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Maxine Noel Eagle's Gift Scarf 18056
Brand Maxine Noel
- Add an element of style and a unique look with this Eagle's Gift scarf. The scarf is made of polyester and measures 180 cm x 70 cm. Designed by Sioux Artist Maxine Noel, this beautiful scarf is black with the print art work called "Eagle's Gift".
"When one does the work of the great spirit, one receives an eagle's feather as an honour." - Maxine Noel.
SKU 18056 Manufacturing Designed In Canada by Maxine Noel Size 180 cm x 70 cm Material Made of polyester Color Black
- 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.