Indian Giver’ confronting cultural appropriation through artwork (Toronto Star)

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Erika Iserhoff says she’s done playing nice.

From the genocide of indigenous people in residential schools, to the appropriation of their imagery and clothing by modern brands and designers, the multidisciplinary James Bay Cree artist says there’s long been a tradition of others trying to “tell us what our culture is.”

“There are so many things we need to heal from,” she adds. “We need to tell our own story.”

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