Todd Labrador – Our Spirits Remain
‘Our Spirits Remain’, provided by artist Todd Labrador is featured in Sea’spired at White Point, open May 6 – Oct 8,2018.
For thousands of years the Mi’kmaq people travelled these waterways of Mi’kma’ki. Travelling in their birch bark canoes they knew the waterways well. Born on the land for thousands of years they were a part of it, and still are today. ‘Our Spirits Remain’ depicts an etching of an ocean-going birch bark canoe with a family travelling along the coast of Mi’kma’ki.
Created by etching on a granite rock, with dimensions of approximately 3 ft x 1 ft.
This piece is not for sale.
Todd Labrador “One who dances on water” “Amalkat Sam’quawnijtuk”. Todd is a mostly self-taught artisan, although he has been guided by his father and other elders. He was raised on the Wildcat reservation in Nova Scotia and was surrounded by nature and stories told by his parents of his great-grandfather and ancestors. Todd was recently awarded the Creative Nova Scotia Indigenous Artist award.
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