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Indigenous Arts Collective of Canada

In taking inspiration from the Haudenosaunee Seventh Generation Principle, the Indigenous Arts Collective of Canada was founded in 2012 to preserve and revitalize endangered Indigenous art forms and enrich lives through Indigenous arts and culture. 

In using our knowledge from Ancestors and Elders, we are actively practicing and teaching in safe and inclusive spaces. The IACC engages, [re]connects and empowers Indigenous women by promoting the transfer and conservation of cultural knowledge; securing the capacity for the next generations to retain and cultivate intrinsic cultural connections.

A Canada Incorporated Not-for-profit Corporation

Founded 2013. Corporation Number: 9469869

Designated a National Arts Service Organization,

Registered Charity #801401274 RR 0001

IACC Bylaws posted here.

We are artists FOR artists. We are a volunteer organization led by Indigenous women.

Remember Me, residential school, orange shirt day, september 30

The IACC supports, loves and gently holds onto
all Indigenous persons affected by child apprehension programs such as the Indian residential 'school' systems, the Sixties Scoop and present day efforts to change, erase, ignore, kill or conform Indigenous cultures of Turtle Island. We offer oien'kwa'ón:we (assemma, tobacco) and Atónnion (Eagle) medicines in memory of those who died and for the continued healing of survivors, their families and communities. May all hold close the teachings of the Ka'nikonhriióhtshera (Good Mind) and move forward in a way that promotes compassion, equality and inclusivity.

Learn more about September 30th, Orange Shirt Day  and our plans for a national day of remembrance. 

For Indigenous Artists

Indigenous Women's Gathering

The Indigenous Women's Arts Conference has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We plan to reschedule to a date in the fall of 2020. You can still register on line.

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Become A Member Today

Membership can bring you free opportunities. Join our huge directory of artists and take advantage of free marketing, increased sales and workshop facilitation opportunities.

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COVID-19 Masks

With Indigenous Flare. Indigenous women are invited to submit photos and contact information if they are making and selling non medical masks. We have created a page that will connect shoppers to you.

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Our Marketplace

Become an IACC member today and open your own store at IndigenARTSY! Our new Indigenous marketplace empowers artists. Sell your work without the trouble of creating your own e-commerce site.

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Millside Ceramics, Chill Baskets, Brandy Bloxom Photography, Jesse Campbell Murals, Tracy Metalic Painting, The Honey Lodge, Steve Lawton Sculpture, Ama Beads, Creeations, The Beading Drum

Artist Directory

Are you are looking for a specific Indigenous artist or art form? Our on line directory has photos and links to over 100 Indigenous artists. Support our artists and search hand made, Native arts.

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Your Marketplace

Your new Indigenous marketplace! Every purchase you make goes directly to Indigenous artists. Find 'a little book of smudge', custom feather bundles and more at IndigenARTSY.

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Let's Shop on FB

Are you looking to buy Indigenous arts? Join our amazing new Facebook group where dozens of artists are posting their work for sale. 

Pictured: Millside Ceramics.

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COVID-19 Masks

With Indigenous Flare.

Are you looking for a non-surgical mask? This directory links you to Indigenous artists who are taking orders now. Mask up in style and stay safe.

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Pass The Feather

Pass The FeatherIsohetst ne ostó:sera is First Nations (Kanien'kehá:ka | Mohawk) owned and operated (sole proprietorship)from the Algonquin/ Mississauga / Mohawk territories of eastern Ontario. PTF is grateful to live and work on this land and offers thanks to the original nations that walked here. PTF and IACC have a close relationship and foundation but are not legally associated.

workshops | business branding | web design

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Indigenous Arts Collective of Canada - Empowering Indigenous Artists Commercial Campaign

IndigenARTSY is funded by the Ontario Arts Council and Canadian Heritage Community Support, Multiculturalism, and Anti-Racism Initiatives Program. Commercial features Marleen Murphy of Millside Ceramics on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory and Kelly and Claire Nehwegahbow of The Beading Drum. A mother/daughter team combining traditional and contemporary Indigenous arts! We are grateful! Visit IndigenARTSY and support Indigenous artists!

Bear fox musicWith much thanks to Theresa Bear Fox for allowing us to use her voice to represent amazing Indigenous women. Bear is an established singer and songwriter from Akwesasne Mohawk Territory and leads Mohawk women in learning and teaching or original words through song. You can hear more of Bear's music and read lyrics at Look for her at iTunes and you will be soon be able to buy her music at!