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The Little Missinaibi River From Top To Bottom – Intro, Maps, and Logistics

Introduction:  Flowing 65 kilometers from its headwaters in Sunset Lake to its mouth at Whitefish Bay in Missinaibi Lake, the Little Missinaibi is not a long river. A little past its halfway point it widens out with shallow bays that reach in all directions. The … Continue reading

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The Ojibwe Rock Paintings of Killarney’s Collins Inlet

Related Post:  Paddling Around Georgian Bay’s Philip Edward Island – Part Two N.B. The post above is one of two on our mini canoe trip around Philip Edward Island. In it I devoted some space to the pictographs of the Collins Inlet … Continue reading

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Anishinaabe Pictographs On The Bloodvein: the Murdock – Larus Site

Related Post: Bloodvein Headwaters Day 4: Murdock Lake to Larus Lake A  highlight of the six  days we spent on the headwaters of the Bloodvein River system was the chance to see a number of Anishinaabe (that is, Ojibwe or Chippewa) pictograph sites. As … Continue reading

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Anishinaabe Pictographs On The Bloodvein: The Artery Lake Site

Previous Post: Bloodvein Headwaters Day 6: Barclay Lake To Artery Lake Paddling by the series of rock face with rock paintings made by Ojibwe shamans perhaps three hundred years ago, we seemed to slip into another dimension.  We weren’t canoe tripping anymore … Continue reading

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The Anishinaabe Rock Paintings of Agawa Rock

Images expand with a click; blue text leads to additional information with a click. Easy to access – but easy to miss!  As you’re driving along the Trans-Canada Highway (Hwy 17), either 80 kilometres from Wawa heading south or 150 kilometres … Continue reading

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Anishinaabe Pictograph Sites of Manitoba

Previous Post: Anishinaabe Pictograph Sites of Ontario. 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 a Canadian province or U.S. area where the indigenous rock … Continue reading

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Anishinaabe Pictograph Sites In Ontario

Previous Post: Anishinaabe Pictograph Sites of the Canadian Shield Any of the following Ontario locations would provide a great introduction to Anishinaabe  rock paintings: Quetico Provincial Park Lake of the Woods/Rainy Lake region  The Bloodvein River in Woodland Caribou Provincial Park Cliff Lake on the … Continue reading

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Anishinaabe Pictograph Sites Of The Canadian Shield

The Canadian Shield (aka the Pre-Cambrian or Laurentian Shield) makes up more than half of Canada’s land mass.  (It also includes Greenland, the Adirondacks of New York State, as well as the northern parts of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota).  It … Continue reading

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