Thursday, May 19, 2022

Writing-on-Stone (Aisinai'pi), Alberta, Canada


Sacred to the Blackfoot and other tribes, the Writing-on-Stone (Aisinai'pi) area in Alberta, Canada, contains the greatest concentration of rock art on the North American Great Plains, with over 50 petroglyph sites and thousands of works. Archaeological remains in the area date back as far as 4,500 years. This area of sandstone cliffs and columns (hoodoos) straddles the Milk River.


(Image courtesy Wikimedia Commons; CTTO)

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