Touring Exhibit Of Rock Paintings Visits North

Friday, June 08, 2007 at 12:35



A major travelling exhibition highlighting centuries-old northern Saskatchewan rock paintings rolls into La Ronge today.


Saskatchewan Archaeological Society spokesperson Talina Cyr-Steenkamp says one purpose of the tour is to teach northerners about the signifigance of preserving and protecting the ancient pictographs.


Cyr-Steenkamp says the exhibit includes displays and panels of the rock paintings, as well as a one-hour film called “Spirit in the Rocks”.


The tour will visit several northern communities in the coming days, including Southend, Stanley Mission, Deschambault Lake, Pelican Narrows and Creighton.