indigenous art


Long awaited returns: How the repatriation of treasures in B.C. creates ripples of change 

Repatriation is the return of Indigenous objects to their communities of origin, often from institutions that obtained them without consent.
Beadwork and event flyer, photos sourced from @indigenouspopupshopyyj on Instagram and by Jen Mucciolo.

Indigenous Pop-Up Markets set up for spring

The Indigenous Pop-Up Market is an event that started as a means of a mother helping her son, but quickly developed into a local attraction as a popular vendor fair.
Beadwork, photo by Biliana Panic.

Indigenous-owned Etsy shop blends traditional beadwork with modern designs

Colourful beaded designs fill the items section of the TaanshiStudios Etsy shop. TaanshiStudios, which gets its name from the Cree word for hello, sells handmade Indigenous beaded earrings. The jewelry…
IIKAAKIMAT by Chandra Melting Tallow, Land Back

Art, resistance, hope converge in LAND BACK exhibition

Exhibition at Open Space features Indigenous artists’ relationships with land and land defence According to Eli Hirtle, curator of the LAND BACK exhibition currently at Open Space, the chosen title…

Urban Regalia exhibition showcases Indigenous and Audrey Hepburn-inspired pieces by Gitxsan designer

Since Sept. 28, the Legacy Art Gallery has been showing the exhibition Urban Regalia, featuring the work of Sug-ii-t Lukxs (Yolonda Skelton). The pieces, which incorporate Indigenous designs and vintage…

UVic’s IdeaFest showcases the university’s indigenous art

Master woodcarver of the Songhees Nation Butch Dick led the Aboriginal artwork tour at UVic on March 5, in conjunction with Assistant Professor of Indigenous Education Dr. Carmen Rodriguez de…

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