Photography The treaty is in the body, 2017 by Tanya  Lukin-linklater

The treaty is in the body, 2017


A video that centres the transmission of Indigenous knowledge through orality in a gathering of Omaskeko Cree families in North Bay, Ontario. The learning about Indigenous understandings of treaty are translated through the body with three youth dancers. With Omaskeko Cree knowledge keeper, Jennifer Wabano, and participants Ivanie Aubin-Malo, Gwen Iahtail, Sassa Linklater, Tanya Lukin Linklater, Lauree Pizzale, Keisha Stone, Iris Sutherland, Karen Sutherland, and Lorraine Sutherland. Dancers: Ivanie Aubin-Malo, Sassa Linklater and Keisha Stone. Camera and Edit: Neven Lochhead. Photograph by Liz Lott. A commission for Winnipeg Art Gallery's Insurgence/Resurgence curated by Jamie Isaac and Julie Nagam. With support from Ontario Arts Council.