Having worked in various capacities related to art, activism and education, Michelle Sylliboy considers poetry and photography to be her first love. Born in Boston, Sylliboy is a Mi’kmaq artist who was raised in her traditional Mi’kmaq territory We’koqmaq First Nation, Cape Breton. With a BFA from Emily Carr and a Masters in Education from SFU, Sylliboy is currently pursuing her PhD in Curriculum and Implementation at SFU. Her educational pursuits are aimed at creating language revitalization dialogues and creating a change in people.
Text and images from “The Art of Reconciliation” appear in our Fall 2017 Issue 3.33.