June 21, 2018
Canadian Heritage, NewsWire
See nākatēyimisowin – Taking Care of Oneself, amazing Indigenous art in the tunnel under Wellington Street at the Portage Bridge in Ottawa.
To mark National Indigenous Peoples Day, nākatēyimisowin – Taking Care of Oneselfopens today in Ottawa in the pedestrian tunnel under Wellington Street at the Portage bridge. Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament (Edmonton Centre), on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, invites the public to enjoy this unique and thought-provoking exhibit.
The exhibit was curated by Joi T. Arcand, a photo-based artist from Muskeg Lake Cree Nation – Treaty 6 Territory in Saskatchewan, currently living in Ottawa. Ms. Arcand is one of five artists shortlisted for the 2018 Sobey Art Award.
The artists responsible for these murals and the titles of their work are: