Michelle Sylliboy / The Art of Reconciliation

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.

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