Past Performances

2016

INTERNATIONAL

  • Inuit Cultural Workshop and Performance with the UiTM Chamber Choir and the UiTM Traditional Performing Group in partnership with the High Commission of Canada – Universiti Teknologi Mara, Faculty of Music, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Rainforest World Music Festival – Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

REGIONAL

  • The Inuit Way: Seeing the Light Conference – Ottawa Inuit Children’s Centre, Ottawa, ON
  • The 8th Annual Heart and Vision Awards –  Metropolitan United Church, Toronto, ON
  • Stratford International Children’s Theatre Festival – Stratford, ON
  • SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival – Little Trinity Anglican Church, Toronto, ON
  • Sounds of the Arctic  – Sugar For My Honey, Toronto, ON
  • Inuit Showcase: Kathleen Ivaluarjuk Merritt, Taqralik Partridge and Nukariik, Part of the Kwe Performance Series by Native Women in the Arts – The Music Gallery, Toronto, ON

OTHER

  • Interview with BFM The Bigger Picture in Kuala Lumpur
  • Recording and video for the 2017 Music Monday Anthem “Sing It Together” in Ottawa, ON
  • Licensed music on Vice’s Dead Set On Life: The High Cost of Arctic Living
  • Licensed music on Vice’s F*** That’s Delicious

2015

REGIONAL

  • Return of the Sun Ceremony – Warkworth Institution, Warkworth, ON

INTERNATIONAL

  • Circumpolar World Music Celebration – Alaska Native Heritage Center, Anchorage, Alaska, USA

2014

REGIONAL

  • Sing Out! The Human Voice Education Concerts – McIntyre Theatre, Mohawk College, Hamilton, ON

2013

INTERNATIONAL

  • Circumpolar Music and Dance Festival – Alaska Native Heritage Center, Anchorage, Alaska, USA
  • Canada Day Celebrations  for the High Commission of Canada in New Delhi; Consulate General of Canada, Chandigarh; and Consulate General of Canada, Mumbai – New Delhi, Chandigarh and Mumbai, India

NATIONAL

  • Coastal First Nations Dance Festival – University of British Columbia Museum of Anthropology, Vancouver, BC

REGIONAL

  • Canada Night for BirdLife International World Congress – Ottawa Convention Centre, Ottawa, ON

2011

INTERNATIONAL

  • 25th Annual Lowell Folk Festival – Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
  • Montana Folk Festival – Butte, Montana, USA

2010

NATIONAL

  • Canadian Labor Congress Reception for the International Trade Union Confederation’s 2nd World Congress – Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, BC

REGIONAL

  • The 40th Birthday of the National Art Centre – National Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON
  • Westfest Media and Festival Launch – Wall Space Gallery, Ottawa, ON
  • Veg Stock – The Branch Restaurant, Kemptville, ON
  • WESTFEST: Rootsy Women – Domicile Main Stage, Ottawa, ON
  • State Luncheon in Honour of His Excellency, Mr. Hu Jintao, President of China – Rideau Hall, Ottawa, ON

2009

INTERNATIONAL

  • Living In America: Changing Climate, Changing Environment – American Museum of Natural History, NY, NY, USA
  • International Polar Weekend – American Museum of Natural History, NY, NY, USA

2008

INTERNATIONAL

  • First Annual Richmond Folk Festival – Waterfront, Richmond, VA, USA
  • Earth Festival AQVA – Laikipia Nature Conservancy, Laikipia, Kenya

NATIONAL

  • Carols of the Continents: Music of North and South America – Oriana Women’s Choir, Grace Church-on-the-Hill, Toronto, ON
  • A Gathering – Peel’s Aboriginal Celebration – Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Davis Campus, Brampton, ON

REGIONAL

  • State Dinner in Honour of His Excellency Mr. Victor Yushchenko, President of Ukraine, and Mrs. Kateryna Yushchenko – Rideau Hall, Ottawa, ON
  • WESTFEST: A Celebration of Canadian Aboriginal Women in Music– Domicile Main Stage, Ottawa, ON
  • Inuit Spring Equinox Celebration -Jim Durrell Recreation Centre, Ottawa, ON
  • Akwesasne International Pow Wow – A’nowara’ko:wa Arena, Akwesasne, ON
  • Northern Lights Trade Show – Congress Centre, Ottawa, ON
  • Sing Out! The Human Voice – National Arts Centre, Ottawa, ON
  • Rights and Democracy Carleton – Bronson Centre, Ottawa, ON
  • Spirit Train – Smith Falls, ON

