Jeneen Frei Njootli

Jeneen Frei Njootli is a Vuntut Gwitchin artist and a co-creator of the ReMatriate Collective, currently based on unceded Coast Salish Territories in Vancouver. An alumna of the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, she has worked as a Performance Artist, Fashion Designer, Workshop Facilitator, Filmmaker, Sound Designer, Research Assistant, Research Scholar, Woodshop Work Study, Elder Homecare Worker, Visual Arts Studio Work Study, and as a Curatorial Coordinator.

Frei Njootli obtained her BFA from Emily Carr University in 2012, and received the William & Meredith Saunderson Prize for Emerging Canadian Artist from the Hnatyshyn Foundation in 2016. In 2017, she received her MFA from the University of British Columbia. Currently Frei Njootli is working on a research project centered on performance and the land.


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