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This stylish purse conveniently holds all the items you need and provides you with a unique looking bag. This art bag is the perfect accessory to any outfit and features the beautiful artwork of Sioux Native Artist Maxine Noel. This art piece is called Mother Earth. “With the cleansing Waters and the warming rays of the Sun, Mother Earth flourishes.” – Maxine Noel
This fashionable purse is made from synthetic leather and measures 34cm x 21.5cm x 9.5cm. This purse has a detachable and adjustable strap. There are 2 interior slots and 1 zipped compartment.
|Manufacturing||Designed In Canada by Maxine Noel|
|Size||34cm x 21.5cm x 9.5cm|
|Should Strap||Detachable & Adjustable Strap|
|Features||2 Interior Slots & 1 Zipped Compartment|
Ioyan Mani - "to walk beyond" - is Maxine's Sioux name that reveals her gift. Maxine is Oglala Sioux, born on the Birdtail Reservation in Manitoba. The eldest of eleven children, she learned to draw among a loving family on a quiet reserve. In residential school she experienced the struggles of submersion of the native spirituality and culture, which brought her strength and enrichment. Maxine was appointed in 2019 as a member of the Order of Canada for her work as a visual artist and for encouraging and promoting creative expression in Indigenous communities.
A self-taught artist, Maxine is skilled in many media. She seeks through the use of fluid images, flowing lines and subtle colours, to present essential characteristics of the Native people: their sensibilities, generosity and loving nature. Maxine has received honours and accolades for her work with Native cultures, and she speaks around the country on art and on social issues, assisting in bridging the gap between Native and non-Native, young and old.
Maxine was a recipient of the Order of Canada in 2019 for her notable achievements.