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ArtsCan Circle celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day and we have a team of artist facilitators in Pikangikum First Nations community working with students from Eenchokay Birchstick School and Project Journey to celebrate the day and the wonderful artistic talent in the community.
Students are making their own regalias, shawls, building an

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Donations to Fort Albany have students lining up at the door

Gary Atkins is an engineer and producer, an Apple Certified trainer and is on board to set up a recording studio and run workshops on using LOGIC recording software with the youth of Fort Albany.
Gary is the Technology Co-ordinator for the Royal Conservatory of Music (Toronto). As a Sibelius

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The Female force is strong in Fort Albany

ArtsCan Circle is very proud to have strong female representation on our trip to Fort Albany this way. Read about our female artists here…

Gloria Hope is an Indigenous visual artist, sculptor, mural painter, author/illustrator and facilitator of art and nature. She graduated from Seneca College Visual Arts

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ArtsCan Circle Flies into Fort Albany

During the week of April 8th-15th, ArtsCan Circle returns to Fort Albany First Nation community in Northern Ontario to conduct multidisciplinary art workshops with the Elementary and Secondary students of Peetabeck Academy School. We’re so excited to bring our team of world class artists to this community for our second

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Mi’k Maq artist Mack Mackenzie making music in Attawapiskat

Native Son
Mack MacKenzie is the last of his breed: a singer-songwriter with an author's depth and a Rock & Roll heart. Montreal’s universally acclaimed singer-songwriter has crossed borders his entire creative Rock’n’Roll life. As a solo artist and the songwriter, vocalist and driving force of Montreal alt-country band Three O’Clock Train,

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Flynn flies into Attawapiskat to share her love of visual arts

Jessamin’s spirit for shared arts experiences is infectious. She has such an ability to connect with youth we are thrilled to have her working in with the Indigenous youth in Attawapiskat currently. Jessamin has worked as a Recreation Therapist for over 10 years in the Peterborough area. Jessamyn tries to incorporate

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B-Boy breakin’ it in Attawapiskat

Lee “Lethal” Pham is an artist, producer, dancer & choreographer. Lee Pham is known in the b-boy community as “Lethal”, he is a fifth generation member of world-renowned b-boy crew – the SuperNaturalz. He is also part of Toronto-based contemporary collective – The Chimera Project. He has proudly represented Canada on television and

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Listen to “In The End” created by youth in Attawapiskat: 2017

Listen to the empowering song “In the End” created, performed & recorded by Indigenous youth in Attawapiskat during our 2017 workshops. This piece is thought provoking, and showcases the diverse talents of Indigenous youth! They have strong stories to tell, strong voices and strong artistic talents – we’re there just

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ArtsCan Circle gets ready to visit Attawapiskat this week!

We are so excited that our three artists are getting ready to travel to Attawapiskat on March 18, for our first workshop of 2018!
Flying out March 18th, ArtsCan Circle and a troupe of three artists are returning  to Attawapiskat First Nation community in Northern Ontario to conduct a multi-discipline series

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