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Victoria in Capital Regional District, British Columbia — Canada’s West Coast
 

Hosaqami

 
 
<i>Hosaqami</i> Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
1. Hosaqami Marker
Inscription.  

a replica of the original pole carved in 1960
by Chief Mungo Martin
Carved by Chief Tony Hunt
and
Raised on 8 September 2012
in the presence of
The Honourable Steven L. Point, OBC
Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia
in honour of
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s
Diamond Jubilee
and dedicated to all Aboriginal Veterans

This pole was made possible thanks to the generosity of the Government House Foundation and in cooperation with the Esquimalt and Songhees First Nations, on whose traditional territory the pole sits.

 
Erected 2012 by Government House Foundation and in cooperation with the Esquimalt and Songhees First Nations.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyArts, Letters, MusicNative Americans. A significant historical date for this entry is September 8, 2012.
 
Location. 48° 25.135′ N, 123° 20.558′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Marker is on the grounds of Government House, the
<i>Hosaqami</i> Totem Pole and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
2. Hosaqami Totem Pole and Marker
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residence of the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1401 Rockland Avenue, Victoria, British Columbia V8S 1V9, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stone Boundary Marker (here, next to this marker); Sir Anthony Musgrave (within shouting distance of this marker); Order of Canada / Ordre du Canada (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir James Douglas, KCB (within shouting distance of this marker); Royal and Distinguished Visitors (within shouting distance of this marker); Government House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Role of the Lieutenant Governor (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The People and the Lieutenant Governor (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
 
<i>Hosaqami</i> Totem Pole Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
3. Hosaqami Totem Pole Detail
<i>Hosaqami</i> Totem Pole Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
4. Hosaqami Totem Pole Detail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 481 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 2, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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