Emily Carr University of Art + Design has an active Aboriginal Program. Its Annual Aboriginal Student Exhibition, Re-Forming will open on Friday March 24, 2017, with a reception from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in the Concourse Gallery. The curators state: “We want to highlight how Indigenous people are engaging with the reformation of culture, languages, politics and creative aesthetic.
For more see http://aboriginal.ecuad.ca/
A recent publication by Richard William Hill, Emily Carr’s Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Studies, in Canadian Art magazine has eight important texts that “put things in perspective” for contemporary First Nations art. You can find it at http://canadianart.ca/features/8-texts-on-indigenous-art/