Red Embers Allan Gardens

Lisa Rochon

The public art installation Red Embers was designed by 15 Indigenous women artists and is on display until October 4 Read more

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Stan Williams This Is Indian Land

Stan Williams

In his ongoing series This Is Indian Land, the Mohawk/Anishinaabe photographer captures the broad range of ways Indigenous people are reclaiming culture Read more

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Lilies Buddies

Jeremy Mimnagh

Michel Marc Bouchard's play-within-a-play becomes a potent metaphor for restorative justice in an uneven reimagining at Buddies in Bad Times Read more


In A Mind Spread Out On The Ground, the Tuscarora writer insightfully places mental health and sexual assault among the legacy of colonialism Read more


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National Film Board of Canada

In nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up, Cree filmmaker Tasha Hubbard looks at the aftermath of the Colten Boushie verdict and the fight for justice reform Read more

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Festival's powerful opening film provides an intimate look at Colten Boushie and his family's fight for justice Read more


Storytellers is Canada’s first Indigenous music library and it’s looking for more Indigenous talent to add to its roster Read more


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Joe Bucci

Meegwun Fairbrother's solo show at Native Earth, about a Harper government official sent to discredit a residential school survivor, feels rushed Read more



George Pimental

Anishinaabe and Mohawk designer Lesley Hampton cast Indigenous models and actors exclusively in her Toronto Fashion Week show. Read more


The Body Remembers

Katrin Bragadottir

Commissioned by the imagineNATIVE festivaI, a new study shows there's a growing demand internationally that Canada's film industry isn't meeting Read more

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As Canada implements a National Housing Strategy, post-secondary schools are creating more room for Indigenous design thinking Read more


In honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day, the Toronto sign at Nathan Phillips Square has gotten two upgrades: a custom-vinyl wrap around its famous photo-op letters and the addition of a Medicine Wheel. Read more


The best events this summer include celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day at Fort York, kicking back in Kensington Market and riding the roller coaster at the CNE. Read more



Samuel Engelking

Find over 60 events including concerts, food festivals, outdoor movies and more in NOW's annual Hot Summer Guide. Read more

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Cara Sabatini

“All of the challenges that Indigenous folks face in the larger culture, they all show up in full force in the business world,” says web developer Archer Pechawis, citing obstacles to securing business loans and investment capital. Read more


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Courtesy of Feheley Fine Arts

The first major retrospective of the late Inuk artist's work runs through February at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection Read more


Russell Diabo on why his close friend and mentor Arthur Manuel believed return of the land is the most important issue facing Indigenous peoples in Canada Read more


In this excerpt from his recently-released book, the late Indigenous activist Arthur Manuel writes about how the BNA Act that created Canada set the young country on the path to a “race-based democracy” Read more

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Susan Benoit

NOW Digital Residency: Living Arts Centre Read more


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