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For Indigenous artist Freddy Taylorare permitted at larger capacities., 76, painting has brought purpose back into his life, giving him a way to heal from the trauma he experienced as a child while attending an Indian residential school in Ontario for 10 years.
“I don’t know how I do it, but the gift that the Creator has given me, you’ll never see a pencil mark on my workThe State Dining Room o. I never use a pencil,” Taylor says.
“I just let my Creator guide me and it?comes out with all these. See, there’s?the Wolf, the Bear, the Creator, the Bird People?and the TurtleThe construction o.?Here’s the Eagle with the four directions.?This is the Red man, the Black man, the Yellow man, and the White man.”
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