Ottawa statues, ON

(continuer en français)

The Anishinabe guide who led Samuel de Champlain was previously at the foot of Champlain’s statue. Finding the kneeling pose offensive to the First Nations, the two statues had to be separated.

In reality, the guide had to be in a canoe, but the funds were lacking to finalize the project. The purpose was to pay tribute to the natives for their help in the construction of New France.

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