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Flatter the Land, Bigger the Ruckus
by Urban Shaman Gallery

Negotiating Stereotypes, Hybridity, and Community – The Work of KC Adams
by Cathy Mattes

Follow the Bunny
A responsive essay by Marlene Milne to:
Head Smashed in Buffalo Jump
by Marlene Milne

Nêhiyawin (Cree Worldview)
by Daina Warren

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Storm Spirits - Aboriginal New Media Art

Storm Spirits is the newest project of the Urban Shaman Gallery (Winnipeg). Urban Shaman is a public not for profit art gallery mandated for the exhibition, dissemination and articulation of contemporary art by Canadian and international Aboriginal artists.

Making Things Our Own
The Indigenous Aesthetic in Digital Storytelling

by Candice Hopkins

They say that we are the carriers of history; the storytellers and artists must express their visions for the people to see... how will we create our history together, now, in this time and space? (Marjorie Beaucage)1

Cherokee writer Thomas King begins his book The Truth About Stories (Toronto: House of Anansi Press, 2003) with these lines: "There is a story I know. It's about the earth and how it floats in space on the back of a turtle. [More...]
Archive of First Nations performance art works at grunt from 1989 to present. Contained within are many photos, videos, essays and other texts which represent the core of our archives but, as they are extensive, it is not yet complete. [More...]

proppaNOW artists collective
proppaNOW is a Queensland-based Artists Run Initiative with a Vision. proppaNOW constantly produces innovative work with an approach that comes from urban expression and questions the position that is ascribed to Aboriginal people and culture within the Australian context. [More...]

Jimmie Durham
Internationally acclaimed artist sites new work in the River Wear
The River Wear’s rich history gives rise to many curious facts and legends. Some of these stories lie buried in the river’s bed. Artist Jimmie Durham will be adding to this heritage with a major new public artwork entitled Particle/Wave Theory #2.
The project, which is a collaboration between Durham, the University of Sunderland’s Reg Vardy Gallery Off-Site Programme and The Banff Centre, Canada will involve sinking a rowing boat in the Wear with a large boulder. [More...]

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