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The Stunning Art of Aboriginal Day in Canada

How Does This Art Inspire You?

National Aboriginal Day arrives in Canada on June 21. It’s a chance for Canadians to celebrate the culture and achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Metis people.

The stunning art comes in many forms, from sculpture, to paintings and prints. It taps all kinds of influences, from traditional forms to pop culture.

It has achieved international renown, and occupies prominent places in Canadian society.

Two of Bill Reid’s sculptures, for example, adorn Canada’s $20 banknote. Brian Jungen’s designs, famous for using sports paraphernalia, have been shown throughout the world, from Vancouver to Sydney.

And those are just a few examples of artworks that express the culture, the history and the voices of people who have lived on this land since time immemorial.

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