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Indigenous art installation brightens city roadway 

By Ryan Clarke  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The City of Lethbridge has unveiled new art pieces along Great Bear Boulevard that reflect Blackfoot culture. The 600 metre stretch of road on the city’s westside will host nine of  Marjie Crop Eared Wolf’s iinii (buffalo) sculptures, and a landscape  of plants designed by her and other Kainai Elders. Fire Hall No. 5  will showcase a mural by Hali Heavy Shield titled Iiyikitapiiyit, Be  Brave, Fearless, along with a fire truck that is wrapped by Rudy Black  Plume depicting Niitsitapii artwork. With the Indigenous artwork  proudly on display it will open more learning about the Blackfoot  culture and the symbolism each art installation shows. “There is  something truly special, something more significant, that emerges when  we examine and celebrate these pieces as

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