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The land is our dinner table

Chief Malii came to understand quite well what his grandfather had meant when he said the land is hanii tohowxt, or what could only be loosely translated to “dining table.” “My grandfather meant the whole lax yip (territory) provided moose, salmon, berries, medicines. All the things that provide for your dinner table, the land provides."

Mapping pandemics of the past

From quarantine ships to paintings of diseases as “transcendental entities,” a Toronto architecture student is mapping out historical and visual artifacts to examine how design has adapted through plagues of the past.