T-Shirt - 'Pokaiks' the Children
The Deadline for ordering shirts has now passed if you needed them for September 30th. We have a limited supply still available for purchase, but cannot guarantee delivery by the 30th.
If you need more shirts than what is currently available online, or if you do not see your size listed here, please call us with your request at 613-256-9229. We may be able to assist you.
Every year, Residential School survivors are honoured on Orange Shirt Day, September 30th. Proceeds from the sale of these shirts will be donated to the Pokaiks - The Children Walk and Festival which is dedicated to the children of the past, the children of the present and the children of the future. A donation to the Orange Shirt Society will be made as well.
These shirts are available in short-sleeve crewneck style with sizes ranging from youth through to adult. These shirts reflect the art of Kalum Teke Dan.
Kalum Teke Dan is a Blackfoot artist from Calgary who originates from the Blood Tribe in Southern Alberta. He was first inspired to create art by his grandparents, who were known internationally for their bead work and traditional regalia.
Mostly self-taught and working in both oil and watercolour, Kalum has become known for his strong portraiture and his stunning wildlife depictions. His portraits are based on real life people--those who portray the strength and the pride of the People as a whole. He captures the spirit of the animals he paints on canvas.
His work is in the personal collection of several Canadian Premiers, international leaders and many of Canada’s leading corporations. His work can be found in galleries across Canada and the United States. Kalum has also been commissioned to paint several murals of significant size by organizations in both Calgary and Edmonton.