Chris

Clarke

MINGAN ARCHIPELAGO NATIONAL PARK RESERVE OF CANADA (QC)

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Project:
WEAVING VOICES

Chris Clarke lives in and contributes to the community of Dawson City on Tr’ondëk Hwëchintraditional territory where, for the last 15 years, her collaborative art practice has focused on supporting the voice of indigenous experience.

She has worked as instructor/coordinator mentor using tools of written word, photography, animation, video, puppetry, and radio. Published work includes Tr’ëhuhch’in Näwtr’udäha/Finding Our Way Home (2008) co-created with group of residential school survivors is the principle resource around which IRS curriculum has been developed for schools in the Yukon. Clarke is currently collaborating with Gwaandak Theatre’s creation of Map of the Land, Map of the Stars. Clarke is acutely aware of need to expand the colonial narrative to include indigenous experience and create opportunities for settler community to reflect, acknowledge and participate in a more honest telling of our shared history.

Previous Works By Chris Clarke

Dancing Wind  |  Film Still  |  2015  |  Full Circle (Intergenerational) Healing Project

Tr’ëchuhch’in Näwtr’udäh’ą: Finding Our Way Home  |  2008  |   Published by Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in  

Map of the Land/Map of the Stars  |  Mini Flyer  |   2016  |  Whitehorse, Yukon

Map of the Land/Map of the Stars  |  Mini Flyer  |   2016  |   Whitehorse, Yukon

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