Copyright 101

Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training presents Copyright 101

MiziweBiik Aboriginal Employment & Training






January2010...Continuing with the ProfessionalDevelopment Workshop Series, Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Trainingpresents Copyright 101.  You are invited to join a discussion thatwill cover the basics of property rights as well as will cover someissues surrounding cultural appropriation and traditional knowledge(TK).  The workshop is FREE with snacks and refreshments provided.

ArtsPresenter/Consultant, Denise Bolduc will offer insight into some essentialinformation regarding the pros and cons of copyright and Indigenous traditionalknowledge.  Included in this presentation will be the screening of Guardingthe Family Silver.  This documentary film questions where Indigenousand traditional knowledge, language and symbols fit in a world consumed byglobalization, commodification and commercialization.  Directors TobyMills and Moana Maniapoto's film presents an exploration of intellectualcopyright from a Maori perspective.   Denise Bolduc brings knowledgeand information to this discussion from her work with the Creators RightsAlliance and the Indigenous Peoples Caucus. 



DATE:  Friday, January 29, 2010


TIME:  1:00 PM to 4:00 PM


LOCATION:  Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment & Training


LowerLevel Meeting Space


167Gerrard St. East

Toregister for either workshop, please rsvp at and include yourartistic discipline and/or your collective group or organization's name.  Seating is limited, so book quickly!


FurtherArtist as Entrepreneur Professional Development Workshops will be scheduled inFebruary 2010.  For Further information, contact:  Denise Bolduc,Programmer/Coordinator @

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     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.

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