Shel­ley Niro

Kayak (Canada) - - HISTORY MYSTERY -

A Mo­hawk who was born in the U.S. and grew up in On­tario, Shel­ley Niro uses pho­to­graphs and films to get peo­ple think­ing. One of the award­win­ner’s most fa­mous projects is “The Shirt.” It’s a se­ries of pho­to­graphs of First Na­tions women wear­ing white T-shirts with bold black print de­scrib­ing what has hap­pened to First Na­tions peo­ple in North Amer­ica. The last shirt says “And all’s I get is this shirt.”

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