Resilience and belonging: 7 artists reflect on National Indigenous History Month

The seven artists showcasing their artistic abilities in June in the course of Countrywide Indigenous Historical past Thirty day period are, from best left clockwise: Jacenia Desmoulin, Patrick Hunter, Naomi Peters, Ziibiikwans, Mikaila Stevens, Brent Beauchamp and Simon Brascoupé. (Jacenia Desmoulin, Bliss Thompson, Naomi Peters, Lucas Dunkley, Mikaila Stevens, Brent Beauchamp, Jean Levac)

June is Countrywide Indigenous Historical past Thirty day period, and CBC Ontario has partnered with seven Indigenous artists to showcase the richness of expertise, diversity and lifestyle across the province.

Through illustration, each and every artist depicts their interpretation of group, Countrywide Indigenous Historical past Thirty day period (NIHM) and Countrywide Indigenous Peoples Day (NIPD).

Notice: Responses have been edited for length and clarity.  

Jacenia Desmoulin, Biigtigong Nishnaabeg Initially Country, Anishnaabe artist, graphic designer

The Importance of Seven by Jacenia Desmoulin. (Jacenia Desmoulin)

You should share the inspiration guiding your design. 
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