Sherry Farrell Racette is an interdisciplinary scholar with an active arts practice. Recent essays appear in Sources and Methods in Indigenous Studies (2016), the Cultural Work of Photography in Canada (2012), and Manifestations: New Native Art Criticism (2011). Farrell Racette’s arts practice includes beadwork, painting and multi-media textile works. She has illustrated children’s books by noted authors Maria Campbell, Freda Ahnenakew and Ruby Slipperjack. Curatorial and artistic projects include Resistance/ Resilience: Métis Art, 1860-2011 (Batoche Heritage Centre, Saskatchewan, 2011), We Are Not Birds (Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Winnipeg, 2014) and From Here: Story Gatherings from the Qu’Appelle Valley (2015), a public installation of paintings based on memories of Métis elders. Farrell Racette teaches at the University of Manitoba in the departments of Native Studies and Women and Gender Studies, and is currently Indigenous Scholar Fellow at the Jackman Humanities Institute and Visiting Resident Scholar at Massey College, University of Toronto.
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