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Breathe.

SEPTEMBER 24 – JANUARY 17, 2021
Adele Arseneau Every Bead a Breath

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Adele Arseneau

Every Bead a Breath

Moose hide, buffalo hide, horse hair, vintage abalone buttons, vintage charlotte beads, glass miyuki beads, ocean jasper, cotton

13.5" x 7" x 1"

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Adrienne Assinewai 
 Ombaashi (She Is Lifted By the Wind)

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Adrienne Assinewai

Ombaashi (She Is Lifted By the Wind)

Wool, shell, porcupine quill, glass beads, leather

38 c.m. x 18 c.m. x 1 c.m.

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Amanda Hageman (Burke) Dandelion

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Amanda Hageman (Burke)

Dandelion

Faux suede, ribbon, beads, thread

25 c.m. x 18 c.m. x 7 c.m.

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Amanda Roy Wild Roses

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Amanda Roy

Wild Roses

Birch Bark, sweetgrass, pine sap, sinew, bear fat, deer hide, spruce root

15cm x 14cm x 10cm

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Beverly McNabb Flying Geese and Morning Star

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Beverly McNabb

Flying Geese and Morning Star

Fabric, ribbon, thread

29cm x 15cm x 1cm

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Brenda Davidson My girl

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Brenda Davidson

My girl

Melton wool, beads, embroidery thread, birch bark, moose hide, cotton fabric

26.5cm x 18cm x 0.5cm

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Candace Longjohn-Constant Resilience

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Candace Longjohn-Constant

Resilience

Commercial buckskin, beads, elastic cord, cotton fabric, interfacing

24cm x 16.5cm x 4cm

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Celina Loyer 
 Assomption of Survival

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Celina Loyer

Assomption of Survival

Acrylic yarn

117cm x 13cm x 2cm

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Cheryl Broschell Stronger Together

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Cheryl Broschell

Stronger Together

Glass

30cm x 15cm x 7cm

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Cheryl Broschell Grow Love

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Cheryl Broschell

Grow Love

Glass, lead, solder, chain

29cm x 12.5cm x 4cm

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Christina King Inuvialuit Fortitude Mask 2

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Christina King

Inuvialuit Fortitude

Seal skin, blue fox, ptarmigan feather, birch bark, leather, sequins, fabric, ribbon, bias tape, beads, elastic, chainette, reclaimed metal bag closures

12" x 8.25" x 2.5"

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Christina King Inuvialuit Fortitude  Mask 1

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Christina King

Inuvialuit Fortitude

Seal skin, blue fox, ptarmigan feather, birch bark, leather, sequins, fabric, ribbon, bias tape, beads, elastic, chainette, reclaimed metal bag closures

9.75" x 8.5" x 2.25"

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Cynthia Boehm Optimism

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Cynthia Boehm

Optimism

Beads, smoked deer hide, rabbit fur, red lace, melton wool

10" x 8" x 0.25"

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Dianne Brown-Green The Journey

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Dianne Brown-Green

The Journey

Handmade milkweed paper, acrylic paint, beads

14.5" x 17" x 5"

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Don Kwan Chinese Take Out Menu Mask

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Don Kwan

Chinese Takeout Menu Mask

Chinese take out menus, thread, glue

40cm x 22cm x 15cm

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Eliza Firth Delta Rose

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Eliza Firth

Delta Rose

Deer hide, silk, moose hair, beads, porcupine quills, silver infinity symbol, cotton lining

43.5cm x 18cm x 8cm

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France Poliquin Standing in Line

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France Poliquin

Standing in Line

Commercial deer hide, beads

25.5cm x 16cm x 12cm

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Graham Paradis Quillpocalypse Now

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Graham Paradis

Quillpocalypse Now

Procupine quills, moose hide, velveteen, cloth, aluminum screen, rawhide, sinew, 24 kt gold spikes, silk ribbon, braided yarn, cedar

20cm x 16cm x 5.5cm

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Howard Lafortune Wildman

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Howard Lafortune

Wildman

Yellow cedar, acrylic paint, lemon oil

10.5cm x 16cm x 8cm

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Janice Patton Rainbow (After the Storm)

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Janice Patton

Rainbow (After the Storm)

9" x 4.5" x 2.6"

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Jean Marc Raymond Fiddleheads

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Jean Marc Raymond

Fiddleheads

Embroidery, felt, ribbon

20cm x 15cm x 5cm

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Jennifer Curran Passion Flower

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Jennifer Curran

Passion Flower

Wool, yarn, sari silk, beads, metalic embroidery thread, cotton canvas

12cm x 23cm x 0.5cm

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Joeann Argue Breathe: a mask for pandemic times

