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August 13-19,2012
Week 33 of Year 2012

In My Own Eyes: Photostories by Aboriginal Youth

Monday, August 13, 2012
5:00am–11:30pm

Aboriginal youth share their stories with people across Ontario in the photographic exhibition In My Own Eyes (July 1 - September 30, 2012).

Event run: August 10–19,2012

Teiotiokwaonháston / Deyodyogwaǫháhs:dǫh (Encircles Everything)

Monday, August 13, 2012
9:00am– 4:00pm

Elizabeth Doxtater's solo work is a breathtaking homage made from corn husks.

Event run: August 11–19,2012

Fort York: CBC's 8TH Fire Series

Monday, August 13, 2012
7:00pm– 9:00pm

As part of the Planet IndigenUS Festival, Fort York presents CBC's 8TH Fire Series.

Event run: August 13–16,2012

In My Own Eyes: Photostories by Aboriginal Youth

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
5:00am–11:30pm

Aboriginal youth share their stories with people across Ontario in the photographic exhibition In My Own Eyes (July 1 - September 30, 2012).

Event run: August 10–19,2012

Teiotiokwaonháston / Deyodyogwaǫháhs:dǫh (Encircles Everything)

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
9:00am– 4:00pm

Elizabeth Doxtater's solo work is a breathtaking homage made from corn husks.

Event run: August 11–19,2012

Toronto Now: Lisa Myers and Autumn Chacon

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
11:30am–10:30pm

A unique exploration of the origins and migrations of indigenous recipes.

Event run: August 11–19,2012

Tools for Conviviality

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

Event run: June 30 – August 26, 2012

Falen Johnson - Invisible Stories

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
7:00pm– 8:00pm

Falen Johnson examines the stories of the past on these performance-based art walks, giving the history gravitas when you are standing in the physical place of where the narratives took place.

Event run: August 14–16,2012

Fort York: CBC's 8TH Fire Series

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
7:00pm– 9:00pm

As part of the Planet IndigenUS Festival, Fort York presents CBC's 8TH Fire Series.

Event run: August 13–16,2012

Shared Perspectives - An Evening of Reconciliation

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
7:30pm– 9:30pm

PLEASE NOTE: Due to personal reasons, Jesse Jackson will no longer be available to attend. Join the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) for an evening of dialogue and celebration of cultures in the spirit of reconciliation.

Event run: August 14, 2012

In My Own Eyes: Photostories by Aboriginal Youth

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
5:00am–11:30pm

Aboriginal youth share their stories with people across Ontario in the photographic exhibition In My Own Eyes (July 1 - September 30, 2012).

Event run: August 10–19,2012

Teiotiokwaonháston / Deyodyogwaǫháhs:dǫh (Encircles Everything)

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
9:00am– 4:00pm

Elizabeth Doxtater's solo work is a breathtaking homage made from corn husks.

Event run: August 11–19,2012

Toronto Now: Lisa Myers and Autumn Chacon

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
11:30am–10:30pm

A unique exploration of the origins and migrations of indigenous recipes.

Event run: August 11–19,2012

Tools for Conviviality

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

Event run: June 30 – August 26, 2012

Fort York: CBC's 8TH Fire Series

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
7:00pm– 9:00pm

As part of the Planet IndigenUS Festival, Fort York presents CBC's 8TH Fire Series.

Event run: August 13–16,2012

FILM / Jonathan Schwartz: The Skies Can’t Keep Their Secrets

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
7:00pm

Co-presented with TIFF’s The Free Screen series, this program includes three films made between 2008 and 2011 that exemplify experimental filmmaker Jonathan Schwartz’s exacting vision.

Event run: August 15, 2012

Free Flicks - Whale Rider

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
9:00pm

This family-friendly film follows a young girl in New Zealand as she struggles to be a chief, despite the fact that, as a girl, she isn’t "entitled" to the honour.

Event run: August 15, 2012

In My Own Eyes: Photostories by Aboriginal Youth

Thursday, August 16, 2012
5:00am–11:30pm

Aboriginal youth share their stories with people across Ontario in the photographic exhibition In My Own Eyes (July 1 - September 30, 2012).

Event run: August 10–19,2012

Teiotiokwaonháston / Deyodyogwaǫháhs:dǫh (Encircles Everything)

Thursday, August 16, 2012
9:00am– 4:00pm

Elizabeth Doxtater's solo work is a breathtaking homage made from corn husks.

