Indigenous·Video

Artists mark Indigenous History Month with message to young people

To mark the month of June as National Indigenous History Month, CBC collaborated with four Indigenous artists to send messages of care and hope for Indigenous youth. 

Explore the art and inspiration of 4 Indigenous artists in this original video from CBC Indigenous

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To mark the month of June as National Indigenous History Month, CBC collaborated with four Indigenous artists to send messages of care and hope for Indigenous youth. 

Explore the results in this original video from CBC Indigenous. 

The artists include:

  • Chief Lady Bird, a Chippewa and Potawatomi artist from Rama First Nation and Moosedeer Point First Nation in Ontario.
  • Mia Ohki, a Métis-Japanese-Canadian artist currently living in British Columbia.
  • Joshua Mangeshig Pawis-Steckley, an Ojibway woodland artist from Barrie, Ont., and a member of Wasauksing First Nation.
  • asinnajaq, an Inuk visual artist, writer, filmmaker, and curator from Inukjuak, Que.

About the Author

Nic Meloney

Videojournalist

Nic Meloney is a Wolastoqi video journalist raised on Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia/Mi'kma'ki. Email him at nic.meloney@cbc.ca or follow him on Twitter @nicmeloney.

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