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Joeann Argue

Breathe: a mask for pandemic times

Broad cloth, embroidery floss, beads, wire, ribbon

21cm x 18cm x 12cm

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Joely BigEagle-Kequahtooway Buffalo, Resilience, Breathe

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Joely BigEagle-Kequahtooway

Buffalo, Resilience, Breathe

Buffalo parfleche, sinew, ribbon, acrylic paint, buffalo leather

11" x 7" x 5"

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Kathleen (Kats) Klein Beware the Next Shiny Thing

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Kathleen (Kats) Klein

Beware the Next Shiny Thing

Melton wool, glass beads, thread; cotton backing, metal wire, ribbon

23cm x 23.5cm x 1.75cm

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Krista Leddy Fighting Chickadees

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Krista Leddy

Fighting Chickadees

Glass beads, wood, deer hide, cotton

15cm x 19cm x 6cm

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Kristi Bridgeman Newborn and Child

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Kristi Bridgeman

Newborn and Child

Cotton, glass beads, sweetgrass

4.5"x3"x0.75"

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Lisa Shepherd Be Well 2020

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Lisa Shepherd

Be Well 2020

Velveteen, glass beads, cotton fabric

25cm x 23cm x 8.5cm

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Lisa Shepherd Wahkohtowin

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Lisa Shepherd

Wahkohtowin

Velveteen, beads, ribbon, cotton fabric, tin jingles, hand-tied yarn tassels

24cm x 15cm x 8cm

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How Much?

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Lisa Shepherd

How Much?

Brain-tanned buckskin, glass beads, tin jingles, cotton fabric

25cm x 21cm x 6cm

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Louise Vien Hero

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Louise Vien

Hero

Red silk ribbon, black cashmere, beads, dentilium shells, metal cones, cotton fabric

5.5" x 8.25" x 0.25"

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Marcy Friesen Unashsamed

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Marcy Friesen

Unashsamed

Beads, silver fox tails, skunk pelt, moose hide straps

22cm x 13cm x 5cm

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Marcy Friesen Untitled (5 Family Members Mask with Fox Tails)

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Marcy Friesen

Untitled (Five Family Members Mask with Fox Tails)

Arctic fox tails, beads, pellon, white felt, moose hide

18" x 11" x 5"

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Margaret Semple For Annick

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Margaret Semple

For Annick

Melton cloth, beads, wool, cotton lining

9cm x 6cm x 1.5cm

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Marlene Kelly  My okomaw

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Marlene Kelly

My okomaw

Cotton, faux suede, embroidery, deer tan leather, ermine tails, deer antler, beads, dentalium

124cm x 18cm x 16cm

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Marlene Kelly 
 GENERATIONS - MY STORY

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Marlene Kelly

Generations - My Story

Tanned deer hide, cotton fabric, silk-elastic paracord, rabbit fur, beads

99cm x 16.5cm x 16.6cm

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Naomi Smith Honouring Our Medicines

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Naomi Smith

Honouring Our Medicines

Glass beads, cloth foundation, cotton velveteen, paper, red deer hide, brass sequins, nylon thread, cotton calico, metal beads

13.97cm x 13.462cm x 13.33cm

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Nathalie Bertin All That We Need

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Nathalie Bertin

All That We Need

Beads, birch bark, leather, cotton twine

12" x 8.25" x 2.5"

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Nathalie Bertin Blueberries

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Nathalie Bertin

Blueberries

Moose hide, beads, melton wool, cotton fabric, rabbit fur, leather

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Nathalie Bertin Pandemic Vogue

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Nathalie Bertin

Pandemic Vogue

Hematite, glass beads, velveteen, ribbon, cotton fabric

12" x 8.25" x 2.5"

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Tania Clute Jacobs Reslient Flowers

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Tania Clute Jacobs

Reslient Flowers

Pellon, beads, ribbon

7" x 6" x5.5"

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Teresa Burrows Cease & Desist: the Bearded Lady Mask

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Teresa Burrows

Cease & Desist: the Bearded Lady Mask

Glass beads, silk, leather, tanned beaver tails, beaver teeth, zippers

71" x 50" x 10"

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Terre Chartrand An Appeal to Mishibijiw

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Terre Chartrand

An Appeal to Mishibijiw

Copper

24cm x 15cm x 8cm

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Terri Thomas Covid Contrast

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Terri Thomas

Covid Contrast

Cotton velvet, cotton calico, glass beads, satin ribbon

28cm x 20cm x 0.5cm

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Towanna Miller Corona Covid

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Towanna Miller

Corona Covid

Pleather, felt, sunglass lenses, velveteen, beads, hat, buckles, jingle cone

Mask: 15" x 6" x 7" Hat: 13" x 6"

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