Peter Morin

Peter Morin

Artist Statement

Hungry Ghost, did you really think you could eat the heart of my culture? european war. kings and queens. domination. crossing water. christopher columbus. removal of resources. manifest destiney. ruperts land. hudson’s bay company. bna act. indian act. courier du bois. whiskey. blankets. small pox. measles. buffalo massacres. treaties. starvation. small pox blankets. hanging Riel. settlement. residential schools. sixities scoop. forced sterilizations. murder and missing indigenous women. 

 

 

Bio

Peter Morin is a Tahltan Nation performance artist who studied art at the Emily Carr Institute, completed his MFA at UBC Okanagan, and currently teaches at Brandon University. Morin's artistic practice and research investigates the impact between indigenous culturally-based practices and western settler colonialism. He has exhibited and performed widely in Canada and Internationally.