Nova Scotia Archives

George Creed - Mi'kmaq Petroglyphs

Tracing of a petroglyph of unknown meaning


Date: 1888

Petroglyph tracings L: Nondescript and unclassified #21. 5 negatives and 2 positives. Marion Robertson's Rock Drawings of the Micmac Indians interpret this petroglyph as referring "to the thre superior officers of the tribe represented by three trees." See MG 15 Vol. 14 L16 for further description of the three trees.

Reference: George Creed - Petroglyphs Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 14 L21