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The Festival features a rich mixture of traditional and contemporary visual and performing artists from each Yukon First Nation, as well as visiting artists from British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Alaska and Greenland. The interweaving of music, dance, storytelling, traditional arts and crafts, and workshops with the warmth of the Yukon spirit will ensure this Festival […]

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Ralph Lauren’s Native American Ads Reveal Sad Truth About The Fashion World

This article originally appeared in Huff Post by Kim Bhasin The clothing company Ralph Lauren released an online advertisement for its RRL line last month that drew scathing criticism from Native Americans. The ad’s imagery harked back to the Old West, with henley jerseys and rustic jeans displayed in faded sepia tones. And while one page […]

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Sho Sho Esquiro (Canada)

“This collection is called “worth our wait in gold” and it’s in honour of the murdered and missing aboriginal women. There is 24K gold in almost each piece.” – Sho Sho Esquiro, www.shoshoesquiro.com … Organic fabrics, recycled leather and fur hides, original paintings, feather, bone and other natural materials are also common elements used in […]

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Cornhusk Doll Workshop

“The doll depicts why they have no face . She stared at herself and forgot her duties!” – Elizabeth Doxtator Teachings and techniques, traditional and modern, to inspire new works! As part of our summer workshop series, we’ll be hosting a corn husk doll making workshop with Elizabeth Doxtator. It will be open to everyone […]

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Wendy Redstar (USA)

Artist Wendy Red Star works across disciplines to explore the intersections of Native American ideologies and colonialist structures, both historically and in contemporary society. Raised on the Apsáalooke (Crow) reservation in Montana, Red Star’s work is informed both by her cultural heritage and her engagement with many forms of creative expression, including photography, sculpture, video, […]

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Erika Iserhoff (Canada)

Erika A. Iserhoff is a multi-disciplinary artist of Omushkego/Eeyou Cree and French Canadian ancestry. Erika works to collaborate with artists, communities, and revitalize traditional Indigenous cultural practices within her contemporary art and design work. She is a recent graduate from the Ontario College of Art & Design with a major in Fiber Arts. She is […]

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