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Coming up for air

It’s taking me forever to unpack from my last trip to Montana. I’m recovering from the fourth trip in a year following bison, North America’s largest mammal. 1,397 more words


Day 26: Take me home, mountain roads

Medicine Hat, AB – Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump – Cranbrook, BC – Castlegar, BC

Distance travelled: 726 km
Hours on the road: 12 h 00 min… 1,052 more words

Cross Examining Canada

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

According to the brochure I picked up, UNESCO designated this as a World Heritage Site. It teaches visitors about the Plains Buffalo Culture. There is evidence of human activity at this location. 61 more words

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

Celebrating National Aboriginal Day at HSIBJ

On June 21, everyone is invited to celebrate the  21st annual National Aboriginal Day (NAD). This is 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. 300 more words

Alberta Historic Site And Museum

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

Adventure awaits at Alberta historic sites, museums and archives

Join hundreds of thousands of visitors this summer in exploring 20 provincially-owned historic sites, museums and archives for an affordable Alberta adventure.

Whether you’re looking to get away, plan a unique date night, or take the entire family on an affordable day trip, our heritage facilities have an adventure waiting for you. 2,376 more words

Alberta Historic Site And Museum

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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