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MIGWANS, Maime

Naissance
Wikwemikong, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, 1925
Décès
?, 2000
Notice biographique
Maime Migwans was born in Wikwemikong on Manitoulin Island in Ontario. In 1944, Migwans moved to M'Chigeeng (also known as West Bay), Ontario. She is best known for her Native American baskets which were woven using traditional techniques. Her baskets, quilts and moccasins are inspired by 19th century Anishnabe and Odawa First Nations art. Some of her works are held by the British Museum.
Médias
Mixed media
Textiles
Lieux de conservation des dossiers et archives
Canadian Museum of Civilization Archives, QC
Thunder Bay Art Gallery, ON - Resource Centre
National Gallery of Canada, ON - Library and Archives
Canadian Women Artists History Initiative Documentation Centre, QC
BIBLIOGRAPHIE

Documents sur l'artiste
"An Aboriginal Presence: Maime Migwans." Canadian Museum of Civilization 2010
http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/exhibitions/aborig/fp/fpz2a01e.shtml.
Cinader, Bernhard. Manitoulin Island - The Third Layer. Thunder Bay: Thunder Bay Art Gallery, 1987.
Glasser, Penelope. "Nokomis: Three Women of Manitoulin." Canadian Woman Studies 5.3 (Spring 1984): 40-43.
Halpern, Daniel ed. Antaeus 64: Twentieth Anniversary Issue. (series) California: Ecco Press, 1990.
Peltier, Mary Grace. "Mii wi Zhiiahigwanning nongo enjizhinkaadeg." Ojibway Cultural Foundation Newsletter 4.3 (June 2009): 8-9.

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