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    World War I Propaganda (1916). Canadian Patriotic Fund Poster (27.75" X 41") "Pale Face, My Skin Is Dark."
    During WWI, Canada did its part in the war effort against the German Kaiser, by developing The Canadian Patriotic Fund. Everyone was encouraged to take part and donate what they could, including the indigenous natives in the Canadian regions. Moo-che-we-in-es was a Cree native in the Onion Lake Reserve of Saskatchewan, who donated $1.50. It was all he could raise, and equaled twenty-five cents per family member. The news encouraged the deputy superintendent of Indian Affairs to get the details, and Moo-che-we-in-es wrote a letter to them which became the basis for this scarce poster. While clearly racist by today's standards, the poster was part of a very successful campaign by the Canadians to back the war effort in WWI. Restoration has addressed a few horizontal creases, mild tears into the interior, and a vertical tear from the top into the text. The borders were once trimmed and have been replaced. The poster has offset registration in the printing from when it was produced. Fine+ on Linen.


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