Wednesday, October 11, 2017

#002 "Father of Manitoba - Louis Riel" - 11"x14" acrylic on wood panel.

The fiery Metis leader... Louis Riel certainly has a spot in Canada's History... although with some differing views. Was he a dangerous half-insane religious fanatic and rebel against the Canadian nation, or by contrast a heroic rebel who fought to protect his people from the unfair encroachments of an Anglophone national government?

Read more about Louis check out the graphic novel by Chester Brown or for a quick history lesson:

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