Michelle Sylliboy is a Mi’kmaw, Two Spirited female from Cape Breton, We’koqma’q First Nation. She is
an interdisciplinary artist, working in photography, sculpture, and poetry; painting now and then.
Interpretations of their own teachings and opinions shared here are the responsibility of each artist.
Written transcript is below.
"I only got to know that person for a couple days... I gifted her the best thing I've ever carved... asked her to return it back to the whale's spirit, that was a very valuable spiritual journey that I went on. And it didn't even occur to me; because you never know who you're going to meet. You have to always open up and be prepared for goodness and for incredible, [for] healing to happen."