Event run: August 11–19,2012

Toronto Now: Lisa Myers and Autumn Chacon

Thursday, August 16, 2012
11:30am–10:30pm

A unique exploration of the origins and migrations of indigenous recipes.

Event run: August 11–19,2012

Tools for Conviviality

Thursday, August 16, 2012
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

Event run: June 30 – August 26, 2012

Fashionality: Dress and Identity in Contemporary Canadian Art - Exhibition Tour Aboriginal Perspective

Thursday, August 16, 2012
2:00pm– 5:00pm

Join Anna Stanisz, Assistant Curator, Programs and Education on a tour of the McMichael's current special exhibition Fashionality: Dress and Identity in Contemporary Canadian Art curated by Julia Pine.

Event run: August 16, 2012

Jaco Ishulutaq

Thursday, August 16, 2012
2:00pm– 4:00pm

Artist Jaco Ishulutaq from Panniqtuuq (Pangnirtung), Nunavut speaks about his experiences as part of the special exhibition "Working Together: The Cooperative Influence."

Event run: August 16–18,2012

Falen Johnson - Invisible Stories

Thursday, August 16, 2012
7:00pm– 8:00pm

Falen Johnson examines the stories of the past on these performance-based art walks, giving the history gravitas when you are standing in the physical place of where the narratives took place.

Event run: August 14–16,2012

Fort York: CBC's 8TH Fire Series

Thursday, August 16, 2012
7:00pm– 9:00pm

As part of the Planet IndigenUS Festival, Fort York presents CBC's 8TH Fire Series.

Event run: August 13–16,2012

imagineNATIVE's indigiFLIX: Music is the Medicine

Thursday, August 16, 2012
8:00pm– 9:00pm

A revealing documentary that follows the critically acclaimed blues-rock artist Derek Miller as he strives to elevate his esteemed career.

Event run: August 16, 2012

The Creator's Game: The Quest for Gold and the Fight for Nationhood

Thursday, August 16, 2012
9:00pm–11:00pm

This timely documentary follows the Iroquois Nationals on their quest for the 2011 medal in Prague - a fight both for gold and a recognition of their sovereign nationhood.

Event run: August 16, 2012

In My Own Eyes: Photostories by Aboriginal Youth

Friday, August 17, 2012
5:00am–11:30pm

Aboriginal youth share their stories with people across Ontario in the photographic exhibition In My Own Eyes (July 1 - September 30, 2012).

Event run: August 10–19,2012

Teiotiokwaonháston / Deyodyogwaǫháhs:dǫh (Encircles Everything)

Friday, August 17, 2012
9:00am– 4:00pm

Elizabeth Doxtater's solo work is a breathtaking homage made from corn husks.

Event run: August 11–19,2012

Toronto Now: Lisa Myers and Autumn Chacon

Friday, August 17, 2012
11:30am–10:30pm

A unique exploration of the origins and migrations of indigenous recipes.

Event run: August 11–19,2012

Tools for Conviviality

Friday, August 17, 2012
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

Event run: June 30 – August 26, 2012

Jaco Ishulutaq

Friday, August 17, 2012
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Artist Jaco Ishulutaq from Panniqtuuq (Pangnirtung), Nunavut speaks about his experiences as part of the special exhibition "Working Together: The Cooperative Influence."

Event run: August 16–18,2012

In My Own Eyes: Photostories by Aboriginal Youth

Saturday, August 18, 2012
5:00am–11:30pm

Aboriginal youth share their stories with people across Ontario in the photographic exhibition In My Own Eyes (July 1 - September 30, 2012).

Event run: August 10–19,2012

Teiotiokwaonháston / Deyodyogwaǫháhs:dǫh (Encircles Everything)

Saturday, August 18, 2012
9:00am– 5:00pm

Elizabeth Doxtater's solo work is a breathtaking homage made from corn husks.

Event run: August 11–19,2012

Toronto Now: Lisa Myers and Autumn Chacon

Saturday, August 18, 2012
11:00am–10:30pm

A unique exploration of the origins and migrations of indigenous recipes.

Event run: August 11–19,2012

Tools for Conviviality

Saturday, August 18, 2012
12:00pm– 8:00pm

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

Event run: June 30 – August 26, 2012

Jaco Ishulutaq

Saturday, August 18, 2012
12:30pm– 5:00pm

Artist Jaco Ishulutaq from Panniqtuuq (Pangnirtung), Nunavut speaks about his experiences as part of the special exhibition "Working Together: The Cooperative Influence."

