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Alberta’s Head-smashed-in buffalo jump

I think this site, west of Fort MacLeod, sealed my fate. I was doomed to journey around southern Alberta alone because after this excursion, my daughter thought up some reason or other not to join me on my explorations of her province. 80 more words

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A Departure – December 25 – 509 km

Why?

That’s the question people have been asking for weeks. Why are you driving 6000 km in ten days?

The answer isn’t simple. But the easy reply is our Dad recently died and we are retracing a trip he made many times in his youth to meet an old friend of his and spread some of his ashes. 420 more words

Roadtrip

Part 2: Just the artifacts ma’am!

Students with Alberta Culture and Tourism’s First Nations Archaeological Field Skills Training Program hit the ground running in September, putting their new skills to the test at… 993 more words

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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

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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

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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. 572 more words

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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

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