|“Bear Mother Halayt” 20 x 16 Mixed Media acrylic transfer and paua shell inlay|
I first learned of the word decolonization when in graduate school. It made sense at the time. It was clearly a confrontation of the injustice and wrongdoing in colonization. Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. spoke out against injustice in oppression as have many artists throughout the generations.