Advocacy

We believe that the arts have true power to change lives, communities, and our world, and that change starts with education. Below are resources to help us better listen, learn, and grow.

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ORANGE SHIRT DAY – SEPTEMBER 30


 

Phyllis Webstad talks about her memories of Residential schools and the meaning of Orange Shirt Day.

 

 

OCTOBER IS MI’KMAQ HISTORY MONTH


 

October is Mi’kmaq History Month, where we honour, celebrate, and increase our knowledge and awareness of Mi’kmaw culture, history, and heritage. Click on the image to view the full-size 2020 Mi’kmaq History Month poster, highlighting plant knowledge and uses.

 

 

MUSIC FROM MI’KMA’KI AND WOLASTOKUK

 
 

Listen and learn about music from Mi’kma’ki and Wolastokuk in this playlist featuring a number of local artists.

 

 

MUSIC FROM KA’NATA

 

This playlist highlights artists from First Nations across the country, including Buffy Sainte-Marie, the Jerry Cans, Jeremy Dutcher, and Tanya Tagaq.

 

 

SUPPORTING BLACK NOVA SCOTIANS
ORCHESTRAL MUSIC BY BLACK COMPOSERS
ORCHESTRAS AND DISCRIMINATION