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Indian Territory. The Art of Edward Poitras

Poitras, an installation artist, examines the everyday experiences of culture as a Métis artist. His work can be described through historical, spiritual and political references, engaging the viewer on many levels.

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Inside the Outside. The Art of Paul Sisetski

Sisetski, a prolific and compelling painter, takes us on a journey through small town life - an environment critical to his development as an artist.

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A Road Less Travelled. The Art of Noella Thompson

Thompson, motivated by her relationship with history through her investigation of abandoned houses and churches, infuses her paintings with significance, moods and emotions. This program focuses on Thompson working in the small community of Outlook.

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The Great Effect of the Imagination on the World. The Art of Brenda Francis Pelkey

Pelkey examines how making a personal environment with personal meanings conveys the magic of the imagination and inserts our individuality and humanity into our living spaces.

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Memory and Myth. The Art of Chuck Crate

In his surrealistic work, Crate is concerned with the history he has lived and seen and the places, from the coastal villages to the prairie and the far north, that have deeply influenced the directions of his life.

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Contemporary Traces

Series: Dance Alive
Contemporary Traces examines the work of two inspiring Saskatchewan choreographers, Robin Poitras and Tracy Pfeifer. Each choreographer's approach to the art of dance-making is explored through interviews and excerpts from: "Tangora," choreographed by Robin Poitras, performed by Robin Poitras and...

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Wisdom Keepers

Series: Dance Alive
In Wisdom Keepers, from the Dance Alive series, powwow dances such as the Grass, Jingle and men's and women's Fancy dances are demonstrated. History and issues surrounding First Nations dances are discussed and dancers are interviewed.

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Folk Stage Dance

Series: Dance Alive
Choreographers of folk stage dance look back to the traditions of the mother country for inspiration while being influenced by the contemporary culture of their adopted homeland. This video features a Ukrainian dance group (Poltava Ensemble) and two of the oldest and most vital folk stage dance c...