“Foodland Security exhibit”

Foodland Security

Photography Exhibit, by Barry Pottle

1 May-3 June 2013 • Allen Library, North Lobby

Foodland Security is about the challenge of Inuit in urban settings to gain access to “country food” (food from the land). Pottle’s work focuses primarily on the Inuit community in Ottawa including cultural activities and images that reflect Inuit identity. His goal is to explore this very robust community and to highlight its richness and vibrancy.

Barry Pottle is an Ottawa-based photographer originally from Nunatsiavut, Labrador (Rigolet). He has a BA in Aboriginal Studies from Carleton University. Pottle uses photography as a medium to give focus to issues currently facing Inuit culture.

Please find attached a brochure of the exhibit – note that all photographs are for sale untilJune 3rd.

Canadian Studies wishes to thank the following for their support and co-sponsorship: Fund for the Arts Grant, Association for Canadian Studies in the United States; the Pacific Northwest Canadian Studies Consortium; UW Future of Ice Initiative; UW Native Organization of Indigenous Scholars; UW Libraries; and, the Ontario Arts Council.

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