We Are All Treaty People

Joely BigEagle-Kequahtooway

Joely BigEagle-Kequahtooway is a multi-disciplinary artist who is a writer, fashion designer, visual artist and co-founder of the Buffalo People Arts Institute. She comes from a long line of buffalo hunters and is Nakota-Cree from the White Bear First Nations located in Treaty 4 territory. 

Topics:

The Treaties: Treaty History, Treaty Relationship, Treaty Responsibilities, Spirit and Intent of Treaty

The Indian Act: History of the Indian Act, Negative Implications, Indian Residential Schools, Current Issues

Indigenous Culture: Worldview, Language Systems, Tribal/Nation Systems, Pre-Contact History, Colonial Decimation of Culture, Cultural Resilience

*storyteller, cultural resource, author, multi-disciplinary artist

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