Sergeant Tommy Prince

Born in 1915, a citizen of Brokenhead First Nation, N. of Winnipeg…

Artist: Fred Thomas
Artists: Nereo Eugenio & Fred Thomas

… great, great grandson of Chief Peguis….

Artist: Fred Thomas
Artists: Nereo Eugenio & Fred Thomas

…. He is a Canadian hero. Sergeant Prince served in WW II and The Korean War.

Artist: Fred Thomas
Artists: Nereo Eugenio & Fred Thomas

He was awarded many medals by the Canadian Military, as well as medals from Korea, The United Nations & an American Silver Star.

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Artists: Nereo Eugenio & Fred Thomas

He is an outstanding role model from the Aboriginal Community.

Artist: Fred Thomas
Artists: Nereo Eugenio & Fred Thomas

Read more about Sergeant Tommy Prince!

Artist: Fred Thomas
Artists: Nereo Eugenio & Fred Thomas

A sobering Remembrance Day to all!

Pics taken by: Resa – October 27, 2014

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Murals of Winnipeg

The Artists:

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Aboriginal Original

It begins with the glint in an eagle’s eye.

Artist: Phillip Cote
Artist: Phillip Cote

Then we are taken through a First Nation’s experience, via this fabulous mural

Artist: Phillip Cote
Artist: Phillip Cote

A stunning Thunderbird, and other symbols mark the path!

Artist: Phillip Cote

I’m thinking this is a nicotine plant.

Artist: Phillip Cote

This wolf, and all of the animals depicted are A+

Artist: Phillip Cote
Artist: Philip Cote

A beaver, Canada Geese and a Heron. (Or is it a Whooping Crane?)

Artist: Phillip Cote
Artist: Phillip Cote

The Eagle

Artist: Phillip Cote

A Raven

Artist: Phillip Cote
Artist: Phillip Cote

A Brown Bear

Artist: Phillip Cote

A Buffalo

Artist: Phillip Cote

Pics taken by Resa June 10, 2018

Toronto, Canada

Artist: Phillip Cote

I managed to take the entire mural from across the street. I left the photo file large, so if you click on, it blows up beautifully.

Artist: Phillip Cote
Artist: Phillip Cote
Artist: Phillip Cote
Artist: Phillip Cote

Chief Lady Bird & Aura

Chief Lady Bird, is an Anishinaabe (Potawatomi and Chippewa) artist from Rama First Nation,

Artists: Chief Lady Bird & Auralast
Artists: Chief Lady Bird & Aura

And Aura who is Haudenosaunee (Oneida)

Artists: Chief Lady Bird & Aura

….Paint outstanding First Nations & Indigenous inspired art together.

Artists: Chief Lady Bird & Aura
Artists: Chief Lady Bird & Aura

I had to keep waiting for the clouds to cover the sun, and it was worth the wait to get rid of the nasty shadows.

Artists: Chief Lady Bird & Aura

Pics taken by Resa – March 11, 2018

Toronto, Canada

The Artists:

These 2 artists are members of Unceded Voices an Anti-colonial street artist convergence. Worth a look at, for sure!!!

1st Nations + Street Art = Kids

Cash Akoza has taken First Nations style art to a new horizon.

Artist: Cash Akoza

In an older, drab area of Winnipeg, Cash has added color and theme & brightened it up for all the kids who live there.

Artist: Cash Akoza

There are 5 painted walls, all in small area between a street and an alley. It’s a place where a lot of kids live. This one of the walls.

Artist: Cash Akoza

Click on the above pic to see the mural in all its glory, and it is glorious!

Artist: Cash Akoza
Artist: Cash Akoza

 

Artist: Cash Akoza

 

Pics taken by Resa – October 30, 2016

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Artist: Cash Akoza
Artist: Cash Akoza

 

KIDS’ MONTH 2017

I sent a book in!

Sergeant Tommy Prince

Born in 1915, a citizen of Brokenhead First Nation, N. of Winnipeg…

Artist: Fred Thomas
Artists: Nereo Eugenio & Fred Thomas

… great, great grandson of Chief Peguis….

Artist: Fred Thomas
Artists: Nereo Eugenio & Fred Thomas

…. He is a Canadian hero. Sergeant Prince served in WW II and The Korean War.

Artist: Fred Thomas
Artists: Nereo Eugenio & Fred Thomas

He was awarded many medals by the Canadian Military, as well as medals from Korea, The United Nations & an American Silver Star.

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Artists: Nereo Eugenio & Fred Thomas

He is an outstanding role model from the Aboriginal Community.

Artist: Fred Thomas
Artists: Nereo Eugenio & Fred Thomas

Read more about Sergeant Tommy Prince!

Artist: Fred Thomas
Artists: Nereo Eugenio & Fred Thomas

A sobering Remembrance Day to all!

Pics taken by: Resa – October 27, 2014

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Murals of Winnipeg

The Artists:

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Cash Akoza

This First Nations themed mural on Regent Avenue in Winnipeg…

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Artist: Cash Akoza

… was painted this year by Cash Akoza aka Brian Gasenzer.

Aertist: Cash Akoza
Artist: Cash Akoza

It’s about 10′ high & 60′ long. Here’s the left side as you face it.

Artist: Cash Akoza
Artist: Cash Akoza
Artist: Cash Akoza
Artist: Cash Akoza

The entire mural below was taken from quite a distance. It looks great if you click on it & blow it up.

Aertist: Cash Akoza
Artist: Cash Akoza

Here is the right side.

Aertist: Cash Akoza
Artist: Cash Akoza
Aertist: Cash Akoza
Artist: Cash Akoza

Pics taken by Resa – October 27, 2016

Winnipeg Manitoba

The Murals of Winnipeg

The Artist:

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Aertist: Cash Akoza
Artist: Cash Akoza
Aertist: Cash Akoza
Artist: Cash Akoza
Aertist: Cash Akoza
Artist: Cash Akoza

Buffalo Hunt

This mural at 1060 Selkirk Ave. was painted in 2002, 14 years ago.

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Artist(s): Chris Paradis/Dalton Dennis

Half of it does not exist, anymore.

Artist(s): Chris Paradis/Dalton Dennis
Artist(s): Chris Paradis/Dalton Dennis
Artist(s): Chris Paradis/Dalton Dennis
Artist(s): Chris Paradis/Dalton Dennis

 I would have loved to have seen it when new. Winnipeg has many murals devoted to our proud First Nations heritage.

Artist(s): Chris Paradis/Dalton Dennis
Artist(s): Chris Paradis/Dalton Dennis

Pics taken by: Resa  – October 27, 2014

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Murals of Winnipeg