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Indigenous Music Initiative grants are now open!

We are pleased to announce the Indigenous Music Initiative grants are now open!  Deadline for applications is September 30, 2019. The focus of the initiative is to increase opportunities for Indigenous music industry professionals to participate in, and further influence, … Continue reading

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FPCC Digitization Grant Initiative (DiGI)

FPCC is excited to announce that we are launching a new project to support the digitization of Indigenous language resources in B.C.These grants are available to First Nations communities and organizations in B.C. The deadline to apply is September 30, 2019 The … Continue reading

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MAURY YOUNG ARTS CENTRE HOSTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF A NEW CANADIAN INDIGENOUS PLAY

Yvonne Wallace’s “útszan” includes Truth and Reconciliation forums, September 19 to 22, 2019 Whistler, BC – On the eve of the United Nation’s International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, Arts Whistler is thrilled to announce the world premiere of … Continue reading

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FPCC Announces a Free One-Day Indigenous Music, Arts and Culture

We are excited to announce that FPCC is hosting a one-day Indigenous music, arts and culture festival in partnership with CreativeBC and the BC Arts Council on August 24th in Victoria B.C. Indigifest is a family-friendly event that will feature … Continue reading

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The Case for Keeping San Francisco’s Disputed George Washington Murals

Exposure to art — even uncomfortable art — is healthy, stimulating, and worthy of students’ debate. By Roberta Smith | July 26, 2019 After half a century of intermittent debate and protest, the San Francisco Board of Education voted unanimously in June to whitewash the 13 murals … Continue reading

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Heritage BC: Four Provincial Organizations Advocate for Increased Support

Last week a joint letter was delivered to the Select Standing Committee for Finance and Government Services. This letter, advocating for increased support for the heritage sector, was signed by BC Heritage, BC Historical Federation, BC Museums Association and Heritage BC. … Continue reading

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FPCC Indigenous Arts Program is now accepting funding applications!

The application deadline is September 15, 2019. The Indigenous Arts Program (IAP) (formerly the Aboriginal Arts Development Awards) provides funding in six different categories for Indigenous artists. Through a strong partnership with the B.C. Arts Council and additional funding from … Continue reading

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