Lebret, Saskatchewan


Lebret’s history includes Metis and Church communities, a residential school and farming activities. As a sculptural installation and site marker INHERITANCE fuses text, materials and symbolic forms. Names reflecting cultural groups, families, institutions and historic moments are carved into wood that references railway ties; small field stones provide the ground cover. Local historians and cultural groups participated in the research; students at the Whitecalf Residential School assisted with production as a collective effort. It was completed during a residency in the Qu’Appelle Valley.

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