nibiiwakamigkwe and aabaabikaawikwe
aabaabikaawikwe is an Anishinaabe artist and mother of two. Her focus is on traditional woven yarn bags, birch bark baskets, hand drums, beading and traditional Anishinaabe style moccasins. She views her art as a way to connect with her ancestors and as a tool to inspire social and environmental justice work from an Indigenous perspective.
nibiiwakamigkwe is a Métis, Onyota’a:ka, Anishinaabe, and waabishkiiwed Two-Spirit artist working in traditional Indigenous craftwork and contemporary Woodlands style to foster awareness of land protection, Indigenous cultural landscapes, and the complexity of identity.
As an artist collective, they are committed to the long-term cultural work and community care tactics that transform social systems.
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