Canada - Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

"In south-west Alberta, the remains of marked trails and an aboriginal camp, and a tumulus where vast quantities of buffalo (American Bison) skeletons can still be found, are evidence of a custom practised by aboriginal peoples of the North American plains for nearly 6,000 years. Using their excellent knowledge of the topography and of buffalo behaviour, they killed their prey by chasing them over a precipice; the carcasses were later carved up in the camp below." Source: UNESCO World Heritage

Postcard 1
Post Canada prepaid postcard of Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump in Alberta. Thanks to CJ23 of Canada.






Postcard 2
One of the largest and best preserved buffalo jumps in the world - Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada. Thanks to Devan of Alberta, Canada.


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