Winter sunset - Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada  ( by Peter Baumgarten on 500px )

Winter sunset - Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada ( by Peter Baumgarten on )---ice inukshuk

An inukshuk at the top of Gros Morne, the highest peak in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada | via 500px

An Inukshuk at the top of Gros Morne, the highest peak in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada;INUKSHUK (or inuksuk) is a stone landmark or cairn built by people who live in the Arctic Circle (from Alaska to Greenland);

Inukshuk Sunset, Newfoundland, Canada. This is a  Northern Native symbol for Friendship. Used in the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver in 2010.

This is a Northern Native symbol for Friendship. Used in the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver in

Inuksuk - Churchill, Manitoba, Canada;  about 15 feet tall;  photo by carolyntravels

On a recent trip to the Canadian Arctic tundra to see polar bears, my Tauck World Discovery tour took me to Churchill, Manitoba, on Hudson Bay to see an Inuksuk. I had never heard of an inuksuk and…

Inukshuk, Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, Canada Click and like my Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SeedingAbundanceNow

The compelling Inukshuk as photographed in Nunavut by George Lessard. A stone landmark or cairn used by the Inuit as a landmark.

Scientists have found that Native American populations -- from Canada to the southern tip of Chile -- arose from at least three migrations, with the majority descended entirely from a single group of First American migrants that crossed over through Beringia, a land bridge between Asia and America that existed during the ice ages, more than 15,000 years ago.

Native American populations descend from three key migrations, scientists say

Native American populations descend from three key migrations, scientists say -- ScienceDaily

Inukshuk ~ Baffin Island in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada.    Photo by David Idoris Boileau

Inuksuk ~ Baffin Island in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada. Photo by David Idoris Boileau

another Inukshuk

The Inupiat in northern Alaska used inuksuit to assist in the herding of caribou into contained areas for slaughter.

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