Traditionally the inuksuk tells the traveller that he is going in the right direction. Click on the image to be able to read the text on the card or, for a longer explanation visit the Canadian Encyclopedia.
They come in many shapes and sizes. When they are the shape of a human they are known as inunnguaq. This shape, based on an inuksuk standing at English Bay, Vancouver, was used as the logo for the 2010 Winter Olympics held in Canada, signifying friendship and welcoming the world.
This is a post for Postcard Friendship Friday hosted on Beth Niquette's blog, The Best Hearts are Crunchy.