Indigenous artists use craft to change perspectives
All summer long Unreserved: Radio Indigenous brings you our favourite stories and interviews from the past season.
This week: visual artists who use their art to change how we are viewed.
They were once called face pullers — photographers who travelled the country taking pictures of Indigenous people but now Indigenous photographers like Nadya Kwandibens are giving back the spirit of the people through her lens.
Filmmaker Lisa Jackson shares the struggles, triumphs and beauty of Indigenous people through documentaries.
Celebrated artist Kent Monkman is exposing the dark history of colonization on his canvas for Canada 150.
When Winnipeg artist Jackie Traverse realized there weren't many adult colouring books available celebrating female First Nation art she decided to use her paintings to create Sacred Feminine.
This week's musical playlist:
Lightning Cloud - Meet Me at the Powwow
Keith Secola - NDN Kars
Buffy Sainte-Marie - He's an Indian Cowboy in the Rodeo