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Unity Rider, Osoyoos, BC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gypsie2
N 49° 02.160 W 119° 28.662
11U E 318913 N 5434415
Quick Description: Sculpture and fountain outside the visitor info centre.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 11/17/2011 7:07:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMD4J9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 10

Long Description:
"Unity Rider" is located outside the Osoyoos, BC info centre. It is at the opposite side of the building from the parking area.
The plaque reads(in part): "The ceremonial Unity Staff, or medicine staff, and the grizzly bear graphic on the chief's shield are both powerful aboriginal symbols. The grizzly bear motif is especially significant as Chief Clarence Louie has, in April 2007, been ceremoniously assigned the native traditional ancestral name of Kilawna, translated as grizzly bear."
Title of Piece: The Unity Rider

Artist: Chief Clarence Louie and Virgil Marchand (collaboration)

Material/Media: steel

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Osoyoos visitor info centre

Web link(s) for additional information: [Web Link]

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