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The History and Legacy of the PNIAI


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  • 9. BONUS | Roots and Hoots Ep. 46

    01:13:00
    In this special Roots and Hoots collaboration episode with Knockabout Media, host Gordon Spence is pleased to be joined by Eric Burant and Garrison Garrow of the Indigenous Art Centre (IAC). Eric Burant is an Archivist of mixed Anishinaabe and settler ancestry and Garrison Garrow is the Manager of Programs and Collections and is a Kanien'kehá:ka artist from Akwesasne. The two speak with Gordon about the history of the Indigenous Art Centre, their shared passion for Indigenous art and the intention of their work.Since its inception in 1965, the IAC holds one of the largest collections of contemporary Indigenous art. The vast collection includes sculptures, carvings, mittens, moccasins and paintings that are hand crafted and created by Indigenous artists across Canada. Eric and Garrison speak with Gordon about the necessity of showcasing, preserving and protecting Indigenous art. Pieces in the collection travel all over the world. To find out if any pieces are featured in a gallery near you, please contact: art@rcaanc-cirnac.gc.ca.Links from discussion● Main website for Indigenous Art Centre● Saint Kateri Tekakwitha● Royal Canadian Mint - Fancy Dance Coin● Radical Stitch Travelling ExhibitionSnow Goose Gallery is a proud sponsor of the Roots and Hoots podcast and you can visit their website at snowgoose.caFor more information about the Legacy of Hope Foundation, please visit legacyofhope.ca

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  • 8. BONUS | Cory & Norval pt.2

    25:11
    Our five part series on the PNIAI has concluded, but we have more to share with you. Over the next several weeks, we’ll be dropping bonus episodes that include extended interviews with the experts that helped us in putting this podcast together. In this bonus episode, we present part two of our interview with Cory Dingle, the man in charge of the Norval Morrisseau estate. In it, Cory discusses Morrisseau's fraught relationship with the media, and the massive forgery ring that threatens the artist's legacy. Download the listening guideHosted by Soleil LaunièreProduced by Ryan Barnett, Maia Foster-Sanchez and Nahka BertrandArtwork by Caleb Ellison-DysartTheme by Justin DelormeThis series features interviews with Bonnie Devine, Greg A. Hill, Michelle LaVallee, Carmen Robertson, Pauline Beardy, Philip Gevik, Corey Dingle, Donna Feledichuk and Joseph M. Sanchez.A Knockabout Media Production | Funded by the Government of Canada
  • 7. BONUS | Cory & Norval pt.1

    15:40
    *Content Warning*This episode contains discussion of Norval's sexuality. If you're using this media in a classroom setting, listening discretion is advised. Our five part series on the PNIAI has concluded, but we have more to share with you. Over the next several weeks, we’ll be dropping bonus episodes that include extended interviews with the experts that helped us in putting this podcast together. In this bonus episode, we present part one of our interview with Cory Dingle, the man in charge of the Norval Morrisseau estate. I say part 1, because we talked to Cory for a long time, so we’ll check back in for a part 2, maybe even a part 3. But here now, Cory discussing the early life and significance of his friend, Norval Morrisseau. Download the listening guideHosted by Soleil LaunièreProduced by Ryan Barnett, Maia Foster-Sanchez and Nahka BertrandArtwork by Caleb Ellison-DysartTheme by Justin DelormeThis series features interviews with Bonnie Devine, Greg A. Hill, Michelle LaVallee, Carmen Robertson, Pauline Beardy, Philip Gevik, Corey Dingle, Donna Feledichuk and Joseph M. Sanchez.A Knockabout Media Production | Funded by the Government of Canada
  • 6. BONUS | Bonnie & Daphne

    24:50
    Our five part series on the PNIAI has concluded, but we have more to share with you. Over the next several weeks, we’ll be dropping bonus episodes that include extended interviews with the experts that helped us in putting this podcast together. This bonus episode features clips from our interview with artist and curator, Bonnie Devine. In conversation, Bonnie delves deeper into the life and work of Daphne Odjig, and offers fascinating insights about this seminal artist, whom she considered a friend. Download the listening guideHosted by Soleil LaunièreProduced by Ryan Barnett, Maia Foster-Sanchez and Nahka BertrandArtwork by Caleb Ellison-DysartTheme by Justin DelormeThis series features interviews with Bonnie Devine, Greg A. Hill, Michelle LaVallee, Carmen Robertson, Pauline Beardy, Philip Gevik, Corey Dingle, Donna Feledichuk and Joseph M. Sanchez.A Knockabout Media Production | Funded by the Government of Canada
  • 5. The Image Makers

    38:40
    In this episode, we look at the factors that resulted in the dissolution of the PNIAI, what happened to the artists in the years that followed, and the group's ongoing legacy, today. Download the listening guideHosted by Soleil LaunièreProduced by Ryan Barnett, Maia Foster-Sanchez and Nahka BertrandArtwork by Caleb Ellison-DysartTheme by Justin DelormeThis series features interviews with Bonnie Devine, Greg A. Hill, Michelle LaVallee, Carmen Robertson, Pauline Beardy, Philip Gevik, Corey Dingle, Donna Feledichuk and Joseph M. Sanchez.A Knockabout Media Production | Funded by the Government of Canada
  • 4. Breaking Glass

    40:08
    In this episode, Daphne, Jackson, Alex, Eddy, Carl, Joseph and Norval begin exhibiting together. And then, an idea starts to take form. The seven of them will form a collective; one of the first self-organized art activist groups in Canadian history. One of its main goals: to fight to establish a forum and the spaces for the  voices and perspective of Indigenous artists.Download the listening guideHosted by Soleil LaunièreProduced by Ryan Barnett, Maia Foster-Sanchez and Nahka BertrandArtwork by Caleb Ellison-DysartTheme by Justin DelormeThis series features interviews with Bonnie Devine, Greg A. Hill, Michelle LaVallee, Carmen Robertson, Pauline Beardy, Philip Gevik, Corey Dingle, Donna Feledichuk and Joseph M. Sanchez.A Knockabout Media Production | Funded by the Government of Canada
  • 3. Daphne's Place

    32:07
    In this episode, we meet Joseph Sanchez and Eddy Cobiness, and Daphne reconnects with her roots and opens her own little shop inspired by Andy Warhol's famed studio: The Factory. Download the listening guideHosted by Soleil LaunièreProduced by Ryan Barnett, Maia Foster-Sanchez and Nahka BertrandArtwork by Caleb Ellison-DysartTheme by Justin DelormeThis series features interviews with Bonnie Devine, Greg A. Hill, Michelle LaVallee, Carmen Robertson, Pauline Beardy, Philip Gevik, Corey Dingle, Donna Feledichuk and Joseph M. Sanchez.A Knockabout Media Production | Funded by the Government of Canada