Feature Story: Student wins national Aboriginal arts competition
External Relations, University of Regina
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An art piece that brings together the worlds of traditional and modern indigenous medicine has earned student Kecia Cook a national arts prize. She won top prize for her age group at the 2016 Aboriginal Arts & Stories youth arts competition for her piece titled “Maskihkiwiwat” - which is Cree for medicine bag. The piece is crafted by hand bead on moose hide. Cook has completed her third year as an indigenous social work student at First Nations University of Canada. She's also a student assistant at the U of R’s Aboriginal Student Centre.