Indigenous - First Nations


To celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day and as part of
Banff Gallery Hop - Celebrating Banff Iniskim Cross-Cultural PowWow
-a feature of works from the gallery collection, which we will continue to update.

Our collection of contemporary and historical works by Indigenous First Nations artists and by non-indigenous artists, who had good relations with and an intense interest in First Nations stories and subjects, originate from many different collections.

Cree

Allen Sapp (Kiskayetum) RCA, OC (1928-2015)
George Littlechild

NorthWest Coast

Douglas LaFortune (NorthWest Coast Salish, Tsawout, 1953-)
Germaine Mauriaucourt Degenhardt (Haida name Kildago Jats) 1932-2001
Earl Muldoe OC (NorthWest Coast Gitksan, 1936-)
Art Sterritt Myanxa (NorthWest Coast Gitxsan, 1948-)

Good Relations

Charlie Beil OC, 1894-1976
E. Ross Bradley
Don Frache, 1919-94
George Weber CPE (1907-2002)
Pearson (itinerant artist)

We also have a wonderful selection of historical and contemporary Inuit works, see:


Indigenous: Inuit