tukʷtniɬxʷ – tule mat house:
Follow Mariel’s new First People’s Cultural Council supported project Egalitarianism and the IsolationLodge where she explores tule mat house construction from the beginning. Mentored by Barb P Marchand and Ruby Alexis, Mariel and youth assistants take the memories of tukʷtniɬxʷ to make our own. See new updates on our Facebook Page
The following photos were taken from the Indigenizing the UBCO Built Environment July 14-19, 2018 including performed happenings Making our Mark and Moving Camp – by Mariel Belanger transforming tule mat lodge by Shawn Brigman into tattoo school, poetry house, place of dreaming. Photos by Jill Janvier.