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|Fellowship Participant - Denise Bolduc|
Denise Bolduc is an accomplished cultural leader and a catalyst for creative growth. Denise curates, programs, and produces platforms inspiring artistic experience, exchange, collaboration and engagement. Notable activities: Illuminating works, Tributaries, The Original Peoples Party & First Nations Exchange, Intersections of Culture, Beyond 150 Years: An Acknowledgement of Indigenous Film, Miiyuu Pimaatswin, Songs in the Key of Cree, Maadaadizi/Summer Journeys, and Thunderbird Marketplace.
Denise was Co-Founder & Artistic Director of the Aboriginal Music Project, founding Artistic Director & Producer of Planet IndigenUs, the Indigenous Arts Program Officer (Ontario Arts Council), and the Indigenous Dance and Music Program Officer (Canada Council for the Arts). She has programmed and presented in Australia, New Zealand and Ireland. She is an instructor, mentor, speaker, and member on numerous boards and advisories. Denise is the recipient of the 2017 Ontario Arts Council’s Indigenous Arts Award, the SOLID Festival’s Arts Leadership Award, and the Indigenous Business Leadership Award.
Denise is Ojibwe | Anishinaabe kwe from the Robinson Huron Treaty Territory, and is a member of the Batchewana First Nation with familial ties in Garden River First Nation.
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ISPA would like to thank the Canada Council for the Arts for their partnership in this important regional initiative.