Miguel Joyal
Louis Riel, 2011
Entrance to Aboriginal Student Centre
“Joyal, a Winnipeg-born Metis artist sculpted Louis Riel, which was also his muse for his 17-foot bronze sculpture of Manitoba’s founding father at the Manitoba Legislative Building.” (Seccia, Stefania. “University uses art to Indigenize campus.” Windspeaker May 2011: 20. CPI.Q)

Selected Bibliography (U of M library materials):
“New sculpture celebrated : Ruben, Stranger & Joyal, U of M Bulletin, April 7, 2011, p. 1 & 5.

Guide to powwow country. (2011, 06). Windspeaker. Retrieved from

Seccia, S. (2011, 05). University uses art to indigenize campus. Windspeaker. Retrieved from

Bruyneel, K. (2010). Exiled, executed, exalted: Louis riel, homo sacer and the production of canadian sovereignty. Canadian Journal of Political Science, 43(3), 711-732. doi:

Petten, C. (2005, 06). Riel’s life celebrated. Windspeaker. Retrieved from

Bower, S. (2002, Autumn). “Practical results”: The riel statue controversy at the manitoba legislative building. Manitoba History, , 30-38. Retrieved from

Eyland, C. (2001, 05). Rielisms. winnipeg art gallery. winnipeg]. Border Crossings, 20, 122. Retrieved from

Jack Aubry and, J. B. (1999, Jan 14). Push for a statue of louis riel… ]. CanWest News. Retrieved from

Guide to indian country. (1996, 06). Windspeaker. Retrieved from

National almanac: Up to date (1996). . Toronto: Southam Inc. Retrieved from

Dispute over riel statue (marcien lemay vs miguel joyal over the commission of a statue of louis riel) – harris. (1995, May 10). The Globe and Mail (Index-Only). Retrieved from

National Gallery of Canada websites:
Artists in Canada – Information on where to find vertical files on your artist in libraries and galleries across Canada.


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