Ontario Arts Council Aboriginal Artists Materials and Supplies Assistance Grant

Posted by on Jan 28, 2013 in Blog | No Comments

I am delighted to announce that I have been awarded an Aboriginal Artists Materials and Supplies Assistance Grant, from the Ontario Arts Council. Thanks to the Ontario Arts Council for its generous support in the completion of a series of paintings depicting my interpretations of Wyandot themes. Tizameh!

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Clan and Phratry Twelve Petal Floral Pattern – version 1

Posted by on Nov 25, 2012 in Wyandot Connections | No Comments

…digital rendering of an original drawing in pencil, by Richard Zane Smith. This twelve petal floral pattern, describes the Clan and Phratry divisions of the Wandat…

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Wyandot of Anderdon Green Corn Feast

Posted by on Jun 30, 2012 in Wyandot Connections | No Comments

For the Wyandot of Anderdon Nation ~ USA/Canada ~ Green Corn Feast for Members of the Anderdon Nation ~ Sken:noh!

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Greyeyes Family Connections ~

Posted by on Apr 9, 2012 in Wyandot Connections | No Comments

Over the past two years, we’ve become aware of our maternal Wyandot, Potawatomi, Lenape and most likely Wendat Ancestry. One of the most affirming aspects of this incredible gift is how completely and easily I feel I have merged with this information and how relieved I am that my spirituality locks into the spiritual paradigm […]

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Haudenosaunee sites of cultural importance damaged in Toronto’s High Park.

Posted by on Mar 21, 2011 in Wyandot Connections | No Comments
Haudenosaunee sites of cultural importance damaged in Toronto’s High Park.

Rastia’ta’non:ha, Seneca Nation man; Wolf clan and supporters, sit amid a circle of fallen red oaks cradled within the confines of man made hillocks and valleys on a beautiful High Parkafternoon. This sensitive, natural habitat has been stripped of grass, the man made dips and high points of this once beautiful environment lie barren and desolate. A dead tree stump at the top of the mound stands sentinel to the desecration, large oaks, birch and aspen over arch the place in seeming sadness.

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