Aboriginal Storytelling with Will Morin
12:30 to 1:30 pm
The Carnegie Room
Families are invited to join Ojibway artist Will Morin for an engaging and interactive story time exploring Anishinaabe/First Nations myths. This event is presented in conjunction with Noval Morrisseau: Copper Thunderbird for Winterfest.
Will Morin is a visual and performing artist of Objiwa/Scottish and French Canadian ancestry, originally from Batchawana Bay, Ontario, and a member of the Michipicoten First Nation. Born in Sault Ste. Marie in 1964, Morin grew up mostly in Sudbury. He studied at Cambrian College and the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, receiving his BFA in 1993. Morin also has a degree in Native Studies and an inter-disciplinary Humanities Master’s degree, both from Laurentian. He has taught at Cambrian College, Sault College, Laurentian University, Sudbury University and privately, as well as helped develop the White Mountain Academy of the Arts in Elliot Lake. In addition to his own practice, Morin also supports regional emerging artists through community work in festivals and exhibitions.