Jackie Traverse

Jackie Traverse, Anishnaabe from Lake St. Martin First Nation, is the mother of three daughters and a grandmother to Lily. She graduated from the School of Art at the University of Manitoba. Her art is multi-media, including video, sculpture, mixed media and paint, and she is known across Canada for her powerful, beautiful work. Her paintings, drawings, documentaries and sculptures speak to realities of being an Indigenous woman. She is committed to her community and teaches art in public schools.

  • IKWE

    Honouring Women, Life Givers, and Water Protectors

    By Jackie Traverse     September 2018

    “I had the privilege of going to Standing Rock twice. The strength and power that came from the women there inspired this book. To be a woman is to be a life giver and water protector. Even if you never have children, you have that sense, and the duty to honour and protect the water is within you,” writes Traverse.

    A Roseway Book
  • Sacred Feminine

    An Indigenous Art Colouring Book

    By Jackie Traverse     October 2016

    Sacred Feminine is a colouring book by Anishinaabe artist Jackie Traverse.

    A Roseway Book