Indigenous Protocols for the Visual Arts

A practical guide for navigating the complex world of Indigenous Protocols for Cultural Expressions in the Visual Arts sector. This resource guide has been developed by Canadian Artists’ Representation / Le Front des artistes canadiens (CARFAC) and consultant Lou-ann Neel under the guidance of an Indigenous Advisory Circle.

The purpose of this resource guide is to provide practical guidelines for respectful engagement with Indigenous Peoples.1 It is part of an ongoing initiative to strengthen respect for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis visual art and artists, and legal and moral rights in the lands commonly known as Canada.