The influence of Norval Morrisseau on our art

The influence of Norval Morrisseau on the art of Zhaawano Giizhik and Simone McLeod

“I wanted to be a Shaman and an artist. I wanted to give the world these images because I felt this could bring back the pride of the Ojibwa, which was once great....My aim is to reassemble the pieces of a once-proud culture, and to show the dignity and bravery of my people.”  

- Norval Morrisseau/Miskwaabik Animikii (Copper Thunderbird) (1931-2007)

> Visit the Morrisseau Family Foundation website

> Visit the Norval Morrisseau blog

"Norval's footsteps blazed a trail for us all"

"I was born in the year Norval started to paint"

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