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As it was in the Beginning

Originally created in 1997 and restored in 2013, Nil/tu,o is the work of Chippewa artist and Vancouver Island resident Chris Johnson (Ice Bear).  Situated on the west wall of the Telus Building on the northwest corner of Beacon Avenue and Resthaven Drive, the mural is in a highly visible location and has become an attraction for tourists and residents alike.  The innovative bas relief art form developed by the artist is an eye catching compliment to the theme depicting our Coast Salish people, in the midst of a storm, bringing their dugout canoe to shelter.

Telus building mural by Ice Bear