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A Reflection on Komqwejwi’kasikl

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Rounding the center of the rOUGE gallery were five pilot whale rib bones naturally curving their space and outlining the shape of their original form. From Whale Cove, Cape Breton (Nova Scotia) these rib bones came into the hands of poet and artist Michelle Sylliboy when her older brother John helped bring them home from… Read More

Komqwejwi’kasikl : Michelle Sylliboy

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    Michelle Sylliboy  Having worked in various capacities related to art, activism and education, Michelle Sylliboy considers poetry, photography and sculpting to be her first love. Born in Boston, Sylliboy is a Mi’kmaq interdisciplinary artist who was raised in her traditional Mi’kmaq territory We’koqmaq First Nation, Cape Breton. While living on traditional unceded territories of the… Read More