Blank school walls and human skin are common canvases for Métis artist Justine Proulx.

When the COVID-19 pandemic temporarily closed her tattoo studio, the Winnipeg creative found herself searching for distractions to idle away time.

Little did the tattooist know in 2020, after accepting an offer to paint a mural for her mother’s empty Indigenous studies classroom, she had stumbled into a new line of work.

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