Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert LL.D (Hon), R.C.A.

McPherson Gaulee

mixed media on board
24x29 in.
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That’s another pictograph. I think it’s a combination of pictographs. She painted them because they were obscured and destroyed. At the time, the people giving tours of the pictographs were white people with no knowledge and the stories they would tell you were absolute bull and after she did these paintings and criticized them for it, they started getting Indigenous people to tell real stories about them.

-Mike Schubert and Justin Cardinal-Schubert

A member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts since 1986, Joane Cardinal-Schubert was also a writer, curator, lecturer, poet and activist for First Nations artists and individuals engaged in the struggle for Native sovereignty. Joane Cardinal-Schubert was born in 1942 in Red Deer and attended the Alberta College of…