I was connected with Elwood Jimmy at the end of June and we had a three way Skype call with Bernard joining us as well. It was from here that the visuals and really, the project as a whole took a breath in. It began to take its own shape, a shape I hope honours the leggings that lay in the temperature controlled room at the ROM.
I recently completed my bachelors in Visual and Critical Studies Honours with a minor in Indigenous Visual Culture. The skills that were utilized for this project were social skills, I focused on conversation as the basis for my research. I was given great information and guided to great articles through the multiple critiques that were held with my fellow students (shout out to Megan Feheley), as well as representatives from the ROM, the Truth and Reconciliation Committee, and many others who attended these critiques. I also had a great conversation with Elwood Jimmy and Bernard Leroux that is the breath of my project. I used applications such as Adobe XD, as well as Skype, and of course Bernie, who is a great presence in my project.