Summer 2017: Kinship

Available on newsstands from June 15 to September 14, 2017


Keep It in the Ground! 
Onaman Collective provides movement-building images to water protectors across Turtle Island
by Sâkihitowin Awâsis

A Night in Nunatsiavut
On October 8, 2016, generations of Inuit came together to shine a light on a region that has been artistically ignored
by Heather Campbell

Blanket Statement
The Hudson’s Bay Company blanket is a symbol of colonial Canada, but for Métis people in the Prairies, it also stands for community, ceremony and survival
by Chelsea Vowel

The Hard Truth About Reconciliation
We’ve been talking about reconciliation for decades. What took the arts so long to catch up, and why are we still so far behind?
by Ossie Michelin

Bonds, ties and networks in 10 emerging practices
by Erin Sutherland
Generously supported by RBC

Artist Project
Prairie Wolves
by Amy Malbeuf

Looking Damn Fine
Individuality, belonging, pride, resistance—for six young Indigenous artists and designers, fashion is a statement
by Erika A. Iserhoff

Spiralling into a Deeper Level of Connection
On the power of Indigenous self-representation and the importance of defying categorization
Leanne Betasamosake Simpson in conversation with Jarrett Martineau

Forms of Freedom
Tanya Lukin Linklater’s performance at the Biennale de Montréal celebrated an Indigenous prima ballerina, using movement to empower feminine bodies across generations
by Emily Riddle

Fugitive Portraits
Centuries-old newspaper advertisements form unauthorized depictions of Black and Indigenous peoples who tried to escape from slavery, but also reveal historical alliances
Lindsay Nixon in conversation with Charmaine A. Nelson

This Issue


Upcoming openings, events, performances and more


To Be Unbodied
by Billy-Ray Belcourt


Holy Wild
by Gwen Benaway


Remembering Nation to Nation and “Native Love”
by Lindsay Nixon


Recent exhibitions, books, films and more


Relational Constellation: An Indigenous Love Comics Collection
by Elizabeth LaPensée

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Past Issues

Spring 2018: Dirty Words
Winter 2018: Care and Wellness
Fall 2017: The Idea of History
Summer 2017: Kinship
Spring 2017: Structures
Winter 2017: Futures
Fall 2016: Satellites
Summer 2016: Collaboration
Spring 2016
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