Skawennati, Jingle Dancers Assembled INAC, detail, 2012
Indigenous Women’s Gathering
Free! For Indigenous women only.
A discussion about Indigenous women’s art by and for Indigenous women. Bring an artwork to share or come to see the work of others. All First Nations, Métis and Inuit women-identified people welcome!
Ottawa-based Indigenous curator Lee-Ann Martin will be present to share her experiences and offer feedback. The gathering will be opened with a prayer by Knowledge Keeper Ko’ona Saber. Light lunch will be served.
Lee-Ann Martin is one of the most senior contemporary Indigenous Curators in the Country. She is the former Curator of Contemporary Canadian Aboriginal Art at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec and the former Head Curator of the MacKenzie Art Gallery in Regina, Saskatchewan. A small selection of Martin’s curatorial projects include Close Encounters: The Next 500 Years, Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art in Winnipeg, Manitoba (2011); the nationally touring exhibitions, The Powwow: An Art History, MacKenzie Art Gallery (2000) and INDIGENA: Perspectives of Indigenous Peoples on 500 Years, Canadian Museum of Civilization (1992), which travelled internationally.