The Arts

In the film excerpts under this theme, an Inuit stone carver, a Wendat artist and a Maliseet painter reflect on the role of art; a wood carver descended from the Haida and a Mi’kmaq painter talk about their sources of inspiration.

Excerpts


Bill Reid

Bill Reid 1


Kwa'nu'te': Micmac and Maliseet Artists

Kwa'nu'te': Micmac and Maliseet Artists 2

Kwa'nu'te': Micmac and Maliseet Artists 1


Articles

Collins, Curtis J. "Defying the Limits." Espace 19 (mars-avril-mai 1992): 34-6.

Gray, Viviane. "Indian Artists' Statements through Time." In In the Shadow of the Sun: Perspectives on Contemporary Native Art, ed. Canadian Museum of Civilization. Hull, QC: Canadian Museum of Civilization, l993.

McMaster, Gerald. “Contributions to Canadian Art by Aboriginal Contemporary Artists.” In Hidden in Plain Sight: Contributions of Aboriginal Peoples to Canadian Identity and Culture, ed. David R. Newhouse, Cora J. Voyageur, and Dan Beavon. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005: 140-62.

Books and Reports

Acland, Joan Reid. First Nations Artists in Canada: A Biographical-Bibliographical Guide, 1960 to 1999. Montreal: Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art, 2001.

Armstrong, Jeannette and Douglas Cardinal. The Native Creative Process: A Collaborative Discourse. Pentiction, BC : Theytus Books, 1992.

Bradley, Ian L. and Patricia Bradley. A Bibliography of Canadian Native Arts: Indian and Eskimo Arts, Craft, Dance and Music. Agincourt, Ontario: GLC Publishers, 1977.

Canadian Museum of Civilization. In the Shadow of the Sun: Perspectives on Contemporary Native Art. Hull, Quebec: Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1993.

Matuz, Roger, ed. St. James Guide to Native North American Artists. Toronto: St. James Press, 1998.

McMaster, Gerald, and Lee-Ann Martin, eds. INDIGENA: Contemporary Native Perspectives. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre; Hull, QC: Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1992.

Nemiroff, Diana, and Robert Houle. Land, Spirit, Power: First Nations at the National Gallery of Canada. Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 1992.


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