The Victoria Native Friendship Centre has received a grant to transform Native art into a better economic future for Aboriginals living off reserve.
“This is about creating an opportunity for our young artists who participate in developing these pieces of art to generate revenue to help in our community,” said Bruce Parisian, Native Friendship Centre executive director, as he displayed a carving by artist Carey Newman.
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Source: Times Colonist
Author: Judith Lavoie