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Welcome Gathering  

Wednesday, Oct 18 | 2:00pm – 4:00pm

FREE and open to the public

Native Canadian Centre of Toronto
16 Spadina Road

Presenting Partner:

Join us for the official opening of the 18th imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival!

This event is FREE and open to the public. Join us for our opening words, great Indigenous food, and entertainment.

This year’s event will be hosted by imagineNATIVE’s Vice-Chair, Andre Morriseau, who will introduce our Cultural Advisor and Elder, Pauline Shirt, who will offer an opening prayer to start the Festival, followed by a welcome song by Rosary Spence, and an address by Chief Stacey LaForme.  

The Welcome Gathering features performances by the Smoke Trail Group and dancers from the short film Twilight Dancers.