The mission of ANDPVA
, a national arts organization based in Toronto, is to create, support and develop a self-sufficient community of Indigenous artists who preserve traditional knowledge, advance respective cultural identities and reflect evolving cultural expression.
and Harbourfront split the programming budget down the middle, with Harbourfront picking up 100 per cent of staffing costs.
The celebration was organized by the Best Music of Aboriginal Canada Committee (BMAC) for the Juno awards and sponsored by APTN in association with ANDPVA
, the Association for Native Development in the Performing and Visual Arts.