Q&A: Artist Kent Monkman takes a trip back to Winnipeg's North End

Artist Kent Monkman's body of work puts the relationship between Indigenous Peoples and colonialism, front and centre.  

Monkman's paintings explore themes like sexuality, incarceration, residential schools, violence against Indigenous women. 

His latest exhibition, Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience, has toured to six cities and is now at the Winnipeg Art Gallery.

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