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 1

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


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KWA'NU'TE' is a chant that carries the power of creation. It is a vehicle to the spirit world. Its purpose is to bring back visions of healing. This film celebrates Mi'kmaq and Maliseet artists who have transformed those dreams and visions into reality. The learning activities focus on ceremonies related to artistic expression and to the importance of spirituality to all Aboriginal Peoples.


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