I submitted my fist ever Vamps (beaded moccasin tops) to the Walking With Our Sisters Art installation; a commemorative collection of works to missing and murdered indigenous women. This exhibition, set to start October 2013 in Vancouver, will travel all across North America until 2019. Check out the link below for more information on the exhibit.
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For the month of July, I will be teaching children ages 6-12 about stop motion animation. We will go over storyboarding, character and set building, and how to create an animation. Each child will be creating a story based on each element of the thanksgiving address of the Mohawk First Nation. We will be presenting our short compilation of films at our local film festival! Hopefully I can provide our children with recognition in our communities.
On June 24th 2013, I was interviewed for APTN’s six o’clock news on the topic of Idle No More: Art in Action. As the curator of an exhibition that featured eleven artists from across Canada and the United states, it was truly an honor to be recognized on a national level.
If anyone is in the Montreal, Quebec area, come on out to Kahnawake’s Cultural center to view the Kahnawake Youth Forum’s exhibition of works from across Canada and the United States.
Exhibition runs from June 20th to July 25th.
Looking for Aboriginal artists aged 15-30 to submit artwork based on the Idle No More theme: Aboriginal empowerment, values, resiliency etc.
Artwork will be displayed to the public from June 20th to July 25th.
Developing the first youth journal that connects the Akwesasne and Kahnawake communities, discussing issues of the growing Native identity