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Culture in Southern Alberta: A Trip to Head Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

Earlier this year we took a visit to Head Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, an aboriginal culture site in Southern Alberta.  For thousands of years the Blackfoot people used this site as a mass kill hunt site to provide food, tools, and clothing for their people.   447 more words

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The Legend of Head Smashed In 

Throughout the North American Plains we find the Buffalo Jumps – places where the Natives used to harvest the… 61 more words

Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump and Fort Macleod

Enroute to Head-Smashed-In (Just Visible Embedded in Coulee in Distance).

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Buffalo’s last glimpse of Edge Before Taking its Final Tumble. 40 more words


Where the buffalo roam(ed)

Toronto Star, Oct 29, 2016: FORT MACLEOD, ALTA.—The elder scoops the smoke from the little pile of burning sweetgrass and moves it over either side of her body, careful to touch her heart and the bottom of her bare feet. 820 more words


Celebrating National Aboriginal Day at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

Today is the 20th annual National Aboriginal Day,  a day for everyone in the country to recognize and honour the rich heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. 416 more words


Blood Kettles and Buffalo Jumps: Communal Hunting on the Plains of Alberta

According to Blackfoot tradition, as Old Man traveled north he created the mountains, rivers, grass and trees. When he came to the area of the present day Porcupine Hills in southwest Alberta, he formed images of people from mud and breathed life into them. 1,168 more words

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