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August 17-19,2012
Weekend of Week 33 of Year 2012

Raymond Boisjoly - captured speech writing back: Toronto

Friday, August 17, 2012
12:00am–12:00am

Artist Raymond Boisjoly will produce captured speech writing back: Toronto, a public installation on the south façade of The Power Plant as part of The Power Plant’s Summer 2012 group exhibition Tools for Conviviality (June 30 – August 26, 2012).

August 10–19,2012

Frost at the Gladstone: The Lives and Culture of the Sami People

Friday, August 17, 2012
12:00am–12:00am

Sami photographer Fred Ivar Utsi Klemetsen presents an exhibition of his work.

August 10–30,2012

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).

August 10–19,2012

Earthly Connections

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

Each of the sculptural pieces in this group exhibition encapsulates an element of Haudenosaunee worldviews, a nod to the past, and homage to the materials.

August 11–19,2012

Greg Staats - A Retrospective

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

This solo retrospective exhibit highlights Six Nation's artist Greg Staats through a multi-faceted presentation of his works.

August 11–19,2012

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.

August 11–19,2012

Four From Six

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

Four Artists from Six Nations present photographs and paintings to confront and transgress Aboriginal art expectations.

August 11–19,2012

Material Wealth: Revealing Landscape

Friday, August 17, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight artists have an affinity with a particular material and focus-in on its meaning and trajectory across culture and geography.

August 10–19,2012

NOT SO FAST

Friday, August 17, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

This exhibition brings together works by seven Indigenous artists who address the many products and by products of consumer society including communication, stereotypes, obsolescence, extinction, colonialism, fast food, ideas of tradition and more!

August 10–19,2012

Planet IndigenUS at the Toronto Public Library - Parliament Street

Friday, August 17, 2012
10:00am–11:00am

Australian dance-theatre company Polytoxic combines stunning projections, bold costuming and intricate physical performance.

August 17, 2012

Exhibition - Red Runners

Friday, August 17, 2012
10:00am– 5:00pm

An exhibition hosted at the Bata Shoe Museum.

August 10–19,2012

Celebrating: Washi and Two Cultures

Friday, August 17, 2012
10:00am– 5:00pm

An exhibition of Japanese papermaking met by indigenous artists, most of whom are using it for the first time.

August 10–18,2012

Not Forgetting

Friday, August 17, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

The exhibition Not Forgetting reminds us of the knowledge and experiences that come from our own lives, or those of our family and community.

August 10–19,2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Friday, August 17, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

July 20 – September 23, 2012

Museum of Inuit Art - Complimentary Guided Tours

Friday, August 17, 2012
11:00am

The Museum of Inuit Art offers complimentary guided tours of the museum every day during Planet InidgenUS.

August 10–19,2012

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.

August 11–19,2012

Little Big Man Remix

Friday, August 17, 2012
12:00pm– 5:00pm

Little Big Man Remix by the Contrary Collective takes a disciplinary boundary breaking and oppositional stance on pop cultural renderings of Indigenous culture, in particular the film Little Big Man.

August 10–18,2012

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.

June 30 – August 26, 2012

Museum of Inuit Art - Complimentary Guided Tours

Friday, August 17, 2012
1:00pm

The Museum of Inuit Art offers complimentary guided tours of the museum every day during Planet InidgenUS.

August 10–19,2012

Planet IndigenUS at the Toronto Public Library - North York Central

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

Using traditional native teachings and humour, the comical adventures of Rabbit and Bear Paws are based on the seven fire prophecies and the seven grandfathers.

August 17, 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."

August 16–18,2012

Frost: The Lives and Culture of the Sami People

Friday, August 17, 2012
7:00pm–11:00pm

Sami photographer Fred Ivar Utsi Klemetsen presents an exhibition of his work.

August 10–19,2012

This We Know... An exhibition of recent work by students in the Aboriginal Visual Culture Program at OCAD University

Friday, August 17, 2012
7:00pm–11:00pm

Students from the ABVC program at OCAD University strut their stuff at Planet IndigenUs in an exhibition highlighting the diversity and beauty of their art.

August 10–19,2012

Polytoxic - Trade Winds

Friday, August 17, 2012
9:00pm– 9:30pm

Australian dance-theatre company Polytoxic returns to Planet IndigenUS with a striking new performance on The Natrel™ Pond at Harbourfront Centre.

