Photo by J Spinney
A wall is painted in red, yellow and orange shapes. The shapes form the wings and beck of a Thunderbird.
Artist(s): Peatr Thomas


Completed: 2023

This mural by Peatr Thomas (@thunderbird4311) is located in The Hub.

From the Halifax Self-Guided Downtown Art Tour:
“Peatr is an Ininew/Anishinaabe artist. The mural “Mikisew” – meaning “eagle” in the Ininew language – is made up of the Ininew syllabics ‘sah’ ‘kih’ ‘tah’, which make the Ininew word for “love.” The syllabics are overlayed with the silhouette of an eagle, which is part of the 7 Sacred Grandfather Teachings and represents love.”

This mural was funded by the Downtown Halifax Business Commission’s Gritty to Pretty program.

More of Thomas’s work can be found at

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Where to Find This Mural

Location: 1580 Grafton Street Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2C2 Get Directions

Accessibility: The Hub is located in an unpaved parking lot. The area is relatively flat, but there are lots of hills nearby. Cars are often parked there in the winter.