CNACA is seeking artists to attend/perform at the Northern Lights Conference Feb. 5-8 2020 in Ottawa

CNACA is seeking artists to attend/perform at the Northern Lights Conference to be held Feb. 5-8 2020 in Ottawa.

Criteria

  • One youth and one open category artist to attend/perform at the Northern Lights Conference Feb. 5-8 in Ottawa.
  • If you are a performer, you must have original songs in Cree.
  • If you are an artist, you must have a wide selection of items and be able to talk confidently with potential buyers to tell your story behind the art.

Northern Lights Conference

The event will be held at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, from February 5-8, 2020. The four-day event is expected to attract 200 exhibitors and 1,200 delegates. Visit the following links to learn more about the various aspects of Northern Lights.

 


For more information, please contact:

Sarah Dow-Imrie
Special Projects & Events Coordinator
sarah.dowimrie@cnaca.ca

Tel: 418-745-2444 x.3222
Fax: 418-745-2324

 

CNACA is seeking artists for the Montreal Crafts Show – Salon des métiers d’Arts to be held in December

CNACA is seeking artists for the Montreal Crafts Show – Salon des métiers d’Arts to be held in December. Pending funding, we are looking for artists who have a large quantity of products to sell and be available to stay for 10 days.

Montreal Crafts Show – Salon des métiers d’Arts

This is the most anticipated Quebec arts and crafts show of the year! With nearly 60 years to its credit and more than 350 exhibitors from all over the province and even from outside Canada, this is a major “must-visit” cultural event in Montreal.

Place Bonaventure
December 6 to 22, 2019

For more information, please contact:

Sarah Dow-Imrie
Special Projects & Events Coordinator
sarah.dowimrie@cnaca.ca

Tel: 418-745-2444 x.3222
Fax: 418-745-2324

 


 

 

CNACA is looking for entries for the Eeyou Online Poetry & Song Writing competition

Ouje-Bougoumou, June 28, 2019– The Cree Native Arts & Crafts Association in collaboration with Counseil des arts de Montreal and Cree Nation Youth Council are pleased to announce the Eeyou Online Poetry & song writing  competition. Open to all JBNQA beneficiaries, submissions are now open until October 30th, 2019. All submissions must be recorded and submitted via “we transfer” to Communications & Marketing Officer Roxanne Mianscum at roxanne.mianscum@cnaca.ca. To register and become a member, please visit our website at www.cnaca.ca

Criteria for the competition is as is; for ages 18+, participants must have at least 3 stanza’s with three lines (only one refrain). Posted Online on CNACA Facebook page for judging and special language prize determined by coastal and inland language ambassadors. For ages 10-17, participants must have two stanza’s with three lines. Sung or reading.

General guidelines for submissions for all ages:

One submission only
Must be in Cree
Must be new work, never been professionally recorded
Open to all JBNQA beneficiaries

Song writing & Poetry writing/song writing:                      Youth prizes (Ages 10-17)

1st: $1000                                                                                      1st: $300
2nd: $750                                                                                      2nd: $250
3rd: $500                                                                                       3rd: $200
Honorable mention: $250                                                        Honorable mention: $150
Special language prize: $250                                                   Special language prize: $150

For more information, please contact the following:

Roxanne Mianscum
Communications & Marketing Officer
Work: 418-745-2444 ext. 3693
Email: roxanne.mianscum@cnaca.ca

Whapmagoostui Youth artists Shannon Natachequan and Vivianne Sheshamush to attend the Montreal First Peoples Festival

Cree Native Arts and Crafts, in collaboration with the Cree Nation Youth Council and CALQ, are pleased to have Whapmagoostui Youth artists, Shannon Natachequan and Vivianne Sheshamush attend the Montreal First People’s Festival, Aug. 10 and 11 at Place des Festivals, 1-8 pm.