August 13-19, 2012
Week 33 of Year 2012

Raymond Boisjoly - captured speech writing back: Toronto

Monday, August 13, 2012 12:00 AM - 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

Monday, August 13, 2012 12:00 AM - 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

Monday, August 13, 2012 5:00 AM - 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

Monday, August 13, 2012 9:00 AM - 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

Monday, August 13, 2012 9:00 AM - 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)

Monday, August 13, 2012 9:00 AM - 4:00PM

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

August 11-19, 2012

Four From Six

Monday, August 13, 2012 9:00 AM - 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

Monday, August 13, 2012 10:00 AM - 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

Monday, August 13, 2012 10:00 AM - 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

Monday, August 13, 2012 10:00 AM - 5:00PM

An exhibition hosted at the Bata Shoe Museum.

August 10-19, 2012

Celebrating: Washi and Two Cultures

Monday, August 13, 2012 10:00 AM - 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

Monday, August 13, 2012 10:00 AM - 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

Monday, August 13, 2012 10:00 AM - 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

Monday, August 13, 2012 11:00 AM

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

August 10-19, 2012

Museum of Inuit Art - Complimentary Guided Tours

Monday, August 13, 2012 1:00 PM

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 - Morningside

Monday, August 13, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00PM

Born and bred in Whakatane in the north island of New Zealand, Joe Harawira is a storyteller and expert in tikanga (protocols) and is a passionate teacher and performer of kapahaka (performing arts).

August 13, 2012

Planet IndigenUS at the Toronto Public Library - Malvern

Monday, August 13, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00PM

With their ‘World’-ribbed sounds and precise arrangements, Pacific Curls make music that is both worldly and enthralling.

August 13, 2012

Te Pou Rahui Performance Workshop

Monday, August 13, 2012 6:00 PM - 8:00PM

Join Te Pou Rahui for this unique workshop consisting of an MB (Muscle & Bone, Mind & Body) class, a 30-minute showing of performance works by Charles Koroneho, and a discussion of image work and its relation to Indigenous choreographic practices.

August 13, 2012

Fort York: CBC's 8TH Fire Series

Monday, August 13, 2012 7:00 PM - 9:00PM

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

August 13-16, 2012

Raymond Boisjoly - captured speech writing back: Toronto

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 12:00 AM - 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

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 12:00 AM - 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

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 5:00 AM - 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

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 9:00 AM - 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

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 9:00 AM - 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)

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 9:00 AM - 4:00PM

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

August 11-19, 2012

Four From Six

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 9:00 AM - 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

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 10:00 AM - 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

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 10:00 AM - 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

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 10:00 AM - 5:00PM

An exhibition hosted at the Bata Shoe Museum.

August 10-19, 2012

Celebrating: Washi and Two Cultures

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 10:00 AM - 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

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 10:00 AM - 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

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 10:00 AM - 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

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 11:00 AM

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

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 11:30 AM - 10:30PM

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

August 11-19, 2012

Tools for Conviviality

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 12:00 PM - 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

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 1:00 PM

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 - Spadina Road

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00PM

Born and bred in Whakatane in the north island of New Zealand, Joe Harawira is a storyteller and expert in tikanga (protocols) and is a passionate teacher and performer of kapahaka (performing arts).

August 14, 2012

Falen Johnson - Invisible Stories

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 7:00 PM - 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.

August 14-16, 2012

Fort York: CBC's 8TH Fire Series

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 7:00 PM - 9:00PM

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

August 13-16, 2012

Planet IndigenUS presents Founder's Cup Opening Ceremony

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:00PM

Featuring musical and dance performances by local Six Nations artists.

August 14, 2012

Shared Perspectives - An Evening of Reconciliation

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 7:30 PM - 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.

August 14, 2012

OKI

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 8:00 PM - 9:00PM

OKI perfoms his contemporary fusion of Reggae, African, Electronica and Ainu folk melodies.

August 14, 2012

Raymond Boisjoly - captured speech writing back: Toronto

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 12:00 AM - 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

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 12:00 AM - 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

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 5:00 AM - 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

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 9:00 AM - 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

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 9:00 AM - 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)

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 9:00 AM - 4:00PM

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

August 11-19, 2012

Four From Six

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 9:00 AM - 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

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 10:00 AM - 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

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 10:00 AM - 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

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 10:00 AM - 5:00PM

An exhibition hosted at the Bata Shoe Museum.

