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Indigenous Women’s Conference | CBC NEWS

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“Our transfer of Indigenous knowledge has been purposefully derailed,” said Dawn Setford, the lead organizer of the Indigenous Art Conference at the Willis College in St. Laurent Shopping Centre. “There’s so many of us out there who haven’t had a chance to learn from our elders and our community.” | CBC NEWS | https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/indigenous-art-conference-women-traditions-ottawa-1.5078683

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Canadian Press | Funding AACC Arts Conference

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The Aboriginal Arts Collective of Canada received $25,000 from the fund and president Dawn Setford said she used the money to hold a long-planned conference to teach about 200 Indigenous women various artistic and cultural practices such as porcupine quilling and basketry. | NATIONAL POST | CANADIAN PRESS Those types of traditional teachings were lost […]

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Indigenous Conference 2019 | CAPITAL CURRENT

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An expo on Indigenous art brought a flock of people to the St. Laurent Shopping Centre recently. The Indigenous Art & Entrepreneurship Conference provided a space for First Nations business people to teach and support one another. The art marketplace, as well as all-day workshops on business and art for Indigenous women, attracted a diverse crowd. […]

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Mitchell Riley | Leatherwork

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Mitchell Riley Leather Goods and Traditional Native Crafts Deshkan Ziibiing, Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, ON My name is Mitchell A. Riley, I am from Chippewas of the Thames First Nation or Deshkaan Ziibing (Antler River) located in South Western Ontario Canada. I am an indigenous artist and a Canadian leather crafter / leather […]

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Tara Audibert

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Tara Audibert Tara Audibert is a Wolastoqiyik artist of Tobique First Nation and the owner of Moxy Fox Studio, an independent animation, comics and illustration studio located in Sunny Corner, NB. Tara is also a Director for the Ni’gweg Collective, which recently launched the Storytelling Game App-“Nitap: Legends of the First Nations”. With nearly 20 […]

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The AACC is fundraising for our Indigenous Arts Conference! This gorgeous work is by artist Chelsea Brooks! Bid on this 8″ x 10″ hand painted canvas and matching 11″ feather! If you purchase a set from this page, all proceeds will go to our not-for-profit AACC! We’re fundraising for our Indigenous Arts Conference!! Price of […]