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Canadian Totem

 
 
Canadian Totem Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 10, 2019
1. Canadian Totem Marker
Inscription.  

Tótem Canadiense
Donado por el pueblo canadiense con motivo del 150 aniversario de nuestra independencia, celebrado en 1810.

Tallado en cedro rojo, el origen de los postes totémicos se remonta a muchos siglos antes del descubrimiento de Canadá.

Las figuras representan la mitología indígena tales como el águila, el halcón, la ballena y el castor.

English translation:
Canadian Totem
Donated by the Canadian people on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of our independence, celebrated in 1810.

Carved in red cedar, the origin of totem poles dates back to many centuries before the discovery of Canada.

The figures represent indigenous mythological features such as the eagle, the hawk, the whale and the beaver.
 
Location. 19° 25.102′ N, 99° 11.358′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico. Marker is on Molino del Rey just east of Calzada Mahatma Gandhi, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de Mexico 11100, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ahuehuetes of Chapultepec (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct
An additional Canadian Totem Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 10, 2019
2. An additional Canadian Totem Marker
Al pueblo de Mexico, en nombre del gobierno y del pueblo del Canada, con motive del 150 aniversario de su independencia
16 de septiembre de 1960

English translation:
To the people of Mexico, on behalf of the government and the people of Canada, on the 150th anniversary of their independence
September 16, 1960
line); King Nezahualcóyotl's Causeway (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Fountain of the Frogs (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Fallen Mexican Officers of the Battle of Molino del Rey (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Molino del Rey (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Captains Gustavo Garmendia and Federico Montes (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Fountain of Nezahualcóyotl (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Monument to José Martí (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
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Canadian Totem and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 10, 2019
3. Canadian Totem and Marker
Canadian Totem image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 10, 2019
4. Canadian Totem
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 28, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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