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Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

Situated in south-west Alberta, Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump is one of the most important hunting sites identified to date. At the edge of a landscape of hills and of highlands cut by natural passes, a high sandstone cliff falls off to the east. 167 more words


Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump - Alberta, Canada

This place, in what is now Alberta, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump Interpretive Centre, built into the landscape, tells the story of how the Napi People used to drive bison over this cliff thus securing their food source for the winter. 25 more words


Week 12 - Lethbridge & USA!

‘Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.’ – E. Joseph Cossman

Just when you think you’ve solved a problem another one pops up. 562 more words

Round The World

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump visit

Visiting Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump Site

On our way from Calgary Lethbridge a few days ago we visited the World Heritage Site Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump. The site opened in 1987 and the interpretative Centre is built into a cliff. 393 more words


Heading West

What is a road trip made of…
1 part person
1 part land
Throw in a whole lot of road
Dash of tunes
Wave your hands in the air, do the sitting in the car seat dance, punch your partner to keep him awake… 827 more words


Can you dig it?

Ask that question to the class of the First Nations Archaeological Field Skills program and you’ll get a resounding “yes!”

A joint program of Alberta Culture and… 614 more words