Jangarh Singh Shyam: A Gond Art Legend and Symbol of the Struggle of Indigenous Artists

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Jangarh Singh Shyam: A Gond Art Legend and Symbol of the Struggle of Indigenous Artists
One of the largest and oldest tribes in India, the Gonds are well known for their vibrant artworks, through which they narrate intriguing stories. The flagbearer of Gond art and the figure behind the popularity that the art form enjoys today, Jangarh Singh Shyam is celebrated as the first Adivasi artist to gain widespread acclaim. […]
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Kent Monkman Auctions One of His Drawings to Support Toronto’s Indigenous Communities

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Kent Monkman Auctions One of His Drawings to Support Toronto’s Indigenous Communities
Kent Monkman, “kâ wâsihkopayicik (the ones who shine)” (2008), graphite on acid-free paper, 14 x 17 inches (all images courtesy Kent Monkman Studio) A 2018 study by Toronto Aboriginal Support Services Council (TASSC) found that there are between 45,000 and 60,000 Indigenous adults in Toronto — and 87% of them fall below Canada’s low-income cut-off. […]
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