Norval Morrisseau's genius in art gai...

Norval Morrisseau's genius in art gaining recognition

There are 9 comments on the Wawatay News story from Jul 18, 2013, titled Norval Morrisseau's genius in art gaining recognition. In it, Wawatay News reports that:

Dr. Carmen Robertson, an art historian at the University of Regina, says that putting Norval Morrisseau's work in the National Gallery of Canada "forced people to think about his art in new ways."

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Medewiwin

Thunder Bay, Canada

#1 Jul 18, 2013


https://www.facebook.com/dinah.a.baskatawang #

The accounts of physical and sexual abuse are brutal and numerous—hetero and homosexual child rape, children being stropped and beaten with rudimentary whips, forced ingestion of noxious substances (rotten porridge that children would throw up, then subsequently be forced to eat), sexual fondling, and forced masturbation… the list goes on and on. But one of the most appalling and debasing examples of the indignity and the abuse suffered by children at St. Anne’s is that of being strapped down and tortured in a homemade electric chair—sometimes as a form of punishment—but other times just as a form the amusement for the missionaries, who, while committing these acts, were supposedly the ones “civilizing” the “Indians”.

Edmund Metatawabin was the chief of the Fort Albany First Nation in the 1990s, and the man who first brought these allegations to the attention of the OPP. Both he and his peers had been strapped down in the electric chair and he recalled the experiences as such:“Small boys used to have their legs flying in front of them… the sight of a child being electrocuted and their legs flying out in front was a funny sight for the missionaries and they’d all be laughing… the cranking of the machine would be longer and harder. Now you’re inflicted with real pain. Some of them passed out.”

In 1997, the OPP concluded its investigation,and seven former employees of St. Anne’s were charged and convicted of a variety of assaults. The victims were never compensated, and the 7,000 pages of investigative evidence collected by the OPP was locked away somewhere in Orillia. Now, the victims are seeking compensation, and the federal government—who has subsequently become the defendant in a case involving the sexual abuse and torture of children by an electric chair—is attempting to keep those 7,000 documents from ever seeing the light of day, thus preventing the possibility of any recompense. The government is citing “privacy reasons” for their lack of transparency.

I am truly sorry about the woman who was killed in the story. I wonder who could do that in our city of Thunder Bay.

Let us wait for August 17, 2013.

The man is a great artist.
Dorothy

Toronto, Canada

#2 Jul 18, 2013
Medewiwin

Thunder Bay, Canada

#3 Jul 19, 2013
Medewiwin wrote:
https://www.facebook.com/dinah.a.baskatawang #
The accounts of physical and sexual abuse are brutal and numerous—hetero and homosexual child rape, children being stropped and beaten with rudimentary whips, forced ingestion of noxious substances (rotten porridge that children would throw up, then subsequently be forced to eat), sexual fondling, and forced masturbation… the list goes on and on. But one of the most appalling and debasing examples of the indignity and the abuse suffered by children at St. Anne’s is that of being strapped down and tortured in a homemade electric chair—sometimes as a form of punishment—but other times just as a form the amusement for the missionaries, who, while committing these acts, were supposedly the ones “civilizing” the “Indians”.
Edmund Metatawabin was the chief of the Fort Albany First Nation in the 1990s, and the man who first brought these allegations to the attention of the OPP. Both he and his peers had been strapped down in the electric chair and he recalled the experiences as such:“Small boys used to have their legs flying in front of them… the sight of a child being electrocuted and their legs flying out in front was a funny sight for the missionaries and they’d all be laughing… the cranking of the machine would be longer and harder. Now you’re inflicted with real pain. Some of them passed out.”
In 1997, the OPP concluded its investigation,and seven former employees of St. Anne’s were charged and convicted of a variety of assaults. The victims were never compensated, and the 7,000 pages of investigative evidence collected by the OPP was locked away somewhere in Orillia. Now, the victims are seeking compensation, and the federal government—who has subsequently become the defendant in a case involving the sexual abuse and torture of children by an electric chair—is attempting to keep those 7,000 documents from ever seeing the light of day, thus preventing the possibility of any recompense. The government is citing “privacy reasons” for their lack of transparency.
I am truly sorry about the woman who was killed in the story. I wonder who could do that in our city of Thunder Bay.
Let us wait for August 17, 2013.
The man is a great artist.
The story is great also in the quote. Imagine the clergy watching a live theatre show with real Indian boys and girls been electrocuted? Ya!! In a real electric chair with a generator that you wind going "eeeeyyyaaaaaeeeeeeyyyaaa a!".

