Friday, September 17, 2021

Cache

A reminder to members of City Daily Photo: the theme for the 1st of October is Winning.

Here we see displayed in cases tools or replicas of tools used by First Peoples in the Maritimes for fishing.


Life in the vastness of the boreal forest required different techniques and a different way of life.


Tools here include spear points and atlati weights that could help propel spears further.


The McCollum Cache is an archaeological site in northern Ontario by Lake Nipigon with copper artifacts dating back several thousand years.


Here are some of them.


Those peoples of the Eastern Woodlands led their own way of life.


Here we see some of their tools and weapons.

Along the west coast, tribes lived in plank houses. Artifacts are displayed here.

34 comments:

  1. Signs of cleverness and hard work.

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  2. Life was different, I am sure all these tools worked fine.
    Have a happy day and a great weekend!

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  3. I know several people who have collected artifacts over the years, such as arrow heads and stone fashioned for skinning hides. They were easy to find around PEI a generation ago apparently.

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  4. @Iris: definitely.

    @Francisco: thanks.

    @David: that is true.

    @Eileen: the tools suited their purpose.

    @Marie: these days with a find, the museum creates reproductions and returns the originals to the tribe.

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  5. It is good that the originals are returned. What is done with them then?

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  6. Growing up in Illinois, we found arrowheads quite often.

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  7. Winning is a tough theme to take up photographing. Good Luck!

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  8. Informative post about tools of the First Nation peoples ~

    Living in the Moment,

    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

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  9. I wonder what people will think of when our artifacts are found.

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  10. I could spend lots of time reading about and seeing these artifacts.

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  11. They knew how to make tools that were good to use.

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  12. @Tom: indeed.

    @RedPat: that's up to the tribe, but I imagine they are re-interred.

    @Sharon: not a surprise.

    @Maywyn: I have a couple of shots already, and another idea to fill out my post.

    @Catarina: that there is.

    @Carol: thank you.

    @Sandi: not so memorable in my opinion

    @Bill: I enjoyed it.

    @Jan: yes they did.

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  13. Buen recuerdo, de estas herramientas del pasado.

    🙋‍♀️🙋‍♀️🙋‍♀️

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  14. It's pretty cool how innovative with their tools they were back then.

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  15. People have adapted to just about every environment possible.

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  16. Things of daily life fascinate me.

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  17. Beautiful caches of the first peoples ~

    Living in the moment,

    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

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  18. i've gone fishing but never did that well. i can imagine when it is for food purposes you properly get real good real quickly ... i wonder??! ( ;

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