Reel Reservations: Colonization Road

In towns throughout Ontario, there are startling reminders of the colonization of Indigenous territories and the displacement of First Nations people. Anishinaabe comedian and activist Ryan McMahon takes us to his hometown of Fort Francis and down its main drag, which is called Colonization Road. A direct reminder of the little-known Colonization Roads Act of 1872 and its severe impact …

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Moonlodge

Written by Full Circle’s Founder and Artistic Managing Director, Margo Kane, Moonlodge is a Canadian Aboriginal Theatre classic. Agnes is a girl who was removed from her home by Child Welfare government services. She grows up in a series of foster homes, away from the warmth and support of her family and her cultural community. Popular media depicting Aboriginal people …

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Greed/REsolve

Commerce, greed, and disenfranchisement are key themes in this collaborative evening of two new dance works, created by Vancouver’s Byron Chief-Moon (Kainai) and Ottawa-based JP Longboat (Mohawk-Cayuga). Multiple narratives are drawn through these choreographies: the individual confronting society; attaining self-realization and freedom; greed and imbalance; and Traditional Knowledge and Values in the face of corporate capitalism. These performances highlight Canada’s …

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Indigenuity

UNYA’s Overly Creative Minds Program (OCM) is helping youth to find and strengthen their voice through the arts. A showcase for emerging youth artists in Vancouver’s Indigenous community.

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Moonlodge

Produced by Urban Ink in association with Arts Club Theatre and the Talking Stick Festival Moonlodge written by Full Circle’s Founder and Artistic Managing Director, Margo Kane, is a classic in Canadian Aboriginal theatre. Agnes is a girl who was removed from her home by Child Welfare government services. She grows up in a series of foster homes, away from …

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Métis Fair

This year’s Fair is a Métis Kitchen Party! Come tap your feet to the sound of the fiddle while the jiggers showcase some “fancy steps”. Learn some traditional Métis crafts with hands-on, interactive workshops or browse the vendors’ displays for Métis art. Our fiddlers and live band will keep the atmosphere lively the whole afternoon.    

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AMP it UP! – a practical, hands-on, media training/workshop for Emerging Artists

Wouldn’t it be great if we had a personal publicist or a PR firm to manage and support our communication and media needs? Media outlets—newspapers, magazines, radio stations, television and Internet-based media/sites are important ways to inform a broad range of people about information, messages, issues, activities and events. Media is also an important tool in moving and shaping public …

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