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August 13–19, 2012

Raymond Boisjoly - captured speech writing back: Toronto

Monday, August 13, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

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).

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

Monday, August 13, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

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

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).

Earthly Connections

Monday, August 13, 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.

Greg Staats - A Retrospective

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

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

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.

Four From Six

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

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

Material Wealth: Revealing Landscape

Monday, August 13, 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.

NOT SO FAST

Monday, August 13, 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!

Exhibition - Red Runners

Monday, August 13, 2012
10:00am – 5:00pm

An exhibition hosted at the Bata Shoe Museum.

Celebrating: Washi and Two Cultures

Monday, August 13, 2012
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Not Forgetting

Monday, August 13, 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.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Monday, August 13, 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.

Museum of Inuit Art - Complimentary Guided Tours

Monday, August 13, 2012
11:00am

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

Museum of Inuit Art - Complimentary Guided Tours

Monday, August 13, 2012
1:00pm

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

Planet IndigenUS at the Toronto Public Library - Malvern

Monday, August 13, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

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

Te Pou Rahui Performance Workshop

Monday, August 13, 2012
6:00pm – 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.

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.

Raymond Boisjoly - captured speech writing back: Toronto

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

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).

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

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

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

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).

Earthly Connections

Tuesday, August 14, 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.

Greg Staats - A Retrospective

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

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

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.

Four From Six

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

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

Material Wealth: Revealing Landscape

Tuesday, August 14, 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.

NOT SO FAST

Tuesday, August 14, 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!

Exhibition - Red Runners

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
10:00am – 5:00pm

An exhibition hosted at the Bata Shoe Museum.

Celebrating: Washi and Two Cultures

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Not Forgetting

Tuesday, August 14, 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.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Tuesday, August 14, 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.

Museum of Inuit Art - Complimentary Guided Tours

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
11:00am

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

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.

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.

Museum of Inuit Art - Complimentary Guided Tours

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
1:00pm

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

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.

Planet IndigenUS presents Founder's Cup Opening Ceremony

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

Featuring musical and dance performances by local Six Nations artists.

OKI

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
8:00pm – 9:00pm

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

Raymond Boisjoly - captured speech writing back: Toronto

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

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).

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

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

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

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).

Earthly Connections

Wednesday, August 15, 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.

Greg Staats - A Retrospective

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

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

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.

Four From Six

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

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

Material Wealth: Revealing Landscape

Wednesday, August 15, 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.

NOT SO FAST

Wednesday, August 15, 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!

Exhibition - Red Runners

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
10:00am – 5:00pm

An exhibition hosted at the Bata Shoe Museum.

Celebrating: Washi and Two Cultures

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Not Forgetting

Wednesday, August 15, 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.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Wednesday, August 15, 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.

Museum of Inuit Art - Complimentary Guided Tours

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
11:00am

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

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.

Little Big Man Remix

Wednesday, August 15, 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.

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.

Museum of Inuit Art - Complimentary Guided Tours

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
1:00pm

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

Tour - Dreamland: Textiles and the Canadian Landscape

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
6:30pm – 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.

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.

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.

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.

Raymond Boisjoly - captured speech writing back: Toronto

Thursday, August 16, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

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).

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

Thursday, August 16, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

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

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).

Earthly Connections

Thursday, August 16, 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.

Greg Staats - A Retrospective

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

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

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.

Four From Six

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

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

Material Wealth: Revealing Landscape

Thursday, August 16, 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.

NOT SO FAST

Thursday, August 16, 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!

Exhibition - Red Runners

Thursday, August 16, 2012
10:00am – 8:00pm

An exhibition hosted at the Bata Shoe Museum.

Celebrating: Washi and Two Cultures

Thursday, August 16, 2012
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Not Forgetting

Thursday, August 16, 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.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Thursday, August 16, 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.

Museum of Inuit Art - Complimentary Guided Tours

Thursday, August 16, 2012
11:00am

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

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.

Little Big Man Remix

Thursday, August 16, 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.

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.

