The Critical Viewing Media + Performing Arts Festival was the highlight of Sâkêwêwak ’s summer programming in the city of Regina. The festival presented the work of local and national & emerging and established artists within the contemporary Aboriginal media and performing arts communities from July 8 – 10, 2009 at the Schumiatcher Theatre of the Mackenzie Art Gallery, and on the Piapot First Nation 35 minutes north of the city of Regina. Media artists presented included Darryl Nepinak, Dana Claxton, Chris Bose, Daybi, Ariel Smith, Thirza Cuthand, Danis Goulet, Nadia Myre, Cherie Valentina Stocken and Zoe Leigh Hopkins. Performers presented at the festival included Daybi, Gabriel Ekoe, Cheryl L’Hirondelle, Jason Burnstick, DJ Wheezy, Tru Luv Struglah and Pow Wow Nicotine. Check out images from the event here.