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The members of the all-Indigenous burlesque group, Virago Nation, say they’re on “a mission to reclaim Indigenous sexuality from the toxic effects of colonization.” They recently performed at Vancouver’s all Indigenous art and performance event, Talking Stick Festival and they are part of the upcoming Dancing Into the Light – a Women’s Weekend. They’re among a number of artists incorporating Indigenous touches to express sexuality in creative ways.
Shane Sable (Gitxsan) – convening member of Virago Nation
Dayna Danger (Metis, Anishinaabe and Polish) – visual artist
Break Music: Red Line (song) Kayla Briët (artist) Red Line – Single (album)