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Wood Land School

Kahatènhston tsi na’tetiátere ne Iotohrkó:wa tánon Iotohrha

Drawing a Line from January to December

Traçant la ligne de janvier et décembre


began with a launch of the first gesture in honour of the life and legacy of Annie Pootoogook on January 21 in Montreal with readings in Inuktitut and English by Heather Iglorliorte and Beatrice Deer. They read Heather's essay for Annie Pootoogook, first published in Canadian Art, which you can read here:


Duane Linklater, cheyanne turions and I also began with a discussion of what it means to be visitors in the traditional territory of Tiohtià:ke and how we cannot separate the land from the peoples. 


The first gesture at Wood Land School 


This schedule represents the dates when works will first be presented in the exhibition space. 


21 January 2017

Annie Pootoogook

Coleman Stove with Robin Hood Flour and Tenderflake (2003-2004)

pencil crayon and ink on paper, 51.0 x 66.5 cm,


4 February 2017

Alanis Obomsawin

Christmas at Moose Factory (1971)

16mm film transferred to video, 13 min 07 s


18 February 2017

Layli Long Soldier

A Line Through Grief

Poetry performance produced especially for Wood Land School:Kahatènhston tsi na’tetiátere ne Iotohrkó: wa tánon Iotohrha


4 March 2017

Ange Loft with Re:Collection Kahnawake

Performance and belongings


18 March 2017

Napachie Pootoogook

Drawing of My Tent (1982)

colour stonecut and stencil on japan paper, 25/50, 64 x 87 cm

Collection of the Art Gallery of Windsor


31 March 2017

Brian Jungen

A new series of drawings produced especially for Wood Land School:Kahatènhston tsi na’tetiátere ne Iotohrkó: wa tánon Iotohrha



 Please see for more details.