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Kamataukatshiut Festival
Atlantic
Sheshatshiu, Labrador
The Festival’s foals are to inspire, entertain and educate Innu youth and the community at large. Skilled, professional aboriginal and circus performers create world class shows and conduct challenging well organized workshops that cover a ...
Membertou Heritage Park
Atlantic
Membertou, Nova Scotia
The Membertou Heritage Park Mission statement: “…Experience the stories and oral history regarding the people of the Community of Membertou through enactments and cultural presentations. Walk with us through the Membertou Heritage Pa ...
ARTICLE 11
Eastern
Toronto, Ontario
Indigenous peoples have the right to practise and revitalize their cultural traditions and customs. This includes the right to maintain, protect and develop the past, present and future manifestations of their cultures, such as archaeological and ...
Centre for Indigenous Theatre
Eastern
Toronto, Ontario
The Centre for Indigenous Theatre offers training in the performing arts to students of Indigenous ancestry. The Centre’s goal is to develop and implement educational programs that promote and foster an understanding of Indigenous theatre w ...
The Chocolate Woman Collective
Eastern
Toronto, Ontario
The Chocolate Woman Collective Presents: Chocolate Woman Dreams the Milky Way an innovative blend of physical theatre, visual story-telling and traditional Kuna aesthetic. Written by Toronto playwright and performer Monique Mojica and directed by ...
De-ba-jeh-mu-jig Theatre
Eastern
Manitoulin Island, Ontario
De-ba-jeh-mu-jig Theatre Group (or informally as Debaj) is a First Nations theatre group based in Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve on Manitoulin Island in Northern Ontario. De-ba-jeh-mu-jig derives from the Ojibwe debaajimoojig and Cree te ...
Earth in Motion
Eastern
Toronto, Ontario
Earth in Motion World Indigenous Dance Company (EIM) is dedicated to presenting innovative, exciting, and thought-provoking art. Choreographers/dancers Penny Couchie and Alejandro Ronceria founded EIM in 2001. EMI brings an indigenous perspective ...
imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival
Eastern
Toronto, Ontario
MISSION STATEMENT imagineNATIVE showcases, promotes, and celebrates emerging and established Canadian and international Indigenous filmmakers and media artists. imagineNATIVE is committed to dispelling stereotypical notions of Indigenous peoples ...
Kaha:wi Dance Theatre
Eastern
Toronto, Ontario
Kaha:wi Dance Theatre (pronounced Ga-Ha-Wee) is an artist based company founded by Artistic Director/choreographer Mohawk Santee Smith. KDT creates professional dance productions and is committed to showcasing and exploring Aboriginal culture. Sa ...
Native Earth Performing Arts
Eastern
Toronto, Ontario
Based in Toronto, NEPA is Canada’s oldest native performing arts company. Through professional artistic creation, development, and production, NEPA is dedicated to expressing the Aboriginal experience in Canada. NEPA seeks to engage ar ...
Native Women in the Arts
Eastern
Toronto, Ontario
Established in 1993, Native Women in the Arts is a not-for-profit organization for First Nations, Inuit and Metis women from diverse artistic disciplines who share a common interest in culture, art, community and the advancement of Indigenous peo ...
Ode’min Giizis Festival
Eastern
Peterborough, Ontario
The fifth annual Ode’min Giizis Festival is gearing up for June 20-24 in Peterborough Ontario. The cast is spectacular (see here). The Ode’min Giizis Festival is presented by O’Kaadenigan Wiingashk (OKW) and Public Energy in Pet ...
Red Sky Performance
Eastern
Toronto, Ontario
Recognized for being leading-edge, Red Sky Performance has significantly influenced the artistic evolution and innovation of contemporary Indigenous performance in Canada and around the world. This multi-award-winning company was founded by Artis ...
Signal Theatre
Eastern
Toronto, Ontario
Signal Theatre is a Canadian-based theatre company. Artistic Director: Michael Greyeyes Artistic Associate: Nancy Latoszewski Collaborators and partners include Native Earth Performing Arts, DanceWorks, Banff Centre for the Arts, the National Art ...
