Lac Ste. Anne Bulletin November 20, 2017

THE BULLETIN Vol 22 Issue 47 Monday, November 20, 2017 2013 Onoway & District Chamber of Commerce Business Of The Year Daguciyami – Alexis Kinship Exhibit at Onoway Museum Onoway Museum was the site of a stirring celebration – recognition of the strong Indigenous history in this area, the belief that working together will be beneficial to all and that the arts provide a powerful means to this end. The opening of an art ex- hibit at the museum brought together Chief Tony Alexis and members of Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation with representatives and commu- nity members of Onoway and area. “Daguciyami” art exhibit will be shown in the Onoway Museum through November to the end of Jan- uary. The goal of this kin- ship exhibit is to restore relationships through in- digenous perspectives and features work by two Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation members who are both attended school in Onoway. Eugene Alexis graduated from OHS in 1985, studied art at Al- berta College of Art, pursuing a lifelong interest in art. The works on display include mixed media on canvas and paintings on “slices” of trees. After gradu- ation, Chloe Buebird Mustooch studied visual arts at Emily Carr Top Left: Eugene Alexis drumming Top Right: Chloe Bluebird Mustooch with Daguciyami title banner Left: Visitors viewing Eugene Alexis’ paintings on wood and canvas + Bluebird’s banners Continued on page 3