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African grandmothers the focus of Orillia exhibit

Orillia Today. January 30th 2015. The Orillia Museum of Art and History presents ‘Creating Futures: Threads of Hope For African Grandmothers’. The exhibition of 29 textile-based artworks is hosted by Mariposa Grandmothers. Pictured is group member Kathy Duncan. The cloth wall hanging features a luminescent rendering of a grandmother and grandchild set against an ink-black backdrop. A swirl of texture ... Continue Reading »

African grandmothers gaining confidence in fight to obtain rights

Brighton Independent. January 27th 2015. Gayle Lucas Roth has been a member of the Apple Route Grannies since its formation in 2009. “It’s a wonderful group of women … committed to something definitely beyond themselves,” she said. The Grannies, one of 240 such groups in Canada, has scheduled a special event for February 8 at Trinity-St. Andrew’s Unity Church Community Hall, to draw attention to the work ... Continue Reading »