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Alphonse Nepoose

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Alphonse was born 1958 in Maskwacis Alberta, to Wallace and Augusta (Gussie) Nepoose. He experienced Residential School up to grade 9, then moved to Edmonton in 1972 to become a boxer and get away from residential school. He moved to Ontario in the late 70's to learn radio and television broadcasting, and become a certified chef. He returned home in 1982, started a radio station in 1992 and ran Cree TV. He contributed a lot to his community and was proud to teach Cree at the radio station for 10 years. Alphonse worked as an Environmental Monitor in Alberta with a consultation team in Samson Cree nation before moving to Saskatoon in 2014.

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Viewpoints is an ongoing series of gallery talks led by community specialists. Speakers discuss art objects, exhibitions and thematic concepts to support an exchange of ideas.

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