Sculpture honouring missing and forgotten Indigenous children installed in Blossoming Garden of Hope – EverythingGP

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Sculpture honouring missing and forgotten Indigenous children installed in Blossoming Garden of Hope – EverythingGP

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 202232 Views

Oct 3, 2022

On September 30, also National Day of Truth of Reconciliation, local artist Grant Berg’s “Hole in the Sky” was installed in the Blossoming Garden of Hope at Maskwoteh Park.

Berg says the piece represents the Pleiades constellation, widely known as the ‘Little Dipper’.

“To the Indigenous peoples of the prairies, they call it the hole in the sky. So the Indigenous people believed we come from the stars and when we pass we go back to the stars, and that constellation specifically.”

He says the art is to be used as a guiding post to the children that never did get to understand where they come from… “to show them how to get back home.”

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