Annual Talking Stick Festival Goes Virtual Through the Seasons

Talking Stick Festival is celebrating 20 years in 2021! To make the most of these strange times, they’ve taken the festival to the digital realm. From February 17th to February 27th, you’re invited to learn about and celebrate Indigenous culture through the arts in the Season of Four Fires.  Whether you are seeking to learn something […]

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Cree Artist Kent Monkman’s Paintings Acquired by the MET

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City has announced the acquisition of a grand diptych by Kent Monkman, mistikôsiwak (Wooden Boat People), created by the Ontario-based Cree artist as the inaugural commission for a new series of contemporary projects in the Museum’s Great Hall. The paintings—titled Welcoming the Newcomers and Resurgence of the […]

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iskwē is Co-Hosting a New YouTube series

FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting is launching The Chesterfield, a new video interview series about Canadian culture where notable Canadian artists reveal the Canadian art that inspires them. Hosted by songwriter and performance artist iskwē, and entertainment journalist Ben Rayner, The Chesterfield will premiere Tuesday, October 6, 2020 on YouTube and run weekly for 12 episodes. […]

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