Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, Canada: Glooscap, Giant Red Indian God

Blood red, 20 feet tall, wears a loin cloth and booties, and has the unbalanced human proportions of nonprofessional statuary. An accompanying sign explains that it is Glooscap, "chief god of the Mic Mac."
Address:
Upper Main St., Parrsboro, NS, Canada
Directions:
North end of town. On the east side of Upper Main St. just north of its intersection with Eastern Ave.
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Glooscap Sculpture

Glooscap is an important legendary figure of the Bay of Fundy's mi'kmaq people. Since 1972 this 20-ft. tall artistic sculpture of Glooscap has stood to remind everyone of the importance of cultural connections.

[Max, 01/31/2018]

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