Artist | Cultural Worker | Social Entrepreneur
Giizhigad [Christy B.] is an Anishinaabe Artist & cultural worker rooted in Southwest Detroit. She currently builds creatively and collaboratively with The Aadizookaan in the facets of music, dance, & mixed media design as a part of dynamic storytelling installations alchemizing the worlds we want to live in. These aadizookanan [Sacred stories] transcend time and space by being rooted in both traditional and contemporary indigenous based knowledge systems. Her creative practice extends to design/visual arts as well as photography and film.
In addition to her creative practices, Christy is co-director with the Aadizookaan [ADZKN]. She is a social entrepreneur helping to shape the Aadizookaan’s work and practice. Specifically this is happening through a land-based project in Southwest Detroit to create a headquarters for the work to sustain and continue to flourish with community through artistic and cultural exchange. She builds through organic collaboration, mentorship & facilitation within ADZKN, extending out all our relatives and interconnections on Turtle Island and around the world.