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Indigenous Art in the Library: Colleen Cutschall

Colleen Cutschall


Photo retrieved from Brandon University website

Originally from Pine Ridge South Dakota and now living in Southwestern Manitoba, Cutschall's tribal affiliation is Oglala-Sicango Lakota. She has worked as a professor of visual arts in Brandon Manitoba, and has served as a member of various arts councils including the Manitoba Aboriginal Arts Council, and is an active supporter of a number of Manitoba art galleries. Her art has been exhibited across Canada and the United States, and has been widely published. She is a strong advocate of both Aboriginal and women’s rights and has a long history of local, national, and international involvement in Native issues.1 

The piece "The Courtship of the Sun and Moon" is located on the second floor of the Leslie and Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library