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Sitting Eagle statue

7 Avenue and 6 Street SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Decent Outdoor Statue

Calgary is blessed to have some nice outdoor art work and this is one of the pieces. Not something... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
tshep42
,
Halifax, Canada
via mobile
Interesting history for downtown Calgary

The Chiniki are one of the peoples that make up the Stoney Nakoda Nation reserve just west of... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
BenLar137
,
Calgary, Canada
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7 Avenue and 6 Street SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Calgary is blessed to have some nice outdoor art work and this is one of the pieces. Not something I'd go out my way to see (unless you had a particular interest in Sitting Eagle) but a nice photo opportunity if you're in the downtown...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

The Chiniki are one of the peoples that make up the Stoney Nakoda Nation reserve just west of Calgary and north of Cochrane. John Hunter was one of their longtime Chiefs and lived to be a ripe age. This is a nice statue that enlivens...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Sitting Eagle, John Hunter, was the chief of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation of Alberta. This 11ft statue is a tribute to him.

1  Thank grassislander
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

We found this magnificent statue and immediately fell in love with it. It is an excellent statue and a fine memorial to one of the great native leaders.

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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

This statue is a poignant reminder of the early history of many places in Canada and particularly Alberta. It tells a bit about Sitting Eagle aka John Hunter and early Calgary

1  Thank Jennie1963
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

I love that this statue, unlike MANY of the other ones in the dntn area (which are mostly beautiful), has history to it - it is ABOUT something in our past... large statue of Sitting Eagle, supposedly the patriarch of the Chiniki Band from the...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2015

We saw this statue several times during our stay. A great statue to a great leader of the First Nation tribes

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Reviewed 9 January 2015

My office overlooks Sitting Eagle. He is a boon to my productivity and he looks especially majestic in the winter with skiff of snow on his shoulders. His patience and resolve can be a lesson to us all.

2  Thank joelrifkin
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Reviewed 4 August 2014

A large statue commemorating Sitting Eagle the patriarch of the Chiniki Band of the Stoney Tribe, also known by the name of John Hunter. It is a wonderful memorial to the Native people of the Calgary area and seems to be a popular photo opportunity....More

1  Thank Gee231205x
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

Big Indian statue. Nothing more, nothing less. A lot of people are taking photos beside it. Easy to find.

1  Thank kurzew
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