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Pine City, Minnesota: Stainless Native, Swamping Canoe

Stainless steel sculpture of a Native American paddling a skeletal canoe that appears to be taking on water. Titled "The Journey Begins."

300 5th St. SE, Pine City, MN
Outside the Pine City Library. Downtown, on the east side of 5th St. SE, just south of its intersection with 3rd Ave. SE.
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The Journey Begins.

The Journey Begins

2011 sculpture of a Native American canoeist surrounded by various types of fish inset around the sculpture. Made by Minnesota sculptor Keith Raivo.

[Ted J, 10/29/2022]

The stainless steel canoeist looks unhappy in a hull-less, half-sunken craft.

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