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Kwakiutl Bear Pole

 
 
Kwakiutl Bear Pole Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2014
1. Kwakiutl Bear Pole Marker
Inscription.

Project of Native Indians' Participation Centennial Sub-Committee
to commemorate
the Union in 1866 of the colonies
on Vancouver Island and the mainland as
British Columbia

Kwakiutl Bear Pole
carved by
Mr. Henry Hunt of Kwawkewlth Indian Band at Victoria, B.C.
Log donated by MacMillan, Bloedel and Powell River, Limited.

 
Erected 1966.
 
Location. 48° 25.248′ N, 123° 22.154′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Marker is at the intersection of Belleville Street and Government Street, on the right when traveling west on Belleville Street. Click for map. Marker and Pole are along the Inner Harbor. Marker is in this post office area: Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W5, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tsukuba (a few steps from this marker); Fort Victoria (a few steps from this marker); To Our Glorious Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Emily Carr (within shouting distance of this marker); The Netherland Carillon / History of the Carillon (within
Kwakiutl Bear Pole and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2014
2. Kwakiutl Bear Pole and Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Capt. James Cook, R.N. (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Knowledge Totem (about 120 meters away); The Parade of Ships (about 120 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Victoria.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 395 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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