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  • Kim Soo Goodtrack

    Artist

    Kim Soo Goodtrack is member of the Lakota Wood Mountain reserve in southern Saskatchewan. She is a multidisciplinary artist, author, musician and educator who taught children and adults in the Vancouver School District for over two decades, and who has created, written and co-produced numerous educational television shows for APTN.

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  • Dana Claxton

    Artist

    Dana Claxton (Lakota, Canadian, b.1959) is a multidisciplinary artist born in Yorkton, Saskatchewan and based in Vancouver. Drawing on Lakota cultural values, history and language, Claxton questions the multifaceted layers of identity inherent to indigenous ways of being. Issues surrounding indigenous labour and resistance, resource extraction and capital feature prominently in her latest research and work on the Service, Office and Retail Worker’s Union of Canada’s (SORWUC’s) 1978 protest action against the Muckamuck Restaurant.

    Claxton’s work has been shown internationally at the Museum of Modern Art (NYC), Walker Art Centre, Sundance Film Festival, Eiteljorg Museum, and the Museum of Contemporary Art (Sydney), and held in several major Canadian public collections. Her awards include the VIVA Award and the Eiteljorg Fellowship. Her work was selected for the Sydney Biennial (2010), Biennale de Montréal (2007), Biennale d’art contemporain du Havre, France (2006), Micro Wave, Hong Kong (2005) Art Star Biennale, Ottawa (2005), and Wro 03 Media Arts Biennale Wroclaw Poland (2003).

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  • Jeneen Frei Njootli

    Artist

    Jeneen Frei Njootli is a Vuntut Gwich’in artist whose practice is concerned with Indigeneity-in-politics, community engagement and productive disruption. Her interdisciplinary approach uses a range of media including performance, photography, sound and textiles to deconstruct the history of materials and investigate their relationship to trade, ceremonial regalia and the politics of Indigenous representation. She is a founding member of the ReMatriate collective.

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