New artwork in Brantford features Six Nations artist

New mural, located in the café space inside the Brantford Farmers’ Market, was created by Indigenous artist Kyle Joedicke. (Photo supplied)

Brantford, ON –The next time you are shopping at the Brantford Farmers’ Market you can’t help but notice things are a little more colourful. A brightly colourful mural by Six Nations artist Kyle Joedike adorns a wall at the city’s marketplace. Joedike’s piece depicts historic Haudenosaunee agricultural practices and their understanding of the plant world. He brings the Haudenosaunee teaching of the Three Sisters plants , corn, beans, and squash to life showing their reliance on each other as they grow side by side in the mural. The mural also includes s the strawberry or “heart berry” and an abstract imagery depicting maple trees. Joedike, a Cayuga, turtle clan, member says he wanted to add dimension to the piece that would include Haudenosaunee teaching in a piece that would intertwine…

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