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Writing on Stone Provincial Park … A Photo Essay … Part 3

10 Nov


same-thoughts-lion / klaus-schulze

Writing on Stone Provincial Park … A Photo Essay … Part 2

5 Nov

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from heaven to earth / nicholas gunn


What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night.
It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime.
It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.

– Blackfoot proverb

Take a Tour …

Amazing what God can do with a pile of rocks …
and a few pounds of clay.

Can you see the deer crossing the river on the left?

Just beautiful ….

Writing on Stone Provincial Park … A Photo Essay … Part 1

23 Oct


As One / Denean

My post on Sedona got me thinking about a similar place in Alberta that the Natives also regarded as a Sacred site.

Writing on Stone Provincial Park is located on Alberta / Montana border.

Writing on Stone is regarded as a Sacred area by the Natives.

Besides the Petroglyphs, this is also a wonderful place for Camping, hiking, swimming and there’s lots of wildlife.

My Favorite Westerns Photo

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The Milk River

The water is shallow, slow, and warm – with a nice beach.
The purple hills in the background are The Sweetgrass Hills in Montana.

The Petroglyphs 

The amount of Petroglyphs/Writing is extensive. They are now protected and accessible only by Tour.

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Net Photo – Blood? Real or simulated? Can’t say.

You might say the most impressive of the Petroglyphs is

The Battle Scene

Protected by fence. Previously many of the Petroglyphs had been defaced with graffiti.

Click on the image to read the plaque.

Above: an inaccurate mock up I made of the images. Otherwise they are very faint and hard to see.

Some people might think that Canadian History is not as interesting and exciting as American History.
That’s not true. We’ve just never developed a Film Industry that took advantage of it.

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