Collection of acrylic paintings
Collection of oil paintings
We Are The Medicine presents a deeply personal rendering of the nêhiyaw teachings of the Thirteen Moons. Within the nêhiyaw annual calendar, the year is divided into thirteen moons, each with their own teachings and spiritual significance. Passed on in ceremony and from community knowledge keepers, the teachings remind iskwêwak and diverse genders of their sacred relationship to nurture and safeguard the cultural lifestyle of the community.
Mixed media based on clay faces.
This video is about the beauty of Indigenous women from their own living stories. Alsena shares her story about when she feels most beautiful, spoken in her first language - nehiyawewin (Cree). Dedicated to all the powerful iskwewak and napewak who love and honour iskwewak. âyihiy mistahi to the Alberta Foundation of the Arts for the grant to produce the series of oil paintings.
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Traditional Cree teachings on the ohtisiy (belly button) shared by knowledge keeper Alsena White from Saddle Lake Cree Nation, Treaty six territory.