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REDress Public Art Installation
Freedom Africa
Fancy shawl dancer.
Fancy shawl dancer.
In the North the weather is cold but the smiles are warm.
A man prays at a church service in Port au Prince, Haiti.
The edge of an iceberg that recently broke loose from Croker Bay Glacier
Reindeer herding in the Western Arctic.
A Toxic Tour of Canada’s Chemical Valley, Aamjiwnaang First Nation, Ontario.
Boundary to Unist’ot’en Territory, unceded Wet’suwet’en territories, “British Columbia”
Agriculture For All
Billboard of First Nation Inclusion and Acknowledgement
Speaking out for Poultry Workers
No communcation barriers at this table
Frigid Maligne Canyon
Love is a feeling to be shared
The waterfall of the old Carbide Willson mill in Gatineau Park
Protest against violence against women
Points of View – National Human Rights Photography Exhibition
Kookum, 2015, Steve Courchene, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Survivors of Indian Residential Schools gathered in Ottawa for the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission report. Among them was this kookum (a grandmother), who embodied pride, resilience, beauty, and her own sense of individuality.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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Image Source: Digital Camera (High Resolution Image)
Date Taken: 10.2015
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Filed Under: Reconciliation
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Date Uploaded: Dec. 22, 2016, 1:25 p.m.
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Camera Model: COOLPIX P330
Focal Length: 18.2mm
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