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

Sundance I, 1981

mixed media on paper
13x19 in.
$3,150 Cdn.

It’s a leftover Sundance structure. Members of the tribe would sacrifice to make sure the tribe would have a good year. She had this thing about blood and red paint. Blood is the human essence and she was very sick when she was young.

-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…