Phyllis Sewell Grant - Mi'gmaq Artist - New Brunswick - Canada

Phyllis Grant is a Mi’gmaq artist from Pabineau First Nation. She is a mother, artist, rapper, filmmaker, dreamer and lover of all creation.
Phyllis has collaborated with several organizations and groups –from the province of NB to Coca-Cola Canada, the National Film Board of Canada and Honor the Earth. An interdisciplinary artist, her works include animated films, poetry and music, as well as paintings and illustrations. She holds a degree (Bachelor of Integrated Studies, UNB) and a Certificate in Leadership Studies (Renaissance College).
Her artwork has appeared in many organizations and publications, notably, Pearson Canada, Everywoman’s Almanac (Native Women's Press), First Nation’s Children’s Futures Fund, UNB and more.
Phyllis is passionate about community building and transformative learning in terms of leadership through arts and technology. Her art focuses on sharing traditions and exploring identity within the process of creation, often retelling the Mi'gmaq legends she grew up with. She enjoys inspiring and facilitating creativity in others, and shares her path with unique expressions of family, community, stories, medicines, passion and love.

Current projects:  Veteran's Cenotaph for Pabineau First Nation. Animation direction for Ni'gweg (Heritage Canada and Canada Council). Poetry published for Cadence, Frog Hollow Press in Victoria, B.C., Book Launch, Frye Festival in April, 2020. Spoken Word Tour this spring! 
"Legends are healing -they are powerful transformers of mindsets -and a precious community resource." -Phyllis Grant

National Film Board of Canada Films:
Maq and the Spirit of the Woods

  1. glooscap gluscap starpeople bigdipper autumn migmaq mikmaq legends stories
  2. All Of Creation
    All Of Creation
  3. Phyllis