Tag: Ursula Johnson

L’nui’sultinej, Let us Speak Mi’kmaq: John Jeddore on Jordan Bennett and Ursula Johnson’s Mi’kmaq Word of the Day 2.0

The Mi’kmaq language is heralded as a language of the land. When early explorers took on Mi’kmaq people as their guides through the unforgiving terrain of Newfoundland’s interior, they would remark on how the words flowed so harmoniously, and likened it to the animal’s communicating, the rivers flowing, and the wind piercing the moss hanging… 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