Edward has had his work shown internationally and nationally, representing Canada in the Venice Bienale in 95, the forth world in the Havana Bienale and a number of other shows in France, Germany, Denmark, Finland, and the United States. His work is in a number of collections but he has remained outside of the art market by his own choice. His primary concern is the development of the arts in his own community and reinforcing First Nations national identity.Archer Pechawis is a multi-disciplinary performance artist who has also worked as a new media/WWW author, actor, poet/essayist, teacher, sound/lighting technician, and street juggler. He has been creating solo performance pieces since 1988. His current practice investigates the intersection of Plains Cree culture and digital technology. Archer's work in CyberPowWow 2 is his first "online" performance. Sheryl Kootenhayoo is Deneh/Nakota who is originally from Cold Lake First Nation, but currently resides in Calgary, Alberta. She is a multimedia producer who has been involved with electronic media for the past ten years. Her portfolio includes work for EM/Media in Calgary and the Banff Centre for the Arts. Kootenhayoo has held workshops at The Glenbow Museum, curated with the Herland Film Festival and participated on the Self-Employed Artists Committee of the Cultural Human Resource Council. She recently completed her first independent video production entitled "Generational Angst." "I See Things...." is her first new media piece. Kootenhayoo studied in the Native Communications Progam at Grant MacEwan College in Edmonton and majored in film production in the Cinema, Television, Stage and Radio Arts Program at S.A.I.T. in Calgary. Kootenhayoo acquired her knowledge of multimedia in the Multimedia Development Program at the University of Calgary. She looks forward to gaining inroads within the First Peoples communities, a goal she has maintained throughout her career.
Jolene Rickard is an assistant Professor at the University at Buffalo in the departments of art and art history. She writes and makes images about the issues of indigenous people. Rickard is a member and lives on the Tuscarora Nation territories, located in western New York state.