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The Quebec Aboriginal Science and Engineering Association (QASEA)

and Université Laval welcome you to

the Québec Indigenous Science Fair 2022

 

March 22-24, 2022

The event's theme is Science in Action with Indigenous People.

 

The theme is inspired by « Université Laval in action with the First Peoples  » (in French)

The logo was inspired by the log of École Wahta' in Wendake and the arms of the Huron-Wendat Nation .  

 

The four colors represent :  

  • the 4 nations (black, yellow, white and red)
  • the 4 directions (east, south, west and north)
  • the 4 elements (fire, water, air and earth)

The artist

Manon Sioui

Manon Sioui is a self-taught multidisciplinary artist from Wendake who has been working in visual arts since the late 1980s. She draws all the inspiration for her creations from the culture of her ancestors. Active in the art world since her youth, she has already had several exhibitions in Quebec and in several major Canadian cities, such as Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto. She has also exhibited her art in France, Germany, Denmark, Switzerland and Italy. One of her pieces has been on permanent display at Vatican City since 2002, and many of her works are in the collections of the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec and the Musée de La Rochelle in France.


Over the years, Manon Sioui has participated in several sculpture and logo competitions, including the logo for the Hôtel-Musée Premières Nations de Wendake, based on two of her works. She also actively participated in the realization of the fresco of the Wendat people, which can be admired on the wall near the Kabir Kouba waterfall, in Wendake, with the group Murale Création, as well as in the realization of the fresco for the 400th anniversary of Quebec City and the one in Trois-Rivières.


Some of his corn doll montages are exhibited in France. A model entitled La vie au village is on permanent display at the Wendake Museum. She has written and illustrated several children's books, in collaboration with the Hannenorak publishing house. Manon also gives various workshops on making corn dolls, on weaving and braiding corn leaves and on making wampum. Some of her work has appeared on television shows.

 

 

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