Nova Scotia Archives

George Creed - Mi'kmaq Petroglyphs

Tracing of a petroglyph of that may be interpreted as Kluskap [Glooscap] and the evil Winpe


Date: 1888

Petroglyph tracings E: Human Figures #. 2 negatives and 5 positives. who was jealous of Kluskap's powers and stole his grandmother and little Marten when Kluskap was hunting. Kluskap called a whale that carried him to Newfoundland [Marion Robertson's Rock Drawings of the Micmac Indians: The campsites of Winpe are indicated by the row of stones, the bush and diagram.] See MG 15 Vol. 15 N35 for a petroglyph similar to this one as a part of a larger petroglyph.

Reference: George Creed - Petroglyphs Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 12 E21