|Wish150 Indigenous Youth Artwork||Calling all students from across Alberta to submit their art expressing their wish for Canada in the next 150 years! You can reflect on one of the following themes represented in the Indigenous Youth Advisory Circle Idea Book Read the submissions from other Indigenous youth from across the country and where they wish to see Canada...|
|Recognizing the Resistance of Indigenous Peoples||Throughout history the indigenous peoples of the world have continually resisted threats to their cultures and existence. From the first contact with outside cultures to modern day struggles, indigenous resistance continues all over the world from Mexico to Australia. In this Global Gallery contest we ask TIG members to share stories, modern...|
|Indigenous Canada||These submissions will be featured on the Indigenous Canada portal. Artwork can illustrate: -Life on a First Nations Community -Ideas on the Preservation of Indigenous Knowledge and/or Culture -Sharing Mythology—retelling a native myth from your nation -Language –sharing the meaning of a word from your native language -A...|
|Native American [includes all indigenous from around the world]||An art exhibit of my indigenous inspirations.|
|Altai Indigenous Peoples||
This collage is dedicated to the Altai peoples and other indigenous peoples of the Kemerovo and Khakas regions. The situation with them was the same as that with the Kuzbas peoples: since the Russians settled in Siberia other peoples were proselytized and their traditional life style was strikingly changed, though they resisted such...
|Bear drum - By Daniel||
Acrylic on deerskin. Profile of bear head jointed with over-hanging clawed paw. In the tradition of North-coast graphic art, the bear’s form-line is black with red secondary elements. The eye is delineated by a negative crescent indicating the eye is looking upwards toward the paw, creating a sense of cohesiveness.
Tags: bear, drum, first nations, indigenous, pacific northwest coast, traditional, painting, youth
|Butterfly Profile on Paddle - By Stefanie||
Acrylic on Cedar. The artist uses traditional north west coast features and beautifully incorporates them into stylistically modern and innovative motif. The form-line of this butterfly is done in white with reliefs in darker shades, thus contrasting the way colour is conventional used in north west coastal art.
Tags: butterfly, cedar carving, paddle, indigenous, first nations, pacific northwest coast, culture, youth, painting
|Coming to the Surface - By Noreen||
Acrylic on canvas. This mid coast style killer whale is shown surfacing the water and blowing. The face in the whale’s tale resembles that of a human, symbolizing the belief that whales are closely related to humans, as told in the traditional stories of many northwest coast cultures.
Tags: whale, ocean, indigenous, pacific northwest coast, first nations, youth, painting, canadian, traditional
|Frog on Drum - By Jeffery||
Acrylic on deerskin. This stylized frog is formed in an exuberant electric blue with bright yellow and red reliefs that beautifully highlight anatomical features. The artist chose a black background which lends an illusion that the frog is floating in the centre of the drum.
Tags: frog, drum, indigenous, first nations, youth, painting
|Hummingbird in Flight - By Daniel||
Carved and engraved into cedar with acrylic paint. The u-shaped form-line of this hummingbird profile has been painted gold with black motifs of west-coast inspired shapes which include a circular eyeball in medium-length eyelid design. The wing is shown out-stretched and painted black with gold fine-line motif representing fanned feathers.
Tags: hummingbird, first nations, indigenous, cedar carving, traditional, youth, painting
Indigenous people living undisturbed by humans
|Indigenous People of Calabar, Nigeria||
This piece of art is a symbol of the very rich history of the people of Calabar in Nigeria. formerly known as Old Calabar town and port, capital of Cross River State, southeastern Nigeria. It lies along the Calabar River, 5 miles (8 km) upstream from that river's entrance into the Cross River estuary. Settled in the early 17th century by the...
Indigenous spirits gathering
|Kuzbas Indigenous Peoples||
I live in Kuzbas and my collage is dedicated to the shortsy and their neighbours – the teleuty and other indigenous peoples of the Kemerovo, Khakas and Altai regions. Since the 19th century they had to assimilate to the Russians. But they resisted such transformations in a peaceful way, keeping their languages, mythology, religious traditions...