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Anna Bosum

Traditional & Contemporary:
Multidisciplinary Arts:
Location: Ouje-Bougoumou


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Short description of your art.

Anna lives in Oujé-Bougoumou, she is the co-owner of Nuuhchimi Wiinuu Cree Cultural Tours. She has showcased Cree culture in their community. In winter, snowshoeing, ice fishing, traditional crafts and trapping are the main activities, in addition to typical Cree cuisine, while in summer visitors can enjoy hiking, canoeing.

Where did you learn your art?

Anna was raised living off the land. She was taught by Emily Gookum (mother) on life skills, traditional crafts and storytelling.

Where do you find inspiration for your work?

Anna's inspiration comes when the people she meets, she enjoys meeting people and developing friendships.

Have you received any formal training?

Most of the training she received was by her mother. She also receive certification training as Captain Marine from the Cree Outfitting and Tourism Association.

What other art forms do you practice?

Anna's skills also includes sharing historical stories about the community of Ouje-Bougoumou. She also enjoys sewing traditional moccasins and other moose hide products. She enjoys preparing moose hide the traditional way.

Has your art work ever been mentioned in any media?

Aboriginal magazine, Gazette newspaper, other magazines

Please provide any information on your buyers.

Anna receives clients comes from all over the world, mainly from Canada, USA and Europe.

Please provide any other information you would like to mention.

Anna enjoy sharing the Cree Culture to visitors