Spiderbones Performing Arts
Eastern
Toronto, Ontario
Spiderbones Performing Arts is a Toronto-based Indigenous theatre company founded in 2013 that makes audiences think, laugh or cry by producing works that combine art with science. Our shows will often take place in conventional theatres. But the ...
Woodland Cultural Centre
Eastern
Brantford, Ontario
MANDATE/MISSION The Woodland Cultural Centre is a First Nations educational and cultural centre.  It was established in 1972 to protect, promote, interpret, and present the history, language, intellect and cultural heritage of the Anishinaab ...
Lara Kramer Danse
Eastern
Montreal, Quebec
Lara Kramer Danse is a Montreal-based dance company. Founded in 2012, Lara Kramer Danse was realized to support the research, creation and production of Lara Kramer’s choreographies. In addition the company builds a platform to support educ ...
nistamîkwan
Eastern
Montreal, Quebec
In 2016 nistamîkwan was created as a way to honour the continuum of artistic growth and creative partnerships formed by Métis multidisciplinary artist and performer Moe Clark. For the past eight years Clark has created vital and dive ...
Onishka Productions
Eastern
Montreal, Quebec
Onishka Productions is a Montreal-based interdisciplinary arts organisation that creates bridges between Indigenous peoples worldwide while honoring their diversity, richness and resilience. Founded by Émilie Monnet, Onishka Productions cr ...
Terres en vues, société pour la diffusion de la culture autochtone
Eastern
Montreal, Quebec
Arrimer la renaissance artistique et culturelle des premiers peuples au dynamisme culturel d’une grande métropole dans une perspective de développement durable basée sur l’amitié entre les peuples, la diver ...
Beneath the Surface Society
Pacific
Vancouver, British Columbia
The intention of Beneath the Surface Society is to build the link between arts and culture and our youth, by providing a sense of togetherness through our collective efforts to overcome diversity, while promoting healing in our communities and fa ...
Compaigni V’ni Dansi
Pacific
Vancouver, British Columbia
The BC Métis Federation presents Métis Days in beautiful Klahowya Village, Stanley Park Vancouver. The free family event features 3 days of Métis fun, from storytelling to craft workshops. And of course – lots of music ...
Dancers of Damelahamid
Pacific
West Vancouver, British Columbia
Dancers of Damelahamid are a professional Aboriginal dance company from the northwest coast of British Columbia. The Gitxsan, ‘people of the river of mists’ are part of the coastal group of cultures that have the distinctive button bl ...
Full Circle: First Nation Performance
Pacific
Vancouver, British Columbia
In 1992, Margo Kane established Full Circle First Nation Performance with the following images in mind: full gathering (all races, cultures, communities, perspectives); completeness, inclusiveness, wholeness; contingent resolutions; and perpetual ...
Raven Spirit Dance
Pacific
Vancouver, British Columbia
Raven Spirit Dance has some exciting new projects happening in the coming months! Artistic Director Michelle Olson is back from her maternity leave, and just concluded performing Gathering Light at the Adaka Festival in the Yukon. This excerpt fr ...
Raven Theatre
Pacific
Vancouver, British Columbia
Registered not-for-profit organization under Raven Theatre Performance Society Mandate Raven Theatre is an organization based in Vancouver, BC committed to developing and producing original works of theatre and adaptions. The organization is foun ...
Red Diva Projects
Pacific
Vancouver, British Columbia
The SFU Woodward’s Audain Gallery presents: As part of the exhibition Mapping the Everyday: Neighbourhood Claims for the Futureand in partnership with The Ellen and Warren Tallman Writer in Residence Program at Simon Fraser University& ...
Savage Productions
Pacific
New Westminster, British Columbia
Mandate: To tell original contemporary Aboriginal stories sourcing myth, tradition and contemporary Aboriginal perspectives. Mission Statement: To be a modern Aboriginal voice, telling our own stories; endeavoring to positively affect awaren ...
Spakwes Slolem - Eagle Song Dancers
Pacific
Squamish Nation, British Columbia
Spakwus Slolem (translated: Eagle Song Dancers) are members of the Squamish Nation, geographically located in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland. Spakwus Slolem presentations brings out “Chiax,” the protocol and laws of our ...
