Marjorie Beaucage Needs a Newer Car
More background - Her work as an artist has spanned over 25 years. She is also an adult educator and community organizer creating a powerful sense of art making as communal practice. Being Métis, she is also committed to building cultural bridges between worlds. Beaucage created a medicine wheel for the Indian Act as a tool for decolonization and restoring relations between cultures.
Her life work has been about creating social change, working to give people the tools to create possibilities and right relations. Whether in the classroom, community organizations or the arts, her goal has been to pass on the stories, knowledge and skills that will make a difference for the future. She has developed a multi-media installation of talking masks and memorial altars to help people understand the multi-generational impacts of the residential school experience. She has coordinating an HIV/AIDS art project to heal and save lives.
Thank you to Bonnie Heilman and Natasha King for initiating this idea. All monies raised will be going towards a reliable vehicle to get back on the road. We will fund raise for 30 days and hopefully get a good chunk of money to help Marjorie out. Let us begin to take care of our knowledgeable community, whose wisdom benefits us all.