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George Creed - Mi'kmaq Petroglyphs

Tracing of a petroglyph of two overlapping rectangles enclosing the Mi'kmaq hieroglyph for Niskam (God) with a cross on top


Date: 1888

Petroglyph tracings B: Enclosed designs #2. 4 negatives and 6 positives. Marion Robertson's Rock Drawings of the Micmac Indians interpret this petroglyph as "possibly a tabernacle veil."

Reference: George Creed - Petroglyphs Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 11 B2