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Legacy: The Controversial Art of Norval Morrisseau

Legacy: The Controversial Art of Norval Morrisseau

[ 0 ] August 1, 2010

Morrisseau’s family and community felt it was taboo to share their traditions with non-Natives, but his art preserved the traditions and legends of his people.

Glittering Medicine Woman (Naatohwiikahnaa)

Glittering Medicine Woman (Naatohwiikahnaa)

[ 0 ] August 1, 2010

When my great-grandma Fanny passed away, Grandpa Dave said, “The day I went to Browning to make funeral arrangements for the old lady, I came home to nothing. Shaggy (Grandma Fanny’s dog) was curled up on his rug in the kitchen, dead. All the old lady’s cats (eighty to a hundred, or so) had left. [...]