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This is one of a series of paintings of berries that are affixed to the exterior south wall of the Yellowknife Inn.
A member of the gooseberry family, skunkberries or skunk currants are found across nothern Canada. This edible berry has a strong odor and bristly. Skunkberries can be used to make jelly and were used as a traditional medicine by Indigenous people.