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Nekt wikuhpon ehpit (There Once Lived A Woman)

Nekt wikuhpon ehpit (There Once Lived A Woman)

The Painting, Poetry and Politics of Shirley Bear - La peinture, la poésie et la politique de Shirley Bear
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Nekt wikuhpon ehpit chronicles the sources, inspiration, and personal circumstances that have shaped Shirley Bear's visual art, poetry, and political activism and presents the integral relationship amongst these important activities in her life.

Countering the invisible silent status ascribed to Indigenous women by patriarchal history and convention, Bear's primary focus has been the recovery of the feminine role in the ancestral life of First Nations culture. Featuring more than 30 reproductions of her work with essays by Terry Graff, Susan Crean, and Carol Taylor, Nekt wikuhpon ehpit both depicts and examines the essential feminine imagery of Bear's work in their symbolic, archetypal, or representative forms.

Author: Terry Graff
Language: Bilingual (English & French)
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Beaverbrook Art Gallery
Publishing Date: June 21st, 2009
# of Pages: 80