Category Archives: In Memorium

In Memorium, Allen Sapp

I was privileged last summer to visit the Allen Sapp Gallery in North Battleford, and see some of the work in person that I previously only knew through books. I also got to meet lawyer, writer and activist Michelle Good … Continue reading

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Shannon Koostachin Monument Unveiled at New Liskeard

http://muskratmagazine.com/sudbury-artist-unveils-sculpture-honouring-shannen-koostachin/ Congratulations to Jules Koostachin who headed the memorial project on seeing this vision realized. Listen to Jules on CBC radio talking about the change that Shannen didn’t get to see, but that others continue to pursue in her memory: https://www.facebook.com/CBC.caAboriginal/videos/1129058070454951/ From … Continue reading

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In tribute: Donna Lynne Paskemin (1961-2011)

Maya Angelou wrote, “A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer; it sings because it has a song.” Plains Cree was Donna’s song, and she sang it for all of us to hear in her clear and melodic voice. When … Continue reading

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First Nations proud of scholar’s life journey

Another beautiful tribute to Freda, from Doug Cuthand of the Saskatoon Star Phoenix. First Nations proud of scholar’s life journey.

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We all grieve the loss of our mother, our colleague and friend, Freda Ahenakew. Freda Ahenakew, CM, SOM, 1932-2011 The northern lights were spectacular above Muskeg Lake Cree Nation on April 8, 2011 when Freda left us to join the … Continue reading

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