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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."

Upper Main St., Parrsboro, NS, Canada
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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