Join the WAG for a special presentation in Celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day!
Premiere of The Lake Winnipeg Project, a new series of documentary films from filmmaker Kevin Settee, followed by water-protector discussion panel in anticipation of the upcoming WAG-Qaumajuq Indigenous Triennial exhibition Naadohbii: To Draw Water (presented by BMO Financial Group).
After the screening, join for a panel discussion with Kevin Settee (Director of The Lake Winnipeg Project film series); and featuring community representatives Kailey Arthurson (Fisher River), Marcel Hardisty (Camp Morningstar), Ivy Canard (Pine Falls), and a video sent from Waylon Bittern (Poplar River). Moderated by Jaimie Isaac, WAG Curator of Indigenous and Contemporary Art at WAG-Qaumajuq.
The screening will also feature a special segment from the curators of Naadohbii: To Draw Water, the upcoming inaugural Indigenous Triennial at WAG-Qaumajuq (Jaimie Isaac – Winnipeg, Reuben Friend – New Zealand, Ioana Gordon-Smith – Australia, and Kimberley Moulton – Australia).
Naadohbii: To Draw Water is an opportunity for visitors to learn about water’s significance historically and its influence on contemporary art practices today. The exhibition illustrates the solidarity between Indigenous nations across the globe around environmental, political, and human rights issues and relationships to water.
WHEN & WHERE
Date: Monday, June 21, 2021 | 6:00 PM
6 pm • Welcome & opening prayer with Elder Dr. Mary Courchene
6:10 pm • Sneak peek of Naadohbii: To Draw Water with curators (10 min)
6:20 pm • Screening (50 min)
7:10 pm • Panel discussion (20 min)
Venue & Address: Online via Eventive
Hosted by Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg