5″ x 7″ Journal
by Artist William Monague
Every Child Matters
This journal features authentic Indigenous Art
Journals are 5″ x 7″ with a hard bound cover
Contains 80 pages of lined paper, an elastic closure, and bookmark
The artists name, tribal affiliation, biography and title of the design appear on the back cover
Printed on the cover is “Every Child Matters”
We are honored to support Indigenous artists and to help bring their art to the world.
The recent news of the remains found of Indigenous children at former residential schools across Canada, reminds us of the tragic chapter in Canada’s recent history and the obstacles Indigenous People have had to face.
Artist William Monague’s beautiful artwork can be found in many different products, such as Art Cards, Mugs, Plates, Journals, Calendars, Planners, and more!
AUTHENTIC INDIGENOUS PRODUCT:
The artist or copyright holder has been paid a royalty for the sale of this product
Paper, Ink, Elastic,
Item Size: 12.7 x 17.8 x 1.3 cm (5″ X 7″)
Item Weight: 210g
Designed in Canada
Made in China
Artist: William Monague – Ojibway – Christian Island, southern Georgian Bay, Ontario
Cultural Background: Ojibway – Christian Island, southern Georgian Bay, Ontario
The self-taught Beausoleil First Nation artist, William Anthony Monague, grew up on an isolated island with no access to formal education or training in the arts. Monague – “Abwaudung” (The Visionary or Dreamer) discovered inspiration in the traditional teachings of Mother Earth, Spirit World and in the beauty of nature and in the Georgian Bay shores that surrounded him. Initially he was using the woodland style but soon developed his own more contemporary style of art. During the 1970’s and 80’s Monague followed the Pow Wow circuit in a van with his family down to Mexico. His work ended up in various museums and galleries along the way. Monague donates his time and artwork to many worthwhile causes, while helping others. “I feel my art speaks to my culture. I have made a name for myself with my work and reputation but it has taken a long time.” After 45 years of painting, he continues his artistic lifelong journey with his family.
“Sharing Anishnabek Culture through the Spirit of Color”
His Art Studio is located in his century old family home in downtown Midland, Ontario and not too far from the shores of Georgian Bay.
Every Child Matters
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