1. Norval Morrisseau (Copper Thunderbird) acrylic on canvas self portrait, C. 1988, stretched over frame, 83 x 48"

1. Norval Morrisseau (Copper Thunderbird) acrylic on canvas self portrait, C. 1988, stretched over frame, 83 x 48"

Norval Morrisseau (Copper Thunderbird) acrylic on canvas self portrait, C. 1988, stretched over frame, 83 x 48", signed in syllabics, lower left (appraised value $25,000)

Norval Morrisseau, ( 1932 –2007), also known as Copper Thunderbird, recipient of the Order of Canada in 1978 Morrisseau created works depicting the legends of his people, the cultural and political tensions between native Canadian and European traditions, his existential struggles, and his deep spirituality and mystiicism. His style is characterized by thick black outlines and bright colors. He founded the Woodlands School of Canadian art and was a prominent member of the “Indian Group of Seven”.


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2. 2. Norval Morrisseau acrylic on canvas self- portrait of his human and animal spirits

2. 2. Norval Morrisseau acrylic on canvas self- portrait of his human and animal spirits

Norval Morrisseau acrylic on canvas self- portrait of his human and animal spirits, stretched over frame, signed in syllabics 48 1/2" x 37 1/2"

Norval Morrisseau, ( 1932 –2007), also known as Copper Thunderbird, recipient of the Order of Canada in 1978 Morrisseau created works depicting the legends of his people, the cultural and political tensions between native Canadian and European traditions, his existential struggles, and his deep spirituality and mystiicism. His style is characterized by thick black outlines and bright colors. He founded the Woodlands School of Canadian art and was a prominent member of the “Indian Group of Seven”.


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3. Norval Morrisseau acrylic on kraft paper of two birds, 31 1/2 x 27"

3. Norval Morrisseau acrylic on kraft paper of two birds, 31 1/2 x 27"

Norval Morrisseau acrylic on kraft paper of two birds, 31 1/2 x 27 1/2" (34 x 381/2"), (appraised value $11,000)

Norval Morrisseau, ( 1932 –2007), also known as Copper Thunderbird, recipient of the Order of Canada in 1978 Morrisseau created works depicting the legends of his people, the cultural and political tensions between native Canadian and European traditions, his existential struggles, and his deep spirituality and mystiicism. His style is characterized by thick black outlines and bright colors. He founded the Woodlands School of Canadian art and was a prominent member of the “Indian Group of Seven”.


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4. 4. Norval Morrisseau acrylic on craft paper

4. 4. Norval Morrisseau acrylic on craft paper

Norval Morrisseau acrylic on craft paper of blue, red and yellow birds. 23 x 23", (25 x 25")

Norval Morrisseau, ( 1932 –2007), also known as Copper Thunderbird, recipient of the Order of Canada in 1978 Morrisseau created works depicting the legends of his people, the cultural and political tensions between native Canadian and European traditions, his existential struggles, and his deep spirituality and mystiicism. His style is characterized by thick black outlines and bright colors. He founded the Woodlands School of Canadian art and was a prominent member of the “Indian Group of Seven”.


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1. Norval Morrisseau painting detail

1. Norval Morrisseau painting detail

1. Norval Morrisseau painting detail

1. Norval Morrisseau painting detail

2.  Norval Morrisseau acrylic on canvas detail

2. Norval Morrisseau acrylic on canvas detail

6. Richard Bedwash limited edition silk screen print

6. Richard Bedwash limited edition silk screen print

Richard Bedwash limited edition silk screen print 'Artist Entering the Shaking Tent', unframed, 19 1/2 x 25"

Richard Bedwash (1937- ).Born in Hillsport, Ontario, Bedwash, an Ojibway artist, began painting in 1967. ... Working in acrylic and lithography, he is known for his traditional, simplified-style paintings and prints of birds, fish and other animals of Ojibway legend and lore.


7. 7. Richard Bedwash serigraph

7. 7. Richard Bedwash serigraph

Richard Bedwash limited edition silk screen print 'My Brothers and Me', unframed, 25 x 19"

Richard Bedwash (1937- ).Born in Hillsport, Ontario, Bedwash, an Ojibway artist, began painting in 1967. ... Working in acrylic and lithography, he is known for his traditional, simplified-style paintings and prints of birds, fish and other animals of Ojibway legend and lore.


8. Richard Bedwash limited edition silk screen print

8. Richard Bedwash limited edition silk screen print

Richard Bedwash limited edition silk screen print 'Unity in Life', unframed, 25 x 19"

Richard Bedwash (1937- ).Born in Hillsport, Ontario, Bedwash, an Ojibway artist, began painting in 1967. ... Working in acrylic and lithography, he is known for his traditional, simplified-style paintings and prints of birds, fish and other animals of Ojibway legend and lore.


9. 9. Goyce Kakegamic limited edition silk screen print

9. 9. Goyce Kakegamic limited edition silk screen print

Goyce Kakegamic limited edition silk screen print 'Shaking the Tent', 96/98, 20 x 26", 1981

Goyce Kakegamic (1948-) born in Sandy Lake, Ontario. He began painting as a teenager under the guidance of his Ojibwa brother-in-law, Norval Morrisseau, and Cree artist, Carl Ray.
In1973, Goyce and his brothers Joshim and Henry Kakegamic opened the Triple K Co-operative, a silk screening operation in Red Lake. Their intention was to represent themselves on their own terms.
Goyce was represented in the England/Germany tour of woodland and Indian art in 1970. He and his brother Josh had a major show at Toronto's Aggregation Gallery in 1974. Since then his work has been exhibited regularly and is represented in the McMichael Collection and the Mohawk Institute in Brantford.
Presently Goyce Kakegamic and his wife Lucy live in Thunder Bay where he works as Education Director for Keewaytinook Okimakanak (the Northern Chiefs) based out of Balmerton Ontario.

