This website reports on a research dialogue between Indigenous musicians and academics about music and dance as particularly complex forms of cultural and intellectual property.


Indigenous Music and Dance as Cultural Property
University of Toronto
May 2-4, 2008

Preliminary Program

Public Events

Maori Film Screen -- Guarding the Family Silver

Indigenous Rights, Expressive Culture, International Initiatives -- A Panel

Global Spirit--An Indigenous Showcase


For further information

Website hosted by the Research Centre for Music, Media and Place, at Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland.

Colloquium sponsored by the MMaP Research Centre, Memorial University, and the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto

Funding support from the Canada Council, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the International Research Linkages program of the International Association of Canadian Studies. We are also grateful to the Institute for Canadian Music (University of Toronto), ImagineNative, and the Indigenous Peoples Caucus of the Creators' Rights Alliance for collaboration and co-sponsorship of specific colloquium sessions.