The flag of Acadia was adopted on August 15, 1884, at the Second Acadian National Convention held in Miscouche, Prince Edward Island, by nearly 5,000 Acadian delegates from across the Maritimes. It was designed by Father Marcel-Francois Richard, a priest from Saint-Louis-de-Kent, New Brunswick. The Musée Acadien at the Université de Moncton has the original flag presented by Father Richard to the 1884 Convention. It was sewn by Marie Babineau. According to Perry Biddiscombe: The Tricolour represents the Motherland of the Acadians. The yellow star, the Stella Maris, is the symbol of Mary, Acadian national symbol and patron of the mariners. It is set on the blue stripe, because blue is the colour of Mary. The yellow colour of the star represents the Papacy. Father Richard selected the French flag as the basis of the Acadian one to underline the adherence of the Acadians to the French civilization: I wish that Acadia had a flag reminding not only that its children are French, but also that they are Acadians
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You are proud of being an american and love your motherland and the USA national flag? Sounds like you need to purchase this They Hate Us Cuz They Ain't Us Patriotic tee to show your patriotism and pride,as a gift for the 4th of July,in honor or as a tribute to the the fallen for freedom soldiers.
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Rad & original family of giraffe's cartoon drawing, suited for kids, both girls and boys. Adult people with a young mind can also wear it, though! This design is perfect for safari game rides, wear it while spotting the Savannah animals. This sweet giraffe family has been always living in freedom. Let's protect that lovely, awesome and incredibly tall animals, so they can be free forever... Because giraffe lives matter! African Colors T-Shirts offers you a whole brand new series of African inspired designs. Welcome back to The Motherland!
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