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Young Entrepreneur – Shelby Lisk

Shelby Lisk standing under a green canopy of leaves and branches.

Meet Shelby Lisk, a Kanyen’kéha:ka (Mohawk) photographer, writer and artist from Kenhtè:ke (Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory).

An interview with young entrepreneur Shelby Lisk of Shelby Lisk Photography. Describe your business. I’m a photographer, artist and writer. I freelance for magazines, write poetry, exhibit my artwork and work as a documentary and commercial photographer. What brought you to the region? I grew up in Belleville but moved away after high school. Travelling made me realize that my connection to my home, Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, was a missing part of me, so I moved home. What makes ...

Meet the Artists: Marleen Murphy of Millside Ceramics

A ceramic piece of art depicting the Three Sisters; by Marleen Murphy of Millside Ceramics.

Through Indigenous artistic expression, Marleen at Millside Ceramics teaches a history full of unique, relevant lessons in respect and gratitude.

Photos: Courtney Klumper

Marleen Murphy By appointment only: 220 Milltown Rd, Shannonville millsideceramics.com Twenty-something years ago, a serious accident involving her four-year-old daughter and a school bus made Marleen Murphy say, “I’m just going to stay home and figure out something to do.” With her mother-in-law in tow, Marleen started to go to ceramics classes in the evenings, and there the wheels started turning. “Geez, I could bring this to the . I could do some of this stuff here.” And so, ...

White Cedar: Replanting Sacred Trees in Tyendinaga

White Cedar Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte

(The above image is abstracted from the story of the same name from our 5th edition Discovery Guide on page 84). “Planting white cedar is important because it represents a source of life,” says Roberta Green. “As we cleanse our bodies with cedar, it is allowing our bodies to renew themselves. Many other medicines do the exact same, but in Rites of Passage we feel that during our fasting days we become more attached to cedar than any other ...

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.