The Sovereignty Issue – Canadian Art
Skip to content
Duane Isaac, <i>untitled</i>, 2020. Model: Lloyd Arsenault. Duane Isaac, untitled, 2020. Model: Lloyd Arsenault.

Sovereignty

This Issue

This Issue: Sovereignty

This Issue: Sovereignty

We are the new Indigenous editors-at-large at Canadian Art, and we are beyond excited to introduce this very special issue that celebrates Indigenous voices, creativity and sovereignty

Duane Isaac: Sovereignty

Duane Isaac: Sovereignty

Sovereignty of Land and body are intrinsically linked in Indigenous ways of knowing. Two-Spirit Mi'gmaq photographer and mask-maker Duane Isaac uses their lens to explore the connection between Land and body

Acknowledgements

A Digital Land Acknowledgement

A Digital Land Acknowledgement

Existing As a Settler On Unceded Land: A Guide

How to Share Stuff

How to Share Stuff

The Dish with One Spoon wampum is an agreement to peacefully co-steward the lands and waters we share. This user guide offers some practical suggestions for how to do so

Body: An Acknowledgement

Body: An Acknowledgement

"You take me beyond flesh and show me what I really am. This is what has always sustained us"

Features and Poetry

Heartbreak and Healing

Heartbreak and Healing

The crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirit People (MMIWG2S) impacts almost every Indigenous community across the country. In response, First Nations, Inuit and Métis artists feel compelled to address this crisis affecting their homes and families through works of art that crystallize pain and call for change

The Birth of The Bannock Babes and a Drag Community

The Birth of The Bannock Babes and a Drag Community

Five members of the Winnipeg-based drag collective The Bannock Babes, have a chat on the significance of building a community on the Prairies and reveal the power behind Two-Spirit and Indigiqueer performance

POST EMO THEORY

POST EMO THEORY

"And still, autonomy isn't for us and I am enraged that things can't be different"

Skins

Skins

"I marvel at our ingenuity as Inuit"

Raising the Revolution

Raising the Revolution

"Protest as an act of love is both a responsibility and a privilege. We live today because the love of the people who came before us was fierce and unwavering"

Fallon Simard: Contrary Company

Fallon Simard: Contrary Company

New Indigenous design label gives some flair to the traditional kookum scarf