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Globe and Mail

October 18, 2019

Paul Seesequasis wants Canadians to see Indigenous lives the way many of us never have before. In response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Seesequasis, a Saskatoon-based writer, journalist and cultural advocate, began collecting archival photos of First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities from the 1920s to the 1970s, which he then posted on social media.

His new book, Blanket Toss Under Midnight Sun: Portraits of Everyday Life in Eight Indigenous Communities, collects many of those photos and features interviews with some of the photographers and their subjects, giving a more complete picture of what was captured on camera.


https://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/books/article-paul-seesequasis-reframes-canadas-indigenous-history-in-blanket-toss/







Reframing Indigenous History

Feature in Globe and Mail, October 18, 2019