Home and Native Land
27 June 2017 — 9 July 2017
Opening Tuesday, June 27 at 7:00pm with remarks at 7:30pm
Oeno Gallery is pleased to present Home and Native Land, an exhibition of masks, totem, sculpture and paintings created by contemporary Indigenous artists. Remarks and a poetic tribute to Anishinaabe artist Norval Morrisseau will be presented by Dr. Duke Redbird followed by music with artist and musician David R. Maracle. The artwork on display represents cultural forms and stories of Indigenous artists from the eastern Canadian Shield, interior BC, the Northwest coast and the Arctic.
The artists in this celebratory exhibition include: Norval Morrisseau (Anishinaabe); Arthur Shilling (Ojibwa); Abraham Anghik Ruben (Inuit), Lucassie Ikkidluak (Inuit); Randy Stijlitz and Janice Morin Stiglitz (Salish and Cree); Gerry Sheena (Salish); Emil Kewistep Thibert (Northwest Coast Metis of Saulteaux/Cree/French heritage) and Alison Kewistep Thibert (Kwagulth); and George Price (Kwakiutle, Haida).