drawing

Karen Bisson

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Karen Bisson, art collage, artist, jewelry, drawing, painting, pass the feather, aboriginal arts and collective

Karen Bisson We can be found once a month during culture night at the Wabano Centre, 299 Montreal Road, and every second Wednesday at Kumik Elder’s Lodge in Hull. We regularly attend the Ottawa Aboriginal Family Festival in March, The Odawa Pow Wow in May, and the Summer Solstice Aboriginal Festival In June, Please visit […]

bead work

Ama Beads

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chandra labelle, ama beads, mocassins, dream catchers, artist, jewelry, pass the feather, aboriginal arts and collective

Ama Beads Chandra Labelle was raised in the suburbs of Montréal and had little contact with Indigenous arts and crafts growing up. As the child of a Sixties Scoop Survivor, there were no traditional teachings passed down to her Algonquin mother nor to Chandra. Chandra is the proud mother of two Inuit children, Raven and […]

carving

Nish Nabie

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Nish Nabie, carving, sculpting, artist, aboriginal artist, pass the feather, aborginal arts and collective

Nish Nabie Nish was born in Quebec and as a child spent long periods within the context of nature viewing the lives of its inhabitants, among them the eagles, hawks, bears, moose and deer. During a life which has had its dark periods, Nish was guided to sculpture as a form of holistic therapy and […]

Birch Bark Bitings

Pat Bruderer

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Pat Bruderer Pat Bruderer (Halfmoon Woman) is originally from Churchill, Manitoba and spent most of her life in northern Manitoba. She now resides in the Kootenay area British Columbia. Pat is a member of the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation in Saskatchewan and she is a self-taught birch bark biting artist who has been practicing for […]

bead work

Charlene Raven Tolley

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charlene raven tolley, beading, dream catcher, drums, aboriginal artist, workshops, pass the feather, aboriginal arts and collective

Charlene Raven Tolley Charlene Raven Tolley, Bear Clan and Algonquin grandmother from Kitigan Zibi and lives in Maniwaki . She’s been beading for over 20 years. Charlene specializes in beaded dream catchers and jewelry and creates stunning painted hand drums. Charlene travels extensively on the powwow trail selling her work under the name of Raven’s […]

bead work

Amy Willier

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Amy Willier, beading, artist, wolf, pass the feather, aboriginal arts and collective

Amy Willier Amy has spent her life under the tutelage of her mother, Yvonne Jobin.  She has learned how to tan hides, do beadwork and many other ancient art forms. Amy has taken the traditional arts and brought them into the future with her artistic creativity.  She specializes in beadwork, leather work, painting and fish scale art. Amy […]

carving

Thomas B. Maracle

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Thomas B. Maracle, artist, stone, wood, antler, corn husk, pass the feather, aboriginal arts and collective

Thomas B. Maracle Born in Belleville, Ontario in 1949, Thomas B. Maracle is an award-winning stone sculptor and musician as well as a successful entrepreneur. A Native North American Mohawk, he is a citizen of the Six Nations and lives on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. Thomas has been involved with Native art since his childhood […]

drawing

Alicia Marie Lawrence

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Alicia Marie Lawrence, painting, artist, pass the feather, aboriginal arts and collective

Alicia Marie Lawrence Alicia Lawrence is an urban contemporary artist, shamanic graphic designer, and creative writer. Alicia works in traditional and digital mediums, and is in continual exploration of her Alberta Plains Cree-Métis ancestry as she practices reflective positioning between subject, artist and audience. She participated in Aboriginal Student Art exhibits art Emily Carr University […]