Public Artwork

Remembering in America

Edgar Heap of Birds, Remembering in America, 2006
corner of Ellice and Smith streets, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Artwork creator(s): 
Heap of Birds, Edgar
Text author(s): 
Jefferson, Thomas
Installation year: 

Image in a billboard

Text of the artwork: 

Excerpt from : The Declaration of Independance.

United States of America, July 4, 1776.

We hold these truths to be self evident.

Insurrections have endeavored to bring on the merciless Indian Savages whose rule of warfare is a

destruction of all ages, sexes and conditions.

All men are created equal they are endowed with undeniable rights, life, liberty and the pursuit of



Remembering in America HOCK E AYE VI EDGAR HEAP OF BIRDS 2006.

Text theme: 
Human rights, freedom
Artwork theme: 
Injustice to Native America, colonialism, history
Event: Edgar Heap of Birds, Remembering in America, organized by the Urban Shaman Gallery, Winnipeg, MB. Date: May 22 - June 19, 2006 (billboard), May 18 - June 24, 2006 (entire exhibition).
Event date(s): 

Getting the Word Out (All My Relations)

Stevens, Laura (2006).  Getting the Word Out (All My Relations). Windspeaker. vol. 24, no. 3, p. ss14