Event run: August 16–18,2012

IndigenUS Short Film Series

Saturday, August 18, 2012
1:00pm– 2:00pm

A collection of short films explores the indigenous experience.

Event run: August 18, 2012

Emilie Corbiere: Porcupine and Friends

Saturday, August 18, 2012
1:00pm– 1:30pm

Storyteller Emilie Corbiere entertains with tales of a sometimes grumpy sourpuss of a porcupine.

Event run: August 18, 2012 13&15

Polytoxic Dance Workshop

Saturday, August 18, 2012
1:00pm– 2:00pm

Polytoxic's all ages workshop fuses traditional Pacific dance with pop and contemporary dance moves. Have fun shakin' your booty!

Event run: August 18, 2012

String a Bead

Saturday, August 18, 2012
1:00pm– 8:00pm

Kids can create their own beaded bracelets or anklets with colorful beads!

Event run: August 18–19,2012

Rabbit and Bear Paws

Saturday, August 18, 2012
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Rabbit and Bear Paws is for the young and the young at heart. This series is set in 1750’s colonized North America and features the comical adventures of two brothers, Rabbit and Bear Paws.

Event run: August 18, 2012

Family Fun Tent

Saturday, August 18, 2012
2:00pm– 6:00pm

The Family Fun Tent is a space where families can create art and learn more about First Nations culture.

Event run: August 11–19,2012

What you eat isn't what you grow

Saturday, August 18, 2012
3:00pm– 4:00pm

A panel discussion regarding seed banks, genetically modified foods, coop/community gardening and food canopy, from an IndigenUS perspective.

Event run: August 18, 2012

Emilie Corbiere: Porcupine and Friends

Saturday, August 18, 2012
3:30pm– 4:00pm

Storyteller Emilie Corbiere entertains with tales of a sometimes grumpy sourpuss of a porcupine.

Event run: August 18, 2012 13&15

Meegwun Fairbrother

Saturday, August 18, 2012
6:00pm– 7:00pm

Dora Award-nominated performer Meegwun Fairbrother brings his "Living Like A Warrior" for youth and families to Planet IndigenUS.

Event run: August 18, 2012

Film - Trudell

Saturday, August 18, 2012
7:30pm– 8:30pm

An exploration of Native American activist and poet John Trudell's fusion of radical politics, music, writing, and art.

Event run: August 18, 2012

In My Own Eyes: Photostories by Aboriginal Youth

Sunday, August 19, 2012
5:00am–11:30pm

Aboriginal youth share their stories with people across Ontario in the photographic exhibition In My Own Eyes (July 1 - September 30, 2012).

Event run: August 10–19,2012

Teiotiokwaonháston / Deyodyogwaǫháhs:dǫh (Encircles Everything)

Sunday, August 19, 2012
9:00am– 5:00pm

Elizabeth Doxtater's solo work is a breathtaking homage made from corn husks.

Event run: August 11–19,2012

Toronto Now: Lisa Myers and Autumn Chacon

Sunday, August 19, 2012
11:00am– 3:00pm

A unique exploration of the origins and migrations of indigenous recipes.

Event run: August 11–19,2012

Tools for Conviviality

Sunday, August 19, 2012
12:00pm– 8:00pm

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

Event run: June 30 – August 26, 2012

Suddenly Sámi (Min mors hemmelighet)

Sunday, August 19, 2012
1:00pm– 2:30pm

Event run: August 19, 2012

String a Bead

Sunday, August 19, 2012
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Kids can create their own beaded bracelets or anklets with colorful beads!

Event run: August 18–19,2012

Family Fun Tent

Sunday, August 19, 2012
2:00pm– 6:00pm

The Family Fun Tent is a space where families can create art and learn more about First Nations culture.

Event run: August 11–19,2012

SUNDAY SCENE / Rodrigo Martí

Sunday, August 19, 2012
2:00pm

Rodrigo Martí is a Mexican-Canadian artist working between sculpture, performance and drawing, and he will offer his responses to the current exhibition at The Power Plant.

Event run: August 19, 2012

Weengushk Film Institute 'Best Of' Student Films

Sunday, August 19, 2012
3:30pm– 5:00pm

Join us for an exciting collection of films created by the students from Weengushk Film Institute.

Event run: August 19, 2012

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

For details inquire at the Info Desk or call 416-973-4000.

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