Owl and Nest, 1969
stonecut on paper
43.18 x 62.23 cm
Collection of the Owens Art Gallery
What is the Inuktitut word that refers to a sky like the underside of a bird’s wing? What is the Algonquin or the Mi'kmaq word for sky? The skies pictured by the Indigenous peoples of Turtle Island were painted over by European settlers and their governments—thousands of layers thick. Because of this, we risk forgetting how to live harmoniously with all other beings in the world.