This exhibit, with images, looks at an ancient artifact fashioned by unknown hands, the work of the first generation of Inuit artists, and two contemporary Inuit artists whose work has become part of the international art world.
This Ottawa Art Gallery project aims to provide elementary and high school–level teachers with curriculum-linked lesson plans designed by contemporary Indigenous artists. The goal is to build students’ cultural competence and respect for diverse Indigenous peoples, while encouraging critical thinking about colonialism in Canada.
In this 2:44 minute video, Blaire Russell shares his art and the influence that his culture and home have on his work. He is an artist and photographer, from the Blood Tribe, Kainai First Nation in Southern Alberta.