Maxine Noel is from Manitoba and is a member of the Sioux tribe. She was sent to residential school at the age of six. Maxine eventually became a legal secretary, but her talent in painting and drawing led her to pursue her art full time
Mother Earth is portayed in a colourful dress with flowing hair over a blue background with the sun in the horizon. The work is shown on both sides of the change purse.
The synthetic leather coin purses measure 14 cm x 10 cm x 2.5 cm. It has a zip-closure, 3 card slots as well as a zippered interior compartment.