Event Calender

Indigenous History Month Celebration 1 Dundas St E, Toronto, Ontario

Save the date and join us for our 9th Annual Indigenous History Month Celebration at Yonge & Dundas Square on Wednesday June 27th, 2019! More details to be posted soon!

DWF LIVE: Violet Gatensby

YouTube and Facebook

Violet Gatensby is an inland Tlingit artist from the Carcross/Tagish First Nation. Born into a large family, she spent much of her childhood on the land. She explored art as a youth and was supported by community mentors like Keith Wolfe Smarch and Claudia Mcphee, and later by Dempsey Bob, Ken McNeil, Stan Bevan and […]


From February 13 to March 31, 2023, when you refer an educator or youth group leader to the Legacy Schools program, you will both be entered into a draw to win one of fifteen prizes! LEARN MORE HERE

DWF LIVE: Paul Pike

YouTube and Facebook

Mi’kmaw musician and composer Paul Pike, from Corner Brook, Newfoundland. Paul is the singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist for the award winning contemporary First Nations rock band Medicine Dream. Medicine Dream released three recordings internationally, two with canyon records and one independently. Pike lived in Alaska for 25 years before returning home to Newfoundland in 2015 to […]

Oshki Wupoowane | The Blanket Fund – Applications OPEN

Through two grant streams, The Blanket Fund will provide support for Indigenous cultural, artistic, and educational activities. Indigenous people, as well as Indigenous-led initiatives and organizations in Canada, are eligible. LEARN MORE AND APPLY HERE

Legacy Schools Virtual Sharing Circle


REGISTER NOW Discover what other Legacy Schools are doing and learn more about what you can do Educator Advisory Committee members will lead a discussion around what they have been doing in schools and clubs. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and share ideas with other Legacy Schools throughout the country. This session […]

Docs For Schools Teacher Conference with Buffy Sainte-Marie

REGISTER NOW DWF will be partnering with the Docs For Schools Teacher Conference on Friday, February 24, exploring the theme of possibility. This inspiring event will consist of a full day of in-person learning and will be anchored by a special screening of BUFFY SAINTE MARIE: CARRY IT ON with special guest via zoom, Buffy […]


Yonge-Dundas Square 1 Dundas St E, Toronto, Ontario

The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund and Downtown Yonge Business Improve Area (DYBIA), in collaboration with ELMNT FM Radio, Red Music Rising, and Music Tourism, invite you to Ziigwan, an Indigenous music and arts festival, March 24-26 at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto. This three-day festival will transform Yonge-Dundas Square into an Indigenous music and art hub, as some […]

DWF LIVE: Don Ross

YouTube and Facebook

Don Ross was born and raised in Montreal and has lived in various parts of Canada over the course of his life. The son of a Mi’kmaw Indigenous mother and a Scottish immigrant father, he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Music) degree from Toronto’s York University and started working full-time as a musician in 1988. […]

DWF LIVE: Angela Miracle Gladue aka Lunacee

YouTube and Facebook

Angela Miracle Gladue aka Lunacee, is a nehiyaw (Cree)/Greek Interdisciplinary Artist from the Treaty 6 Territory of amiskwaciy-wâskahikan (Edmonton, Alberta) and is a proud member of Frog Lake First Nation. At age 6 she began cultural dancing through a Metis and Powwow dance program at her school - Prince Charles Elementary and performed regularly throughout […]

DWF LIVE: Fawn Wood | Special for National Day of Awareness for MMIWG2S+

YouTube and Facebook

Fawn is a recording and performing artist born into the respected multi-generational traditional singing Wood family, Fawn Wood’s singing reflects her Cree and Salish tribal lineage. Her perspective brings Indigenous women’s voices to light through her music. She has currently 3 award winning albums out and his most recently nominated for times at the Native […]