Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, Art, and the Seriousness of Play
In a gorgeously illustrated exploration of the art of Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, Mischief Making demonstrates how playful and punning gestures can shed light on serious subjects.
Crafted from memories, legends, and art, this powerful memoir tells the uplifting story of an Indigenous man’s struggle to reconnect with his culture and walk in the footsteps of his father and the generations of Kwakwa̱ka̱’wakw artists that came before him.
How Indigenous People Are Reshaping the Northwest Coast Art Industry
Incorporating Culture examines what happens when Indigenous people assert control over the commercialization of their art by instilling the market with their communities’ values.
Whiteness, Indigeneity, and the National Imaginary
This book explores how whiteness and Indigeneity are articulated through commonplace symbols of Canadian identity and how the work of contemporary artists is subverting these nostalgic accounts of the past.
Art, Ownership, and Nuxalk National Identity
Switchbacks explores how the Nuxalk of Bella Coola, British Columbia, negotiate such complex questions as: Who owns culture? How should culture be transmitted to future generations? Where does selling and buying Nuxalk art fit into attempts to regain control of heritage?
First Nations Imagery in the Art of Emily Carr
Featuring almost 300 illustrations, including 90 colour plates, Unsettling Encounters reconstructs a neglected aspect of Carr’s art and is a fresh assessment of her significance as a leading figure in early 20th-century modernism.
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