Indspire Awards: Celebrating Indigenous Achievement
Stream now on APTN lumi & CBC Gem
The Indspire Awards represents the highest honour the Indigenous community bestows upon its own people. 2023 is a significant year for the Indspire Awards as it marks 30 years of honouring First Nations, Inuit, and Métis individuals who demonstrate outstanding achievement across Turtle Island and beyond. Their stories are shared in a nationally broadcast celebration that showcases the diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada.
Watch the 2023 Indspire Awards
The 2023 Indspire Awards honours twelve (12) First Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals who exemplify Indigenous excellence and whose stories inspire, uplift, and educate Canadians about the tremendous contributions Indigenous people make to our country.
Meet the 2023 recipients!
Kylik Kisoun Taylor
Business & Commerce
Culture, Heritage & Spirituality
Ardith Wal’petko We’dalx Walkem
Law & Justice
Joe Dion Buffalo
To learn more about this year’s recipients, visit our Laureates page.
Become a Sponsor today!
As a sponsor, you have a unique opportunity to connect directly with national and regional Indigenous leaders, senior government representatives, and with Canada’s corporate C-suite leadership at the ceremony prior to the broadcast special.
Take a leadership role in inspiring Indigenous youth to reach their full potential and honour Indigenous achievement by becoming a sponsor of this important national Indigenous community celebration.
Thank you to our 2023 supporters!
30th Anniversary Celebration Sponsor
Youth Laureate Sponsor
Founding Partner & Official Airline
Regional Host Sponsor
30th Anniversary Laureate Reception Sponsor
Pre-Dinner Reception Sponsor
In-Kind Media Sponsor
Crystal Table Sponsors
Platinum Table Sponsors
Aecon Group Inc.
Alberta Blue Cross
Athabasca Tribal Council
Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL)
Edmonton International Airport
Exovidat Solutions Inc.
Hudson’s Bay Foundation
National Association of Friendship Centres
New Gold Inc.
Silver Gummy Foundation
Tamarack Valley Energy
University of Alberta
University of Regina – Office of Indigenous Engagement
Women Building Futures