Caribou & the Rougarou - Art Card
Caribou & the Rougarou
Kristi Bridgeman & Lisa Shepherd
In Métis culture, a Rougarous is a shape-shifter; a man/woman that changes into a Wolf. Caribou & the Rougarous questions who is to blame for the struggling numbers of Caribou and eventual disappearance of one of the Métis’ cultural identity pieces, the art of Caribou hair tufting.
Endemic flowers; the painted corners and the central caribou tufted flower are padula flowers; an old style whereby the flower is the artist’s creation.
Mixed media: sepia ink, watercolour, wax resist, Elk hide, glass beads, Caribou hair.
Blank inside. Description of art on back of the card. Envelope included. Printed locally on FSC paper.