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Great First Nations Artists

Canada is lucky to have some of the most remarkable indigenous artists in the world within our borders. The work they create is always stunning, provocative and enchanting. Check out these books by some of our better known artists.

by Don Gorman · Tagged art, first nations, indigenous, canadian

Challenging Traditions

Contemporary First Nations Art of the Northwest Coast

by (author) Ian Thom

Transforming Image, The

Painted Arts of Northwest Coast First NationsPainted Arts of Northwest Coast First NationsPainted Arts of Northwest Coast First Nations

by (author) Karen Duffek & Bill McLennan

Bill Reid

by (author) Doris Shadbolt

Bill Reid and the Haida Canoe

edited by Martine J. Reid

Bill Reid and Beyond

Expanding on Modern Native Art

by (author) Karen Duffek & Charlotte Townsend-Gault

Cultural Memories and Imagined Futures

The Art of Jane Ash Poitras

by (author) Pamela McCallum
by (artist) Jane Ash Poitras

Inuit Art

An Introduction

contributions by Ingo Hessel
photographs by Dieter Hessel


Inuit Art from the Carleton University Art Gallery Collection

by (author) Sandra Dyck & Ingo Hessel

Stones, Bones and Stitches

Storytelling through Inuit Art

by (author) Shelley Falconer & Shawna White

Arctic Spirit

Inuit Art from the Albrecht Collection at the Heard Museum

contributions by Ingo Hessel

Reservation X

The Power of Place in Aboriginal Contemporary Art

edited by Gerald McMaster

Cape Dorset Sculpture

by (author) Derek Norton & Nigel Reading

Inuit Women Artists

Voices from Cape Dorset

edited by Odette Leroux, Minnie Freeman & Marion Jackson

Spirit of Haida Gwaii, The

Bill Reid's Masterpiece

by (photographer) Ulli Steltzer
introduction by Robin Laurence

Black Canoe

Bill Reid and the Spirit of Haida Gwaii

by (author) Robert Bringhurst
by (photographer) Ulli Steltzer

Nokum: Ma Voix et Mon Coeur

With CD

by (author) David Bouchard
illustrated by Allen Sapp