Nova Scotia Archives

George Creed - Mi'kmaq Petroglyphs

Tracing of a petroglyph of unknown meaning


Date: 1888

Petroglyph tracings M: Nondescript and unclassified #1. 6 negatives and 7 positives. Marion Robertson's Rock Drawings of the Micmac Indians draw attention to this petroglyph because of its use by "Father Maillard in 1740 in a document addressed by the Micmacs to British officials" and it's "similarity to the one on the Yarmouth stone."

Reference: George Creed - Petroglyphs Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 15 M1