This painting is rendered with Acrylic paint and depicts a typical of several of the riverside scenes in West Africa. In an indigenous but simple and effective manner, the African builder erects structures on water which in most cases dominates the environment. This sturdy buildings intelligently withstands the harsh weather conditions which may occur when the wind blows excessively or when flooding takes place as the case may be. palm fronds, wooden stakes and other ephemeral materials are usually utilized. As such, most dwellers are fishermen who depend on canoes for transportation and derive their liveihood from their immediate environment.