August 16–18,2012

Raymond Boisjoly - captured speech writing back: Toronto

Saturday, August 18, 2012
12:00am–12:00am

Artist Raymond Boisjoly will produce captured speech writing back: Toronto, a public installation on the south façade of The Power Plant as part of The Power Plant’s Summer 2012 group exhibition Tools for Conviviality (June 30 – August 26, 2012).

August 10–19,2012

Frost at the Gladstone: The Lives and Culture of the Sami People

Saturday, August 18, 2012
12:00am–12:00am

Sami photographer Fred Ivar Utsi Klemetsen presents an exhibition of his work.

August 10–30,2012

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).

August 10–19,2012

Earthly Connections

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

Each of the sculptural pieces in this group exhibition encapsulates an element of Haudenosaunee worldviews, a nod to the past, and homage to the materials.

August 11–19,2012

Greg Staats - A Retrospective

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

This solo retrospective exhibit highlights Six Nation's artist Greg Staats through a multi-faceted presentation of his works.

August 11–19,2012

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.

August 11–19,2012

Four From Six

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

Four Artists from Six Nations present photographs and paintings to confront and transgress Aboriginal art expectations.

August 11–19,2012

Material Wealth: Revealing Landscape

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

Eight artists have an affinity with a particular material and focus-in on its meaning and trajectory across culture and geography.

August 10–19,2012

NOT SO FAST

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

This exhibition brings together works by seven Indigenous artists who address the many products and by products of consumer society including communication, stereotypes, obsolescence, extinction, colonialism, fast food, ideas of tradition and more!

August 10–19,2012

Exhibition - Red Runners

Saturday, August 18, 2012
10:00am– 5:00pm

An exhibition hosted at the Bata Shoe Museum.

August 10–19,2012

Not Forgetting

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

The exhibition Not Forgetting reminds us of the knowledge and experiences that come from our own lives, or those of our family and community.

August 10–19,2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

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

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

July 20 – September 23, 2012

Museum of Inuit Art - Complimentary Guided Tours

Saturday, August 18, 2012
11:00am

The Museum of Inuit Art offers complimentary guided tours of the museum every day during Planet InidgenUS.

August 10–19,2012

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.

August 11–19,2012

Frost: The Lives and Culture of the Sami People

Saturday, August 18, 2012
12:00pm–10:00pm

Sami photographer Fred Ivar Utsi Klemetsen presents an exhibition of his work.

August 10–19,2012

This We Know... An exhibition of recent work by students in the Aboriginal Visual Culture Program at OCAD University

Saturday, August 18, 2012
12:00pm–10:00pm

Students from the ABVC program at OCAD University strut their stuff at Planet IndigenUs in an exhibition highlighting the diversity and beauty of their art.

August 10–19,2012

Celebrating: Washi and Two Cultures

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

An exhibition of Japanese papermaking met by indigenous artists, most of whom are using it for the first time.

August 10–18,2012

Little Big Man Remix

Saturday, August 18, 2012
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Little Big Man Remix by the Contrary Collective takes a disciplinary boundary breaking and oppositional stance on pop cultural renderings of Indigenous culture, in particular the film Little Big Man.

August 10–18,2012

Ursula A. Johnson - Basket Weaving Performance Art

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

Ursula A. Johnson - Basket Weaving Performance Art

August 18, 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.

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."

August 16–18,2012

Museum of Inuit Art - Complimentary Guided Tours

Saturday, August 18, 2012
1:00pm

The Museum of Inuit Art offers complimentary guided tours of the museum every day during Planet InidgenUS.

August 10–19,2012

IndigenUS Short Film Series

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

A collection of short films explores the indigenous experience.

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.

August 18, 2012 13&15

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.

August 18, 2012

Fashion Show in the WiijiiNiijii Lodge*

Saturday, August 18, 2012
3:00pm– 3:45pm

Join us for a fashion show in WiijiiNiijii Lodge.

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.

August 18, 2012 13&15

The Graffiti Project

Saturday, August 18, 2012
5:00pm– 6:00pm

Students of Kawenni:io/Gaweni:yo at Mohawk and Cayuga immersion school at Six Nations will embark on a series of art workshops learning the techniques, artistry and potential of graffiti.

August 18, 2012

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.

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.

August 18, 2012

Paddle Song

Saturday, August 18, 2012
8:30pm– 9:30pm

Paddle Song is a one woman stage play with words and music about the life of Pauline Johnson, beloved Canadian poet and touring performer.

