What We Bring With Us

Seven emerging Indigenous artists are exploring the questions:

What does it mean to be a guest in this territory in relation to Indigeneity?

How do we as Indigenous artists relate to the land we occupy while also acknowledging our presence as visitors?

Curatorial Statement

Cheyenne Rain LeGrande ᑭᒥᐊᐧᐣ  (Nehiyaw)
Jake Kimble (Deninu K’ue)
Lacie Burning (Kanien'kehá:ka, Mohawk)
Maria-Margaretta (Métis)
M.V. Williams (Skwxú7mesh, Wet'suwet'en)
Taran Kootenhayoo (Denesułįné, Nakoda Sioux)
Whess Harman (Carrier Wit’at)

In What We Bring With Us, the artists’ work speaks to their relationship to this land and kinship founded through displacement in works ranging from photography to performance. 

Guest curated by Maria-Margaretta

Presented as part of the Chief James Hart Emerging Artist Program

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