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Victoria in Capital Regional District, British Columbia — The Canadian Pacific
 

Knowledge Totem

 
 
Knowledge Totem Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
1. Knowledge Totem Marker
Inscription. Carved by Master Carver Cicero August and his sons Darrell and Doug August for the Cowichan Tribes, on the occasion of the closing of the XIV Commonwealth Games in Auckland, New Zealand and the beginning of Victoria’s role as host of the XV Commonwealth Games, August 18-24, 1994 in Victoria, British Columbia. The loon, fisherman, bone game player and frog represent lessons of the past and hope for the future. Erected February 2, 1990
 
Erected 1990.
 
Location. 48° 25.229′ N, 123° 22.237′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Marker is at the intersection of Belleville Street and Menzies Street on Belleville Street. Click for map. This totem is on the lawn in front of the Parliament Buildings. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Belleville Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Commemoration of the Treaty Between Great Britain and the Russian Empire (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mackenzie Papineau Battalion of the International Brigades (within shouting distance of this marker); Creation of the Province of British Columbia (within shouting
Knowledge Totem Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
2. Knowledge Totem Marker
distance of this marker); Kwakiutl Bear Pole (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); To Our Glorious Dead (about 120 meters away); Tsukuba (about 120 meters away); Fort Victoria (about 120 meters away); Emily Carr (about 150 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Victoria.
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
The Knowledge Totem image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
3. The Knowledge Totem
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 610 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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