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Annie Pootoogook

By Nancy Campbell

When Annie Pootoogook won the Sobey Art Award in 2006, she cracked the glass ceiling for Inuit art, securing its place in contemporary Canadian art discourse and establishing herself as an artist of international importance. Her achievement sparked critical discussion around ... Read more

Becoming Our Future

Edited by Julie Nagam, Carly Lane, and Megan Tamati-Quennell

Becoming Our Future: Global Indigenous Curatorial Practice explores how Indigenous visual art and culture operate within and from a structural framework that is unique within the cultural milieu. Through a selection of contributions by Indigenous curators, artists, and scholars ... Read more

Ekpahak

By Terry Graff & Alan Syliboy

Photography, sculpture, woven work, folk art, painting, found art, and more.

When Terry Graff and Alan Syliboy decided to investigate contemporary First Nations art in New Brunswick, they set out on a road trip. They visited the Mi’kmaq Nation communities and Wolastoqey Nation ... Read more

Itee Pootoogook

By Nancy Campbell

Itee Pootoogook belonged to a new generation of Inuit artists who are transforming and reshaping the creative traditions that were successfully pioneered by their parents and grandparents in the second half of the 20th century.

A meticulous draughtsman who worked with graphite ... Read more

Nekt wikuhpon ehpit

Edited by Terry Graff

No present without the past. No equality without feminism.

Nekt wikuhpon ehpit chronicles the sources, inspiration, and personal circumstances that have shaped Shirley Bear’s visual art, poetry, and political activism and presents the integral relationship amongst these important ... Read more

People of the Land

Introduction by Joseph, Tewanee
By (artist) Nelson-Moody, Aaron, George, and Glenn

Spectacular imagery adorns this fascinating anthology of the Lil’wat, Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations stories and legends. The book is a unique commemorative collection that celebrates the four host First Nations whose ancestral territories provided a stunning ... Read more

Pictographs

By James Simon

In Pictographs, Ojibway artist James Simon Mishibinijima brings to life the legends passed down to him by generations of Elders. In this collection of drawings, each image tells a story, silently communicating lessons of harmony, interconnectedness and peace.

Rebecca Belmore

Edited by Wanda Nanibush

Facing the monumental issues of our time.

In a 2012 performance piece, Rebecca Belmore transformed an oak tree surrounded by monuments to colonialism in Toronto's Queens Park into a temporary "non-monument" to the Earth.

For more than 30 years, she has given voice in her art ... Read more

SakKijâjuk

By Heather Igloliorte

This description is for the Inuktitut edition.

Nunatsiavut, tânna Inuit nunakKatigengituk Canada-mit pitâlauttut namminik kavamamik 2005-imi, sanaKattajut sananguatausimajunik adjiKangitunik nunatsualimâmit Canadamiungutlutik ammalu ukkiuttatop KikKanganettuk Inuit sananguataumajut. ... Read more

The Land We Are

Edited by Gabrielle L'Hirondelle Hill & Sophie McCall

The Land We Are is a stunning collection of writing and art that interrogates the current era of reconciliation in Canada. Using visual, poetic, and theoretical language, the contributors approach reconciliation as a problematic narrative about Indigenous-settler relations, but ... Read more