IPAA Network Coordinator Brittany Ryan created this report as a resource for our community:

Freedom To Engage a report on an Indigenous Performance Agreement


The IPAA Journals

This bi-annual journal was founded in our commitment to encouraging communication, circulating ideas and information, and empowering the Indigenous performing arts community across time and space.

It provided another medium by which Indigenous performing artists, arts organizations, and interested people to engage each other.  IPAA can benefit the Indigenous performing arts community when we:

  • enable ongoing dialogue,
  • claim and expand an open, accessible, and assured space across geographical and artistic differences, and
  • recreate the inspiring performance experience central to why performing arts is vital to protecting and celebrating Indigenous culture and community.

We hope you enjoy these journals and join us for future opportunities to discuss Indigenous performance!

Sharing Space

Sharing Space, Spring 2013 

Claiming Space

Claiming Space, Spring 2012


Interested in other documentation on Indigenous performance?

The Medicine Project
Grunt magazine looks at Aboriginal notions of medicine and how they influence the lives of First Nations people and artists today. Check it out!

IPAA Reports
Report on the Aboriginal Artistic Leaders Summit 2007 (PDF)

Company Reports
Breathing Northwinds Report (PDF)
Northern Ontario Community Based Arts Practitioners Circle (PDF)
R Berti speaks to Sudbury Gathering (PDF)

Creators Rights Alliance – Traditional Knowledge: A Challenge to the International Intellectual Property System (PDF)
Creators Rights Alliance – Handbook on Creators’ Rights (PDF)
Canada Council for the Arts, Theatre Division – DSATO Review by Marie Clements (PDF)