GLOOSCAP THE GREAT
Glooscap is the creator of the Wabanaki. His is well known in song, legend and our history, as a teacher father caregiver protector, and guardian;Today, Glooscap is still mentioned from time to time as the Wabanaki saviour; he is believed to be asleep waiting for the day when the Wabanaki will need him.
Glooscap is portrayed here, with his helpers, the 2 dogs, night and day, and his messenger the eagle, overlooking the land of the Wabanaki.
It is said that a number of the Wabanaki Peoples went to him to wake him to ask for his help when things looked bleak in the first decade of the last century. His help is believed to be possibly forthcoming in the future, to defend the Wabanaki against the global turmoil and cultural oppression.
Size: 27″ x 38”
Medium: Acrylic on canvas