Peter Whitebird (1902 - 1940)

Birth date: 1902 Death date: 1940  
Birth location: Odanah, Wisconsin Death location:  
Media: Mural , Painting Web site:
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Biographical Brief

Son of Chief Whitebird, Chippewas
Native American name: Ma-ghe-go-na-be or Thunderbird
Exhibited: Ashland County Fairs
                   Wisconsin State Fairs
                   also in Chicago, IL, Minneapolis, MN and other large cities
                   1980, Wisconsin's New Deal Art, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
Collections: represented in many private collections
Works:
1923, Canoe Series, painted from photographs taken during the construction of a birchbark canoe by Ojibwa (Chippewa) Indians, Lac du Flambeau, WI
1938-1940, WPA historical Native American project, St. Mary's School, Odanah, Wisconsin
Murals for the Great Lakes Indian Agency, Ashland, WI

Wisconsin Affiliations

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