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 By Kaniethonkie    Artist Spotlight    October 9, 2014

Niio Perkins – Modern Traditionalist Artist

It's not unusual to find independent, strong Mohawk women. And it's not unusual to find strong, independent and creative Mohawk women. What makes...

 
 By Sesi King    Artist Spotlight    December 5, 2013

Actor, Artist and Dancer...Brandon A. Oakes

Brandon Oakes' roots are in Ahkwesahsne, a son of Larry Cook and Patricia Oakes. His late grandparents are Abe Cook and Josephine Swamp Cook as well a...

 
 By Samantha McMillon Wilkinson    Artist Spotlight    November 14, 2013

Shannel Garrow Wins Honorable Mention for Poem

Recently Jefferson Community College announced the winners of the 2013 North Country Writers Contest. Among the winners, winning Honorable mention in the Poetry genre was Shannel Garrow of Hogansburg...

 
 By Sesi King    Artist Spotlight    November 7, 2013

Basket Making Artist, Ann Mitchell

Ann Mitchell is a young woman of 24 and is our featured artist for this week. Her basket making skills are growing steadily and are becoming more...

 
 By Ian Oakes    Artist Spotlight    September 26, 2013

Akwesasronon Photographer Prepares for First Exhibition

Some of you may know well-traveled photographer Herbi M. Francis. Francis is soon to enjoy the accolades her work surely deserves at an exhibition ent...

 
 By Rachelle Garrow Hayes    Artist Spotlight    September 12, 2013

Fashion Designer Kawenniiosta Jock

Kawenniiosta Jock is an emerging Akwesasne designer who creates wearable pieces of art by bringing her artistic inspirations to life through her...

 
 By Ian Oakes    Artist Spotlight    August 8, 2013

Brandon Lazore

You may not have heard about Syracuse based Kanienkehka artist Brandon Lazore, but he is beginning to make big moves in the art scene there. Lazore,...

 
 By Kaniethonkie    Artist Spotlight    June 6, 2013

Ben Benedict's Wood Carvings Win Again

Ben Benedict grew up around craftsmen, he made his first bird carving out of a piece of scrap cedar he found lying around in his father’s lacrosse...

 
 By Ian Oakes    Artist Spotlight    May 16, 2013

R.E.D.D.

Matt “Big Worm” Mitchell and Hunter White are two Hip Hop artists from Akwesasne. Together Big Worm and Hunter are R.E.D.D., and just recently...

 
 Artist Spotlight    May 9, 2013

Victoria Ransom

We told you last week that Victoria Ransom’s art is being featured at AxeNeo7. This week we got a hold of Victoria to tell us about herself and her...

 
 Artist Spotlight    April 4, 2013

Toronto Jewish Film Festival Opens the 21st edition of the Festival with "CowJews and Indians: How Hitler Scared My Relatives and I Woke Up in an Iroquois Longhouse-Owing the Mohawks Rent"

TORONTO – The 21st annual Toronto Jewish Film Festival opens April 11 with “CowJews and Indians: How Hitler Scared My Relatives and I Woke Up in...

 
 By Rachelle Garrow Hayes    Artist Spotlight    February 28, 2013

Ryan Hill Wins Ice Sculpting Contest At Winterlude

Ryan Hill, originally from Six Nations, is an artist here in Akwesasne. You may have seen him during the summer working on large stone carvings in...

 
 By Tekonwakwenni Nanticoke    Artist Spotlight    January 17, 2013

Cheyanne Doxtator

Over the years, we have met some very talented people via this Artist Spotlight column. We’ve come to know artists that use paint, pencil, charcoal...

 
 By Ian Oakes    Artist Spotlight    December 20, 2012

Artist Profile: Kit Thomas

If you walk into Native Creations, on the wall amongst all of the other work, there will be a piece or two that by sheer color and vibrancy, to me, st...

 
 By Ian Oakes    Artist Spotlight    November 21, 2012

Artist Profile: Filfred Tahy

Versatile artists Filfred Tahy and his wife Shirelle are located on Cornwall Island and own Tahy’s Fine Art & Design. Filfred is from the Dine’ Na...

 
 By Kaniethonkie    Artist Spotlight    October 25, 2012

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Ryan Hill, originally from Six Nations, now living in Akwesasne, recently won the Saratoga Springs Native American Festival Art Contest with his...

 
 By Samantha McMillon Wilkinson    Artist Spotlight    September 27, 2012

Kay Olan Ionataie:was

Kay Olan has been telling stories for about 30 years. It wasn’t something she set out to do, but she became a storyteller. It partially started...

 
 By Ian Oakes    Artist Spotlight    September 20, 2012

Kerdy Mitcho

I had a chance to sit down with Akwesasne artist Kerdy Mitcho this week, and I talked with him about his art, both the paintings and a bit about his...

 
 By Tekonwakwenni Nanticoke    Artist Spotlight    August 30, 2012

Tammy King

Painting, sculpting and drawing are just a few of the many forms of art that numerous Akwesasronon have done in the past. Tammy King is one of the...

 
 By Samantha McMillon Wilkinson    Artist Spotlight    August 16, 2012

Jordan Thompson’s Portrait to be Official Vatican Portrait of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha

When Jordan Thompson drew a portrait of Kateri Tekakwitha, he probably never dreamed it would later be a piece that would be presented to and blessed...

 
 Artist Spotlight    August 9, 2012

WARRIORS BLOOD ENTERTAINMENT

AUGUST 6, 2012 - Akwesasne Hip-Hop Artist and Producer NOKWA has released his Official Debut 6 song E.P. WARRIORS BLOOD, available for download...

 
 Artist Spotlight    August 2, 2012

Nikaiataa Skidders Author of “Standing Alone”

Local actress and author, Nikaiataa Skidders has self-published a new book titled “Standing Alone”. “Standing Alone” is a screenplay about a...

 
 Artist Spotlight    July 12, 2012

Soap Stone Carver

Ryan Hill, from Six Nations, has been set up on Rt. 37 creating a carving from a block of soap stone. A lot of people have stopped to see the...

 
 By Ian Oakes    Artist Spotlight    May 24, 2012

Jordan Thompson

Jordan Tehaweiakaron Thompson is an artist currently living in Cornwall, Ontario. He plans to move back to Cornwall Island, where he was born and...

 
 By Ian Oakes    Artist Spotlight    May 17, 2012

Leather Pouch Making with Bill Loran

On Thursday May 10, 2012, the Akwesasne Cultural Center held a class on Leather tobacco pouch making taught by Bill Loran. The Akwesasne Cultural...

 

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