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Shannen Koostachin, dancing at Timiskaming District Secondary School.

Public art to commemorate Cree youth who led the struggle for a new school in Attawapiskat

SUDBURY – Shannen Koostachin, a young Cree activist from Attawapiskat First Nation, who bravely challenged the Minister of Indian Affairs, and was nominated for the International Children’s Peace Prize, will be honoured in 2015 – and lovingly remembered – with a bronze sculpture and special butterfly benches in New Liskeard, Ontario, where she went to high school.

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Francis Pegahmagabow


PARRY SOUND, Ontario – Roger Chum, Chair of Francis Pegahmagabow Commemoration 2016, announces that a life-sized bronze sculpture commemorating Francis Pegahmagabow, the most highly-decorated First Nations soldier of WW I, will be installed in Parry Sound, Ontario, in June 2016. Production of an educational video about Pegahmagabow, and aboriginal people’s military service to Canada, is also part of the project.

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“…I must now pass the torch to all of you, to help keep the Maple Leaf flying high, and be the Patriot Canada needs now and in the future…”
From a final letter from Tom Connors to his fans, posted on his official website

SUDBURY, Ontario – Tyler Fauvelle has created Dear Canada, a limited edition (45) art resin sculpture read more.

Tyler Fauvelle - commemorative sculpture

SUDBURY, Ontario – J.P. Cormier, an award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter, was at the Townehouse Tavern on February 6, 2014, and took time out to talk with Paul Loewenberg, Operations Manager of the Townehouse, and Tyler Fauvelle, a local sculptor, about the late Stompin’ Tom Connors. read more.