Inspired by Inukshuk

​Inukshuk (pronounced in-ook-shook), is a stone monument erected in the image of humans. Inukshuks serve as direction markers in the open and expansive Arctic. They are a tool of survival and a symbol of unselfish acts of the Inuit people. The Inukshuk symbolizes co-operation, balance and unselfishness; the idea that teaching and group effort is greater than individual effort.

Each stone is a separate entity yet each supports, and is supported by, the one above and the one below it. No one piece is any more or any less important than the other. Its strength lies in its unity. Its significance comes from its meaning as a whole. The Inukshuk reminds us of our interdependent responsibilities to invest our efforts today, to direct a better way for all of us tomorrow.

(source: wiki.answers.com)

If you feel so inspired, please feel free to submit a photograph. (Photos below do not signify an endorsement or testimonial.)

Inukshuk in Capital Reef (Utah)
Inukshuk in Capital Reef (Utah)

What a view for this inukshuk as it marks the trail in Capital Reef National Park

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Inukshuk in Idaho
Inukshuk in Idaho

Creative Inukshuk in a hotspring of Idaho

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Shawn in Peru photographs Inukshuk
Shawn in Peru photographs Inukshuk

Inukshuks appear to inspire even in the far off lands near Lake Titicaca in Peru

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Amy in Colorado photographs Inukshuk
Amy in Colorado photographs Inukshuk

Amy was on Mount Chiquita in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado when she was inspired by Inukshuk!

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Rod in Greece
Rod in Greece

"I have been balancing stones for quite a few years now, so inukshuks seems like the obvious extension. For balancing stones, the goal is to make it look as delicate and precarious as possible, where as it seems the idea with the inukshuks is to make it as solid as possible."

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Icelandic Inukshuk
Icelandic Inukshuk

In the highlands of Iceland

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Dalit in Montana
Dalit in Montana

"We thought of you when we made it!"

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Icelandic Inukshuk
Icelandic Inukshuk

Along a trail in the midlands of Iceland

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Inukshuk on Jumbo
Inukshuk on Jumbo

Jerome staying on the right path with the Inukshuk!

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Andy and Val in Hawaii
Andy and Val in Hawaii

The Inukshuk Inspires....Even on vacation from Montana!

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Inukshuk in Moab!
Inukshuk in Moab!

Cindy captures an Inukshuk in the foreground mimicking a natural one in Utah.

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Dave in Wisconsin
Dave in Wisconsin

A good investment advising relationship starts with a foundation of trust!

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Inukshuk in the Rattlesnake
Inukshuk in the Rattlesnake

Beautiful autumn in Montana

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Icelandic Inukshuk
Icelandic Inukshuk

Along a coastal trail in Iceland

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Inukshuk in California
Inukshuk in California

In the high Sierras of the Sequoia National Forest, hikers stay on the right path with the Inukshuk!

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Inukshuk in Ontario
Inukshuk in Ontario
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Inukshuk in San Fransisco
Inukshuk in San Fransisco

Paul kindly sent this photo of a sculpture at the De Young Art Museum entitled "Inukshuk" by Judas Ullulaq (Allulak) in 1982.

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Yukon Inukshuk
Yukon Inukshuk

High alpine ridge near Carcross in the Yukon. Carcross is named for the seasonal caribou crossing.

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Photos above in no way signify an endorsement or testimonial.

​Individuals pictured above may not even be clients of Inukshuk Investments, LLC.

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