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Adrian Stimson’s bison paintings force viewers to reckon with Canada’s colonial history | CBC News

A solitary bison walks the snow-covered Prairie plains, swathed in rich colours of red and dark brown, the only sign of life in an otherwise barren landscape. Variations of this image appear over and over again in Alberta Indigenous artist Adrian Stimson’s first solo European exhibit, which opened in London, England, on May 16.  Stimson …

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The woman behind the world’s most famous tarot deck was nearly lost in history

Written by Jacqui Palumbo, CNN Hold a question in your mind, shuffle, select your cards and see into your future. For centuries, people of all walks of life have turned to tarot to divine what may lay ahead and reach a higher level of self-understanding. The cards’ enigmatic symbols have become culturally ingrained in music, …

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