August 10-19, 2012

Celebrating: Washi and Two Cultures

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 10:00 AM - 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

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 10:00 AM - 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

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 10:00 AM - 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

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 11:00 AM

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

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 11:30 AM - 10:30PM

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

August 11-19, 2012

Little Big Man Remix

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 12:00 PM - 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

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 12:00 PM - 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

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 1:00 PM

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

August 10-19, 2012

Tour - Dreamland: Textiles and the Canadian Landscape

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 6:30 PM - 7:30PM

Explore the role textiles played in the early interactions between Canada's First Nations and early immigrants, and the ways in which textiles communicate identity.

August 15, 2012

Fort York: CBC's 8TH Fire Series

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 7:00 PM - 9:00PM

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

August 13-16, 2012

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

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 7:00 PM

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.

August 15, 2012

Salt Baby

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 8:00 PM - 9:30PM

A play by Six Nations playwright Falen Johnson is a humorous look at how stereotypes and blood quantum are viewed by society.

August 15, 2012

Free Flicks - Whale Rider

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 9:00 PM

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.

August 15, 2012

Raymond Boisjoly - captured speech writing back: Toronto

Thursday, August 16, 2012 12:00 AM - 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

Thursday, August 16, 2012 12:00 AM - 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

Thursday, August 16, 2012 5:00 AM - 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

Thursday, August 16, 2012 9:00 AM - 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

Thursday, August 16, 2012 9:00 AM - 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)

Thursday, August 16, 2012 9:00 AM - 4:00PM

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

August 11-19, 2012

Four From Six

Thursday, August 16, 2012 9:00 AM - 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

Thursday, August 16, 2012 10:00 AM - 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

Thursday, August 16, 2012 10:00 AM - 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

Thursday, August 16, 2012 10:00 AM - 8:00PM

An exhibition hosted at the Bata Shoe Museum.

August 10-19, 2012

Celebrating: Washi and Two Cultures

Thursday, August 16, 2012 10:00 AM - 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

Thursday, August 16, 2012 10:00 AM - 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

Thursday, August 16, 2012 10:00 AM - 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

Thursday, August 16, 2012 11:00 AM

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

Thursday, August 16, 2012 11:30 AM - 10:30PM

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

August 11-19, 2012

Little Big Man Remix

Thursday, August 16, 2012 12:00 PM - 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

Thursday, August 16, 2012 12:00 PM - 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

Robin Ranger at the Native Child and Family Services Aboriginal Market

Thursday, August 16, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:00PM

Robin Ranger performs his unique Indigenous flavour jazz at the Native Child and Family Services Aboriginal Market.

August 16, 2012

Museum of Inuit Art - Complimentary Guided Tours

Thursday, August 16, 2012 1:00 PM

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

August 10-19, 2012

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

Thursday, August 16, 2012 2:00 PM - 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.

August 16, 2012

Jaco Ishulutaq

Thursday, August 16, 2012 2:00 PM - 4:00PM

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

Voice of the Heart

Thursday, August 16, 2012 7:00 PM

The Castle Quartet performs Arnold Schoenberg's lushly romantic Quartet in D; the "Rosamunde" variations from Schubert's Quartet in A Minor, and music by Michael Oesterle and Carina Reeves. Thanks to Irfhan Rawji.

August 16, 2012

Falen Johnson - Invisible Stories

Thursday, August 16, 2012 7:00 PM - 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.

August 14-16, 2012

Fort York: CBC's 8TH Fire Series

Thursday, August 16, 2012 7:00 PM - 9:00PM

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

August 13-16, 2012

Dancing on the Pier: Toronto All-Star Big Band (Swing and Social Ballroom Dancing)

Thursday, August 16, 2012 7:00 PM - 9:00PM

Dancing on the Pier is a social dancer's dream come true!

August 16, 2012

imagineNATIVE's indigiFLIX: Music is the Medicine

Thursday, August 16, 2012 8:00 PM - 9:00PM

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

August 16, 2012

Intro to Hoop

Thursday, August 16, 2012 8:00 PM - 9:00PM

Lisa Odjig, two-time world champion hoop dancer and recent semi-finalist of Canada’s Got Talent, conducts a workshop.

August 16, 2012

Polytoxic - Trade Winds

Thursday, August 16, 2012 9:00 PM - 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

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

Thursday, August 16, 2012 9:00 PM - 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.