Robin Ranger at the Native Child and Family Services Aboriginal Market

Thursday, August 16, 2012
12:00pm – 1:00pm

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

Museum of Inuit Art - Complimentary Guided Tours

Thursday, August 16, 2012
1:00pm

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

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.

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."

Voice of the Heart

Thursday, August 16, 2012
7:00pm

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.

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.

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.

Intro to Hoop

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

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

Polytoxic - Trade Winds

Thursday, August 16, 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.

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.

Raymond Boisjoly - captured speech writing back: Toronto

Friday, August 17, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

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).

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

Friday, August 17, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

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

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

Exhibition - Red Runners

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

An exhibition hosted at the Bata Shoe Museum.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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."

Susuriwka - Willow Bridge

Friday, August 17, 2012
7:00pm – 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.

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.

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.

Sage Paul Fashion Show

Friday, August 17, 2012
7:00pm – 8:00pm

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

Arthur Renwick

Friday, August 17, 2012
8:00pm – 9:00pm

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

Trailblazers and Music Makers: Ali Fontaine and Susan Aglukark

Friday, August 17, 2012
8:00pm –10:00pm

Emerging singer Ali Fontaine performs with trailblazer Susan Aglukark.

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.

Benny Walker

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

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

Robbie Robertson Tribute Show featuring Derek Miller and Special Guests

Friday, August 17, 2012
9:30pm –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.

Winnipeg's Most

Friday, August 17, 2012
11:00pm – 2:00am

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

Raymond Boisjoly - captured speech writing back: Toronto

Saturday, August 18, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

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).

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

Saturday, August 18, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

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

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

Exhibition - Red Runners

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

An exhibition hosted at the Bata Shoe Museum.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Ursula A. Johnson - Basket Weaving Performance Art

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

Ursula A. Johnson - Basket Weaving Performance Art

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.

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."

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.

The Métis Fiddler Quartet

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

The acclaimed Métis Fiddler Quartet performs traditional Canadian Métis and Native fiddle music.

IndigenUS Short Film Series

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

A collection of short films explores the indigenous experience.

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!

String a Bead

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

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

Susuriwka - Willow Bridge

Saturday, August 18, 2012
2:00pm – 3:30pm

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.

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.

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.

Amanda Rheaume

Saturday, August 18, 2012
2:30pm – 3:30pm

Métis singer/songwriter Amanda Rheaume performs.

Transjoik

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

Norway's Transjoik creates music that is exciting, vital, and powerful, using the human voice in a way you've never heard before.

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.

Fashion Show in the WiijiiNiijii Lodge*

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

Join us for a fashion show in WiijiiNiijii Lodge.

WiijiiNiijii Lodge* featuring Robin Ranger

Saturday, August 18, 2012
4:00pm – 4:45pm

Fort William First Nation jazz artist Robin Ranger performs in the WiijiiNiijii Lodge.

Emerging Talent Showcase - Ali Fontaine

Saturday, August 18, 2012
4:30pm – 5:15pm

Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award-winning artist Ali Fontaine performs.

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.

New Credit Showcase

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

Artists from the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation dazzle with an array of talent from their community.

WiijiiNiijii Lodge* featuring O-Jazz

Saturday, August 18, 2012
5:00pm – 5:45pm

Toronto's O-Jazz performs their electric trio version of jazz standards in the WiijiiNiijii Lodge.

Dancers of Damelahamid

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

Dancers of Damelahamid workshop includes interactive dance movement and background history on the Coastal First Nations of BC.

Aboriginal Recording of the Year - Juno Panel

Saturday, August 18, 2012
5:00pm – 6:30pm

A panel discussion reviewing the "Aboriginal Recording of the Year" Juno category by exploring questions surrounding Indigenous sound, culture, and categorization in music.

Music Workshop: Focus on the Experimental

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

A music workshop featuring Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) musician Robin Ranger.

Fusion of Roots - Emerging Artist Line-up

Saturday, August 18, 2012
6:00pm – 7:45pm

Inspired by Six Nations artists, emerging youth bands including Mainline and Wes Martin fuse a new genre of roots, blues, and rock.

Susuriwka - Willow Bridge

Saturday, August 18, 2012
7:00pm – 8:30pm