Urban Ink Productions
Pacific
Vancouver, British Columbia
Urban Ink Productions ignites and inspires revolutionary voices that transform our world. We collaborate with artists and communities to push artistic boundaries through the creation and production of innovative Indigenous and Intercultural perfo ...
Alberta Aboriginal Arts
Prairies
Edmonton, Alberta
Alberta Aboriginal Arts (AAA) is a professional Aboriginal Theatre and Performing Arts organization based in Edmonton, Alberta. It was co-founded in 2009 by Ryan Cunningham and Christine Sokaymoh Frederick, both Aboriginal (Métis) from Edm ...
The Banff Centre
Prairies
Banff, Alberta
Since its inception in 1993, the role of Indigenous Arts programming at The Banff Centre has been to enhance opportunities for Indigenous artists — writers, musicians, dancers and choreographers, visual and new media artists, and other ...
Making Treaty 7 Cultural Society
Prairies
Calgary, Alberta
The Making Treaty 7 Cultural Society is comprised of a Board of Directors; a production team for the theatre production, headed up by our Artistic Director, Troy Emery Twigg; an Operations Group which includes our Executive Director, Michè ...
Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre
Prairies
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre (GTNT) (formerly Saskatchewan Native Theatre Company) is an award-winning performing arts organization. GTNT is dedicated to the creation, development and presentation of dynamic and innovative productions based ...
The Crossing Theatre Company
Prairies
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
The Crossing Theatre Company is an emerging theatre company, with a mandate to produce high quality theatre that reflects the contemporary, historical, cultural and artistic stories and experiences of Indigenous people. Grounded in the heart of t ...
Aboriginal Music Manitoba Inc.
Prairies
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Aboriginal Music Manitoba Inc. (AMM) is incorporated under the laws of Manitoba as a corporation without share capital (i.e., not-for-profit). | Vision: AMM is universally accepted as a leader in the development and growth of the Aboriginal music ...
Alianait Entertainment Group
The North
Iqaluit, Nunavut
Alianait Entertainment Group aims to contribute to the cultural community of Nunavut through arts presentation and the building of strong, effective relationships in the music, cultural, and community development sectors. Alianait was established ...
Qaggiavuut
The North
Iqaluit, Nunavut
Qaggiavuut is a beacon of arts and culture for the entire circumpolar world and provides both healing and inspiration to the people of the North. WHY? Nunavut is the only territory or province in Canada without a performing arts centre and Iqal ...
Adäka Cultural Society
The North
Whitehorse, Yukon
Mission Statement- Adäka Cultural Society Acting as the legacy organization for the YFN 2010 Project at the Vancouver Olympics, the Adäka Cultural Society aims to foster the development of Yukon First Nations art, craft, and culture.&nb ...
Dakhká Khwáan Dancers
The North
Whitehorse, Yukon
The Dakhká Khwáan Dancers, are a traditional Inland Tlingit dance group based out of Whitehorse, Yukon Territory. They focus on reclaiming their languages and traditional values through the art form of singing, drumming, dancing, an ...
Gwaandak Theatre Society
The North
Whitehorse, Yukon
Leonard Linklater and Patti Flather founded Gwaandak Theatre in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory in 1999. “Gwaandak” in the Gwich’in language means “telling a story”. Since 2000, Gwaandak Theatre has shared stor ...
DANCING EARTH
International
San Francisco, California
DANCING EARTH CREATIONS is committed to mentorship of emerging artists, providing opportunities for Indigenous employment across all areas of dance production , education, and administration, to develop the next generation of Indigenous dance In ...
ILBIJERRI
International
North Melbourne, Australia
ILBIJERRI is Australia’s leading and longest running Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Theatre Company. We create challenging and inspiring theatre, creatively controlled by Indigenous artists. Our stories are provocative and affecting ...
NAISDA Dance College
International
Darkinjung Land, Australia
NAISDA Dance College offers professional expertise and word class training facilities to deliver accredited training programs that are rich in cultural learning and practice. Located on Darkinjung land just north of Sydney, we provide a creative ...

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