White Shame

September 15, 1992
Performance Art

About the Program

White Shame was Âhasiw Maskêgon-Iskwêw's performance for the First Nations Performance Series. 

Don't use the white sheet.
The black bag.
metal cooler tray

far away from the punishing ones
The echo of babies

in their little ones' playing
warm sounds
from their gentleness

and their need
aching hearts in the tiny young

and some lie quiet
old old old
far away from the punishing ones

White shame


Technical Director: Archer Pechawis
Photography: Merle Addison
Videography: Mike MacDonald


1992.0915 WHI

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Unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ/selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations
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