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Author Bryan, Liz, author

Title Stone by stone : exploring ancient sites on the Canadian plains / Liz Bryan
Edition Expanded edition
Published Surrey, British Columbia : Heritage House Publishing, 2015
Ottawa, Ontario : Canadian Electronic Library, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (192 pages) : illustrations (chiefly colour), maps
Contents Introduction -- The Landscape -- Artifacts and Early Man -- Buffalo and the Hunters -- Ancient Architecture -- Medicine Wheels -- Stone Effigies -- Rock Art Vision-Quest Sites -- Other Prehistoric Places
Summary "Stone by Stone takes readers on a fascinating journey across the short-grass prairie of southern Alberta and Saskatchewan in search of tangible evidence of the region's ancient past--a civilization dating back at least twelve thousand years. In this revised and updated edition of her one-of-a-kind guidebook, author Liz Bryan explores archaeological sites that are accessible to today's inquisitive travellers and provides enough detailed information, striking photographs, maps, and illustrations to satisfy any armchair archaeologist. With riveting insight and clarity, Bryan presents the stone effigies, cairns, medicine wheels, buffalo jumps, rock art, and remains of settlements scattered across this vast prairie, creating an invaluable resource for anyone who wishes to navigate these ancient sites and understand their significance."-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 190-191) and index
Subject Indians of North America -- Prairie Provinces -- Antiquities -- Guidebooks
Medicine wheels -- Prairie Provinces -- Guidebooks
Petroglyphs -- Prairie Provinces -- Guidebooks
Antiquities.
Indians of North America -- Antiquities.
Medicine wheels.
Petroglyphs.
Prairie Provinces -- Antiquities -- Guidebooks
Prairie Provinces.
Genre/Form Canadian nonfiction
Places
Guidebooks.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1772030503
1772030511
9781772030501
9781772030518 (electronic)