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Year Created

2020

Year Acquired

2020

Cultures

Indigenous

Medium

Milkweed seed pod, Needle felted wool, Porcupine quills, Milkweed seeds, Angora goat, Birch bark, Beeswax, Angora rabbit, Sweet grass, Alpaca, Sinew, Deer antler, Cow leather

Art Forms

Sculpture

Monarch

by: Tara Francis


Monarch

Small tara francis Tara Francis
Tara is a Mi'kmaq artist from Elsipogtog First Nation, she considers herself a contemporary artist, influenced by traditional techniques and teachings, bringing them forward in new forms and forums addressing the Indigenous voice in a modern world. She considers her work part of her own personal spiritual journey, a blessing to the Wabanaki people, honouring the symbols and traditions of her ancestors.

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