OTHER

  • Completed recording of debut album entitled “Inuit throat songs and drumming”, funded by the Canada Council for the Arts

2007

INTERNATIONAL

  • American Folk Festival – Waterfront, Bangor, Maine, USA
  • Lowe Art Museum – UM School of Business, Heard Museum, Miami, Florida, USA
  • World City 2007 – Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • The 103rd Explorer’s Club Annual Dinner “The Importance of Polar Places” – The Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York, New York, USA

REGIONAL

  • Aboriginal Awareness Week – Health Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Indian Residential Schools Resolution, Canadian Institute of Health Research, Ottawa, ON
  • Opening Ceremony for the World Ringette Championship – Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau, QC
  • Unveiling of the Official Portrait of the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson – Rideau Hall, Ottawa, ON

OTHER

  • Conducted throat singing lessons at the Nunavut Sivuniksavut Training Program in Ottawa, ON.

2006

INTERNATIONAL

  • Annual Dinner – Douglas Society of the Denver Art Museum, Oxford Hotel, Denver, CO, USA
  • International Festival of the People of the Desert – Algerian Ministry of the Environment, Algiers, Algeria

NATIONAL

  • Regional Gathering – Aboriginal Healing Foundation, Children of the Dawn High School, Winnipeg, MB
  • Music Medicine: A Two-Night Charity Concert – The Haven Resort and
    Institute, Gabriola, BC
  • Canadian Commission for UNESCO 46th Annual AGM: One World, Many Voices
    Hotel Omni Mont-Royal, Montreal, QC
  • Metis Arts Festival – Black Creek Pioneer Village, Toronto, ON
  • Healing Our Spirit Worldwide Cultural Night – Shaw Centre, Edmonton, AB
  • Festival of the Arts Concert with Susan Aglukark – Algonquin Theatre,
    Huntsville, ON

REGIONAL

  • State Dinner in Honour of Their Majesties Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden
    and Queen Silvia
    – Rideau Hall, Ottawa, ON
  • Launch of the National Aboriginal Role Model Program – Rideau Hall, Ottawa, ON
  • Deputy Minister’s Pride and Recognition Awards Ceremony – National Arts Centre, Ottawa, ON
  • Aboriginal Policy Research Conference Wine and Cheese Cocktail Reception – Westin Hotel, Ottawa, ON
  • Aboriginal Nurses Association AGM – Ottawa, ON
  • WESTFEST – Domicile Main Stage, Ottawa, ON
  • TFI Reunion – Westin Hotel, Ottawa, ON
  • Fologar’s Federation Conference – Crowne Plaza, Ottawa, ON

2005

NATIONAL

  • Many Hands, One Dream Summit – Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, BC
  • Rural/Northern Health Conference – Chateau Frontenac, Quebec City, QC
  • Aqpik Jam – Kativaik Conference Centre, Kuujjuaq, QC

REGIONAL

  • Pauktuutit Annual General Meeting – Albert at Bay Hotel, Ottawa, ON
  • Aboriginal Heritage Day – Algonquin College, Ottawa, ON
  • Book Launch for “Hidden in Plain Sight” – Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau, QC
  • CRTC Diversity Day – Holiday Inn, Gatineau, QC
  • National Conference Opening Reception – Aboriginal Financial Officer Association of Canada, Museum of Civilization, Hull, QC
  • Opening Ceremony – National Aboriginal Health Organization, Ottawa, ON
  • Website Launch of Where are the Children? Residential School Exhibit – Aboriginal Healing Foundation, National Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, ON
  • Celebration Dinner in Honour of the 150th Anniversary of Policing in Ottawa – Ottawa Police Services Board, Westin Hotel, Ottawa, ON
  • World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development – UNESCO, National Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, ON
  • Aboriginal Awareness Week – Department of National Defense, Canadian Heritage, Ottawa, ON
  • Multicultural Potluck – Elgin Street Public School, Ottawa, ON

OTHER

  • Contributed to the soundtrack of Goran Dukic’s independent film entitled,
    “Wristcutters: A Love Story”

