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leland bell

 

For Leland Bell, music and visual art are part of a greater whole. Born on Manitoulin Island, Leland is known is his community as a talented painter and songwriter/performer. Active in both mediums since the 1970s, he not only contributed to the Ojibway and Cree Cultural Centre’s Music From The Powerhouse album, but one of his paintings was featured on its cover. He has recently been active promoting his work on the pow wow trail and participated at the Native North America Gathering at Trinity-St. Paul’s in August of 2017.