Mikisew

Mikisew

Peatr is an Ininew/Anishinaabe artist. The mural “Mikisew” – meaning “eagle” in the Ininew language – is made up of the Ininew syllabics ‘sah’ ‘kih’ ‘tah’, which make the Ininew word for “love.” The syllabics are overlayed with the silhouette of an eagle, which is part of the 7 Sacred Grandfather Teachings and represents love.

Spirit Stories

Spirit Stories

10 murals painted along the edge of the Humber River under Old Mill subway station by Philip Cote supported by Artworx TO, starting with the Anishinaabe creation story of the beginning of the universe.

Blanketing the City V

Blanketing the City V

The fire in the design is a metaphor for the gross destruction caused by colonization and the Indian Residential and Day Schools and the devastating genocide of our people and ways of being. The land and the water prevail and ensure healing and restoration of wealth. Reconnecting to our lands and waters and all their ancient wisdom is restoring our health and wealth.