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Louis Riel: "My people will sleep for 100 years, but when they awake, it will be the artists who give them their spirit back." Art by Andres Musta

When the earth is ravaged and the animals are dying, a new tribe of people shall come unto the earth from many colors, classes, creeds, and who by their actions and deeds shall make the earth green again.

David Garneau (Métis): "May Tea?"—as though it were a question, depriving it of its meaning, and holding a hand to his neck in a reference to the hanging of Louis Riel.

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First Nation Artists

Ayla Bouvette - Metis Art - Prairie Metis Symbols

History of My People by on @deviantART - Art by Métis (First Nations) artist Aaron Paquette: "Painted for my Travelling Exhibit with the Art Gallery of Alberta, this piece represents some of the various aspects of my family history and the history of Canada. From the Norse landing at L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland, to the melding of two northern cultures, and the emergence of the halfbreed, or Metis people, it is a tour across blood and centuries."