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New T-shirt: West Coast Warrior Crest

And new colour in stock: Military Green

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New t-shirt design in red, khaki and new colour: military green (bottom).

A quick update on Warrior t-shirts: We have a new colour referred to as Military Green by the manufacturer.  It’s basically an olive drab (OD) green.  There’s also a new design titled “West Coast Warrior Crest” that features a Tlingit war helmet with two weapons commonly used along the Northwest Coast: a whalebone war club and a dagger. Read the rest of this entry

Eruoma Awashish takes T-shirt art on Quebec powwow trail

Eruoma Awashish (right) with Innu poet Natasha Kanape Fontaine, selling t-shirts on the powwow trail.

Eruoma Awashish (right) with Innu poet Natasha Kanape Fontaine, selling t-shirts on the powwow trail.

First Nations artist uses T-shirts as her canvas, speaks out about indigenous issues

By Caroline Nepton, CBC News, Sept 3, 2015

Powwow fans in Quebec were surprised and intrigued this summer by the original T-shirt design sold at a tiny kiosk by visual artist Eruoma Awashish.

“I want one,” said a man with a crooked smile, at the powwow in the Innu community of Mashteuiatsh, Quebec. He was looking at a T-shirt with an original design made by the Atikamekw First Nations artist. It is an iconic image of a Mohawk warrior and a Canadian soldier during the Kanienkehaka resistance in Kanehsatake, or Oka crisis, in 1990.

The “face to face” is satirically framed within the Quebec licence plate with the province’s slogan Je me souviens (I remember). Read the rest of this entry