August 18–19,2012

Polytoxic - Trade Winds

Saturday, August 18, 2012
9:00pm– 9:30pm

Australian dance-theatre company Polytoxic returns to Planet IndigenUS with a striking new performance on The Natrel™ Pond at Harbourfront Centre.

August 16–18,2012

Red Hot Nights - Veronika Swartz and Kitsuné Soleil

Saturday, August 18, 2012
11:00pm– 2:00am

Join us for an evening of burlesque, humour and sensuous music as we celebrate the vitality and sometimes hedonistic art forms with the Indigenous community.

August 18, 2012

Raymond Boisjoly - captured speech writing back: Toronto

Sunday, August 19, 2012
12:00am–12:00am

Artist Raymond Boisjoly will produce captured speech writing back: Toronto, a public installation on the south façade of The Power Plant as part of The Power Plant’s Summer 2012 group exhibition Tools for Conviviality (June 30 – August 26, 2012).

August 10–19,2012

Frost at the Gladstone: The Lives and Culture of the Sami People

Sunday, August 19, 2012
12:00am–12:00am

Sami photographer Fred Ivar Utsi Klemetsen presents an exhibition of his work.

August 10–30,2012

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).

August 10–19,2012

Earthly Connections

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

Each of the sculptural pieces in this group exhibition encapsulates an element of Haudenosaunee worldviews, a nod to the past, and homage to the materials.

August 11–19,2012

Greg Staats - A Retrospective

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

This solo retrospective exhibit highlights Six Nation's artist Greg Staats through a multi-faceted presentation of his works.

August 11–19,2012

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.

August 11–19,2012

Four From Six

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

Four Artists from Six Nations present photographs and paintings to confront and transgress Aboriginal art expectations.

August 11–19,2012

Material Wealth: Revealing Landscape

Sunday, August 19, 2012
10:00am– 9:00pm

Eight artists have an affinity with a particular material and focus-in on its meaning and trajectory across culture and geography.

August 10–19,2012

NOT SO FAST

Sunday, August 19, 2012
10:00am– 9:00pm

This exhibition brings together works by seven Indigenous artists who address the many products and by products of consumer society including communication, stereotypes, obsolescence, extinction, colonialism, fast food, ideas of tradition and more!

August 10–19,2012

Not Forgetting

Sunday, August 19, 2012
10:00am– 9:00pm

The exhibition Not Forgetting reminds us of the knowledge and experiences that come from our own lives, or those of our family and community.

August 10–19,2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Sunday, August 19, 2012
10:00am– 9:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

July 20 – September 23, 2012

Museum of Inuit Art - Complimentary Guided Tours

Sunday, August 19, 2012
11:00am

The Museum of Inuit Art offers complimentary guided tours of the museum every day during Planet InidgenUS.

August 10–19,2012

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.

August 11–19,2012

Frost: The Lives and Culture of the Sami People

Sunday, August 19, 2012
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Sami photographer Fred Ivar Utsi Klemetsen presents an exhibition of his work.

August 10–19,2012

This We Know... An exhibition of recent work by students in the Aboriginal Visual Culture Program at OCAD University

Sunday, August 19, 2012
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Students from the ABVC program at OCAD University strut their stuff at Planet IndigenUs in an exhibition highlighting the diversity and beauty of their art.

August 10–19,2012

Exhibition - Red Runners

Sunday, August 19, 2012
12:00pm– 5:00pm

An exhibition hosted at the Bata Shoe Museum.

August 10–19,2012

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.

June 30 – August 26, 2012

Suddenly Sámi (Min mors hemmelighet)

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

August 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.

August 19, 2012

WiijiiNiijii Lodge* featuring Herbie Barnes and Tonto's Nephew

Sunday, August 19, 2012
3:00pm– 3:45pm

Herbie Barnes performs in the WiijiiNiijii Lodge.

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.

August 19, 2012

Painting Workshop - Introduction to Mixed Media

Sunday, August 19, 2012
4:00pm– 6:00pm

This energizing and informative class will emphasize experimentation and how to establish your own individual creative process.

August 19, 2012

Paddle Song

Sunday, August 19, 2012
4:30pm– 5:30pm

Paddle Song is a one woman stage play with words and music about the life of Pauline Johnson, beloved Canadian poet and touring performer.

August 18–19,2012

Planet IndigenUS Closing Ceremonies

Sunday, August 19, 2012
5:00pm– 6:30pm

Join us as we reaffirm connections and bring this year's festival to a close.

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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