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Morrisseau, Norval


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  • Variants

    • Copper Thunderbird
    • Miskwaabik Animiiki
    • Morriseau, Norval
    • Morrisseau, Jean-Baptiste Norman Henry
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1931-03-13
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2007-12-04
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Professional Native Indian Artists Inc. (Group of artists)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Royal Canadian Academy of Arts
        • Organization: (naf) Order of Canada
    • Descriptor

        Member of the Order of Canada
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Sandy Lake (First Nation)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Toronto (Ont.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Canada
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Beardmore (Ont.)
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Morriseau, Norval
  • Sources

    • found: His Legends of my people, the great Ojibway, 1965.
    • found: Norval Morrisseau, c1997:t.p. (Norval Morrisseau) Can. CIP (Morrisseau, Norval, 1931- ) p. 123 (b. Mar. 13, 1931, Sandy Lake Reserve, near Thunder Bay, Ont.; 1950 was given Indian name, Copper Thunderbird)
    • found: Norval Morrisseau, 2006:p. 174 (b. Jean-Baptiste Norman Henry Morrisseau, Mar. 13 or 14, 1931; in 1950 was given the name Miskwaabik Animiiki (Copper Thunderbird))
    • found: Toronto star, Dec. 5, 2007, via WWW, Dec. 6, 2007(Norval Morrisseau's death yesterday [Dec. 4, 2007] at age 75 [sic])
    • found: Times online WWW site, Jan. 16, 2008(Norval Morrisseau, CM; Jean-Baptis[t]e Norman Henry Morrisseau; b. Mar. 14, 1932; d. Dec. 4, 2007; native Canadian artist who redefined the indigenous art market)
    • found: Canada. Governor General. Honours Recipients database, viewed 5 October 2016(Norval Morrisseau, C.M.; Shebandowan, Ontario; Member of the Order of Canada, awarded on December 18, 1978, invested on April 25, 1979; Artist working at Beardmore, Ontario. His paintings, which have been shown in public galleries across Canada, express his Ojibway heritage with such distinctiveness that he provides inspiration to younger Indian artists; deceased on December 4, 2007)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed 7 October 2016:Norval Morrisseau (Norval Morrisseau, CM; also known as Copper Thunderbird; Aboriginal Canadian artist, known as the "Picasso of the North", who founded the Woodlands School of Canadian art and was a prominent member of the Indian Group of Seven; born March 14, 1931 on the Sand Point Ojibway reserve near Beardmore, Ontario; full name is Jean-Baptiste Norman Henry Morrisseau; in 1978, made a Member of the Order of Canada, and was a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts; died of cardiac arrest on December 4, 2007 in Toronto)
    • found: Amicus database, 7 October 2016(authorized access point: Morrisseau, Norval, 1931-2007; variant access point: Copper Thunderbird, 1931-2007)
  • Change Notes

    • 1979-10-05: new
    • 2019-11-23: revised
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