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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

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.

Artist Story


Over 600 delegates from 60 countries came to this festival to experience music and dance through workshops, film screenings and concerts.

Michael Snow, Bees Behaving on Blue (1979)

News Release

Exhibition celebrates great artists and 15 years of the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts

The exhibition is now on at Canada Council’s Âjagemô Hall until April 14, 2015.

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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...


Maps of Canada Showing Canada Council funding by Province and Territory

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