Awards to Recognize Emerging and Established Indigenous Artists Working in Traditional or Contemporary Practices.
The awards will be given in six artistic categories including dance, music, theatre, literature, film/video (media arts), and visual arts/fine craft.
Applications from artists working in multiple art forms will also be accepted, however, applicants should choose one of the artistic categories listed above in which to apply.
Award recipients will be selected by a jury of peers. Awards will be given at the sole discretion of The Hnatyshyn Foundation. All decisions are final.
Eligibility: To be eligible to apply, you must
- Be of Indigenous descent. For the purposes of these awards, Indigenous people include First Nations, Inuit and Métis people of Canada.
- Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
- Be at least 18 years of age at the time of application.
- Define and describe yourself as a practising artist.
Other Requirements: The awards are intended for practicing artists as performers and creators. Contemporary and traditional practices are eligible.
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The deadline for submissions is June 1st.