Join Joely BigEagle-Kequahtooway to explore the significance of the buffalo to Plains Indigenous people and create a buffalo inspired artwork aimed at bringing awareness to the proposed renaming of Dewdney Avenue.
The workshop will consider how the legacy of colonialism is embedded in our city landscape and reimagine how public space can reflect our values as a community.
When? Saturday, March 27, 2021 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where? Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Centre, 2420 Elphinstone Street, Regina
What else do I need to know?
– This workshop will take place in person and follow Saskatchewan Public Health guidelines.
– Masks are required.
– There is no cost to attend. Pre-registration is required as there is a maximum of 12 participants.
Tell me more about Joely BigEagle-Kequahtooway: Joely is an interdisciplinary artist, activist, and co-founder of Buffalo People Arts Institute. She comes from a long line of buffalo hunters and is Nakota-Cree-Saulteaux from the White Bear First Nations, signatory to Treaty 4. She holds degrees in Civil Engineering and Mathematics. Her mantra encompasses everything Buffalo, as it connects her to ancestral memories and the land, and is the manifestational glue that keeps her world together.
This workshop is possible thanks to the generous support of SaskCulture and Buffalo People Arts Institute.