Celebrate Indigenous and Métis Culture at Fort York, June 21 – 24

June 21 to 22: Education Days
June 23 to 24: Public Festival

The Indigenous Arts Festival is an annual celebration of traditional and contemporary Indigenous music, dance, theatre, storytelling, film, crafts and food.

This year, in partnership with APTN, Fort York hosts the Indigenous Day Live concert and broadcast, as well as the Na-Me-Res Annual Traditional Pow Wow on Saturday, June 23. Additional mainstage performances in partnership with the Red Ride Tour will take place on Sunday, June 24. On June 21 and 22, Indigenous Education Days will feature traditional drumming, dancing, and storytelling offered free to school children of all ages (registration details coming soon).

The Indigenous Arts Festival is produced by the City of Toronto in partnership with the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation. The event is presented by TD with financial support from the Government of Canada and Tim Hortons.

Previous performers have included Crystal Shawanda, Tanya Tagaq, Susan Aglukark, William Prince, Logan Staats, Wayne Lavallee and Nick Sherman.

Complete festival schedule available May 21. For more information please contact fortyork@toronto.ca.