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Changing Faces on Mural 17 at Stony Plain

Things Aint What They Used to be ... in Stony Plains Alberta

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This visitor was taking the family Christmas break in real snow country, and could not resist following up a news item in the local energy company's letter that came to the mail box, shown above. The town had summoned up its courage to replace a mural with an alternative treatment of the subject to celebrate an anniversary. Art censorship perhaps, but maybe not!

What used to be is shown immediately below.

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What now is appears next. How do you vote?

Well, the fellah with the spectacles and moustache makes it in both but the First Nations folk fare less well!

Published Date: January 15th 2009

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