Two spokespersons for a powerful festival

The two artists who are spokepersons for the Montreal First Peoples Festiavl 2016, Natasha Kanapé Fontaine and Émile Proulx-Cloutier, will introduce the concerts of the Festival Plaza in words and songs, through poetry and slam, Thursday, August 4 and Friday 5-...

Close encounters with Aboriginal artists

The festival offers opportunities for contact and exchange with Aboriginals filmmakers , storytellers, artists and leaders.

The most intimate setting where , in small groups over coffee , an in-depth discussion is possible , is the meetings held at the Espace...

Roads of the future

A notable evolution; from year to year, Montreal becomes more welcoming to expressions of Aboriginal cultures that shine so brightly. Land Insights is more than a little proud to have kept the fires burning for twenty-six years (already!).

Once again our major...

National Aboriginal Peoples Day 2016

June 21

11 am: Participants will gather on St Jacques Street, at the intersection of St. Laurent Boulevard.

11:30 am: Bearing our giant effigies, to the sound of the fanfare and drums, we will march joyously towards Place d’Armes, where a festive, ceremonial and...

26th Montreal First Peoples Festival - Call for Submissions - Indigenous Film & Video Showcase

The call for sumissions is now finished

The Montreal First Peoples Festival is calling on you to submit your audiovisual works for this years’ showcase, taking place August 2nd to August 9th. As always, we will screen a selection of films of all kinds, short and feature-...


Terres en Vues vous invite à

Reconfiguration Paysage culturel et réconciliation

Mini-colloque sur l’amérindianité à inscrire dans le paysage urbain montréalais. Réflexions libres sur les rapports du territoire montréalais à son héritage amérindien et sur...

Public Readings

Les Éditions Albin Michel et Terres en vues ont le plaisir de vous convier aux lectures publiques que donnera l’écrivain Joseph Boyden au Salon du livre de Montréal, les 21 et 22 novembre 2015, en anglais et en français avec la participation du comédien Charles Bender....

Le bouton de nacre

Le Festival Présence autochtone s’associe aux RIDM 2015 pour présenter la première québécoise du film LE BOUTON DE NACRE, de Patricio Guzmán (Chili, Espagne, France / 2014 / 82 min), prix du meilleur scénario au Festival de Berlin. Une plongée bouleversante dans l’...

SODEC : Manipulation et mensonges

En 2013, la SODEC avait décidé, à la suite des succès éclatants qu’ont connus les concerts et les activités d’animation publique, que Présence autochtone organise sur la place des Festivals, l’événement ne pouvait plus se qualifier comme festival de film. Étrange...

25th First Peoples Festival – Awards

The 25th First Peoples Festival announced their winners during a ceremony that took place at the Jean-Claude Lauzon Theatre (UQAM).

Creation :

Teueikan 1 st Prize : Café Hatuey Viveros Lavielle - Mexico - 80 min

A view of...

Kahnawake : change in the schedule of tonight and tomorrow

Friday 19 H

The screening of short films “Eastern Connection Film Festival” will take place at KATERI HALL (instead of KOR cultural center as it had been previously announced).

LEGEND OF THE STORM: this film will be presented at Kateri Hall on Friday July...

Circus without borders en ouverture du 25e festival Présence autochtone

The film Circus without borders will open Montreal First Peoples Festival on Wednesday, July 29th. This 69mns documentary produced and directed by Susan Gray and Linda Matchan tells the story of two circus companies, one in Nunavut, the other in Guinea‐Conakry,...