Dame Rivina Grande

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Without a single source, the Grand River is fed by many different small rivers, creeks and tributaries that all combine to make the wide river that winds through the six nations. I grew up on the Laurel Creek, hung out with my friends along the Speed River, ate ice-cream on the banks of the Conestogo River, swam in the Elora quarry and once almost fell into the Nith River. This watershed region has been here since the last Ice Age and is the largest of it’s kind in Southern Ontario.

Dame Rivina Grande by Jax Rula Soft Sculpted cloth
Dame Rivina Grande by Jax Rula
Soft Sculpted cloth

This is the personification of the Grand River Watershed Region as a grand old Dame about to do her watershed dance.

Dame Rivina Grande Detail by Jax Rula Soft Sculpted cloth

Dame Rivina Grande Detail by Jax Rula
Soft Sculpted cloth

Her Body is The Grand itself while her dress depicts the many tributaries and creeks that feed the Grand River. Surrounded mostly by farm land and originally by thick forest the watershed is home to many different environments.

Dame Rivina Grande by Jax Rula Soft Sculpted cloth
Dame Rivina Grande by Jax Rula
Soft Sculpted cloth

Dame Rivina Grande is a soft sculpted Art Doll. Including plumage and Bull Rushes she stands 21″ tall.

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