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Poundmaker Cree Nation hoping to repatriate art and artifacts after painting sells for $200k

Posted by Em Ironstar on November 26th, 2019

An official with Saskatchewan's Poundmaker Cree Nation says his community can't compete with wealthy bidders who are snapping up historical items, like portraits, of its famous chief.

A painting of 19th century Cree leader, Chief Poundmaker, by P.E.I. artist Robert Harris was recently auctioned off to an unknown bidder for $204,000. Read more...

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