Portfolio – Art, Music & Culture

Suzanne Methot’s features, profiles, book reviews, guest columns, and arts stories originally appeared in The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Canadian Geographic, Windspeaker, Ontario Birchbark, Toronto Powwow, Aboriginal Voices, and Quill & Quire. The following excerpts highlight information on the visual arts, contemporary music, and the cultural significance of artistic practices.

  • Jeff Thomas’s Study of Indian-ness

    Onondaga photographer Jeff Thomas was in elementary school when he first discovered he was invisible. Although his family lived in Buffalo, New York, ...

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  • Kinnie Starr and the Power of Numbers

    Kinnie Starr might look delicate, but looks can be deceiving. During a recent show at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre, she told the audience if th...

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  • Traditional Tattoo Designs Appropriated

    Three experts on Aboriginal tattoos and body art took part in a panel discussion during the Planet IndigenUs festival at Toronto’s Harbourfront ...

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  • Artists Deliver a History Lesson

    The work of seven First Nations artists – Bob Boyer, Dana Claxton, Ruth Cuthand, Faye HeavyShield, Robert Houle, Ron Noganosh, and Edward Poitras-

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