Unceded: S7Ulh Temíxw / Ti Tmicwkálha / Our Land

Swisk Jay Natrall of the Squamish Nation at Black Tusk, Garibaldi Provincial Park, BC. Photo: Jay Natrell.

Unceded: S7Ulh Temíxw / Ti Tmicwkálha / Our Land

Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre (SLCC), Whistler, BC - Extended to Oct 8

by Robin Laurence

Subtitled A Photographic Journey into Belonging, this exhibition takes viewers into the territories of the Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation) and Liĺwat7úl (Lil’wat Nation). Growing out of a research project, the photographs mounted here depict Elders, youth and chiefs wearing ceremonial regalia in often spectacular natural settings – but also within the context of settler-driven urban, agricultural and recreational development. The show reminds viewers of Indigenous presence and belonging “since time immemorial.”

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