The Ontario Provincial Police knows?!!!
Medewiwin

Thunder Bay, Canada

#4 Jul 19, 2013
Medewiwin summons all Medewiwin Warriors (top guns) and here is the supplies (all pretend) mmmmmmm! grenades,.50 calibre bullets, automatic computerized machine to go with the sniper bullets, hahahaha! We have the scum bags! A bag of apples, oats, dynamite with cell phone fired detonators. Hahahaha. Use them on the enemy, really hurts what they did to us. Medewiwin is not going to ask you to use these imaginary destructive engineering devices but let Kitchshi-manitou be your guiding force, there is life after for those who martyr themselves....try it and you will see....see, our teachings teach us to be kind and loving.
Medewiwin

Thunder Bay, Canada

#5 Jul 20, 2013
You are probably wonder what could we use to justify using brutal force like death on the old town (police).
Well, our brothers and sisters who spend time in Indian Residential Schools went there firstly as forced to attend, secondly, they didn't get an education like they were suppose to instead where electrocuted in a wheel chair tortured.
Death is a way to justify the actions of the Canadian Government and police are those who should be killed for the actions of their Government.
Medewiwin

Thunder Bay, Canada

#6 Jul 21, 2013
After being formally authorized by Mohawk elders to begin the inquiry, two teams associated with the ITCCS successfully surveyed the grounds of the Mush Hole with Ground Penetrating Radar. This survey revealed massive soil dislocation in areas where eyewitnesses describe seeing burials of children who died in the Mush Hole.

Based on this discovery, the ITCCS teams sunk two small test digs which revealed positive evidence of burials. These included remains of clothing and buttons positively identified as coming from school uniforms, as well as bone samples which turned out to be primarily animal mixed with probable human remains of small children.

The very success of this dig, and its kindling of similar independent excavations at two other former residential schools during 2012, has sparked a counter-attack by the government of Canada and the Anglican Church which has caused the Brantford inquiry to be put on temporary hold.

This counter-attack has followed the usual pattern of divide and conquer tactics utilizing the already factionalized atmosphere in the Six Nations community in Brantford.

The Mush Hole inquiry will be proceeding under the authority of the ten authorizing Mohawk elders, along with a new international team of archaeological and forensic specialists who will seek to recover and identify the remains of children who died at the Mush Hole, for analysis and traditional re-burial.

This inquiry is now joined by similar independent excavations on Cree and Squamish territory, authorized by survivors at the site of residential schools in Ontario and British Columbia.

Obviously, this initiative is a direct challenge to the present state and church-funded whitewash known as Canada’s “truth and reconciliation commission”, which has no mandate to lay criminal charges or search for the remains or cause of death of the 50,000 and more children who died in these schools.

How come our First Nation National Chief does not respond to these allegations.
Medewiwin

Thunder Bay, Canada

#7 Jul 22, 2013
The European Space Agency/NASA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory, or SOHO, captured this image of a gigantic coronal hole hovering over the sun’s north pole on July 18, 2013, at 9:06 a.m. EDT. Coronal holes are dark, low density regions of the sun’s outermost atmosphere, the corona. They contain little solar material, have lower temperatures, and therefore, appear much darker than their surroundings.

So sorry, not enough magicians came out to play, oh well Kitchshi-manitou knows best. We lost 25 percent of our Sun, we are on 75 percent of our Sun's power. Hahahaha!
Medewiwin

Thunder Bay, Canada

#8 Jul 22, 2013
Solar wind flowing from the indicated coronal hole should reach Earth on July 25-26. Credit: SDO/AIA.

This should be interesting. Solar wind, what is it. I know the Sun has blown a CME and 25 percent of the Sun is black. Everybody should prepare for a super storm.
Medewiwin

Thunder Bay, Canada

#9 Jul 24, 2013
Medewiwin wrote:
Solar wind flowing from the indicated coronal hole should reach Earth on July 25-26. Credit: SDO/AIA.
This should be interesting. Solar wind, what is it. I know the Sun has blown a CME and 25 percent of the Sun is black. Everybody should prepare for a super storm.
1...Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 2057
Issue Time: 2013 Jul 24 1046 UTC

CONTINUED ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Continuation of Serial Number: 2056
Begin Time: 2013 Jul 10 1655 UTC
Yesterday Maximum 2MeV Flux: 1556 pfu
Potential Impacts: Satellite systems may experience significant charging resulting in increased risk to satellite systems.

2...Space Weather Message Code: WATA20
Serial Number: 541
Issue Time: 2013 Jul 24 1606 UTC

WATCH: Geomagnetic Storm Category G1 Predicted
Highest Storm Level Predicted by Day:
Jul 25: None (Below G1) Jul 26: None (Below G1) Jul 27: G1 (Minor)
THIS SUPERSEDES ANY/ALL PRIOR WATCHES IN EFFECT

Comment: G1 (Minor) geomagnetic storm due to recurrent coronal hole high-speed stream.
Potential Impacts: Area of impact primarily poleward of 60 degrees Geomagnetic Latitude.
Induced Currents - Weak power grid fluctuations can occur.
Spacecraft - Minor impact on satellite operations possible.
Aurora - Aurora may be visible at high latitudes, i.e., northern tier of the U.S. such as northern Michigan and Maine.

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