Indigenous mural unveiled inside London Catholic school – iHeartRadio

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 2022204 Views

In a ceremony that included traditional dance, an Indigenous mural was unveiled at a London Catholic elementary school Monday.

The mural covers two sections of a second-floor hallway at Holy Rosary Catholic Elementary School.

Commissioned by the board, the mural was created by artist Nancy Deleary of Chippewa of the Thames First Nation.

She said it depicts an image taken from a traditional bandolier bag dating back to the 1800s.

At the mural’s centre is a bear surrounded by Thunderbirds and images of maple syrup harvesting. All combine to represent the arrival of spring.

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