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This Australian lecture (by Jon Altman, Director, Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australian National University) examines state sponsorship of the Aboriginal arts sector and the historical development of the role of Aboriginal art centres in brokering Aboriginal visual art.
Aboriginal Curatorial Collective: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities; and Round Table Final ReportThese reports are the first steps in an attempt to create a vibrant Aboriginal voice in visual arts curation in Canada. The Aboriginal Curatorial Collective believes that their efforts could help rectify a lack of Aboriginal-driven exhibitions and reduce "the marginality of Aboriginal artists and curators".
Towards a New Beginning: A Foundational Report for a Strategy to Revitalize First Nation, Inuit and Métis Languages and CulturesThis report outlines the situation of First Nation, Inuit and Métis languages in Canada and makes a number of recommendations for revitalizing the languages.
This report analyzes 2001 census data concerning Aboriginal, visible minority and immigrant Canadians who worked more hours in an arts occupation than any other occupation.
Report available from Michael Dickinson, firstname.lastname@example.org. This report summarizes Aboriginal arts programs in arts councils and boards across Canada but "is not intended to be reflective of all arts funding currently available to Aboriginal artists".