Pavement mural of a bear by indigenous artist Luke Swinson, located on Guakel Street in downtown Kitchener

Maclean’s features Waterloo Region artists Luke Swinson and Alanah Jewell

Maclean’s – On Gaukel Street in Kitchener, a black bear greets pedestrians with watery and speculative eyes. Makade Makwa. These animals are brought to life by illustrator and muralist Luke Swinson, a Kitchener resident and member of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.