2004

INTERNATIONAL

  • 25th Annual Otsiningo Pow Wow – Otsiningo Park, Binghamton, NY, USA
  • Kaustinen Folk Music Festival – Kaustinen, Finland
  • Opening of Isamuvut: The Artistic Expression of Nine Cape Dorset Women Gallery Exhibit – Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center, Mashantucket, CT, USA
  • First Americans Festival – Smithsonian Museum’s National Museum of the American Indian, National Mall, Washington, DC, USA

NATIONAL

  • Island Folk Festival – Providence Farm, Duncan, BC

REGIONAL

  • Inuit Speaker’s Series – Environment Canada, Ottawa Congress Centre, Ottawa, ON
  • Marion Tuu’luq Exhibit – Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, ON
  • Arts Alive! A Festival and Symposium of Inuit Art – Saint Paul University, Ottawa, ON
  • Aboriginal Awareness Week – Industry Canada, Ottawa, ON
  • Annual Luncheon – Record’s Management Institute, RA Centre, Ottawa, ON
  • Fundraising event for St. Jude’s Cathedral in Iqaluit, NU – Christ Church Cathedral, Ottawa, ON
  • National Aboriginal Day – Museum of Civilization, Hull, QC
  • Premiere of the National Film Board film “Inuuvunga” – National Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, ON
  • 5th World Congress Theatre for Young Audience Festival – National Arts Centre/University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON
  • International Indigenous Elders Summit – Iroquois Arena, Six Nations, ON
  • Stakeholder’s Meeting – Institute of Population Health, Chimo Hotel, Ottawa, ON
  • Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Day – Canadian Aboriginal Aids Network, Parliament Hill, Ottawa, ON
  • Open House – Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, Ottawa, ON
  • Spring Concert (via videoconferencing) – Ulluriaq School/National Research Centre, Kangiqsualujjuaq, QC (via National Research Centre, Ottawa, ON)

OTHER

  • Received an International Marketing and Promotions grant from the Canada Council for the Arts Outreach Program – New Audience and Market Development Travel Assistance to attend the Kaustinen Folk Music Festival.
  • Contributed to the soundtrack of Isaac Julien’s film entitled, True North (Ice Project), in London, England.
  • Contributed to the soundtrack of the National Aboriginal Health Organization’s Ajunnginig Centre’s radio play entitled, Nunaliit: A Radio Play Focusing on Inuit Health and Wellness.
  • Appeared in the International Indigenous Elders Summit documentary DVD

2003

INTERNATIONAL

  • Indian Summer Festival – Henry Maier Festival Park, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

NATIONAL

  • National Aboriginal Day – Canada Place, Commerce Place, and Borden Park, Edmonton, AB

REGIONAL

  • Annual Luncheon – Asia Pacific Alliance Conference, Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, ON
  • CINE Symposium – Centre for Indigenous Nutrition and Environment, McGill University, Montreal, QC
  • Outdoor Fall Harvest Festival – Downsview Park, Toronto, ON
  • Voice’s Carry II Showcase – Ontario Council of Folk Festivals, Wyndham Hotel, Montreal, QC
  • Sing Out! The Human Voice – Young People’s Concerts (performing Patrick Carrabre’s Inuit Games concerto), National Arts Centre, Ottawa, ON
  • National Aboriginal Day Coordinator’s Meeting – Tungasuvvingat Inuit, Ottawa, ON
  • Private party – Mary Simon, Ambassador for Circumpolar Affairs, Ottawa, ON

OTHER

  • Received a Career Development Program grant from the Canada Council for the Arts.

2002

REGIONAL

  • Formal International Gala with Susan Aglukark – General Motors, Metro Convention Centre, Toronto, ON
  • Residential School Exhibit Opening – Aboriginal Healing Foundation, National Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, ON
  • Immigration Ceremony – National Art Gallery, Museum of Civilization, Immigration Canada, Ottawa, ON

OTHER

  • Attended Canadian Heritage’s National Gathering on Aboriginal Artistic Expression on June 17-19, 2002.

2001

INTERNATIONAL

  • Indian Market – Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

REGIONAL

  • Inuit Culture in a Changing World – Carleton University, Ottawa, ON
  • Open House – Aboriginal Healing Foundation, Ottawa, ON
  • Qaggiq – Inuit Art Foundation, Ottawa, ON

OTHER

  • Recorded four tracks on the Throat Singing Conference CD in Puvirnituq, Quebec at the first Throat Singing Gathering.

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