August 16, 2012

Raymond Boisjoly - captured speech writing back: Toronto

Friday, August 17, 2012 12:00 AM - 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 12:00 AM - 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 5:00 AM - 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 9:00 AM - 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 9:00 AM - 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 9:00 AM - 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 9:00 AM - 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 10:00 AM - 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 10:00 AM - 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 10:00 AM - 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 10:00 AM - 5:00PM

An exhibition hosted at the Bata Shoe Museum.

August 10-19, 2012

Celebrating: Washi and Two Cultures

Friday, August 17, 2012 10:00 AM - 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 10:00 AM - 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 10:00 AM - 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 11:00 AM

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 11:30 AM - 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 12:00 PM - 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 12:00 PM - 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 1:00 PM

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 2:00 PM - 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 2:00 PM - 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

World Café

Friday, August 17, 2012 6:00 PM - 12:00AM

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

August 10-19, 2012

International Marketplace

Friday, August 17, 2012 6:00 PM - 11:00PM

Shop the world, every weekend, all summer long. Our International Marketplace features fab finds from all corners of the globe.

August 10-19, 2012

Indigenous Cuisine with Jamie Kennedy and Ken Steele

Friday, August 17, 2012 6:00 PM - 9:30PM

Join chefs Jamie Kennedy and Ken Steele at the Gardiner Museum for a remarkable Culinary Series dinner celebrating Indigenous culture.

August 17, 2012

Corn Soup Cook Off

Friday, August 17, 2012 6:00 PM - 7:00PM

The Corn Soup Cook Off is an open community food competition where you can sample the best corn soup from Six Nations, and vote for your favourites.

August 17, 2012

Susuriwka - Willow Bridge

Friday, August 17, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:30PM

Don't miss the North American premiere of Susuriwka - Willow Bridge. Co-produced with Yokohama Noh Theater, Kaha:wi Dance Theatre, and Harbourfront Centre’s Planet IndigenUS Festival 2012.

August 17-19, 2012

Frost: The Lives and Culture of the Sami People

Friday, August 17, 2012 7:00 PM - 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 7:00 PM - 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

Sage Paul Fashion Show

Friday, August 17, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:00PM

Sage Paul presents a showcase of new fashions designed specifically for Planet IndigenUS.

August 17, 2012

Lifestyle Zone

Friday, August 17, 2012 7:00 PM - 11:00PM

Wanna relax by the waterfront? Come to the new Lifestyle Zone, sit back, Tweet, Instagram, snack and explore. Be a part of this new café culture!

August 10-19, 2012

Arthur Renwick

Friday, August 17, 2012 8:00 PM - 9:00PM

Accomplished artist and singer/songwriter Arthur Renwick performs his unique brand of blues and country.

August 17, 2012

Trailblazers and Music Makers: Ali Fontaine and Susan Aglukark

Friday, August 17, 2012 8:00 PM - 10:00PM

Emerging singer Ali Fontaine performs with trailblazer Susan Aglukark.

August 17, 2012

Spirit Transforming - Dancers of Damelahamid

Friday, August 17, 2012 8:00 PM - 9:00PM

Deeply rooted in the timeless dance traditions, Spirit Transforming is an exploration and celebration of the essence of Aboriginal peoples.

August 17, 2012

Polytoxic - Trade Winds

Friday, August 17, 2012 9:00 PM - 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

Benny Walker

Friday, August 17, 2012 9:00 PM - 9:30PM

Benny Walker performs his effortless blend of soul, blues, reggae and acoustic folk.

August 17, 2012

Robbie Robertson Tribute Show featuring Derek Miller and Special Guests

Friday, August 17, 2012 9:30 PM - 11:00PM

Celebrating not only the work of a great musician, this evening we will celebrate an innovator and icon in the Indigenous artistic community, paying homage to one of Canada's best songwriters – Robbie Robertson.

August 17, 2012

Winnipeg's Most

Friday, August 17, 2012 11:00 PM - 2:00AM

Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award winners Winnipeg's Most headline an exciting evening of hip hop dance and music.

August 17, 2012

Raymond Boisjoly - captured speech writing back: Toronto

Saturday, August 18, 2012 12:00 AM - 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 12:00 AM - 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 5:00 AM - 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 9:00 AM - 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 9:00 AM - 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 9:00 AM - 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 9:00 AM - 5:00PM