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  • I just wanted to thank ANDPVA for the opportunity you gave me to showcase my crafts and jewelllery at the Saturday Market. I met some really great people, especially other artists and made some new friends. Keep up the good work! Emilie Corbiere

  • Hi Shandra,

     I just wanted to thank ANDPVA for todays terrific workshop on publishing with Kateri. I learned so much and will put this new information to good use.

    Chi Miigwech!!!

    Emilie Corbiere

    Author, artist and storyteller

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  • How to Drown a Fish

    ANDPVA presents a new series by Travis Shilling on the third and fourth floor of the Gladstone hotel. Join us this Thursday evening for Caramel corn, music and an exciting new series presented for the first time in Toronto.

    How to drown a fish
    A new series by Travis Shilling
    Opening Thursday February 10, 7-9 pm

    Travis Shilling could almost be called a paint chronicler. He captures the hidden in the visible––aftereffects and fallouts from events real and imagined. Shilling’s series How to drown a fish, marks out territories of disaster and survival. Asking how one drowns a fish is asking the impossible because human and animal alike always adapt to inner and outer hardship. Still, people try to drown a fish everyday, through damaging the environment or self-destruction. A filmmaker and playwright, Travis' work reflects a rich insight and exceptional skill. His short film "Bear Tung", featuring Gary Farmer, was a selection in the 2011 National Museum of American Indian in NYC as well as the Santa fe independent film festival in October. Travis was born in Rama, Ontario: the second of two artist sons of acclaimed Aboriginal artist Arthur Shilling. Travis has exhibited since age 21 in Canada, Europe and the US. He travels between a studio in Rama and one in Toronto.

    andpva is Canada's oldest Indigenous arts service organization promoting, supporting, and presenting Indigenous arts.

  • Badass blues with Six Nations roots

  • All youth between 16-24 invited to join leaderhip training Jan 14-16 & Jan 21&22, where we will gather oral stories from elders and train to respectfully retell through performance! Up to 21 Community Hours Credit avaiable for Toronto District School Board high school students!

  • Mark Tuesday, December 21st 6pm on your social calendar and come to the 21st Annual Kensington Market Festival of Lights to see the SKYWOMAN Shadow Puppet Performance by andpva's Indigenous Youth Leadership Team

  • We are delighted to have
    been invited to partner with SLOW FOOD TORONTO and recruit Indigenous
    musicians and artists to participate in the SLOW FOOD TORONTO
    fundraising event this Friday, December 10th, 2010 6pm-9pm. If you social calendar is not too full, come on out
    and join this delicious celebration.