In south-west Alberta, the remains of marked trails and an aboriginal camp, and a tumulus where vast quantities of buffalo ... More
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.
This place is great for "older people" but don't bother taking your kids there. The place is pretty, but like most of Canada. Plus it's expecive for the 30 minutes you're in there. Overall wouldn't go there again.
During July and August you can travel back in time to see what Old Strathcona's railway station was really like.
The museum is home to a working telegraph service, which was the main method of communication in the early ...