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
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
Braidy of Gjoa Haven is one of the reasons our work with Indigenous youth is real and effective. After a workshop with Mike Stevens, Braidy built up the confidence to get out of her wheelchair and express herself through song. She showed us all the power of music and
One of Stevens’ latest visits was to Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, which he says should be renamed “Joy” Haven, based on his experience.
Stevens traveled with three classically-trained musicians who taught the students the basics of how to play the fiddle. Together, they handed out 250 harmonicas and 12 violins to plant the seeds
March 19-23 – Art Workshop With Indigenous Youth Canada. ArtsCan Circle is headed back to Attawapiskat Indigenous community for our first creative workshop of 2018!
Mack MacKenzie performer and singer in Three O’clock Train, Lee Pham a B-Boy dancer & choreographer and Jessamin Flynn – violinist & visual artist will
December 14th – 18th, ArtsCan Circle will be in Fort Albany. We’re excited to announce that Anishinaabe musician Leonard Sumner, musician Scott Merrit, record producer Doug Romanow and ArtsCan Circle program manager Glenn Marais will be working with Peetabeck Academy and Fort Albany’s youth intervention worker Kenneth Sackaney to hold
In October 2017, ArtsCan Circle will be returning to the community Pikangikum to hold a week-long music and artist workshop in the Eenochokay Birchsitck School. Stay tuned for updates on the Pikangikum trip.
In December 2016 ArtsCan Circle travelled to Pikangikum with muralist Michael Cywink and a team of digital artists from Sesqui, a company dedicated to developing immersive virtual reality experiences that help us see Canada in new and inspiring ways.
Together with more than sixty learners, Michael helped to create a
ArtsCan Circle travelled to Fort Albany and Attawapiskat in late January and early February 2017 with Metis Fiddlers Danton Delbaere-Sawchuk, Nicholas Delbaere-Sawchuk and Dancer/Storyteller Nicole Fougère.