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“This Summer, We Sailed a Tall Ship Across The Atlantic!”

By DARE arts | September 14, 2017

Modified from the report by organizer Three Things Consulting: Read more here. This August, 45 Indigenous youths completed the adventure …

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The Spirit Bear flies to Stratford!

By DARE arts | September 1, 2017

The DAREarts-Stratford Spirit Bear Project culminated with an action-packed week in Stratford, Ontario, where six Indigenous youths from our remote …

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2017 DAREarts Toronto Summer Camp – “Be not afraid of greatness.”

By DARE arts | August 9, 2017

In the final weeks of July, 25 DAREarts Toronto Summer Campers leapt into the whimsical world of William Shakespeare’s Twelfth …

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DAREarts Grads Celebrate Canada 150 at "A Place to Stand"

By DARE arts | June 30, 2017

On Wednesday, June 28th, nine DAREarts youths were invited to attend A Place to Stand, a special concert commemorating 150 years …

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DAREarts, the Spirit Bear, and Ontario 150: A Reflection

By DARE arts | June 23, 2017

Written by DAREarts Lead Teacher Laura MacKinnon & Artist-Educator Glenn Marais. DAREarts has been with working with Indigenous communities for …

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DAREarts in Neskantaga: “Just like us, we take care of our own.”

By DARE arts | June 23, 2017

In June 2017, DAREarts visited Neskantaga FN for the first time. The community faces many challenges, including a 20 year …

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DAREarts Atlantic Youth draw inspiration from Mi’kmaw Heroes

By DARE arts | June 22, 2017

Written by DAREarts Atlantic Coordinator & Lead Teacher, Trish Gibbon. DAREarts Atlantic participants gathered with families on Monday, June 19th …

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DAREarts in Attawapiskat: "Our Stories are a Part of Us"

By DARE arts | June 14, 2017

In June 2017, DAREarts returned to Attawapiskat FN for a week of empowering workshops that helped many youth discover their …

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Guest Post: DAREarts Attawapiskat 2017 Reflection by Glenn Marais

By DARE arts | June 14, 2017

Written by DAREarts artist-educator Glenn Marais. DAREarts came to the community of Attawapiskat to hear a story about the original …

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DAREarts Montreal Youth Take Action: DAREing to Dream Like Chagall

By DARE arts | June 8, 2017

For eight weeks in Montreal, teens from Vezina, Perspectives and JFK high schools have been gathering for weekly after-school DAREarts …

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