It was a gift that was given to Prince George, with the help of some UNBC students and The French Canadian Association of Prince George.
A birch bark canoe, fully crafted from traditional materials, such as cedar, ashes, bear fat, spruce roots and birch bark.
It was presented by Marcel Labelle, of Metis descent at the Canada Day festivities on Saturday.
It took approximately 6 weeks to complete.
Labelle says he named it The Indian Act 2017.
He says although controversial, it serves as a reminder as where we are at as a nation today and how much work is still left to do.
Labelle adds that its not a reconciliation project, rather a project that create a path towards reconciliation.