In Ottawa Ontario, Canada from October 31st to November 28th at Gallery 101, an art exhibition curated by Cheryl L’Hirondelle entitled, “Owning With the Gaze” featured works by Millie Chen, Leah Decter, Stephen Foster, Ayumi Goto, Suzanne Morrissette, Lisa Myers and myself. At the opening of this exhibition on October 31st I performed my first […]
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I have finally finished editing my short documentary Indigenous Ink, I created this in one of my classes, in it I talk with friends and family about their tattoos, sometimes while we are in the process of tattooing. I plan on doing a few more of these type of projects in the future. Enjoy Indigenous […]
Filed under: Decolonization, Hawaiin Tattooing, Identity, Keone Nunes, L. Frank Manriquez, Lars Krutak, Modern Tattooing, Nlaka'pamux (Thompson Indian) Tattooing, Syilx (Okanagan) People, Tattoo Revival, Tattooing by Hand, Video
I spent all of today looking at the online collections of many different BC Museums and Archives, I found many interesting pictures but none of any traditional tattoos. I will share this one photo I found that is so awesome. It is of a little Syilx (Okanagan) girl with her small pet coyote. Found in the Living Landscapes project website.
Filed under: Syilx (Okanagan) People