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Winter Games Logo
More Obscure Than
a Pile of Rocks
Feb 22, 2010 9:29 AM CST
Winter Games Logo More Obscure Than a Pile of Rocks
Inuit stone marker inukshuk now a popular lawn ornament
- The answer to the head-scratching surrounding the Vancouver Olympics logo—“It looks like an alien,” says one spectator—is a head-scratching name: inukshuk. It means “something that substitutes for a person” in Inuit, and denotes a traditional marker built to mark camp sites or memorialize tragedy. It’...
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