Jane Ash Poitras

A Sacred Prayer for a Sacred Island

1991
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Aboriginal people must look to our spiritual leaders for guidance. Only through spiritual renewal can we find out who we really are, be empowered to achieve our potential, and acquire the wisdom to eliminate the influences that bring tragedy and destroy us. - Jane Ash Poitras, 1992
Title
A Sacred Prayer for a Sacred Island
Date
1991
Medium
Painting
Materials
oil paint, collages of photographs, photocopies and printed papers, blackboard acrylic, wax crayon, eagle feather and 5-dollar bill on canvas
Dimensions
187.3 x 437.5 cm overall; left panel: 187.3 x 116 cm framed; centre panel: 187 x 166 cm framed; right panel: 187 x 115.5 cm framed
Nationality
Canadian
Credit line
Purchased 1995
Accession number
37987.1-3