Nathan Adler, Bevann Fox and jaye simpson among winners for 2021 Indigenous Voices Awards

The annual awards, established in 2017, honour works by emerging Indigenous writers in Canada across nine categories in English, French and Indigenous languages.Nathan Adler (left), Bevann Fox (centre) and jaye simpson are among winners for the 2021 Indigenous Voices Awards. (Indigenous Voices Awards)Nathan Adler, Bevann Fox and jaye simpson are among the 2021 winners for the…

Ontario public galleries demand right to return by Step 2

Feeling 'left behind' by the province, this campaign demands greater clarity from the reopening strategy.Installation view of a Maud Lewis exhibition at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery. The show opened at TBAG in October 2020, but was forced to close early when the province went into lockdown that December. (Thunder Bay Art Gallery)"We could open…

A jacket, slippers and Treaty 11: Tłı̨chǫ seamstresses create historic garments to mark 100 years

A museum exhibit coming to The Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre in Yellowknife next month will commemorate the upcoming 100th anniversary of the signing of Treaty 11.Tłı̨chǫ seamstress Georgina Frankie sewed a replica of a jacket chiefs were given as part of the Treaty 11 agreement 100 years ago. It will be part of…

Indigenous artist uses painting to heal from residential school trauma

For Indigenous artist Freddy Taylor, 76, painting has brought purpose back into his life, giving him a way to heal from the trauma he experienced as a child while attending an Indian residential school in Ontario for 10 years.Freddy Taylor, 76, a residential school survivor, says the Creator gave him the gift of painting. (CBC)WARNING:…