BOOZHOO, ANIIN, TANSI, HELLO
I AM MARLEY CHARTRAND ALSO KNOWN AS MARLEY WAAWAATE
I AM OJIBWAY & METIS FROM TREATY 4 TERRITORY, PINE CREEK FIRST NATION 
I GREW UP IN CAMPERVILLE, MB
I LOVE TO  HUNT, FISH, AND GATHER
I LOVE TO WORK WITH PEOPLE
IN MY PAST CAREER OF 3 YEARS IN COLLEGE I ADVOCATED AS AN ABORIGINAL HEAD START COORDINATOR POSITION FOR  10 YEARS
LAST YEAR, MY HUSBAND AND DAUGHTER INSISTED I GET BACK INTO ART
IT WAS THEN I CHOSE TO PURSUE A NEW PASSION IN ART & DESIGN
SINCE I HAVE ENROLLED IN GRAPHIC DESIGN TECHNOLOGY, I WORKED HARD AFTER WORK, AND EVERY WEEKEND 
 THIS TIME WAS DIFFERENT. THERE WERE NO BREAKS
THIS TIME WAS A CHALLENGE I HAVE NEVER EXPERIENCED
I WAS TO FINISH TWO YEARS OF COURSES COMPRESSED INTO ONE YEAR AND I WORKED HARD FOR IT
I DID IT
I NOW MAKE MY OWN TEXTS, GRAPHIC ART FROM MEMO SIZE TO BILLBOARD SIZE
I HAVE MET AND GROWN TO KNOW MANY PEOPLE IN A WHOLE NEW WORLD ACROSS TURTLE ISLAND
I  AM SLOWLY BUILDING A PLATFORM TO SHOW MY WORK & QUICKLY USING MY PLATFORM TO HELP OUR PEOPLE
FROM SKETCHES TO MY DESIGN TOOLS, I HAVE ESTABLISHED MY BUSINESS LOGO & REGISTERED MY BUSINESS WITH MANITOBA
 AMONGST MY BUSINESS, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO IDENTIFY MY DESIGNS AS THEY ARE ONE OF A KIND : SACRED, abORIGINAL, OGICHIDAA, OGICHIDAAKWE, INDIGENOUS
I LOOK FORWARD TO MANY YEARS OF GROWTH IN THIS NEW FIELD
I LOOK FORWARD OF WHAT IS YET TO COME BEING AN ENTREPRENEUR 
WITH ALL OF MY LOVE,
CLASS OF 2023
 GRAPHIC DESIGN TECHNOLOGY
GRAPHIC DESIGNER MARLEY CHARTRAND
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