In Anishinaabe Pictograph Sites of the The Canadian Shield I provided an introduction to this series of posts. What you are looking at here is one of the posts dealing with the Canadian province or U.S. area where the pictographs are found. This is definitely a work in progress and I hope that more research and the help of interested readers fellow canoe trippers will lead to the addition of more sites.
All blue text leads to a map, more info and/or pix with a click.
Berens River (just above Manito Rapids and Fishing Lake) …Dewdney writes in Stone Age Paintings (1965), published by the Government of Manitoba’s Dep’t. of Mines and Natural Resources (Parks Branch) –
Of the two sites found on fingers of the southeast arm of Fishing Lake only a couple of miles apart, one is small and badly obscured by lichen….The other, consisting of a single face some four feet square that is reproduced in figure 13, has a remarkable ruddy appearance, contrasting strongly with the surrounding rock…(p.28)
Download here the section of Stone Age Paintings dealing with the two Fishing Lake sites and the one below Bushey Lake (Bloodvein river system)
Bloodvein River (Stonehouse Lake) – two sites
Bloodvein River (near mouth at Lake Winnipeg) – two sites
Churchill River – an estimated 25 sites along the Man. stretch
Churchill River (Opachuanau Lake – Caribou Nest Site) – about 6 km downstream from Leaf Rapids
Molson Lake (see Paimusk Creek)
North Oxford Lake (Hayes River)
Paimusk Creek (Molson Lake inflow) – Bob Henderson mentions 100 images. His text has the creek spelled as Paimish and Paimisk. See here for some excellent research on the northern Ojibwe migration to the Norway House area.
Upper Molson River
A recent (June 2014) find on the internet was a 1965 publication titled Stone Age Paintings published by the Department of Mines and Resources of the Province of Manitoba. The writer/ illustrator is none other than Selwyn Dewdney. While most the digital formats of the booklet only have the text of the original publication, the pdf format reproduces the entire booklet, images and all. While it is fifty years old, It is still worth looking through Dewdney’s drawings and descriptions of the various sites. Access it here.