Tag: Mi’kmaq

Indigenous enough?

Reconciling what it means to be a contemporary Indigenous artist : Joanna Barker on her experience at Flotilla

Just over a week before Flotilla, I drafted and deleted about five different emails to Philippa at Eastern Edge. In them, I explained to her why I couldn’t attend the event in PEI anymore. I was convinced I had nothing to say worth sharing. And I was feeling as though I wasn’t Indigenous enough to… Read More


Jordan Bennett and Ursula Johnson: Mi’kmaq Word of The Day 2.0

Feb 25 - April 5, 2017

Opening Reception: Saturday, February 25th from 7:00 to 9:00 PM Closing Reception and Artist Talk, March 31st from 7:00 to 9:00 PM A re-visitation of a previous project from 2010, where Bennett was in residence at Plug-In Institute of Contemporary Art in Winnipeg and he received Mi’kmaq language lessons via instant messaging from Johnson. This… Read More