Photo by May Shi @mmayshi
Man in crown on left side in royal clothes and man in indigneous wear on right side with one closed eye and one open,
Artist(s): Nathan Menguinis

September 22, 1877

Completed: 2021

“Tsuutina is one of the seven Nations that went into a international peace Treaty with the British Crown.
Someone equal to royalty is the head leadership of my Nation, and that is “Chiila” or also known as Bullhead.

He is the one that signed the Treaties and is also a well respected individual.

The magpies flying with orange ribbons symbolize them bringing the little ones home who we’re lost from the residential schools system, and also remembering the ones that survived.

The Teepee represents our home fires and that a lot goes into these teachings like the simple act of putting up a teepee or comprehending a new age philosophy that the Teepee shows you just from still having it here presently.

We are all Treaty people… every Canadian citizen in Treaty Lands are Treaty people.

It’s seems like a new idea to the general public but to me and a lot of like-minded people we know we are all Treaty people.”

Text taken from: YYC BUMP (Beltline Urban Murals Map)
Funded by TD Canada Trust

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