Feeding the Spirit – VUE Weekly

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 2018158 Views

January 24, 2018

The ninth annual Rubaboo Aboriginal Arts Festival continues to maintain its curious, yet challenging array of Indigenous art, drawing from all artistic mediums such as film, dance, theatre, sculpture, and painting.

One crafter presenting her work during Rubaboo is Lana Whiskeyjack, a multidisciplinary artist whose work focuses on what it means to be nêhiya (Cree) and iskwew (woman). During Rubaboo, she will present pîkiskwe-speak, a collaborative art installation with documentarian Beth Wishart MacKenzie.

The installation features Whiskeyjack’s mixed-media sculpture “Lost My Talk,” a tortured face triptych representing her late uncle George, who withstood a generation of Indian residential schooling.

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