and recognize outstanding career achievement.

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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

Maps of Canada Showing Canada Council funding by Province and Territory

Statistical research and analysis regarding Canada Council funding programs, grant recipients and...