The Thunderbird and Other Stories


Date: Saturday, September 24
Time: 2:00 to 3:00 pm
Fee: Free Admission
Location: The Carnegie Room, MacLaren Art Centre

Families will be engaged in story and song as regional Indigenous storyteller Will Morin brings the Thunderbird and other myths to life. All are welcome!

Will Morin is an educator, artist and cultural consultant. He is of Ojibway/Scottish/French Canadian ancestry, a member of the Michipicoten First Nation. Will lives and works in Northern Ontario with his wife Robin and their four children.  Mr. Morin obtained a B.F.A. from NSCAD in Halifax and a B.A. in Native Studies B. Ed (Aboriginal Teachers Certification Program) from Nipissing University and a Masters (M.A.) in Humanities from Laurentian University. Presently working on an Inter-disciplinary Human Studies PhD. Served in the Canadian Armed Forces during the first Gulf War, Will was trained as a Medical Assistant.

Will has taught Visual Arts at Cambrian College, Sault College & White Mountain Academy of the Arts. He has taught Indigenous Studies and Indigenous Language Fundamentals all grade levels with the Sudbury Catholic District School and an instructor of Indigenous Studies for over twenty years at the University of Sudbury /Laurentian University and provides his cultural and artistic knowledge as a Cultural Advisor (Elder) for Laurentian University McEwen School of Architecture.

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