Nanookshuk - Winnipeg MB
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
N 49° 53.003 W 097° 08.698
14U E 633262 N 5527314
Quick Description: This Inukshuk was created for the Bears on Broadway which celebrated CancaerCare's 75th Anniversary. It's on Assiniboine Ave on the grounds of the Manitoba Legislature.
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date Posted: 3/24/2008 11:48:23 PM
Waymark Code: WM3EV5
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member StagsRoar
Views: 29

Long Description:
This was one of 61 bears created by various artists as a unique signature project for CancerCare Manitoba.

This design plays on the Inuit identity of Nanook, given to the polar bear, and the Inukshuk, a directional guide for a safe journey that Inuit peoples create out of stacking stones. These primitive stone images, supporting each other, reflect the way each of us depends on one another and a spirit of co-operation. (visit link)
Artist: Charles Johnston
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