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George Creed - Mi'kmaq Petroglyphs

Tracing of a petroglyph of what may be smoke signals or the smoke of burning dog skins (a signal of war) over three pine trees, perhaps denoting the three superior leaders of the tribe

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Date: 1888

Petroglyph tracings L: Nondescript and unclassified #16. 5 negatives. Possible interpretation of petroglyph from Rock Drawings of the Micmac Indians.

Reference: George Creed - Petroglyphs Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 14 L16