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Stone Carving in the Arts Building

Posted in Arts & Culture, Indigenous, College Vision
Feb 4, 2020 to Feb 7, 2020

Small samples of slate will be carved at the top of the ramp in the Arts Building during Indigenous Achievement Week. (Photo: David Stobbe)

All are welcome to join University of Saskatchewan (USask) Indigenous Artist-in-Residence Lyndon Tootoosis during Indigenous Achievement Week (IAW) in the creation of new artwork titled anohc kipasikônaw/ we rise /niipawi.

Thirteen large reclaimed stone stairs will be etched with Cree syllabics in the Gordon Snelgrove Gallery during IAW. Smaller samples of slate will also be carved at a satellite station in the Arts Building.

Date: February 4 - 7, 2020
Location: Top of the Arts Ramp, Arts Building
Time: Noon - 2 pm

A member of the Poundmaker First Nation, Tootoosis is a carver, storyteller and interpreter of petroglyphs. He joined the USask community in January 2020 as the newest Indigenous Artist-in-Residence with the University Art Galleries and Collection and will be working on campus until April 2020.


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