Seaspan welcomes new shuttle buses wrapped in First Nations art

By Mina Kerr-Lazenby  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Some of North Vancouver’s most compelling art isn’t always found in its galleries. Sometimes it can be spotted walking the streets or, in the case of two new Indigenous artworks, on the morning commute. Count yourself lucky and you might just find yourself parked up at a red light during rush hour traffic alongside one of Seaspan’s new electric employee shuttle buses. The two shuttle buses feature the custom artwork of S?wx?wu7mesh ?xwumixw (Squamish Nation) artist Ray Natraoro and s?lilw?ta? (Tsleil-Waututh Nation) artist Olivia George, with each wrapped in traditional, Indigenous designs that celebrate the local waters. Master carver Natraoro created a nautical scene that depicts a black and red killer whale set against swirling waves, chosen because the marine mammal represents “family and…

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