Fish Skin Leather

by Learning Lead & Indigenous Relations Coordinator Stephanie Pheasant-Recollet For the Cautious Optimist blog, I chose Fish Skin Leather tanning. Noticing a resurgence of traditional practices from my fellow Indigenous people across Turtle Island, I wanted to share that spiritual and emotional connection to traditional methods our ancestors may have used. The challenge imposed here being:…

Inheritance

Project Lacie created the project Inheritance, a site-specific multimedia installation that combines graffiti and woodburning techniques, as a sculptural installation along the shores of Lake Erie. Where you stand today, right now, are the Traditional Lands of the Haudenosaunee Indigenous Peoples who have inhabited, cared for and protected the land and waters for millennia. I…