indigenous peoples

Marking the Right Path with an Inukshuk

The English Bay Inukshuk stands two storeys tall at English Bay Beach Park, near Beach Avenue at Bidwell Street, in Vancouver. This well-known Vancouver landmark was created by Alvin Kanak, an artist from Rankin Inlet, Northwest Territories, in 1987. Inukshuk means “in the likeness of a human” in the Inuit language. Built with eight large granite boulders, the sculpture guards the shoreline and the entrance to Stanley Park like...