GAIL TREMBLAY. Mi'kmaq and Onondaga. Iókste Akweriá:ne / It Is Heavy on My Heart. LESSON IDEAS: USE NON TRATIDIONAL MATERIALS TO CREATE A WOVEN SCULPTURE. RE-CREATE A TRADITIONAL ART FORM FROM YOUR CULTURE USING RE-PURPOSED MATERIALS. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
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GAIL TREMBLAYMi'kmaq and OnondagaIkste Akweri:ne /It Is Heavy on My Heart
In her multi-media installation, Gail Tremblay addresses the effects of nuclear pollution and testing on reservations. Tremblay, an Evergreen faculty member, states: "This installation is meant to educate about these issues and give voice to indigenous people who are struggling for environmental justice. (2005)
She is perhaps most well known for her woven work. She uses exposed film to weave traditional Native American baskets. 3
USE NON TRATIDIONAL MATERIALS TOCREATE A WOVEN SCULPTURE.
RE-CREATE A TRADITIONAL ART FORM FROM YOUR CULTURE USINGRE-PURPOSED MATERIALS