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City of Toronto marks National Indigenous Peoples Month with Indigenous Arts Festival

The Indigenous Arts Festival brings to the forefront the historic and ongoing contributions of Indigenous peoples to Canada. I encourage all residents to join the celebrations at Fort York National Historic Site.

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Lunar New Year lanterns with Indigenous art celebrate two cultures at Ontario gallery

An art installation in the Greater Toronto Area is celebrating the Year of the Tiger while bridging cultural divides. Six lanterns with designs from Indigenous artists are on display outside the Varley Art Gallery in Markham, Ont., marking Lunar New Year with an Indigenous touch.

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Christmas market showcasing artisans from across Canada

Though it was probably an unpopular – and unwanted – weather front, it was perhaps fitting that the snow was falling outside the Lethbridge Exhibition Friday.
That’s because inside The Fall Into Christmas Market was in full swing after a little time away due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How Indigenous artisans are using traditional crafts to reclaim their culture

Indigenous people who relearn traditional crafts, like beadwork or making mitts and moccasins, are sewing pieces of their culture back together, one stitch, one bead and one quill at a time.

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