Norman Chartrand

Norman Chartrand is Anishinaabe and an off-reserve member of Minegoziibe Anishinabe (Pine Creek First Nation), Manitoba. He is Jennifer Leason's great-uncle and the son of Elise Beauchamp and Arthur Jacque (Jimmy) Chartrand. Elise Beauchamp was the daughter of Philoméne Klyne and Jean Beauchamp (son of Nancy Chartrand and Joseph Beauchamp). Arthur Jacque Chartrand was the son of Julia Brass (daughter of Julia McLeod of Pelly and George Brass) and William Gédeon Chartrand (son of Sophie Genaille and William Chartrand).

Books by Norman Chartrand

In this dual-language picture book in English and Anishinaabemowin, a child is chased by Windigo, who preys on isolation and insecurity. But Kokum calls to the child with a message of hope, and a hummingbird arrives with teachings of love and resilience.
In this dual-language book, the story of how Indigenous people harvested berries and how that tradition continues to this day.