Teresa Vander Meer-Chasse

Teresa Vander Meer-Chasse

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Whitehorse, Yukon


Teresa Vander Meer-Chassé, affectionately known as Ddhälh kit Nelnah, is a proud Niisüü member of White River First Nation (Beaver Creek, Yukon and Alaska). She is an Upper Tanana and mixed heritage visual artist, emerging curator, and Master of Fine Arts student at Concordia University in Studio Arts. Her visual arts practice is invested in the awakening of sleeping materials and the (re)animation of found objects. She is a language learner and has begun incorporating her language Nee’aaneek into her work. Teresa has exhibited in the Yukon, British Columbia, Ontario, Saskatchewan, California, and Iceland. She has artwork in the Yukon Permanent Art Collection and sits on the Board of the Indigenous Curatorial Collective.