9. 9. Goyce Kakegamic detail

9. 9. Goyce Kakegamic detail

10. 10. Josh Kakegamic limited edition serigraph, 'Learning the Trade'

10. 10. Josh Kakegamic limited edition serigraph, 'Learning the Trade'

Josh Kakegamic limited edition serigraph, 'Learning the Trade' 15 x22 1/4", 38/93, unframed, pencil signed lower right 1979

Josh Kakegamic (1952-1996) born at Sandy Lake, Ontario in 1952. He began painting as a teenager in the late sixties under the guidance of his Ojibwa brother-in-law, Norval Morrisseau, and Cree artist, Carl Ray.

He worked with Morrisseau and Ray when they held demonstration classes in schools across northeastern and southern Ontario. He participated in a group show in North Bay in 1969 followed by a series of shows in various venues in northwestern Ontario. He continued to paint in North Bay for two years before returning to Sandy lake.

With the help of his brothers Goyce and Henry and his father, David, he established the Triple K Co-operative in 1973.

10. 10. Josh Kakegamic limited edition serigraph detail

10. 10. Josh Kakegamic limited edition serigraph detail

11. Linus Woods mixed media on paper, 15 x 20" of two bison

11. Linus Woods mixed media on paper, 15 x 20" of two bison

Linus woods original mixed on paper, 15 x 20" of two bison, unframed, signed lower left 'Linus '98

12. 12. Jay Bell Redbird acrylic on paper of three eagles

12. 12. Jay Bell Redbird acrylic on paper of three eagles

Jay Bell Redbird acrylic on paper of three eagles, unframed, 30 x 22 1/2", signed lower left.

Jay Bell Redbird (1966 - ) . Jay is a member of Wikwemikong, Unceded Indian Reserve and currently lives both in Toronto and Cape Breton.

13. Jay Bell Redbird acrylic on paper of three hummingbirds ,

13. Jay Bell Redbird acrylic on paper of three hummingbirds ,

Jay Bell Redbird acrylic on paper of three hummingbirds , unframed, 30 x 22 1/2", signed lower right

Jay Bell Redbird (1966 - ) . Jay is a member of Wikwemikong, Unceded Indian Reserve and currently lives both in Toronto and Cape Breton.

14. Jay Bell Redbird acrylic on paper of geese and power symbols

14. Jay Bell Redbird acrylic on paper of geese and power symbols

Jay Bell Redbird acrylic on paper of geese and power symbols, unframed, 40 x 26", signed lower left.

Jay Bell Redbird (1966 - ) . Jay is a member of Wikwemikong, Unceded Indian Reserve and currently lives both in Toronto and Cape Breton.

15. Leland Bell Artist's  Proof

15. Leland Bell Artist's Proof

Leland Bell serigraph "Four Grandfathers", 22 1/4 x 30", signed lower right, Artist's Proof

16. Carl Beam mixed media on paper of whale

16. Carl Beam mixed media on paper of whale

Carl Beam mixed media on paper of whale, 23 x 30 1/2", pencil signed lower right.

Carl Beam R.C.A. (May 24, 1943 – July 30, 2005), born Carl Edward Migwans, made Canadian art history as the first artist of Native Ancestry (Ojibwe), to have his work purchased by the National Gallery of Canada, as contemporary art A major retrospective of his work, mounted by the National Gallery of Canada, was exhibited in 2010, recognizing Beam as one of Canada's most important artists.


17. Carl Beam mixed media on paper of the sun, 12 x16"

17. Carl Beam mixed media on paper of the sun, 12 x16"

Carl Beam R.C.A. (May 24, 1943 – July 30, 2005), born Carl Edward Migwans, made Canadian art history as the first artist of Native Ancestry (Ojibwe), to have his work purchased by the National Gallery of Canada, as contemporary art A major retrospective of his work, mounted by the National Gallery of Canada, was exhibited in 2010, recognizing Beam as one of Canada's most important artists.

18. Carl Beam mixed media on paper of eagle, 12 x16"

18. Carl Beam mixed media on paper of eagle, 12 x16"

Carl Beam R.C.A. (May 24, 1943 – July 30, 2005), born Carl Edward Migwans, made Canadian art history as the first artist of Native Ancestry (Ojibwe), to have his work purchased by the National Gallery of Canada, as contemporary art A major retrospective of his work, mounted by the National Gallery of Canada, was exhibited in 2010, recognizing Beam as one of Canada's most important artists.

19. Ann Beam mixed media on paper of girl performing martial arts, 12 x 16"

19. Ann Beam mixed media on paper of girl performing martial arts, 12 x 16"

20. Carl Beam mixed media on paper of bald eagle, 12 x16"

20. Carl Beam mixed media on paper of bald eagle, 12 x16"

Carl Beam R.C.A. (May 24, 1943 – July 30, 2005), born Carl Edward Migwans, made Canadian art history as the first artist of Native Ancestry (Ojibwe), to have his work purchased by the National Gallery of Canada, as contemporary art A major retrospective of his work, mounted by the National Gallery of Canada, was exhibited in 2010, recognizing Beam as one of Canada's most important artists.

5. Richard Bedwash acrylic on paper of spirit bear

5. Richard Bedwash acrylic on paper of spirit bear

Richard Bedwash acrylic on paper of spirit bear, untitled, signed lower right in syllabics and English, 30 1/2 x 22 1/4"

Richard Bedwash (1937- ).Born in Hillsport, Ontario, Bedwash, an Ojibway artist, began painting in 1967. ... Working in acrylic and lithography, he is known for his traditional, simplified-style paintings and prints of birds, fish and other animals of Ojibway legend and lore.