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Waawiiatanong Forever

March 21, 2024 - September 22, 2024

South Project Gallery, 2nd floor

Welcome to Waawiiatanong Forever, a photography and postcard project that celebrates the representation of women and two-spirit folks and their families within our vibrant community. Through this project, we aim to showcase the rich diversity of Indigeneity represented. We invited community members to present themselves as they wanted to be represented alongside the street signs of Windsor that bear their nation’s name or locations that are significant to the community.

Waawiiatanong Forever weaves the threads of history, culture, and personal identity. Listen to the voices, stories, and get to know the Indigenous presence on this land forever celebrated.

This is truly an Indigenous led collaborative project years in the making and AWE thanks all involved.

Curated by Julie Rae Tucker & Jace Pillon, organized by Shane Lyon

Photography: Shayenna Nolan

Project Coordinator: Shane Lyon

Artistic Direction: Shayenna Nolan, Shane Lyon, Julie Rae Tucker

Project support: Michelle Nahdee, Donna Lefler-Grayer, Kat Pasquach, Marcie Demmans, Sophie Hinch

Image: Tayshawn, Munsee St. @ Kildare Ave

The Fund for Gender Equality is supported by a collaboration between Community Foundations of Canada and the Equality Fund, with support from the Government of Canada.

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