The Canada Council for the Arts, the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective, Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance, the Indigenous Screen Office, and the Inuit Art Foundation announced today the creation of Community Cares: Emergency Response Fund for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Individuals Working in the Arts, a new time-limited emergency response fund to support First Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals working in the arts and culture sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Díanoche. Relatos que se muerden la cola es el nombre de la primera convocatoria de la Secretaría de Cultura, a través de la Dirección General de Culturas Populares, Indígenas y Urbanas (DGCPIU), en colaboración con la Coordinación Nacional de Becas para el Bienestar Benito Juárez, coordinado desde el Gobierno de México. Jóvenes indígenas beneficiarios de este programa están invitados a fomentar el uso de su lengua, pensamiento cultural y creatividad literaria relacionada con esta etapa de confinamiento por el coronavirus COVID-19.
A message from the Director of Creating, Knowing and Sharing: The Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples program on behalf of the Canada Council for the Arts.
The Australia Council has announced a new fund of approximately $500,000 to support and invest in First Nations arts and cultural groups experiencing disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The recipients of the 2020 First Nations Arts Awards will be revealed tonight during an unmissable ceremony to be held live online. This special event will be jointly hosted by Wesley Enoch AM, Chair of the Australia Council’s First Nations Arts Strategy Panel (hosting from the lands of the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation) and Lee-Ann Tjunypa Buckskin, Deputy Chair, Australia Council for the Arts (hosting from the lands of the Kaurna people). It will include a yidaki fanfare and a performance by the Stiff Gins (Yuwaalaraay, Wiradjuri and Yorta Yorta Nations) live from the Sydney Opera House.
The recipients of the 2020 First Nations Arts Awards have been announced during an unforgettable live streamed ceremony. Respected elders Alison Milyika Carroll and Djon Mundine OAM were honoured with the Red Ochre Awards for Lifetime Achievement. Thea Anamara Perkins received the 2020 Dreaming Award for a young and emerging artist and Maree Clarke was the recipient of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Fellowship.