ANDPVA Presents The 39th Annual General Meeting

August 20, 2010

Annual General Meeting 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Community Feast 5:00 - 6:00 PM

Celebration of Life Performance on Oral Stories 6:00 - 7:00 PM



Members & Special Guests of the Association for Native Development in the Performing &

Visual Arts (ANDPVA) are invited to join us for our 39th Annual General Meeting (AGM) that

will take place on Friday, August 20, 2010 at the Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street

in the Community Gallery. The Annual General Meeting will take place from 4:00 pm - 5:00




A Community Feast prepared by the talented chef Kai Zyganiuk will immediately follow up the

AGM. Enjoy a meal that mixes traditional & contemporary foods.



Following the Community Feast, ANDPVA will present a Celebration of Life Performance on

Oral Stories, a special performance led by the youth from our Indigenous Youth Leadership

Training program. Our youth have been working hard at various workshops including Shadow

Puppet Making with Red Pepper Spectacle, Improv with Herbie Barnes, Dancing with Christine

& Lydia Taranko as well as upcoming workshops with Sadie Buck in Six Nations, Silk-

Screening with Red Pepper & PSA Development with Bernard Leroux to name a few.

The goal of the program is to collect oral stories from Elders & Knowledge Keepers and than

create a multi-disciplinary performance interpreted by the youth about the oral stories they've


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Member Forum Posts

  • 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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    9:30pm.  The evening is by donation and all are invited to attend.