National Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration in Montreal Valérie Plante et Ghislain Picard in attendance

The most wonderful June 21 in the world!

Terres en Vues is pleased to invite you to participate in the June 21 st Civic Ceremony on the Clock Tower Quay under the theme “Moving Forward on this Land” in the presence of various dignitaries of aboriginal, cultural and politic backgrounds.

In the hi-tech pyramid of Lune Rouge, all the...

First Peoples Festival takes place August 6th to 14th

Land inSIGHTS is pleased to announce that for our 29th consecutive year, Montreal First Peoples’ Festival will take place in Montreal, summer of 2019, August 6th-14th.

At Montreal’s Place des Festivals, from Wednesday the 7th to Sunday the 11th, shows by local and international performers will take place every evening.


Call for film submissions

(español más abajo)


Call for film submissions Deadline: March 15, 2019 25 mars

The Montreal First Peoples Festival is calling on you to submit your audio-visual works for its 29 th edition, taking place August 6 th to 14 th 2019. As always, we will screen a...

28th Montréal First Peoples Festival - Film Award event

Teueikan Award – 1st Prize

(artistic merit) Wiñaypacha - de Oscar Catacora - Pérou 2017 87m – v.o. aymara, STA

Teueikan Award – 2 nd Prize Mud - de Shaandiin Tome – États-Unis 2018 10m - v.o. anglaise

Finalist Ex-Pajé ...

The 28th edition of the First People's Festival plays its score in tune with the harmony between Peoples

Today, at a press conference at the Grande Bibliothèque, Artistic Director André Dudemaine, unveiled the programming for the 28th festival edition. "The First People's Festival is the quiet and unstoppable force behind emerging voices that will never be confined to silence again – let it be said! After being put away...

The First People's Festival is Searching for Participants for a Large Scale Theatrical Production

For the 28th edition of the First People’s Festival, we are looking for volunteers who would like to participate in a large scale live theater show. The theatre show entitled «Ioskeha and Tawiscara: The Great Game of Creation» will be presented on August 10 and 12, 2018, starting at 8:30 pm at the Quartier des spectacles in Montreal, with...

Job Offer: Présence autochtone Festival Ambassador

Mission of Présence autochtone/First Peoples' Festival

Develop links between the artistic and cultural rebirth of the First Peoples and the cultural dynamism of a great metropolis, in a sustainable development perspective based on friendship among peoples, diversity of sources of expression as a collective treasure to be shared and...

Call for film submissions

(Français ci-bas – español más abajo)


Call for film submissions Deadline: March 19 2018 Extended final deadline: April 2 nd 2018

The Montreal First Peoples Festival is calling on you to submit your audio-visual works for its 28 th edition, taking place August 8th to...

Terres en vues / Land InSights awarded

On December 7 2017, the ‘’Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse » (Quebec Human Ridhts Commission) has given a ‘’Droits et Libertés’’ prize to the Montreal First Peoples Festival. The commission has applauded the fact that the festival has been a cultural beacon for culture and reconciliation.

«One of the...

Montréal rapaillé

Earth and waters join forces so that, from time immemorial, fraternity among peoples has found expression here.

From the mountain’s summit, as Kondiaronk declares, the tree of peace shines, convening humans from all horizons to gather beneath its foliage.

We call upon the spirits of the place so that, from our artistic...

Return of the fireflies

Cruising on a bike ( See This Spirit Bike ), dancing to the lively airs of the Métis fiddle ( Hands to the Sky ) or gliding on the enchanted exhalations of dream ( Four Faces of the Moon; Johogoi Aiyy ), the Indigenous soul impetuously seeks anchorage in the present time where it is most needed as the Earth grows poorer at headlong speed...