NBIFC Annual Maamwi Kindaaswin Festival

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“Honouring Our Warriors”,  North Bay Indian Friendship Center Annual Maamwi Kindaaswin Festival June 17-19 2016, 100 Ferguson Street, North Bay, Ontario , Grand Entry , Saturday 1pm and 7 pm., Sunday 1 pm.  

Art Exhibition and Sale

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April 29 – Guelph: Solo Art Exhibition of Donald Chrétien When: Opening: April 29, 2016, 8pm – 11pm Where: Silence: 46 Essex Street, Guelph   Google Map On Display Don will be showcasing his latest clan painting Deer •Waawaashkeshi and Bearwalker. … Read More

Newmarket Group of Artists’ Studio Tour

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Newmarket Studio Tour and Art ShowThe 7th annual juried multi-venue, walkable art exhibition and sale, on and around historic Main street. Saturday, October 03 (10am to 5pm) and Sunday, October 04 (11am to 5pm). Free Admission. www.newmarketgroupofartists.org

Aboriginal talents showcased

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There was a variety of Anishnaabe art, musical performances, live entertainment and traditional food. Donald Chretien also knows how to survive doing what you love to do. The artist, who was originally from Nipissing First Nation but now lives in … Read More

Bizindumoowin • To Listen by Donald Chrétien

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The impact of Aboriginal artist Donald Chrétien springs from his passion for colour and woodland-style expression. This exploration of heritage has him concentrating on the Ojibwe clans and culture. For the Vancouver Olympics, Chrétien created an installation piece, titled: Ngashi … Read More

‘Tree of life’ stood out in the crowd

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KLEINBURG, ON – Donald Chretien’s “Tree of Life” beamed like a spotlight through the crowd of people parading past exhibits at an Oct. 18 juried art show at the McMichael Gallery. The brilliant colours used by the Nipissing First Nation … Read More

Newmarket unveils totem trail markers

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A public art project will make your Newmarket trail experience more inspirational. Newmarket today unveiled 10 environmental and Ojibwe-inspired trail markers, called totems, marking each kilometre along the Tom Taylor trail. Councillors, businesses, artists and trail users gathered in Fairy … Read More

Town unveils kilometre trail markers

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NEWMARKET, ON, May 27, 2013 /CNW/ – Mayor Van Bynen, members of Council and representatives from Emterra Group joined at Fairy Lake today to unveil ten new nature-inspired pieces of art which span ten kilometres of the Tom Taylor Trail. … Read More

New Residential School educational resources available

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As part of the “Honouring Our Children, Families and Communities affected by Indian Residential Schools” project, many resources were developed with funding from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. A narrative picture book called “Little Butterfly Girl: An Indian … Read More

Nipissing artist’s mural to show at Olympics

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If you’ve got a ticket for the figure skating events of the 2010 Olympics, make sure you gaze at a connection to Muskoka greeting you at the entrance to Vancouver’s Pacific Coliseum. Work by Bala cottager and Ojibwa artist Donald … Read More