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Aboriginal

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

Santee Smith: Here on Earth to dance

With the spiritual traditions of her Haudenosaunee heritage as a guiding force, Santee Smith embraces dance to express who she is. Born in 1971 in Hamilton and a member of the Mohawk Nation's Turtle Clan from Six Nations near Brantford, Ont., Smith found dance at an early age. At three, she began...

Tulugak

Artist Story

Raven tales

Tulugak:Promoting Eastern Arctic traditions by using theatre, dance, music, circus arts and storytelling to explore raven tales and themes.

News Release

Pierre Lassonde named New Chair of the Board of the Canada Council for the Arts

Mr. Lassonde assumes the role immediately for a 5-year term. He was selected after a comprehensive search, following the death of former Chair Joseph L. Rotman in January.

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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...