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The Winnower
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The Winnower is a person who separates the grain of rice from it's shell. It's a process practiced for many
generations by the Algonquin people. The huts surrounding her, are called wigwams, and are easy
to build and transport. I liked the simplicity of the lives of these nomadic people. I also always wondered where
wild rice came from, which lead me to create this painting. The actual homes are much larger, but for this painting
I made them smaller, for just 1 or 2 people. The people in the distance, are gathering rice near the lake shores. When
they return, they will empty the canoe onto a mat where the winnower will then proceed to prepare the rice for

About the Original
Medium: Acrylic on Watercolor Paper / Image Size: 11" x 15 " / Created: 2002
Availability: Yes / Price: $2500.00 (Before taxes)