Will the NCC take their medicine (wheel)?

Cyclists along the Ottawa River pathway pass by this Aboriginal medicine wheel laid out on the grass.


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It looks home made. Or hand made. No fifty thousand dollar concrete pad. No careful manipulation of space by a Registered Landscape Architect. Just some rocks, some paint. Definitely not a NCC approved installation.

There is an interpretive sign though:

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The sign has all the ancient and modern conveniences:

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One thought on “Will the NCC take their medicine (wheel)?

  1. I’ve passed by that a few times and thought it was a very cool example of people “reclaiming” public space for truly PUBLIC art. But I missed the Facebook sign. Shame it doesn’t list the address or have a QR code, so I had to Google it. Here’s the link:
    I’ll post this link over there too. I’d love to learn the story behind it.

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