The November 19, 2015 print edition of the Waterloo Chronicle featured a photograph of Melissa Johns on the cover. (photo by Adam Jackson)
The caption reads:
St. Paul's University College student Melissa Johns constructs a six-foot dream catcher at the Aboriginal Education Centre at the school on Friday. Johns decided to construct the dream catcher as a way of reconciling her “desire for community with the anxiety of feeling like an outsider.” Johns is a multimedia artist whose practice centers around exploring themes of intimacy, uncertainty, and mysticism. Her indigenous background is Mohawk and Upper Cayuga.