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Maskwacis, Samson Cree Nation, AB - Heather Kiskihkoman: Skindigenous Series, Season 3

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This title is a part of the series Skindigenous Series, Season 3


Catalogue Number:  310061
Producer:  Nish Media
Producing Agencies:  Nish Media
Subject:  Arts, Canadian History, Canadian Social Studies, Canadian World Studies, Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, First Nations Studies, History, Indigenous Issues, Indigenous Peoples, Religious Studies, Social Sciences
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2020
Running Time:  23:00


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The Samson Cree Nation is one of four communities known collectively as Maskwacis in Central Alberta. It’s where Nehiyaw/Anishinaabe artist Heather Kiskihkoman grew up and still calls home. She finds her beadwork and tattoo design inspirations in the plants and nature surrounding her. Heather returned home where she joined the Earthline Tattoo Collective, a group dedicated to supporting cultural Indigenous tattoo practices in Canada and began her journey of skin-stitch and handpoke tattooing. As part of her journey, Heather is on her way to Edmonton for a sneak peek at some traditional tattooing tools at the Royal Alberta Museum. This is the first time that Heather has seen and held traditional tools and it reinforces her belief that she is on the right path...




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