Indspire Awards


Watch the 2018 Indspire Awards celebrating 25 years of celebrating Indigenous excellence

Tune in June 24 at 8 p.m. (8:30 p.m. NT) on CBC, APTN, CBC Radio One, and watch this annual event, honouring Indigenous talent from across Canada.

From twin fiddlers to an Indigenous supergroup, a musical guide to the 2018 Indspire Awards

Everything you need to know about the Indigenous acts taking the stage at 25th annual Indspire Awards.

'I want to know if they're inspired': Indspire cross country tour stops in Saskatoon

Their mission is to invest in and promote Indigenous education, and now as part of Canada’s 150 celebrations, Indspire is sending its youth laureates out on tour with a stop in Saskatoon tomorrow.

First Inuk surgeon, National Gallery curator, CEO honoured with Indspire awards

The 2018 Indspire Award recipients were unveiled Tuesday and feature a cross-section of Indigenous stars blazing trails in the arts, business, education, health and spirituality.

'The power to save lives': Jennifer Podemski's call for Indigenous representation in Media

The actress and Indspire Awards' Creative Producer received the Award of Excellence at the 2018 ACTRA Awards. Read the transcript of her powerful speech.

Theland Kicknosway leads the way with his drum

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The secret to excellence: Why this Indigenous Royal Winnipeg Ballet student is keeping his options open

Cameron Fraser-Monroe, 19, is in his final year at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet school, and he's been offered two university scholarships in mechanical engineering. The Indigenous teen explains what it takes to have it all.

Roberta Jamieson to give 60th Convocation Lecture at the University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo's 60th Convocation Lecture will be given by Roberta Jamieson, the first Indigenous woman to earn a law degree in Canada, a member of Six Nations of the Grand River and a fierce advocate for Indigenous education.

Run Sister Run: Manitoba teen who ran 115km for MMIW focus of music video, Vogue article

More than 100 kilometres and over a year later, a Manitoba teen's mission to bring attention to missing and murdered Indigenous women is getting recognized on a high-profile new platform.

Indspire Award recipient Thomas Dymond shines as advocate and volunteer

Mi'kmaq first year medical student Thomas Dymond is one of three youth honoured with an Indspire Award that was handed out a gala event on March 24 in Ottawa.

Two Northerners to receive 2017 Indspire Awards

Cece Hodgson-McCauley and Maatalii Okalik are among a group of Indigenous Canadians being honoured with 2017 Indspire Awards.

Winnipeg elder receives prestigious Indspire award

Elder Mae Louise Campbell is one of two recipients receiving an Indspire award for culture, heritage and spirituality. But the road to discovering her identity and spirituality wasn’t easy.

Saskatoon Métis artist Zoey Roy wins National Indspire Award

After winning the National Indspire Award, Saskatoon Métis artist Zoey Roy is braiding bannock so that her mother can attend the award ceremony with her in Vancouver.