Title: Legal Indian
Medium: Porcupine quills and felt blanket
One of three new works to be showcased in solo exhibition in Buffalo NY. at CEPA Underground Gallery, April 5- May 25th 2019.
This work is recontextualizing and exploring the identity of the Hudson Bay Blanket with the addition of quillwork embroidery
The Hudson Bay Blanket is a Canadian staple, well known for its history in trade, the role they played the spread of smallpox and the construction of the colonial Canadian identity.