Catalog Numberno visible number 71
TitleA Tribute To The People
Date of Originunknown
Aztec mural with face in the center. To the right of the face is a stalk of corn. To the left, a flag with one white star and red and white stripes. Radiating outward from behind the face are bands of yellow and orange rays of sunshine.
Symbolism: The flag, its one star represents all the stars of the United States. The message behind this symbol is that Latin Americans are Americans. The corn, known as maize, represents the main food source and the staff of life. The face in the center, could represent "Mother Earth". The sun represents the source of life. The mural is located on the west side of the Holland Armory building in Holland, MI.
This mural was designed by Jose Narezo and painted by his students from the local program Upward Bound. Hope College sponsored and paid for the mural.
At one time, when the National Guard occupied the Armory.