Earth Day 2023

“Delivering Seedlings to Elders” 24″ x 40″ pastel on paper

Inspired by Fond du Lac Reservation’s Garden program, Gitigaan, supports food  sovereignty efforts and is rebuilding local food stores through community gardens and supporting band members with education, tools, equipment and labor to grow food.

Originally this pastel was drawn for the story “Pearl’s Garden”. As the storyline changed image remained relevant to me. The importance of growing our own food, supporting local growers and helping family will always be the best way to sustain our communities.