Stronger Than Stone: (Re)Inventing the Indigenous Monument is co-produced by the Illingworth Kerr Gallery/Alberta College of Art + Design (ACAD); Kenderdine Art Gallery/University of Saskatchewan; Mendel Art Gallery | Museums 3.0, and Wanuskewin Heritage Park.

Symposium Organizers


Wayne Baerwaldt, Director/Curator, Exhibitions, Alberta College of Art + Design (ACAD)
Alexandra McIntosh, Assistant Curator, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, ACAD
Keesha Palmer, Gallery Assistant, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, ACAD


Kent Archer, Director/Curator, Kenderdine Art Gallery (University of Saskatchewan)
Jen Budney, Independent Curator
Haema Sivanesan, Associate Curator, Mendel Art Gallery

The symposium organizers gratefully acknowledge the important support of the Canada Council for the Arts; Alberta Foundation for the Arts; Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta College of Art + Design (ACAD); Kenderdine Art Gallery; Department of Humanities and Fine Arts, Humanities Research Unit, University of Saskatchewan; Interdisciplinary Centre for Culture and Creativity; Mendel Art Gallery; US Consulate General in Calgary; City of Saskatoon; Saskatchewan Arts Board; Saskatchewan Lotteries; Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA); and Tribe Inc.

Gratitude is extended to Dr. Daniel Doz, President and CEO, Lori Van Rooijen, Vice President, Engagement, Kara Tersen, Director of Philanthropy, and Ben Fullalove, Chair, Critical and Creative Studies, ACAD; Gregory Burke, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mendel Art Gallery; David J. Parkinson, Vice-Dean of Humanities and Fine Arts, and Len Findlay, Professor, University of Saskatchewan; Alejandro Romero, Arts and Culture Consultant, Community Development Branch, City of Saskatoon; Lori Blondeau, Executive Director, Tribe Inc.; Dana Soonias, Chief Executive Officer, and Ashley Reagan, Sales and Events, Wanuskewin Heritage Park.